Sarah Shortreed

ShortreedSarah_0010(1)_edit Sarah has worked in the high tech sector in Canada for over 25 years. She specializes in combining strategy and operations to drive business growth using technology, and has delivered significant growth in the mobile and digital environments through alignment of new business models and forward thinking. She has global experience in many industries and executive roles spanning business consulting, complex multi-stakeholder program management, operations, P&L, sales, customer relationship management and product management. Currently, Sarah is the CIO at Bruce Power. Bruce Power operates the world’s largest operating nuclear generating facility and is the source of roughly 25 per cent of Ontario’s electricity. Before joining Bruce Power in 2013, Sarah was a VP at BlackBerry, responsible for strategy, planning, procurement, process improvement and business continuity across four of RIM’s operating units. Sarah also spent 12 years with IBM in leadership roles such as project and program management; outsourcing; business transformation / process re-engineering; and strategy consulting. Sarah began her career with Union Gas where she held a variety of engineering and management roles in the areas of regional operations and pipeline construction. She holds a Bachelor of Engineering Science degree, Mechanical from the University of Western Ontario.

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