FutureIT | Toronto

Building the Digital Enterprise with Cloud, AI and Security

May 09, 2023 | Vantage Venues

A successful FutureIT | Toronto

IT and security peers, as well as leading IDC analysts and industry experts joined on May 9th to discuss how to overcome the challenges of building a successful digital enterprise with cloud, AI and security.

They spent the day learning from our carefully curated keynotes during structured networking time and roundtable discussions.


Sessions in FutureIT | Toronto included

  • Where automation and AI have the greatest impact
  • Benefits of using AI in digital business
  • How to secure cloud workloads
  • How to upskill your team to meet business demands
  • Building digital trust for Canadian organizations

Attendees learned from the best

Featured Speaker

Liese Coroy

CIO (Sr. Director BTS)

Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee

Session: 360 Leadership - Leading with Strategy, Vision, and Purpose

Join Liese with Sara Fenwick, VP Information Technology at Ren’s Pets and Lee Rennick, Editor, CIO for a candid discussion between technology business leaders to hear about new era of business leadership for today’s CIO; being both a technology leader and a business leader.

Currently, Liese is the Sr. Director BTS (CIO) of Mother Parker’s Coffee & Tea. During her career she’s had the pleasure of delivering innovative, operational, and transformational projects, POCs, and technical leadership to many of North America’s great organizations. Her experience, technical acumen and leadership afford her the pleasure of meeting and delivering value to amazing organizations.
Liese is a strategic business partner who drives business value, and change through innovative and efficient application of technologies, leadership of high performing teams, while bridging business and technology. She’s a dynamic and results-oriented technology executive with a strong record of success in delivering digital, technology and security transformations, while establishing stable, cost-efficient IT operations and governance. She deliver’s technical projects, operational initiatives and value improvements through a collaborative leadership style, leveraging her ability to develop dedicated, high performing teams, providing consistent and measurable results.

  • Meredith Whalen
    Chief Research Officer

  • Liese Coroy
    CIO (Sr. Director BTS)
    Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee

  • George Y. Al-Koura, CD
    Ruby Life Ltd.

  • Sara Fenwick
    Vice President, Business Technology
    Ren's Pets

  • Matt Everson
    Digital Transformation & Technology Solutions
    Industry Leader and SVP, Digital Services

  • Dean Clark - National Director and Practice Lead, Cloud at Bell

    Dean Clark
    National Director and Practice Lead, Cloud

  • David Millar
    Senior Solutions Manager, Security

  • Phimm Phonpaseuth
    Manager, Solutions Architecture, Prisma Cloud
    Palo Alto Networks

  • Megha Kumar - Research Vice President, Software and Cloud Services at IDC Canada

    Megha Kumar
    Research Vice President, Software and Cloud Services
    IDC Canada

  • Yogesh Shivhare
    Research Manager, Cybersecurity
    IDC Canada

  • Lee Rennick - Executive Director at CIO Communities

    Lee Rennick
    Executive Director
    CIO Communities

  • Nicole Peck
    VP & GM, Events, North America
    Foundry, an IDG Inc. Company