Board of directors

Stephen Ibaraki Chairman Of The Board

Stephen Ibaraki With a history of over 100 senior executive leadership roles, significant global contributions, awards and recognitions, Stephen Ibaraki is an IDG IT World (Canada) top writer/blogger , multiple award winning serial entrepreneur and executive board chairman. He advises start-ups, global fortune companies, and governments on strategy and technology; and has received numerous awards and accolades from high-tech organizations and companies

Chair technical advisory board, Founding advisor & speaker of the Financial Services Roundtable (top 100 Fortune CEOs in US financial services—global $14 Trillion, 18% global GDP) FinTech Ideas Festival (10-20 future summit)

Managing partner, chairman, advisor to five investment groups and five think tanks

Founding chairman of the Global Industry Council (GIC), UN ITU WSIW (World Summit on the Information Society)  Prizes 2016 Champion for the project "Creation of the Global Industry Council", the GIC is part of the United Nations (UNESCO) founded International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP)

Board vice-chairman of the IFIP International Professional Practice Partnership (IFIP IP3)

Vice-chairman IFIP World CIO/CTO Forum (2011, 2014, and a proposed chair 2018); 

Chair CIO/CTO of the Year Awards interactive dialogue CIO CITY Brussels June 2015 and advising CIO CITY Amsterdam 2016, supporting CIONET (~6000 CIOs/CTOs & new federation 15,000 CIOs/CTOs)

Member ACM practitioner board and chair professional development committee; invited advisor within IEEE board