10th Anniversary CCIO Breakfast – SOLD OUT!

Friday, April 21 - 2017

2017 Marks the 10th Anniversary of the Ontario Government

CCIO Breakfast Series – SOLD OUT!

Event:        CCIO Roundtable Breakfast Series
Date:          Friday, April 21, 2017
Location:    Ritz Carlton, 181 Wellington Street West, Toronto

This year marks the 10th Anniversary of ITAC successfully working together with the Ontario Government to host the twice annual Ontario CCIO Breakfast Series.

Hosted by David Nicholl (Corporate CIO, Treasury Board Secretariat, Ontario Government), his teams work with ITAC staff and ITAC’s Public Sector Business Committee to design and implement a program that is an open and transparent value exchange designed to encourage the sharing of information, opportunities, and IT challenges and solutions between industry and government.   The goal of each CCIO Breakfast is to discuss how the IT vendor community can better support government business and cultivate more effective citizen-centred service delivery.

The benefits for ITAC and its member community are extensive.  The CCIO Breakfast provides members with a forum to engage with government, hear first-hand their updates and learn about opportunities and future plans in a fair and equitable manner.   It also provides an opportunity for vendors to establish contacts with government officials whom they might not otherwise have the opportunity to meet.  By attending, ITAC members are exposed to government priorities to allow them to better focus their marketing and development specific to meet the government’s current needs.




Start Time End Time Topic
8:00 am 9:00 am Breakfast & Registration
9:00 am 9:05 am Emcee Introduction
9:05 am 9:15 am Welcome and Opening Remarks (David Nicholl)
9:15 am 10:00 am CIO Presentations (15 mins each)
10:00 am 10:30 am Networking Break
10:30 am 11:30 am Panel Member Discussion (3 CIOs) and Q+A,
moderated by David Nicholl
•  Mohammad Qureshi, Head, Cyber Security
•  Wynnann Rose, CIO, Labour and Transportation Cluster
•  Karen McKibbin, Executive Lead, Health Services Cluster


On April 21, our CIOs will share their insights into what makes a good ICT partner, debate the issues and challenges facing Government, and answer your questions on their strategic priorities for the upcoming year. This is your chance to get your company’s questions answered by Ontario’s top officials.

Interested in Sponsorship?
Contact Janet Tite for opportunities – jtite@itac.ca.

Presenters include:


David Nicholl
Corporate Chief Information Officer
Office of the Corporate Chief Information Officer Treasury Board Secretariat

David Nicholl was appointed Corporate Chief Information Officer on November 26, 2008, with a mandate to provide corporate I+IT leadership to the Government of Ontario. Within the Treasury Board Secretariat, David is responsible for the I+IT organization, which provides the Government of Ontario with business solutions that support ministry priorities, and with strategic advice and leadership on the effective use of information and information technology.

As Corporate Chief Information Officer, David heads a community of more than 4,500 talented professionals who deliver I+IT services to the Ontario Public Service (OPS) and to the people of Ontario. This ensures the security and integrity of all systems and networks, enables the OPS to provide modern and efficient services for the public, and helps to uphold the OPS’ responsibility to protect privacy and encourage transparency.

Prior to David becoming the CCIO, he was the Corporate Chief of the government’s newly formed Infrastructure Technology Services (ITS) organization. He was responsible for leading the organization, determining its business and service delivery model, and implementing key infrastructure consolidation projects. Prior to joining ITS, David was the Chief Information Officer for the Transportation cluster.

Before moving to the public sector, David was Senior Vice-President of Global Consulting and Delivery at Oasis Technology. In this role, David was responsible for the delivery of the company’s products to new customers and for the support and training of Oasis’ clients. David also spent several years with HSBC (Bank of Bermuda) as Vice-President and Director of Information Technology, and previous to that, was with the Toronto Dominion Bank.


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