Info-Tech Hall of Fame


Eugene Roman

Chief Technology Officer Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited

Eugene Roman was appointed Chief Technology Officer of the Canadian Tire group of companies in 2012.
He has prime responsibility for the evolution and operational support of all digital and interactive technologies of the corporation. His mission is to accelerate the deployment and use of next generation digital platforms to grow the revenue of the corporation and evolve key digital platforms to support the evolving needs of the corporation. He believes that the Canadian Tire team of highly skilled technologists are a major competitive differential in the delivery of systems of engagement which use the best internet technologies available today and into the future. He sees the future of retail as “etail” where smart technologies create new opportunities for innovation and excellence.
Eugene started his career in telecommunications and has worked for Nortel Networks Corporation, Bell Canada Enterprises Inc., and Open Text Corporation. In progressively senior technology and business roles in Canada, the U.S. and the U.K, Eugene was responsible for integrating critical technology and business processes to better deliver innovative programs. He has also led efforts to increase productivity and improve performance in order to deliver current and ‘next generation’ services more efficiently within a large organization.
Eugene holds a Master’s Degree in Administration, Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, is a Certified Management Accountant, and is a recent graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors program. He is a frequent speaker on “The Future of Digital Content” and was recently appointed as a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, where he will continue his outstanding work in advancing innovation in Canada. He is also an industry professor in Design Engineering at McMaster University.

Ken Platt has completed the CIO Business Vision diagnostic and successfully used the data provided from the report to increase their overall score by 20%

Joseph Sgandurra

IT Service Delivery & Operations Expert,

Navantis

Joseph Sgandurra

With more than twenty-five (25) years of IT experience, starting from data entry through to Director level.
Joseph's passion is delivering on business solutions built on a strong and sound IT foundation.
Expertise includes:

- Datacenter management and operations with the single purpose of delivering a seamless experience to internal and external customers. 

- Delivery management; from initial architecture and design, to development, QA, implementation and eventual support and retirement of applications, services and supported solutions. In the past, this has included managing global teams, across multiple time zones with unique cultural challenges.

- Understanding business needs and anticipating requirements, based on a solid approach to monitoring demand, consumption and trend over time, enables the provision of service levels customers come to expect.


Joseph's approach to delivering IT has always been founded on a strong background in ITIL, and he continues to approach all facets with a similar, methodical mind-set. 

Joseph Sgandurra

IT Service Delivery & Operations Expert,
Navantis

Avraham Mordoch is the CEO and a Senior Consultant of “TOC Solutions”. With over 25 years of experience in IT prior to his exposure to the Theory of Constraints (TOC), Avraham is a pioneer in both IT and TOC. He has a special expertise in building implementation programs for advanced management systems based on TOC, control systems and measurements, research & development strategy and operational strategy. Certified by TOCICO as a TOC Expert in all areas of TOC and, he is also ISCEA Certified Critical Chain Project Manager (IC3PM) Program Instructor.

In the past and during the years Avraham developed innovative ideas in the areas of Commercial Aviation Safety, Printing Industry and Project Management

Glen Notman

Associate Partner,

Citihub

Glen Notman

Glen is a thought leader – who applies strategic insight based on critical analysis to provide compelling and practical advice to IT professionals who are responsible for the success of their firm’s IT organization. This includes IT strategy, technology and vendor selection, applications management practices, infrastructure management practices, and IT governance; budgeting, staffing, and metrics; and related business issues. Key specialties include Business and IT Alignment, Risk Management, Compliance, ITSM / ITIL Process Implementations and Organizational Change.

Glen Notman

Associate Partner,
Citihub

James has contributed to our entire taxonomy for Project Portfolio Management. He has been participating in our research for several years, and has been an invaluable resource to our analyst team. His internally developed project management solution was both practical and creative, which left our analysts incredibly impressed. James' innovative approach to PPM and his willingness to share his insight with others makes him an excellent choice for the Info-Tech Thought Leader of the Month.

Participated in:

Steve Schlarman

GRC Strategist, IT and Security

Steve Schlarman

Webinar Panelist

Steve Schlarman

GRC Strategist, IT and Security

Paul Stillwell

President,

Intrepita Inc.

Paul Stillwell

Webinar Panelist

Paul Stillwell

President,
Intrepita Inc.

Eric Hess

Managing Counsel,

Hess Legal Counsel LLC

Eric Hess

Webinar Panelist

Eric Hess

Managing Counsel,
Hess Legal Counsel LLC

Baden Smith

Information Security Manager,

Overwaitea Food Group

Baden Smith

Webinar Panelist

Baden Smith

Information Security Manager,
Overwaitea Food Group

Todd Goldman

Vice President and General Manager, Enterprise Data Integration and Data Quality,

Informatica Corporation

Todd Goldman

Webinar Panelist

Todd Goldman

Vice President and General Manager, Enterprise Data Integration and Data Quality,
Informatica Corporation

George Barckley

Chief Data Officer,

Financial Services Company

George Barckley

Webinar Panelist

George Barckley

Chief Data Officer,
Financial Services Company

Erkang Zheng

Program Director,

Security Consulting Product Mgmt. & Strategy, IBM

Erkang Zheng

Webinar Panelist

Erkang Zheng

Program Director,
Security Consulting Product Mgmt. & Strategy, IBM

David Spinelli

Senior Enterprise Architect,

Microsoft Services

David Spinelli

Webinar Panelist

David Spinelli

Senior Enterprise Architect,
Microsoft Services

Jack Nestell

Chief Information Officer,

LL Holdings, Inc.

Webinar Panelist

Jack Nestell

Chief Information Officer,
LL Holdings, Inc.





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