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24th July 2012

Canadian Cloud Council Announces Founding Board of Directors and Advisory Committee

Canada Cloud CouncilRobert Hart, President and CEO of the Canadian Cloud Council, is pleased to announce that Industry Canada has issued the organization a “Certification of Incorporation” that formally incorporates the Canadian Cloud Council Association as a Canadian national not-for-profit.   The issuance of this certificate will be listed in the next Corporations Canada’s online Monthly Transactions report.

In alignment with announcing its formal incorporation under the “Canada Not-for-Profit Incorporations Act (NFP ACT)”, the organization is pleased to announce its founding board of directors and advisory committee.  “The Canadian Cloud Council has established a talented, diverse and experienced leadership team that is earnestly committed to advancing and accelerating the Canadian cloud agenda,” noted Mr. Hart.  “There are a number of very unique skill sets within our organization that will have an exponential impact on ensuring Canada is positioned to lead the globe in the field of cloud computing.  I am honoured to be a part of this very exciting team,” concluded Hart.In addition to the Board of Directors, the Canadian Cloud Council has also established an expert Advisory Committee and is in the process of creating national working groups in areas such as: government cloud, privacy and security, public cloud computing and data residency.

Canadian Cloud Council Board of Directors

  • Jim Clarke, IT Infrastructure Manager – Savanna Energy
  • Alistair Croll, Partner – BitCurrent
  • Robert Hart, President and CEO – Canadian Cloud Council
  • Tara Kelly, President and CEO – Splice Software
  • Martin Kratz, Partner and Head of Intellectual Property – Bennett Jones LLP
  • Javier Lozano, AVP Infrastructure Services – Canadian Western Bank
  • Freddie Martinez, Manager Infrastructure Technology – Fountain Tire
  • Dan Murphy, Senior Advisor Cloud Business Architecture and Transformation – Shared Services Canada
  • Curtis Smorodin, Executive Director Information and Application Management – Alberta Health Services
  • Christian Szpilfogel, VP Patent Licensing and Chief Architect – Mitel
  • David Toonders, Director Systems Engineering – VMware Canada

Canadian Cloud Council Advisory Committee

  • Robin Bell, Chief Technology Officer – Long View Systems
  • Peter Bews, Director ITS Cloud Services – Rogers Communications
  • Katrina Blackbeard, Director Technical Services – ATCO ITEK
  • Jim Brennan, Director Enterprise Technology Services – Viterra
  • Pascal Britt-Cote, Senior Associate ICT – Export Development Canada
  • Paul Butcher, President – CloudBizz
  • Scott Clark, Chief Information Officer – City of Victoria
  • Brian Clendenin, Enterprise Sales Manager – SuccessFactors – an SAP Company
  • Harpreet Dhillon, Project Manager Cloud Computing – City of Calgary
  • Danielle Doll, President – GovernancePro Corporate Services
  • Michael Doucet, Chief Information Officer – Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  • Santiagio Gomez, Director of IT – Williams Engineering
  • Doug Jones, Senior Director Cloud Computing – Research in Motion
  • Joost Houwen, Western Canadian Practice Director IT Security – Grant Thorton LLP
  • Shahab Khan, Innovation and WIRE Director – Startup Canada
  • Vijai Karthigesu, COO – Cloud Dynamics
  • Jeff MacMillan, CEO – Dark Matter Labs
  • Don Pare – Chairman and Chief Mentor – RvC
  • Ian Rae, CEO – CloudOps
  • Steven Woodward, CEO – Cloud Perspectives
This entry was posted on Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 at 11:37 am and is filed under Associations, National News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
  1. Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer)
    4:37 am on July 24th, 2012

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  2. DMG Strategy (@DMGStrategy)
    4:51 am on July 24th, 2012

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