Former Strategic Portfolio Director
Managing Director, Real Estate & Construction Technology Advisory Practice
Sr. IT Manager, Wealth Management
TD Bank Financial Group
SVP, CIO & Life Operations
Ivari (Formerly Transatlantic Life Canada)
Solution Executive, Sales Solution
Lee W. Crump
Group VP & CIO
SVP & CTO
JWC Tech Solutions
Lead Portfolio Architect - Digital Services
Casual Effects, Inc.
Associate Professor - Strategic Foresight & Innovation Program
Senior Client Partner
The Bedford Group
Executive Consultant and Head of IT
Director of Technology
Founder & CEO
Former Executive Leader - Road User Safety Moderinzation
Ontario Ministry of Transportation
Dynamic Tire Corporation
Tridel Group of Companies
Managing Director, Global Information Officers Practice
Senior Client Partner
IT Sr. Consultant
ORMIT Consulting Services
Benedura Business Advisors
Chief Innovation Officer
Vice President, IT
Managing Director, Technology Sector Leader
Customer Success, U.S. East and Canada
Casual Effects, Inc.
VP, Business Technology
Ward Technology Talent
Sr. Management Consultant
COO & CIO
Wolseley Canada Inc.
Senior Director, Technology and Operations
The agenda will be posted approximately 3 months prior to the summit.
Box (NYSE:BOX) is the Cloud Content Management company that empowers enterprises to revolutionize how they work by securely connecting their people, information and applications. Founded in 2005, Box powers more than 71,000 businesses globally, including AstraZeneca, General Electric, P&G, and The GAP. Box is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with offices across the United States, Europe and Asia. To learn more about Box, visit
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is an industry leading technology company that enables customers to go further, faster. With the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio, spanning the cloud to the data center to workplace applications, our technology and services help customers around the world make IT more efficient, more productive and more secure.
Established in 1989, DHR is the fifth largest retained executive search firm in the U.S. Since that time, DHR has grown significantly with more than fifty offices worldwide. We conduct search assignments at the Board Director, C-level and functional Vice President levels. Our consultants are experienced professionals who are retained by Fortune 1000 as well as prominent venture firms and early-stage companies. Since inception, DHR has been guided by its founding principles. Foremost, the consultants of DHR hold the highest of ethical standards, along with an unsurpassable level of personal service, an unmatched dedication to quality, and a unique ‘value-add’ approach. This philosophy and methodology are consistently demonstrated in DHR’s thorough and unparalleled researching capability, the full utilization of firm resources on every project, and the timeliness with which we complete our assignments. We feel it is our purpose to be a value-add search firm. We measure our own success based on the success of the leaders and talent we bring to your organization. Visit www.dhrinternational.com for more information.
Egon Zehnder was founded in 1964 with a distinctive vision and structure aimed at achieving two basic goals - to place our clients' interests first and to lead our profession in creating value for our clients through the assessment and recruitment of top-level management resources.
The most fundamental expression of our client-first vision resides in our structure, which is unique to our profession. Our 390 consultants, operating from 63 wholly owned offices in 37 countries, are organized around a single-profit center partnership. This is designed to eliminate competitive barriers between our offices. It allows us to operate seamlessly when engagements call for us to mobilize across many offices in a country or a region.
Large or small, local or global, our clients benefit from our structure by having access to our most relevant resources and relationships wherever they may reside.
Underpinning this unique structure is our private ownership. We have chosen to operate our firm independent of any outside interests and are motivated solely by a desire to exceed our clients' expectations.
Heidrick & Struggles actively solves business problems for our clients every day. Through our Leadership Advisory framework, we help companies attract, develop and retain the world’s most talented individuals. For almost 60 years, we have focused on quality service and built strong leadership teams through our relationships with clients and individuals worldwide. Today, Heidrick & Struggles leadership experts operate from principal business centers in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.
At Korn Ferry, we design, build, attract and ignite talent. Since our inception, clients have trusted us to help recruit world-class leadership. Today, we are a single source for leadership and talent consulting services to empower businesses and leaders to reach their goals. Through our vision, research and tools across 80 offices and 3,700 employees, we convert potential into greatness. Our solutions range from executive recruitment and leadership development programs, to enterprise learning, succession planning, and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO). Organizations around the world trust Korn Ferry to manage their talent – a responsibility we meet every day with passion, expertise, integrity and results.
Russell Reynolds Associates is a premier provider of senior-level executive search and assessment, serving clients globally for 40 years. We advise our clients on recruiting and retaining outstanding and impactful leaders, and help them mitigate the risks associated with senior level appointments.
We are a private firm with 39 offices across North and South America, Europe and Asia/Pacific, covering all major business regions including Africa, Eastern Europe and Russia, the Middle East and the South Pacific.
We leverage our collective expertise to identify and assess leaders who can support the growth and success of our client organizations.
Our 300 experienced consultants are supported by a global research network
We complete more than 2,000 assignments annually, across a broad range of industries and functional roles.
Founded in 1956 and privately owned, Spencer Stuart is one of the world's leading executive search consulting firms.
We are the advisor of choice among top companies seeking guidance and counsel on senior leadership needs. We have unrivalled access to leading executives around the world.
Our clients range across industries, from the world's largest companies to medium-sized businesses and entrepreneurial start-ups.
We operate out of 51 offices in 27 countries. Last year we conducted more than 4,000 assignments around the world.
Our team of more than 300 consultants possesses a unique blend of professional search experience and industry expertise. Consultants are organized in practices and work in teams, often across international boundaries that maximize sector specialization and knowledge-sharing. These client service teams are supported by first-rate associates and researchers, and backed by state-of-the-art technology.
We place quality at the center of everything we do and solicit candid feedback at every opportunity in order to continually improve our service to clients.
We channel our knowledge and expertise into a wide range of publications for the benefit of existing and prospective clients.
The Society for Information Management (SIM) is the premier network for IT leaders, comprised of over 3600 members, including CIOs, prominent academicians, consultants, other senior-level IT leaders, and vendors. SIM is a community of thought leaders who share experiences and rich intellectual capital that is applied for the future direction of IT.
The Toronto SIM Chapter is dedicated to becoming the preferred professional association for aspiring IT/IS senior leaders and the favoured locale for providing mentorship by seasoned CIO's. The Chapter seeks to bring together both experienced and aspiring technology leaders in an environment where they can develop or share their business and personal skills, through networking, mentoring others and offering their leadership experience with the broader IT community and our society as a whole.
Our next event on November 18th will feature Mark A. Stone, CIO of Texas A&M University. Mark will present his views on Career Management in the IT Organization of the Future at an exclusive dinner at the National Club at 303 Bay Street. The dinner will include an open ended discussion on the evolving landscape of IT organizations and the essential tactics for navigating the IT organization of the future.
Mark A. Stone is the author of “The Three C’s: A Career Enrichment Primer on Characterizing, Connecting, and Communicating”. He currently serves as the Chief Information Officer for the Texas A&M University System. Texas A&M is a statewide network of 11 universities, seven agencies, two service units, and a comprehensive health science center. It serves more than 137,000 students and 22 million other educational contacts via outreach programs. Prior to joining the A&M System, Mr. Stone held CIO/VP roles with Safety-Kleen Systems, Zale Corporation and the Resolution Trust Corporation.
The Westin Harbour Castle
1 Harbour Square
Registration will be posted approximately 3 months prior to the summit.
The CIO Executive Leadership Summit is created for CIOs/IT leaders. It also has strong appeal to leaders interested in better positioning their organizations and themselves for what's ahead in business and to achieve the greatest benefits through the use of information technology.
To ensure a high quality environment and to maximize the networking experience, all attendees must be:
- Employed C-Level executives (non-vendor) or equivalent, CIOs, Direct Reports of CIOs, or Senior Most IT Professional in an organization with $200M or greater revenue, or from not-for-profit or government organizations with comparable size
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- Full time academicians
If you meet the criteria above, there is no fee to attend.
All registration requests will be reviewed and approved based upon above stated criteria.
* Sales/marketing individuals or consultants from non-sponsoring vendor organizations are not permitted.
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