CIO Toronto Summit

Nov. 14, 2019




CIO Toronto Summit

The CIO Toronto Summit will give senior IT executives in Canada the opportunity to meet and network with technology analysts, leading association representatives, solution providers and technology leaders from some of the largest and most innovative organizations in the country. This exclusive gathering, held in a relaxed, yet focused business environment, will bring together more than 50 CIOs to collaborate on key issues, formulate new ideas and learn about the latest technology solutions. The summit will include, but is not limited to, representatives from the following industries: health care, telecom, finance, education, insurance, government, retail, transportation and utilities.

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Featured Past and Present Attendees

Mercedes-Benz Canada
EVP & Global CIO
Great-West Lifeco Inc.
Former CIO
Molson Coors Brewing Company
Toronto Hydro
Wolseley Canada Inc.
Chief Information Officer - Corporate & International
BMO Financial Group
Canada Goose
Chief Technology & Digital Officer
MLSE (Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Partnership)


Thursday, November 14, 2019 - CIO Toronto Summit

10:10 am - 10:20 am
Executive Exchange

Morning Networking Coffee Break

11:55 am - 12:20 pm
Executive Exchange

Thought Leadership

The Future of APIs
3:10 pm - 3:35 pm
Executive Exchange

Innovation Partners Showcase

3:35 pm - 3:45 pm
Executive Exchange

Afternoon Networking Coffee Break

4:50 pm - 5:00 pm
Executive Exchange

What's the Next Stop On the Transformation Journey?

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Executive Exchange

Summit Happy Hour


Governing Board

Sergei Beliaev View details

Director, IT Strategy, Architecture, Digital, Information Management and Security

Liquor Control Board of Ontario

Alizabeth Calder View details


HomeEquity Bank

Della Shea View details

Chief Privacy Officer and Vice President of Data Governance


Stuart Hendrie View details


Niagara Region

Zelma Cilliers View details


Mercedes-Benz Canada

Catherine Gow-Chamberlain View details

CIO North-America



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Past and Present CIO Toronto Summit Speakers

Cloud Infrastructure - Everything's Different, Everything's the Same View details

Sandi Jones
AVP, Global Infrastructure Services - Network Services
Manulife Financial Corporation

CIOs/CISOs as the Consummate Communicator View details

Alizabeth Calder
HomeEquity Bank

CIOs/CISOs as the Consummate Communicator View details

Michelle Joliat
Managing Director and Head, Wealth Digitization, Robotics, and Process Transformation
BMO Financial Group

CIOs/CISOs as the Consummate Communicator View details

Helen Polatajko
Board Director

Data Matters! Attaining Transformation Through Data & Analytics View details

Cal Rosen
Vice President, Data Integration

Facilitating Technology-Enabled Business Transformation View details

Michon Williams
Director, Marketing & Corporate Solutions Technology
BMO Financial Group

Facilitating Technology-Enabled Business Transformation View details

Rob Collins
The Value Imperative

Analytics & Cloud Together: Accelerating Innovation in the New Cognitive Era View details

Gale Blank
VP of IT
Holt Renfrew

Evolving From Legacy To Achieve Digital Transformation View details

Robert Wong
Toronto Hydro

Diversity in IT: The case of Women in Technology View details

Maryam Ghiai
Vice President Corporate Technology

The Unbearable Lightness of Digital Transformation View details

Scott Wu
VP Technology
Compass Group

Disruptive Technologies and How Organizations Should Respond View details

Samantha Liscio
SVP, Enterprise Planning & Reporting
eHealth Ontario

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