This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Ken Lamoureux, Executive Director, Strategic Services & Innovation ICT Services Manitoba. Ken provides valuable insights into government initiatives, technology trends, community involvement, management, and more.
About Ken Lamoureux
Ken is a long time widely acknowledged top-echelon business and technology leader and innovator with a success history that encompasses many senior executive positions. Moreover, Ken is a leading Information Systems & Technology executive with a professional background spanning several years in the public, private and charitable sectors, executive level experience in technology management, strategic planning, operations, project management and business systems development.
His progressive senior management experiences include: Vice-President and Chief Information Officer with the Manitoba Lotteries Corporation, a $1.4 B venture where he led the award-winning planning, development, implementation, and strategic management of Information Systems & Technology. Ken also innovated with Great-West Life Assurance as an analyst, project manager, and manager responsible for business systems training/standards, Information Centre, Architecture & Planning and new technology based initiatives.
After a brief flirtation with early retirement/consulting, Ken returned to full time duties as Executive Director, ICT Strategic Services and Innovation for the Province of Manitoba.
Ken’s passion for contribution extends to community involvement including board and executive positions with: St. Boniface Hospital; United Way; CIPS Winnipeg, CIPS Manitoba, CIPS National; Manitoba Children’s Museum, and Red River College.