VanWIT is back for the 2017/2018 season and is pleased to announce the first event in our new Leadership Circle Series. The events feature senior executives in technology who will
VanWIT is back for the 2017/2018 season and is pleased to announce the first event in our new Leadership Circle Series. The events feature senior executives in technology who will share their journey in the industry in an intimate setting with the VanWIT community.
We are excited to welcome our first speaker, Dianne Lapierre, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer of Raymond James Ltd.
After 24 years in a variety of Information Technology Management and Executive roles at Manulife Financial in Waterloo, ON, Dianne moved to Vancouver to assume her current role in 2014. Raymond James, established in 1962, is one of North America’s leading independent full-service investment dealers with an extensive presence across Canada and the United States. Raymond James Ltd. is the Canadian subsidiary of Raymond James Financial, Inc. Over 1200 employees and agents across Canada work together in establishing Raymond James as Canada’s premier independent investment firm. We offer a wide-range of services for individual and institutional clients and corporate issuers. Our Advisors have access to a complete offering of high quality investment products and services, providing them with the resources to customize investment solutions for their clients. Our Equity Capital Markets division provides expertise in Investment Banking, Research, Corporate Finance, and Institutional Sales & Trading.
Dianne is a passionate achiever who inspires excellence with a personal goal of growing leaders who grow leaders. Personal leadership is key driver in her career and personal success.
Dianne has an undergraduate degree from Wilfrid Laurier University and an MBA from Athabasca University. She has also maintained her Project Management Professional (PMP) designation since 2001. Dianne is a member of the Board of Directors of the Vancouver Chapter of the CIO Association of Canada and is currently serving on the organizing committee for the National Association’s CIO Peer Forum, an annual conference for CIO’s.
Dianne lives in the West End of Vancouver with her husband Jeff and youngest child (21). She has 4 other adult children who live in Montreal, Toronto, Waterloo and London, ON.
Tickets for this event are limited, so please make sure you sign up soon to share some refreshments and conversation with Dianne and other VanWIT members!
(Thursday) 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm PST
Raymond James Ltd
925 West Georgia Street 2100, V6C 3L2 Vancouver