Andy Chen, President and CEO Catronic, Past CTO and Vice President Ontario Power Generation

Andy Chen, P. Eng. President & CEO, Catronic Computer Consultant Services Inc. Andy Chen is a senior business advisor for several leading global consulting firms and enterprise software vendors. Andy has over 30 years of experience in utility sectors specializing in Nuclear Power Generation. For the past five years, Andy has been assisting leading global…


Chat with Shafi Goldwasser ACM Turing Award recipient in 2013 (Nobel Prize of Computing); World-renowned distinguished researcher and professor MIT and Weismann Institute

Professors Shafi Goldwasser (r) and Silvio Micali (l) Turing Award Recipients in 2013. Photo by Jason Dorfman, CSAIL/MIT Shafi Goldwasser is the RSA Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT, and Principal Investigator at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL), as well as a professor of Computer Science and Applied…


Chat: Charlene Walrad, VP of Standards Activities, Board of Governors IEEE-CS

Charlene (Chuck) Walrad Position statement: I very much appreciate the honor of being nominated as First Vice President of the Computer Society. As a long-time participant in a very wide range of CS boards and committees, one of the most rewarding aspects of being a volunteer has been the opportunity to work with volunteers in…


Chat with Dr. Mathai Joseph: Internationally Renowned Author, Executive, Researcher, and Technology Advisor; Distinguished Computer Scientist

CAREER Education: B.Sc. (Physics, 1962), M.Sc. (Physics, 1964) at the University of Bombay; Post-Graduate Diploma in Electronics at Welsh College of Advanced Technology (1965), Cardiff; Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge, U.K. (1968). Academic: Fellow, Senior Research Scientist at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai (1968-1985); Professor of Computer Science at University of Warwick, U.K….


Your IT Career: Taking the Next Step

  With summer months quickly approaching, most IT professionals look forward to the down time to be had.  While a little “rest and relaxation” should be planned, and is well deserved for all those countless “need ASAP” requests and/or dealing with those pesky user errors, many IT Professionals take advantage of the downtime to further…


Making Time To Learn In 3 Easy Steps

Learning.  It’s one of those things that we know is good for us, but we can never seem to do it.  It’s good for the job that we’re currently in and it’s helpful in building your skill set, which could lead to career advancement.  And yet we can’t seem to find the time. In a…


Insert IT Innovator Here

As a manager it can be difficult to balance the career and skills development you want your team to pursue, while still being able to get the job done.  We’ve all been there, we want our teams to continually grow their skills so they can be better in their current role and help get them ready for…


The Global Relationship Study & You

Feedback is central to much of what we do at Microsoft Canada.  In the same way that you solicit feedback from your coworkers or the teams you manage to decide where to spend your time and effort, we solicit your feedback at Microsoft Canada.  Our team uses the feedback we receive to make sure we’re focused…


Chat with Frits Bussemaker, CIONET Partner, Founding Top Global Leader

Frits Bussemaker has worked in the international IT industry since the 80s. He is Partner at CIONET, a European Community of 3500 CIOs and IT leaders. He is responsible for CIONET’s relation with the European Commission. He is the founder and chair of iPoort (, a community to link Dutch members of parliament with the…


Chat: Susan Ibach, Empowering Developers to Improve the World

Susan shares her best practices for success in software development, software design and architecture. Her leadership lessons will further empower you including decision pointers for CIOs, CTOs, and Boards. She spotlights the top resources for universities, faculty and students; the DreamSpark program, Microsoft Research, and the Imagine Cup. Susan discusses disruptive innovations that you should…