Alex Davies

Alex Davies

IT professional & freelance tech writer. Founder of The Art of the Gadget. PC gamer, indie comics fan & cinephile. Sometimes curmudgeon.

Arik Kalininsky

Arik Kalininsky

Arik Kalininsky has over 16 years of experience in diverse managerial and architectural roles that span many facets of industry. He has led various IT groups, while taking an active leadership role as part of the senior management team. He holds a Bachelors degree from York University and a certificate for outstanding achievement from the Queen’ University Leadership Program.

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Bob Elliott

Bob Elliott

Bob Elliott is the managing director of SAP Canada. He is responsible for the business operations in Canada and driving growth for SAP’s industry-leading cloud, mobile, and database and technology solutions that help 9,000 Canadian customers in 25 industries become best-run businesses.

Bruce Harpham

Bruce Harpham

Bruce Harpham writes about project management training at Project Management Hacks. His experience includes leading cost reduction and process improvement projects in the financial industry. Go to Project Management Hacks to receive the latest articles.

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Bruce Stewart

Bruce Stewart

Bruce Stewart is a 40 year veteran of IT management and above. He is an executive advisor serving CIOs and senior executives in areas of governance, strategy, complex architectural transitions, portfolio yield and value generation. - See more at: http://blogidol.ca/author/bastewart#sthash.irsVlPlk.dpuf

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Chris Henry

Chris Henry

Chris is a global digital, operations and IT security expert (and Former CIO) who provides leaders, teams and organizations with innovative strategies, services and solutions. In the first 22 years of his professional career he gained experience in hospitality & tourism, complex omni-channel retail, mixed-use real estate, not-for-profit and professional services organizations including Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Grant Thornton and The Terry Fox Foundation. In 2013 he leveraged his global technology, operations and IT security experience to become a consultant and speaker.

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Chris Lau

Chris Lau

In search for alpha. Telecom, media, technology. Social media. Financial Markets. Real-Estate Agent. Seeking Alpha Contributor. Toronto, Ontario · bit.ly/uaDXCc

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Daryl Hepting

Daryl Hepting

Daryl Hepting is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and an associate member of the Department of Media Production and Studies at the University of Regina. His research is focused on the development of tools to help people deal with and navigate complex information spaces, in application areas as diverse as environmental decision support, eyewitness identification, and multimedia composition.

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Dave O'Leary

Dave O'Leary

Dave is the President of the Canadian Information Processing Society of British Columbia and currently serves as the Vice President Institutional Advancement at Northwest College in British Columbia. He also serves on the Professional Development Committee of the Practitioner Board of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). In 2002 he was awarded the Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) National Leadership Excellence Award. Dave is co-founder (2000) and director of an ISV computer technology business and mentor to a number of successful start-up ventures. He serves as a task force member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and is the past chair of the Canadian National Council of Deans of Information and Communications Technology serving as a user group leader for GITCA in this role. Dave has served as a panel member in a number of Microsoft Canada webcasts. In July 2007 he presented an invited paper on the impact of educational technology on management strategies of higher education institutions at the International Conference on Higher Vocational Education in Qingdao, China.

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Dean Wiech

Dean Wiech

Dean Wiech is managing director of Tools4ever, a global provider of identity and access management solutions. Dean has worked with businesses, educational entities and municipalities for more than 20 years, helping them identify solutions that make their businesses and operations more secure, efficient and easier to manage. He is responsible for Tools4ever’s US operations, and has written dozens of articles about identity and access management, security, IT audits, strategy, BYOD, the cloud and managing IT solutions for small businesses to enterprise systems.

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Don Sheppard

Don Sheppard

I'm a IT management consultant. I began my career in railways and banks after which I took up the consulting challenge! I try to keep in touch with a lot of different I&IT topics but I'm usually working in areas that involve service management and procurement. I'm into developing ISO standards, current in the area of cloud computing (ISO JTC1/SC38). I'm also starting to get more interested in networking history, so I guess I'm starting to look backwards as well as forwards! My homepage is http://www.concon.com but I am found more here.

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Donna Lindskog

Donna Lindskog

Donna Lindskog is an Information Systems Professional (retired) and has her Masters degree in Computer Science from the University of Regina. She has worked in the IT industry since 1978. Most of those years were at SaskTel where she progressed from Programmer, to Business Analyst, to Manager. At one point she had over 48 IT positions reporting to her and she has experience outside of IT managing Engineers. As a Relationship Manager, Donna worked with executive to define the IT Principles so departmental roles were defined. As the Resource Manager in the Corporate Program/Project Management Office, she introduced processes to get resources for corporate priorities. In 2003 she was given the YWCA Woman of Distinction Award in Technology.

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Gartner

Gartner

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. We deliver the technology-related insight necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day. We are the valuable partner to clients in over 9,000 distinct enterprises worldwide. Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, USA, and has 6,400 associates, including more than 1,480 research analysts and consultants, and clients in 85 countries. For more information, email info@gartner.com or visit www.gartner.com.

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Gary Davenport

Gary Davenport

Gary is the President of the CIO Association of Canada (CIOCAN) which represents approximately 300 CIOs across Canada by growing IT leaders, speaking with one voice on issues facing CIOs and building a vendor-neutral community for the safe exchange of ideas and best practices.

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Hugh Chatfield

Hugh Chatfield

I'm the owner and principal consultant of CyberSpace Industries 2000 Inc., a consulting and training firm specializing in SGML/XML and documentary/multimedia production. I hold an honors degrees in physics and an honours post graduate certificate in documentary production. My company is a founding member of the goUBL.com business ecosystem, to promote the use of the OASIS Universal Business Language (UBL) in North America.

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Jeremy Page

Jeremy Page

Jeremy Page is a tech reviewer at TopTenReviews, an expert review company. He started his professional tech career at SEO.com before traveling the world for 9 months as a digital nomad. Jeremy is a regular contributor to Search Engine Journal and his work has also been featured on Read Write and Hack College. He is also a guest lecturer with the marketing association at Brigham Young University.

Ken Metcalfe

Ken Metcalfe

Ken is CIPS Director I.T. and Corporate Privacy Officer, and has been a member since 1978. Since 2003 he has been CIPS external liaison, representing both votes for ICCP.org. Ken also serves as President, Board of Directors at the ICCP since January 2013.

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Kerry Augustine

Kerry Augustine

Kerry Augustine is an Information Systems Professional (I.S.P.) with over 20 years experience in the Information Technology (IT) industry that spans a variety professional, business, and government organizations. Kerry is currently the Director of Application Management Services for the Manitoba Government, Business Transformation and Technology (BTT) and Co-Chair of the Canadian Cyber Defence Challenge (CDC). The CDC is a Canadian Not-for-Profit organization and it's goal is to educate and empower the local community to use the Internet safely and securely at home, work, and school, protecting the individual, the networks they connect to, and Canada's shared digital assets. Kerry is passionate about working with students and developing the next generation of industry professionals and leaders – particularly in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

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Michael Ball

Michael Ball

Over 25 years in IT, from hardware engineer through software developer and Network Administrator. From Security Architect to CISO at a prominent Canadian Insurance Company. I've managed very large teams, I've managed very small teams.. I've stood alone. But year after year, there's always been something great around the corner to keep me on my game. Specialties: Identity and Access Management Infrastructure and processes, Risk Management, Network Security Architecture.

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Nataline Lehrer

Nataline Lehrer

Natalie Lehrer is a senior contributor for CloudWedge. In her spare time, Natalie enjoys exploring all things cloud and is a music enthusiast. Follow Natalie’s daily posts on Google Plus, Twitter @Cloudwedge, or on Facebook.

Pat d'Entremont

Pat d'Entremont

Pat d’Entremont is a Co-owner of Nicom IT Solutions of Halifax, where he is responsible for new business development. Pat is very active in the Halifax Business Community, and is currently serving on the Transportation Committee of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, as well as being Chair of the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters’ Nova Scotia Division.

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Robin Hornby

Robin Hornby

Robin Hornby, Owner and Director of Tempest Management Inc., has worked in information systems delivery and project management at all levels for more than 35 years. Robin’s common-sense approach to project management, his in-depth knowledge of PM standards (e.g. PMBOK and PRINCE2), and his affinity for process and technique, combine to ensure his effectiveness as both a project problem solver and an educator.

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Ron Richard

Ron Richard

Ron Richard, Quality, Information Technology and Enterprise Risk Management specialist, has earned professional designations from multiple countries, held positions at most any level, and acquired more than 30 years of relevant experience including related work done at the College of the North Atlantic. Ron is author of Inherent Quality Simplicity and the Inside Internal Control newsletter Modern Quality Management series.

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Sean Carruthers

Sean Carruthers

Sean Carruthers is a freelance writer, video producer and host based in Toronto, Canada. Most recently, he was a Senior Producer at butterscotch.com, where he was responsible for the conception, writing, production and editing of a number of web video shows, including Lab Rats, How Do I?, Status Update, The Noob, and more.

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Stephen Ibaraki

Stephen Ibaraki

With over 100 significant contributions, awards and recognitions, Stephen Ibaraki is an IT World writer, past multiple award winning educator / program research head, multiple award winning serial entrepreneur and executive chairman. He is an ICT nominated founding CIPS Fellow, founding NPA Distinguished Fellow, founding GITCA global Fellow, CIPS Hall of Fame. He is the only recipient of the Computing Canada IT Leadership Lifetime Achievement Award, Lifetime Advanced Technology Award for innovation, global IT industry's first international Awards for Professionalism Career Achievement Award, Gary Hadford Award, over 10 Microsoft Awards (MVP, Global Gold Awards),...many more. He's also a first recipient of the IT Hero Award from the Information Technology Association Canada and Government Industry Canada. http://www.cips.ca/stephen-ibaraki LinkedIn: http://ca.linkedin.com/in/sibaraki

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Warren Levitan

Warren Levitan

Strategically oriented & execution driven technology leader steering the Radialpoint team in reinventing what it means for customers to get support for all of their devices and personal technology. Warren leads an initiative to bring knowledge from different vendors together into one common hub so technical support agents can solve multi-vendor problems more effectively.

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Yogi Schulz

Yogi Schulz

Yogi Schulz has over 30 years of Information Technology experience in various industries. Yogi works extensively in the petroleum industry to select and implement financial, production revenue accounting, land & contracts and geotechnical systems. He manages projects that arise from changes in business requirements, from the need to leverage technology opportunities and from mergers. His specialties include IT strategy, web strategy and systems project management.

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