Fawn Annan

President and Group Publisher,
IT World Canada

As President and Group Publisher of IT World Canada. Fawn provides strategic direction and oversight of editorial, administrative and operational aspects of the business as well as affiliations. IT World Canada is the leading national digital media publisher focused on technology decision makers within business entities. Media properties include: CanadianCIO, ComputerDealer News, ITBusiness and Direction Informatique.

Annan’s background includes having run her own business and working for companies such Microsoft, and HP, attaining progressively senior roles with responsibilities for sales, marketing, and strategy. She joined IT World Canada in 2001 and became President in 2010. She currently sits on various boards, including: ITAC Ontario Board; Canadian Channel Chiefs Council (Chair), xPeerient, a peer-to-peer platform for IT sourcing; CATA iCanada; and CATAWIT . Annan also holds a volunteer role as Ontario Lead for Crowdfunding/iCanada and works on two strategic committees for the IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau) helping to shape Canada’s recommendations for digital policies.