Calgary CIO Community


Join a powerful network of peers

Connect with a local community of like-minded peers who share similar challenges and priorities. Access the collective expertise of CIOs from diverse experiences, backgrounds and industries. Members of the community come together several times a year to connect with each other, exchange ideas and experiences, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:


Participate in year-round gatherings with your local peer group featuring unparalleled opportunities for collaboration, in-depth discussions and networking.


Exchange peer-validated strategies, solutions and partners, and access exclusive community insights to learn how other CIOs approach similar challenges.


Make new connections, enhance your career through an exclusive network, and build lasting relationships with peers.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CIOs today.

  1. Accelerating High Growth and Digitally-Driven Outcomes
  2. Advancing the Business Value of Security
  3. Thriving through Volatility - Empowering People, Resiliency and Insights

Calgary CIO Governing Body

A regional Governing Body leads the Calgary CIO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CIOs, for CIOs.


Ross Ballendine

Trimac Transportation
Vice President Information Technology

Steve Biswanger

Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

Jan Bradley

City of Calgary
Chief Information Technology Officer

Shaun Guthrie

Peavey Industries
SVP Peavey Technology & eCommerce

Kelly Hill

Keyera Corp
Vice President, Information Technology

Jason Hinchliff

Cenovus Energy Inc.
Chief Information Officer & VP IT

Catherine Mendonsa

CISO, Director Information Systems Security & Enterprise Architecture


Mike Ackroyd

SCM Insurance Services

Michael Barr

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Rick Begg

Bird Construction
Chief Information Officer

Neil Bradbury

Bantrel Co.
Head of Technology, Information Systems

David Brunetta

North American Construction Group
Director, Finance and Information Technology

Mark Bryant

PCL Construction

Alwyn Christian

Alberta Teachers Retirement Fund
VP, Information and Technology Services

Peter Collins

MEG Energy Corp.
Director, Information Technology

Will Dalton

Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Andy Enskat

SMS Equipment
Vice President, Information Technology

Todd Hendrickson

Bird Construction
Information Security Manager

Helen Knight

Salvation Army Canada
Chief Information Officer & Strategic Advisor

Mark Leach

Cameco Corporation
VP Business Technology Services

Joe MacKinnon

Secure Energy Services
Director Of Information Technology

Robert Martin

Champion Petfoods
Vice President Information Technology

Howard Plato

Strathcona Resources
Manager, Information Systems

Trevor Poffenroth

University of Calgary
Chief Information Officer

Steve Reece

Vermilion Energy, Inc.
Director - IT & IS

Dan Reinbold

Plains GP Holdings
VP, Information Services, North America

Paul Selway

Senior Vice President & Chief Digital Officer

Sarah Shortreed


Scott Walker

Colas Canada
Mgr. IT

Craig Wilson

Apex Utilities
Director Information Technology

Olivera Zatezalo

Suncor Energy
GM, Cyber Security & Privacy

Upcoming Programs


June 6, 2023 | 1 day

Calgary CIO Executive Summit

BMO Centre at Stampede Park

Walk away from this peer-led program with new connections and with actionable insights.



August 23, 2023 | 1 hour

Calgary CIO Town Hall

Securing a Modern Data Governance Program

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.


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