Program Advisory Council


Aazam Bhimji Product Management Advisory Council

Aazam Bhimji

Senior Brand Manager, Dyson

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Allister Byrne

Former President & CEO, Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators (CICBV) retired

Andre Plaut Product Management Advisory Council

Andre Plaut

Founder, Human Machine

Andree Laforge People Analytics Advisory Council

Andrée Laforge

CHRP, SWP (Strategic Workforce Planner)

Anick Fortin-Cousens Information Privacy Advisory Council

Anick Fortin-Cousens

CIPP/C, Vice President Of Privacy, Ceridian

Arjun Asokakumar People Analytics Advisory Council

Arjun Asokakumar


Brian Weiner Product Management Advisory Council

Brian Weiner

Vice President and Head of Product, Visa Canada

Carla Spina People Analytics Advisory Council

Carla Spina

Cindy Bush HR Management Advisory Council

Cindy Bush

M.Ed. Chief Human Resources Officer, TMX Group

Cindy Zarnett HR Management Advisory Council

Cindy Zarnett

CHRL. Founder, Squaredots

Derek Tang Risk Management Advisory Council

Derek Tang

Director, Insurance Risk Management, OPG

Dinesh Garbharran Risk Management Advisory Council

Dinesh Garbharran

VP, Risk Management, TD Insurance Risk

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Drew Stewart

Head, Capital Markets & Product Operations Accounting, BMO

Dwayne Conrod HR Management Advisory Council

Dwayne Conrod

MHRM, BA. Director, Human Resources, Enbridge

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Edward Jonasson

CFO, Xagenic Inc

Faith Tull Business Management Instructor

Faith Tull

Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Randstad Canada

Farhan Tahir Product Management Advisory Council

Farhan Tahir

Vice President of Product Management, Salesforce

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Fiona Gardner

MHRM, CHRL. Vice President, Human Resources Opseu Pension Trust

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Garvin Deokiesingh

Vice President, Audit and Enterprise Risk, AGF

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Grant McEwen

CPA, CA, SVP & CFO, Chubb Insurance

Guinevere-A-Orvis Product Management Advisory Council

Guinevere A Orvis

VP, Products, Postmedia

James Thomas Product Management Instructor

James Thomas

Senior Product Manager, Shopify

Joanna Drakakis Business Management Instructor

Joanna Drakakis


Jonmichael Moy Product Management Advisory Council

Jonmichael Moy

Associate Vice President of Product Services, Canadian Tire Corporation

Julie Giraldi HR Management Advisory Council

Julie Giraldi

CHRE, ICD.D. Chief Human Resources Officer CAAT Pension Plan

Katherine Chong Product Management Instructor

Katherine Chong

Co-Founder, Director Of Products, OneClass

Mark Carbonelli HR Management Instructor

Mark Carbonelli

MBA, MIR, BA. Chief Human Resources Officer, Dentalcorp Canada

Maurizio Bevilacqua

Maurizio Bevilacqua

Mayor, City of Vaughan

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Michael Galin

Director, Risk Management, Telus

Mike Soegtrop Risk Management Advisory Council

Mike Soegtrop

Director, Crisis Management, Global Information Risk Management, Manulife

Nadine Petsche Accounting Advisory Council

Nadine Petsche

MBA, CPA, CA. Director, Accounting Policy and Financial Reporting, Office of the Provincial Controller Division, Ontario Treasury Board Secretariat

Rob Catalano People Analytics Advisory Council

Rob Catalano

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Susan Wolcott

Thought Leader for CPA Canada, Accounting Instructor, and Independent Scholar

Tanya Piazza Hughes HR Management Advisory Council

Tanya Piazza-Hughes

Principal, Sr. HR Manager, HOK

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Tara Lenaghan

MBA, FICB Head, Global Learning & Development Operations, KPMG International

Tina Gardiner Risk Management Instructor

Tina Gardiner

Manager, Risk Management Services, The Regional Municipality of York

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Tom Kofman

CA, CPA, Chairman, M Partners Inc

Data, Information & Technology

Adarsha Datta DevOps Instructor

Adarsha Datta

Digital Transformation Specialist, Microsoft

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Ajinkya Kulkarni


Alexandru Gogan Blockchain Advisory Council

Alexandru Gogan

BEng., MSc, MBET. Director of Engineering, Sherpa

Alisa Acosta Blockchain Advisory Council

Alisa Acosta

BSc, BEd, MA, PhD. Director of Education, Blockchain Research Institute

Aly Kassam Blockchain Advisory Council

Aly Kassam

MBA, BSc. Director of Product, OneLedger Technologies Inc.

Arif Hameed IT Audit Advisory Council

Arif Hameed

Senior Director Client Security, Equifax

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Boris Kralj

Chief Information and Analytics Officer, Ontario Medical Association

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Brent Fagan

Consultant, Data & Analytics, KPMG