The Power of Governance: Working with Boards & Committees

march, 2019

13mar5:00 pm8:00 pmFeaturedThe Power of Governance: Working with Boards & Committees

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Our fifth event in the Power of () series brings together a panel of powerful women leaders to share their thoughts and advice for how to succeed on, work with, and join both non-profit and corporate boards. This includes discussions around:

  • Building business cases: What do board members or executives want to see?
  • How and why to be on a board: Professional and personal development opportunities
  • Do’s and don’ts: Lessons learned from working with and sitting on various boards

Time

(Wednesday) 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

900 Georgia St, Vancouver, BC, V6C 2W6

Speakers for this event

  • Catherine Boivie

    Catherine Boivie

    Managing Director/Principal, Strategic Technology Leadership Corporation

    Catherine Boivie is the Managing Director, Principal at the Strategic Technology Leadership Corporation. Previously, Catherine has led the advancement of the strategic value of information technology as a business enabler at Vancity Credit Union, Pacific Blue Cross, and CAA British Columbia. She serves on several Boards, including the Commissioner for Complaints for Telecom-television Services (CCTS), Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV), the Burnaby Board of Trade, MedicAlert Canada, Arts Club theatre, and is also the Executive in Residence at the Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University. Catherine is a founding member of the CIO Association and of VanWIT.

    Managing Director/Principal, Strategic Technology Leadership Corporation

  • Dianne Lapierre

    Dianne Lapierre

    Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Raymond James Ltd

    Dianne Lapierre is Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer of Raymond James Ltd. She has 25 years experience in a variety of Information Technology Management and Executive roles. Dianne is a passionate achiever who inspires excellence with a personal goal of growing leaders who grow leaders. Personal leadership is a key driver in her career and personal success. She joined the VanWIT board in 2017.

    Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Raymond James Ltd

  • Dr. Blaize Reich

    Dr. Blaize Reich

    RBC Professior of Innovation & Technology, SFU Beedie School of Business

    Dr. Blaize Reich has worked for 20 years in Canada and Asia as an IT practitioner and consultant specializing in aligning business and IT strategy, managing risk, and governing strategic projects in a wide range of industries including financial services, education, utilities, and technology. Blaize is a proud to be a founding board director of the CIO Association of Canada and currently sits on boards for BCAA, Central 1 Credit Union, and the PMI Academic Member Advisory Group.

    RBC Professior of Innovation & Technology, SFU Beedie School of Business

  • Hilary Cassady

    Hilary Cassady

    Manager, Digital Snow Consulting Inc.

    Hilary Cassady started her career in the People's Republic of China at Stanley Engineering (now StanTec) working six years as a Financial Analysist on Global aid projects. She then worked as a senior management consultant in Beijing for PriceWaterhouseCoopers for three years before moving to Singapore as Danone's Regional CIO. Promotions to Paris and Amsterdam brought a career in IT and then progression into general management with her appointment as the e-Commerce Global Director before she moved back to Canada after 21 years abroad to become the SVP of IT & Digital Strategy for Bental Kennedy. Hilary is now semi-retired and currently sits on three for-profit boards (JEA, CMLS Financial, and BCLC) in addition to being a BOard member for the CIO Association of Vancouver Chapter.

    Manager, Digital Snow Consulting Inc.

Organizer

Vancouver Women In Technologyinfo@vanwit.ca

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