CanadianCIO Certified Panelists

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 Dino Miele Dino Miele
Dino Miele is the Chief Information Officer at the District School Board of Niagara. He is a seasoned senior manager with C.E.T. designations as well as a M.Ed and 30 years’ experience in all facets of Information Technology including data centers, networks and telecommunications in the K-12 and higher education sector.

In collaboration with other I.T. team managers and administrators, he develops strategic and operational technology plans in support of the academic and business services of the board. He also brings with him a strong track record in developing client focused service and building successful customer and vendor relationships. His vision is to build scalability, continuity and capacity with technology “for learning” in today’s 21st century classrooms.

His research interests include preparing teachers to effectively utilize technology as one of the many strategies in improving student achievement, as well as the understanding the influence digital assets and media have on teaching and learning. Dino also understands how the explosion of mobile, social, cloud and information are rapidly re-shaping how CIO’s and Senior IT leaders lead in the new Digital World. These are transformative forces that need to be understood and are capable of re-shaping how organizations work and do.

 Jim Love jim-love
Jim Love is CIO of IT World Canada. As CIO, he influences the strategic technology direction of IT World Canada – the company that people turn to for technology advice and thought leadership. He is responsible for all technology projects and plays a leading role in guiding how IT World embraces the technologies that are discussed on its pages.

Jim brings with him a wide range of accomplishments and experiences gathered over his 30 years in IT. This has included running his own IT company specializing in managed services and CRM, as well as many years consulting for Fujitsu. He currently teaches at Waterloo and York University, and conducts certification courses for the Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designation.

Michael IssaevMichael Issaev
Most recently, Michael held the position of Vice President, Information Technology at Sunwing Travel Group where he led IT for all Sunwing’s divisions, including the operations of 80 Canadian, US, and international offices. In this position, Michael was responsible for transforming technology function to match the company’s growth, facilitating mergers and acquisitions, introducing Business Intelligence, CRM, mobile, web self-service tools.

Prior to that, Michael worked both domestically and internationally in various senior IT leadership roles. Prior to joining Sunwing, Michael was a Vice President, Information Technology at Wynford Group where he provided overall technology vision and leadership, streamlined the IT area, and introduced new technological offerings to clients.

Previously, Michael was Director, Information Technology at Signature Vacations where he was responsible for overseeing IT for Signature’s operations in Canada, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Cuba, and Costa Rica.

Michael holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science. He was nominated as one of the IT Leader of the Year finalists for the 2010 ComputerWorld Canada Leadership Awards.

Carlos M.C. F. SilvaCarlos Silva
As Director, Information Technology for the Ontario Clean Water Agency, Carlos is responsible for providing vision and strategic direction in an environment with multiple internal and external stakeholders. As part of his role, Carlos helps to provide leadership, transforms, delivers and inspires a broad range of technical and business skills that comprise the three very unique departments within the Information Technology Division – Infrastructure Services, Business Solutions and Operational Systems departments.