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ITAC announces CanadianCIO of the Year and ITAC Ingenious Awards finalists

Published: September 23rd, 2019 By: , ,

MISSISSAUGA, ON (September 23, 2019) – The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) is pleased to announce the jury-selected finalists for the 2019 ITAC Ingenious Awards and the ITAC CanadianCIO of the Year Awards. These awards programs were created as a way to recognize Canadian talent and initiatives designed to improve performance, introduce new services, solve programs, and grow businesses through the use of technology.

The ITAC Ingenious Awards finalists, together with the finalists for the ITAC CanadianCIO of the Year Awards program, will be judged by a second panel made up of senior CIOs and CEOs, including a representative from the CIO Association of Canada, who will select the final winners in each category. Winners will be announced on November 27, 2019, during the ITAC Ingenious Awards Gala at the Omni King Edward Hotel, in Toronto, ON.

2019 ITAC CanadianCIO of the Year Finalists

PUBLIC SECTOR

  • Alex Benay, Former CIO of Canada
  • Annette Butikofer, Canada Revenue Agency
  • Dana Sanderson, University of Prince Edward Island
  • Helen Wetherley Knight, Calgary Drop-In Centre
  • Johanne Duhaime, Hydro-Quebec
  • Julie Leese, Transport Canada
  • Sylvain Chalut, Bank of Canada
  • Wendy Gnenz, City of Edmonton

PRIVATE SECTOR

  • Alan Fong, Fleet Complete
  • Darryl Vleeming, Aurora Cannabis
  • Mark Bryant, PCL Constructors
  • Peter Sweers, Interac
  • Peyman Parsi, TMX Group

2019 ITAC Ingenious Awards Finalists

LARGE PRIVATE SECTOR

  • PCL’s Hazard Inspection App: Eliminating Job Site Hazards with Artificial Intelligence
  • PCL: Building Smarter with Job Site Insights

LARGE PUBLIC SECTOR

  • Ministry of Government & Consumer Services, Infrastructure Technology Services, ON Public Service – TechLounge: A Positive End-User Experience Transformation
  • Humber River Hospital – iPlan

MEDIUM SIZE PRIVATE BUSINESS

  • Active Exhaust – Shop Floor Control Solution

SMALL SIZE PRIVATE BUSINESS

  • MetaOptima Technology – DermEngine: Future for Intelligent Skin Cancer Diagnostics
  • Daisy Intelligence A.I. Solutions

SMALL TO MEDIUM SIZE PUBLIC SECTOR / NOT-FOR-PROFIT

  • CAA Club Group – Geo-Temporal Generation 2
  • eHealth Centre of Excellence – Virtual Visits: Delivering Primary Care through Innovation
  • Oakville Enterprises – Grid Intelligence

INGENIOUS SPARK (START-UP)

  • Highmark Interactive
  • Novation Solutions o/a Dealmaker

Our Partners

ITAC is proud to partner with the CIO Association of Canada (CIOCAN) on both the Ingenious Awards Program and ITAC CanadianCIO of the Year Awards. CIOCAN together with ITWCpartner to recognize individuals making extraordinary contributions to the evolution of technology in Canada in their capacity as CIO’s in both the public and private sector for the ITAC CanadianCIO of the Year Awards.


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