Today, IT World Canada (ITWC), in association with CIO Association of Canada, presented the CIO of the Year Awards. The presentations concluded the second day of this year’s Leadership and Digital Transformation Conference and Awards, which focused on the challenges and opportunities of digital transformation.
“We are celebrating the achievements of Canadian CIOs and technology leaders in Canada for more than thirty years,” said ITWC CIO Jim Love. “With the digital transformation of companies becoming so important over the past few years, I think everyone will agree that CIOs are now getting the recognition they so much deserve. IT World Canada and the Canadian CIO In Taking pride in telling the stories of incredible leaders and their contributions and achievements.
Public Sector CIO of the Year
ryan we Led a project to classify more than 60 years of historical transcripts – with a focus on indigenous records. Ryan led the implementation of key technologies that allowed canada energy regulator Validate and match Indigenous Elders names and communities to “mine” from (CER).
Private Sector CIO of the Year
Hesham Fahmi Leads the team responsible for leading telus‘ Metamorphosis into a fully digital, software-centric and cloud-enabled organization.
CIO Hall of Fame
got a different identity Gary DavenportMember of the Board of Directors, CIO Association of Canada, and Board Advisor, Canadian Channel Chiefs Council, who was inducted into the CIO Hall of Fame.
Davenport brings deep experience – decades. He currently provides services as an independent CIO management consultant, and serves as a board member and board advisor for several organizations.
He is a natural leader whose leadership principles and methods are presented in Leadership in Digital Enterprise podcast, “Ten Key Qualities of Leadership Success,