Next-Gen in the C-Suite
Join us on Wednesday, November 29, 2017
We are pleased to announce the next session of our ITAC/WCT Speakers Series: Women in Leadership. On November 29th we will welcome Jaime Leverton, Vice President and General Manager, Canada and APAC for Cogeco Peer 1. By any measure, Jaime represents a new-breed of an ICT executive and she brings a fresh approach to the industry. From an educational foundation in business and social sciences, she has built a dynamic and impactful career in technology. Over the past 15 years, she has held executive positions in the National Bank, Blackberry, Bell Canada and IBM Canada.
When she took up her current position earlier this year, she joined the hotly contested colocation, managed hosting and cloud services industry and accepted a mandate to work with her team to expand Cogeco Peer 1’s Canadian business. In a time of digital innovation, it is her wealth of cross-sectoral experience, her passion to enable businesses along with a new vision where she has been able re-energized the company’s growth objectives. Jaime will share how, like the IT industry, she has evolved, disrupted and transformed to build a great career in technology.
Information Technology Association and Technology (ITAC) and Canadian Women in Communications and Technology (WCT) work together to profile successful women leaders in technology as role models to encourage more women to strive for leadership in this sector.
This is going to be a lively, interactive and personal conversation and you need to be there. Seating is limited so be sure to register early.
Vice President and General Manager, Canada and APAC, Cogeco Peer 1
|Date||Wednesday, November 29, 2017|
|Time||3:00 pm – 5:00 pm|
|ITAC /WCT Members – $35.00 + HST
Non-Members – $45.00 + HST
Students – $20.00 + HST
|Location||Ontario Investment and Trade Centre (OITC)
Main Theatre, 250 Yonge Street, Toronto
JAIME LEVERTON bio
Jaime Leverton is Vice President and General Manager, Canada and Asia Pacific (APAC), at Cogeco Peer 1 and is responsible for creating and driving revenue programs in Canada and APAC.
Jaime is a dynamic leader with a proven track record of transforming organizations with creative thinking and strategic execution. Her wealth of business experience has re-energized Cogeco Peer 1’s growth objective to substantially expand their existing business and develop new indirect sales strategies through a network of partners.
Over the past 15+ years, Jaime has worked in various executive roles with National Bank, BlackBerry, Bell Canada, and IBM Canada, which has contributed to her extensive knowledge in technology solutions. In her role with Cogeco Peer 1, Jaime oversees sales, customer management, and the delivery of the full suite of ICT solutions to medium and enterprise customers across Canada and APAC.
Jaime provides direct leadership to the Canadian sales organization, while coordinating closely with functional teams across regions to expand the company’s Canadian business.
Jaime has a Master’s of Business Administration, Marketing Informatics from Dalhousie University and a Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and Political Science from the University of Ottawa.