This event brought together CIOs, CTOs and senior IT managers looking to transform their organizations with mobility to drive profitability, increase productivity, and sustain competitive advantage. Some of the topics discussed included:
Thank you for being a part of this event. We look forward to continuing the conversation in 2017.
Pierre Perron joined the RCMP in 1982. His initial postings were in Alberta where he served in general duty, highway patrol and general investigation.
Over the years, Assistant Commissioner Perron worked in several areas of the RCMP: National Security Investigations, Criminal Intelligence, War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity.
A/Commr. Perron held the responsibility for the security of the Prime Minister of Canada and served as a senior advisor within the Security and Intelligence Secretariat of the Privy Council Office (PCO). Before becoming the CIO for the RCMP IM/IT Program, he directed the Canadian Firearms Program overseeing the firearms management in Canada.
20 + years’ experience in IT
10 + years’ at senior management level
Worked for public service (Government of Ontario), financial (Manulife) and healthcare (Dynacare and LIfelabs)
Education: York University and Seneca College
Ted Maulucci is the Chief Information Officer for the Tridel Group of Companies and has been with the Tridel Group for over twenty years, leading the information technology group for the last fifteen
Mr. Maulucci has an undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto in Mechanical Engineering and a Master in Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business with a specialization in Real Property Development.
Mr. Maulucci is passionate about contribution and advancing innovation across Canada through partnerships and collaboration. He has been recognized with several international and local awards for IT leadership, IT application development for the real estate industry, smart buildings, and innovation. Some notable awards are the “Top Ten Best in Class CIO’s in North America” by Computerworld, CIPA Gold Award of Excellence for application development in the real estate industry, Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for promoting Canadian innovation, and the Mid-Career Award from the University of Toronto for industry and social contribution in an engineering career.
Joe Vieira is the Manager, Mobility at Saint Elizabeth Health Care, where he is responsible for all Mobile Technology and Mobility Management initiatives. Joe was instrumental in moving Saint Elizabeth from a paper based system and implementing their blackberry infrastructure, moving forward and providing growth into their now Android smartphone and tablet environment, utilizing the best of emerging wireless and mobile technology to improve the work environment for nurses, PSW, therapists and their clients.
Joe has over 18 years experience in IT. Prior to joining Saint Elizabeth, he held positions in the Real Estate Property Management industry where he implemented a Blackberry infrastructure.
Saint Elizabeth Health Care (SEHC) is a Canadian not-for-profit charitable organization that shares its talent and wisdom nationally and internationally through direct care and service, consultation, and education and e-learning to support the transformation of care for families, health organizations and communities. With nearly a century of experience and a dynamic talent team of 3,700, SEHC delivers three million home care visits annually and in 2006 was recognized as one of the Best Workplaces in Canada. The organization is leading the industry in its incorporation of technology to build local capacity and improve health care practices and client care. SEHC’s vision is to be phenomenal knowledge and care exchange company.
Ralph provides leadership and direction to Canadian Blood Services’ Information Technology (IT) division. IT is a critical enabler necessary for the organization to deliver its products and services safely and efficiently. Ralph is responsible for ensuring IT aligns with and enables business operations and strategy.
Ralph joined Canadian Blood Services in June 2012 and has extensive technology and business experience in both the private and public sectors ranging from high tech to higher education. Before joining Canadian Blood Services, Ralph was the chief information officer at Carleton University for 10 years. Other experience also includes a variety of senior business roles at Newbridge/Alcatel and technology development in research and development at Mitel Corporation.
Ralph holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Windsor and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Ottawa. He is a registered professional engineer in the province of Ontario.
Kirk Serjeantson is the Chief Information Officer for the Dicom Transportation Group. With over nineteen years of experience in information technology and eleven of those years in a senior leadership role, Kirk has gained significant experience developing high performing teams and executing on large technical projects. Kirk has a proven track record of driving innovative solutions to surpass corporate objectives. Eight of these innovations have been filed as patents and one invention was nominated for an international innovation award. Kirk holds a Masters in Business Administration from the Rotman School of Business and is currently completing a Masters in Strategic Foresight and Innovation at OCAD University.
Dr. Ann Cavoukian is recognized as one of the world’s leading privacy expert. She is presently the Executive Director of Ryerson Universities’ Privacy and Big Data Institute. Appointed as the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Canada in 1997, Dr. Cavoukian served an unprecedented three terms as Commissioner. There she created Privacy by Design, a framework that seeks to proactively embed privacy into the design of technology, infrastructure and business practices, thereby achieving the strongest protection possible. In October 2010, a Conference of International Privacy Regulators unanimously passed a Resolution recognizing Privacy by Design as an essential component of privacy protection. Since then, PbD has been translated into 37 languages.
Dr. Cavoukian’s expertise has been recognized in many ways. She was: ranked among the top 25 Women of Influence, named one of the top 100 City Innovators Worldwide by UBM Future Cities; chosen as one of the ‘Power 50’ by Canadian Business magazine; awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws from the Unviersity of Guelph; she was selected for Maclean’s Magazine’s ‘Power List’ of the top 50 Canadians, and most recently, picked as one of the top 10 women in data security, compliance, and privacy you should follow on Twitter.
In her leadership of the Privacy and Big Data Institute at Ryerson University Dr. Cavoukian is dedicated to demonstrating that Privacy can and must be included, along with other considerations such as security and business interests. Her mantra of “banish zero-sum” enables multiple interests to be served simultaneously.
Jim Love is an IT leader, consultant, writer and Internet journalist with 35 years' experience across a variety of business and industry verticals. Jim has worked as both an executive and a consultant for many large companies in Canada and internationally. Currently he is the CIO & Chief Content Officer at ITWC – Publisher of CanadianCIO, Computer Dealer News (CDN), Computing Canada, Direction Informatique (DI), ITWorldCanada.com and ITBusiness.ca - and the leading provider of IT related events in Canada.
As a consultant, he worked with Ernst & Young and DMR Consulting (now Fujitsu) where he headed the the world- wide consulting management consulting practice in IT Value Management and Portfolio Management. In recognition of his contribution to consulting in Canada, he was inducted as a Fellow (FCMC) by the Institute of Certified Management Consultants. Jim is the official trainer for CMC, Canada’s Essentials of Management Consulting Program.
He has published articles and research papers on IT in Canada and abroad. As a writer/broadcaster his articles and interviews have appeared in IT Business, IT World Canada and CanadianCIO. He has also been a guest editor and featured writer for the Cutter Journal of IT in the US.
Jim has hosted and produced a number of popular podcasts and video series. His award winning series "CIO to CIO" features interviews with leaders and analysts throughout North America. His podcasts "Game Changing" and "The Customer Experience Show" ran for several years.
Jim has been part of the faculty of several Canadian universities including the University of Waterloo where he has taught in the Master’s program at the Conrad School for Business Entrepreneurship and Technology (CBET).