MISSISSAUGA, ON (November 2, 2022) – TECHNATION, Canada’s leading national tech industry, is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2022 TECHNATION Ingenious Awards with winners being announced on November 30, 2022 during a virtual awards presentation.

The TECHNATION Ingenious Awards were created as a way to recognize Canadian tech talent and initiatives designed to improve performance, introduce new services, solve programs and grow businesses through the use of technology.

Technology Category Finalists:

Public Sector Disruptor Finalists:

  • Guylaine Carriere, Director, Centre of Expertise in Agile & Innovative Procurement, Shared Services Canada
  • Kalyan Chakravarthy, CIO, Regional Municipality of Durham
  • Ryan Hum, VP and Chief Data & Information Officer, Canada Energy Regulator
  • Tim Pemberton, VP, Mental Health, Diagnostic Services, CIO, and Chief Privacy Officer, Queensway Carleton Hospital
  • Jason Wall, CIO, Government of Saskatchewan

The recipient of the new Ingenious Award for the Canadian Tech Hall of Fame will be announced at the awards event.

The TECHNATION Ingenious winners will be announced as part of the CIO’s Future of Digital Innovation Summit & Awards Canada which is being hosted virtually on November 29 and 30, 2022. The CIO 50 Symposium & Awards Canada conference will feature not one, but two award shows.  IDC and CIO will host the new CIO 50 Canada Awards and TECHNATION will host the 2022 Ingenious Awards

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TECHNATION is the industry-government nexus for technology prosperity in Canada. As a member-driven, not-for-profit, TECHNATION unites Canada’s technology sector, governments, and communities to enable technology prosperity in Canada. TECHNATION champions technology prosperity by providing advocacy, professional development and networking opportunities across industry and governments at all levels; connecting Canadian scale-ups with global tech leaders; engaging the global supply chain; and filling the technology talent pipeline.

TECHNATION has served as the authoritative national voice of the $230 billion ICT industry for over 60 years. More than 44,000 Canadian ICT firms create and supply goods and services that contribute to a more productive, competitive, and innovative society. The ICT sector generates more than 671,100 jobs and invests $8.0 billion annually in R&D, more than any other private sector performer. TECHNATION was formerly the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC). For more information: www.technationcanada.ca.

For more information, contact:

Sarah Coombs
Cell: 416-729-8550