Mary Whittle

Mary Whittle
Leveraging a 30+ year career in the technology sector Mary works with Boards and executives who want to better understand the opportunities to be leveraged and the implications and risks of not being conversant on emerging technologies impacting their organizations. Her consulting practice delivers the insight, foresight and recalibration of strategy necessary to navigate these tremendous changes and enable future success. She has served as a global business development and marketing executive at such industry leaders as Ingram Micro, Symbol/Motorola, Avaya and Westcon International, with expertise in mobility, communications, cybersecurity, digital transformation and M&A integration. She has launched 3 businesses founded on technology’s advances including e-commerce and digital market development. Mary was inducted into the Women in IT Hall of Fame in 2020, and has received numerous recognitions in the past.

Digital experienced directors are rare at the top 100 TSX corporations – that’s a problem

Leaders shouldn’t lose sight of the pre-pandemic concerns and must prepare for the newly evolving world – one which will include far more technology advances, innovation and competition, not less.

Should we be concerned about the digital literacy of Canadian board of directors?

The World Economic Forum and World Intellectual Property Organization place Canada’s Competitive and Innovation ranking between 14 and 17 with a small decline in rank in recent years. Mary Whittle suggests some ways to make our boards more tech-savvy.

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