Toronto CIO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the Toronto community to solve critical leadership challenges through the collective experiences and expertise of the network.

Invaluable network

Build a strong professional network where you live and work. Access the collective expertise of your true peers all in one place. Make new connections and catch up with old friends.

Peer collaboration

Gain new perspectives from peers who understand your most critical priorities and are facing the same challenges -- generate ideas, share real-life experiences and get forward-looking guidance and insights.

Actionable insights

Exchange best practices, validate strategies and walk away with practical insights that are immediately actionable.

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

  1. Seizing momentum – influencing and leading the enterprise
  2. Thriving through uncertainty - empowering people and delivering value
  3. Advancing and scaling strategic, outcome-based technologies

Toronto CIO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Cecilia Carbonelli

Haventree Bank
VP of IT

Roman Coba

Federated Co-op Limited (FCL)
CIO & VP Technology

Michael Eubanks

goeasy
Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Foad Godarzy

ENGIE Canada
Head of IT/OT Canada

Melody Wallis

Procter & Gamble
CIO, P&G Canada

Members

Monique Allen

OMERS
EVP, Data & Technology

Mike Baxter

Kijiji
CTO

Marcus Bertagnolli

Choice Properties REIT
Vice President, Information Technology Solutions

Nastaran Bisheban

Yum Brands - KFC Canada
Chief Technology Officer

Martin Boyer

Toronto Pearson Airport
CIO & VP, IT

Chris Burgess

Yamana Gold
Senior Director Information Technology (CIO)

Duke Butler

Royal Bank of Canada
Head, DevOps Adoption

Vince Campanelli

Lactalis Canada
VP of IT

Rodney Cheung

Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions
Global Chief Information Officer

Ricardo Costa

Purolator Inc.
CIO

Andrew Cree

Canada Cartage
CIO

Roger Favero

HomeEquity Bank
EVP Data and Technology

Lorena Ferino

Plexxus
CIO

Brian Gill

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation
SVP, CTO

Kumanan Gopalasamy

City of Brampton
CIO

Deborah Greenberg

Canada Mortgage And Housing Corporation
SVP & Chief Information Officer

Chris Harness

Northbridge Financial Corporation
CIO

Christopher Hummel

BlackBerry
Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Anjum Iqbal

Fidelity National Financial
VP, Technology

Sam Ishak

FCT
CIO

Michael Issaev

Patient News
Chief Technology Officer

Shane Kelly

CHISHOLM
CIO

Nasir Kenea

George Brown College
Chief Digital & Infrastructure Officer

Janine Leahey

Allstate Canada
CIO

Rex Lee

Canadian Tire Corporation
CIO & SVP

Kin Lee-Yow

CAA Club Group
CIO

Michael Lin

The Travelers Companies Inc
Chief Information Officer, Canada

Rosemarie Lipman

EllisDon
CIO & SVP, Enterprise Intelligence

Andreas Liris

Maple Leaf Foods
CIO

Greg Loker

Manulife
VP, Technology

Chris Lush

Woodbine Entertainment Group
SVP Technology

Judy Lyster

Eli Lilly Canada
Digital/IT Leader

Neil Mahon

Medcan Health Management
Chief Information Officer

Neil Maizen

Canadian Tire Dealers Association
EVP & CIO

Ebrahim Mansoor

Nestlé Canada Inc.
VP, Head of IT

Jean-Louis Marin

Napoleon Group of Companies
VP of IT

Karl Martineau

Legal Aid Ontario
CIO

Ted Maulucci

SmartONE Solutions
President & CIO

Arlene McDonald

Farrow
CIO

Celso Mello

TSSA
Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Jillian Moffatt

McCain Foods
CTO

Stuart Moir

HSBC Canada
Head of SWD Canada

Moustafa Naguib

Superior Propane
Director, IT Infrastructure

Hector Navarro

Atlantic Packaging
Vice President, IT

Majid Nazari

Generali Global Health Services
VP Technology

Alfredo Otoya

DHL Express
CIO

Christopher O’Sullivan

BFL Canada
Chief Information Officer

Aaron Pais

Morguard Corporation
CIO

Mike Plantinga

CIBC Mellon
VP & CIO

Anca Preda

Minto Group
Vice President, Information Technology

Fariba Rawhani

Teranet
CIO

Jamshid Rezaei

Mitel
Chief Information Officer

Katia Saenko

Cadillac Fairview
SVP & CIO

Yasemin Sezer

LTI Canada
Head of Technology & Operations

Kelly Shen

CPP Investments
Senior Managing Director & Chief Technology & Data Officer

Doris Simcich

AstraZeneca
Head of IT, Canada

Peter Singh

Toronto District School Board
IT & IM Services, FOI and Privacy Office

Maurice Tayeh

Hatch
Global Chief Information Officer

Brian Turpin

Greenwin
CIO

Erwin Van Hout

SickKids
Chief Technology Officer

Paul Wagner

The Federal Treasury Board of Canada
Chief Technology Officer for the Government of Canada

Eric Whaley

Wolseley Canada
Chief Information Officer

Michon Williams

Walmart
VP, Technology Product Management & Service Delivery

Lawrence Wong

Allianz Global Assistance
CIO

Upcoming Programs


In-person Programs

December 15, 2021

Toronto CIO Executive Summit

Hilton Toronto

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

Learn More

Virtual Programs

November 3, 2021

Toronto CIO Virtual Boardroom

Lost in the Clouds

An intimate and interactive conversation framed around a hot topic or priority.

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