Dr. Catherine Aczel Boivie is a widely respected executive with over 30 years of experience in the leadership of advancing the value of information technology as a business and education enabler. Catherine is the Executive in Residence at the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University. Prior executive roles includes: CEO and Chair Canadian Women in Technology (CanWIT), CEO Inventure Solutions and Senior Vice President of Information Technology/Facility Management for Vancity Credit Union (Canada's largest credit union); Senior Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer at Pacific Blue Cross and Canadian Automobile Association of British Columbia.Catherine is also an experienced board member serving on several boards, including those of Insurance Corporation of B.C. (ICBC), Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS), the Burnaby Board of Trade, MedicAlert Canada, Real Eastate Board Of Greater Vancouver and Artsclub theatre. Catherine has a strong understanding of Board Governance and Oversight and received the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.Dr. Boivie is the founding Chair and President of the Chief Information Officers (CIO) Association of Canada that has over 300 Chief Information Officers as members across Canada.
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