2021 CanadianCIO Census

The CIO’s Imperative: Securing the Future

As 2021 draws to a close, Canadian CIOs continue to face an uncertain landscape. The global pandemic continues while business and customer demands continue to rise. At the same time, pressure to implement digital transformation remains high, and the impact of the pandemic has made cybersecurity an issue that CIOs are addressing with increasing concern and priority. But despite all this, CIOs remain optimistic. Why?

Find out by registering to receive the free 2021 CanadianCIO Census report. You will learn about the most pressing concerns and priorities of CIOs in Canada, gain insight, and identify trends that will help you prepare for the future.


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The CIO of the Year Awards recognize Canadian technology leaders who have demonstrated business and technological vision, entrepreneurship, a capacity to drive enterprise transformation and a demonstrated ability to drive value in the marketplace.

The winners were announced during a virtual ceremony on July 15, 2021 on the closing day of ITWC’s Digital Transformation Week Conference.

Congratulations to

Private Sector – Ricardo Costa

Public Sector – Mari Teitelbaum

Next Generation Leader  – Rita Lazar-Tippe

Not for Profit – Jennifer Quaglietta

Nomination for the 2022 CIO of the Year Awards will open in May 2022 and be presented on July 14, 2022, during the second day of ITWC’s 2022 Digital Transformation Awards.

A total of four awards were presented in the following categories:

Check out all our winners in the CanadianCIO Hall of Fame


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