Robert brings over 25 years of progressive leadership experience in multiple industries. He is an accomplished and transformative technology executive who has a strategic vision of driving technology innovation to empower business growth, implementing operational excellence through IT Transformation and Program delivery, as well as developing highly effective teams.
Experience and Expertise
Robert has held several progressive leadership roles with various organizations – Canadian Corporation, The Forzani Group Ltd, TELUS Communications, working with all aspects of technology. Robert’s experience includes the buildout and development of the IT Cyber Security, Compliance and Risk practice for TELUS Communications. Robert also led the transformation and implementation of digital technologies and in-store experience for Canadian Tire (SportChek) stores. His extensive experience in leading complex IT transformation initiatives include digital transformation and enablement, Operational and Business Support Systems, PMO leadership, program and project management, application development, BI reporting and data analytics, cyber security, risk and compliance.
Board and Volunteer Roles
Robert has been heavily involved in the health and fitness industry – he is a National level Chief Officiator and Head Judge (Canadian Physique Alliance / International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness) for many fitness competitions across North America.
Robert enjoys time with his two kids in addition to riding his motorcycles, driving cars, hiking, biking, and working out.