Council of Chief Information Officers

The role of Chief Information Officer has transformed in recent years.

Investing in the latest technology doesn’t guarantee success on its own.

How will you lead your organization through massive digital change?

The Conference Board of Canada’s Council of Chief Information Officers (CCIO) helps members discover how CIOs are advancing their organizations in the new digital economy.

Who Should Join?

CCIO is for senior leaders responsible for managing their organization’s information technology.

Members are committed to enhancing their practices—and their organizations’ performance—through our peer-to-peer networking, professional development opportunities, and research services.

Key Objectives

  • To be a place where peers support each other and exchange experiences, knowledge, and ideas about information technology and information management
  • To challenge members to a higher level of thinking by stimulating discussion on issues and concerns in the field
  • To be a sounding board for research projects that the Conference Board may undertake

Benefits of Membership

Access an exclusive, independent network of senior information executives from major public and private sector organizations.Discover how other leading-edge organizations are managing the challenge of change.Exchange views on the issues facing corporate management in a relaxed, forthright, and interactive manner.Access knowledge from invited Canadian and foreign experts.

Current Members

Alberta Pensions Services Corporation

British Columbia Ferry Services Inc.

Canada Revenue Agency

Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited

Canadian Blood Services

Canadian Internet Registration Authority

Canadian Pacific Railway Company

Cogeco Communications

Consultation – Mediation K.J.

Employment and Social Development Canada

Export Development Canada

Farm Credit Canada

G3 Canada Limited

General Dynamics Mission Systems-Canada

High Liner Foods Inc.

Irving Oil Limited

J.D. Irving Limited

Nunavut Department of Community and Government Services

PwC Management Services LP

Royal Canadian Mint

TELUS Communications Inc.

The Conference Board of Canada

Toronto Catholic District School Board



I’m excited to be a part of an organization whose focus is Canada first! The Council acts as a forum for industry experts, encouraging debates and sharing knowledge. Through this collaborative approach, members play a key role in furthering the Council’s mandate and supporting the growth of Canada’s businesses and global economic footprint.

Members Only

This section is currently underdevelopment. In the meantime, please visit this page to access all members-only content.

If you’re not a member and would like to become one, please contact us.

Past Meetings

Cloud and Distributed Work Model

November 2 & 3, 2022  •   ATCO   •   Calgary, Alberta

May 11, 2022

Shawn Gervais, Vice-President, Foresight & Talent Development, Digital Technology Supercluster

Alison Evans Adnani, Senior Program Lead, Dev Degree, Shopify

Jane Goodyer, Dean, Lassonde School of Engineering, York University

Daniel Hebert, Vice-President, IT Group Lead Business Development Bank of Canada

February 16, 2022

Sanjay Pathak, Partner and National Leader, Technology Strategy and Digital Transformation, KPMG

Joel Thomson, Economist, The Conference Board of Canada

Rex Lee, Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President, Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited

Relevant Research for Members

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Discover how leading-edge private and public sector CIOs are addressing emerging challenges and building strategic advantage through IT.