Angela joins ITAC with over 25+ years of exceptional global and Canadian experience driving transformational programs in the tech sector. A visionary executive with a passion for leadership, Angela’s unique career path includes 12 years as a military officer and 18 years in senior level leadership roles in the tech and defence sectors, including strategic marketing director with BlackBerry, and global solutions leader with Nortel Networks, where her team was responsible for delivering technology to over 127 countries. Angela’s exciting career path includes launching technology and leading teams in several continents; but if you were to ask her what her ‘coolest’ gig was – hands down getting the BlackBerry – into the hands of all 32 NFL teams and their IT directors.
Angela brings energy, collaboration and innovation to all her roles. As program creator of the public-private sector leadership forums “Strategic Knowledge Exchange” aimed at driving change on a national scale, Angela’s experience in developing strategic partnerships across national organizations, will help drive ITAC’s vision to influence Canada’s position as a global tech leader into the future.
Author of the leadership best-seller ‘Hit the Ground Leading!’, and award-winning founder of her own strategic leadership company, Angela has delivered programs and keynotes to companies and teams around the world. She has held board positions as Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Ivey School of Business, as EVP of Leadership with the International Women’s Forum, and currently as an Honorary Colonel of the Canadian Forces School of Aerospace, Technology and Engineering.
We surveyed people to find the critical technologies and departments. And we chose these to create four concurrent half-hour discussions, four times over. It’s a choreographed dance of experts, ideas, and disruption.