2018 CanadianCIO Census


What’s driving Canada’s new technology leaders?

The ever-accelerating pace of digitization and innovation has changed the role of the CIO. No longer a back office function responsible for keeping the lights on, IT now plays a critical role in all aspects of the business. Increasingly, the new generation of IT leader is working on innovation projects that support business objectives.

The census will take approximately 15 minutes to complete and will require some thought and reflection. This required commitment ensures the results will be meaningful to IT decision makers. All responses are confidential.

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Anyone who completes the survey will get a copy of the census report and two tickets to the Digital Transformation Conference and Awards, August 14, 2018, in TorontoThe first 75 people to complete the census will have a chance to win $750

The research is sponsored by CA Technologies

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President to President: Getting to the Point


ITWC’s Fawn Annan interviews leading Canadian tech executives on leadership – while competing in a game of darts.


Jonathan Spinks, CEO, Sourced Group

Jeff Volpe, President, ViewSonic

Eric Gales, Country Manager, AWS

Luc Villeneuve, General Manager, Canada, Red Hat

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Jaime Leverton, General Manager Canada and APAC, Cogeco Peer 1

Kevin Peesker, President, Microsoft Canada

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ITAC CanadianCIO of the Year Award


Do you know a CIO who is a natural leader, innovator and creative thinker who has a knack for spotting potential and using technology to turn this potential into reality?

This is your annual opportunity to recognize and honor their hard work.  The ITAC CanadianCIO of the Year award is presented to two outstanding CIOs, one from the private sector and a second from the public or non-profit sector.

Winners will be honored November 9 during the ITAC Ingenious Awards Gala, and featured in the November-December issue of CanadianCIO.

The awards will go to the outstanding Canadian CIOs that best demonstrate:
• Business and technological vision
• Entrepreneurship
• Capacity to drive enterprise transformation
An operational strength that delivers shareholder or stakeholder value

 Deadline extended to July 27, 2018

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