ITAC names its 2019-2020 slate of National Board of Directors and Executive Committee

 

Toronto, ON –  At its June 20, 2019 Annual General Meeting, the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) announced the approval of its ITAC National Board of Directors slate for the 2019-2020 term, which runs May 1, 2019 to April 30, 2020.

The ITAC National Board consists of 34 directors in total, bringing together Canadian information, communications and technology (ICT) leaders from across Canada. Nine of these Directors are also on the Executive Board Committee.

The ITAC National Board of Directors extends its thanks to outgoing Board Directors: Frederic Boulanger (Past Chair); Lisa Carroll (former 2nd Vice Chair); Joanne Senecal; and Jaime Leverton for their generous contribution of time and commitment provided to ITAC and its Board over their tenure.  These Board positions are currently in transition.

ELECTED TITLE COMPANY
Kevin Peesker President

CHAIR

Microsoft Canada Inc.

Angela Brown President and CEO

1st VICE CHAIR

Moneris Solutions

TBD 2nd VICE CHAIR
TBD TREASURER
Susanne Flett President

MEMBER EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Healthtech Consultants

Glenn Laverty President and CEO

MEMBER EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Ricoh Canada Inc.

Colin McKay Head, Public Policy and Government Relations

MEMBER EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Google Canada

Claudia Thompson Managing Director Health & Public Service and Managing Director, Inclusion & Diversity

MEMBER EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Accenture Canada

Mary Ann Yule President and CEO

MEMBER EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

HP Canada Co.

Jeremy Auger Chief Strategy Officer D2L Corporation
Xerxes Cooper General Manager, Global Technology Services IBM Canada Ltd.
Michael Crook Senior VP, Product Marketing Altus Group
Vince De Palma President and CEO Softchoice Corp.
Jon Dermott Vice-President, Sales Dell EMC Canada Commercial
Ed Galasso Vice-President/General Manager Commercial and Retail Solutions Tech Data Canada Corporation
Eric Gales Country Manager Amazon Web Services
Denis Gaudreault Country Manager Intel of Canada, Ltd.
Lars Goransson GVP and GM IDC Canada
John Hill CIO Rogers Communications
Paula Hodgins President HPE Canada
James “JD” Hupp Vice-President and General Manager CDW Canada
Wayne Karpoff President Willowglen Systems Inc.
Dan Madon Vice-President, Public Sector Canada Cisco Systems Canada

Robert Malcolmson

(In transition)

Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs Bell Canada
Colin McIsaac General Manager, Canada Lenovo (Canada)
Mario Meroni Area Vice-President Oracle Canada
Jim Muzyka President Bridgeable
Soumen Roy Country Head Tata Consultancy Services
Lynn Smurthwaite-Murphy President and CEO StarTech.com
Andrea Stairs General Manager eBay Canada and Latin America
Irene Zaguskin CIO Enercare Inc.

 

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TITLE/COMPANY

 

POSITION

David Telka Managing Director, Health & Public Service Practice, Accenture, Canada Observer – ITAC Ontario Chair
Dave Thomas Vice President, TELUS Health Observer – ITAC Health Vice Chair
Angela Mondou President and CEO, ITAC Ex officio – ITAC President and Secretary

 

As Canada’s national ICT business association, the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) champions the development of a robust and sustainable digital economy in Canada. A vital connection between business and government, we provide our members with the advocacy, networking and professional development services that help them to thrive nationally and compete globally.

About Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC)

A prominent advocate for the expansion of Canada’s innovative capacity, ITAC encourages technology adoption to capitalize on productivity and performance opportunities across all sectors. A member-driven not-for-profit, ITAC has served as the authoritative national voice of the $184 billion ICT industry for over 60 years. More than 39,000 Canadian ICT firms create and supply goods and services that contribute to a more productive, competitive, and innovative society. The ICT sector generates over one million jobs directly and indirectly and invests $6.1 billion annually in R&D, more than any other private sector performer.

To arrange an interview, please contact:

Janet Gibson Eichner

Cell: 416-357-8908 or jgibson_eichner@itac.ca

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