Innovate, Inspire, Protect, Perform

December 8, 2022 | Toronto, ON


Sean Laibovitz, Head of IT and Security
Burgundy Asset Management

Sean Laibovitz is currently working as the Head of IT and Security for Burgundy Asset Management, one of Canada’s largest privately held wealth management firms. As an innovative, solutions-driven IT Professional, Sean has held his CISSP since 2007 and brings over 20 years of experience in the IT field. Holding positions from CIO, Director, Architect, software development manager, Chief Security Officer, and more. Sean’s goal is and has always been to steer the design and management of IT environments to maximize technology to deliver focused customer experience, increase business revenue and deliver business agility for employees, customers, and stakeholders, all while maintaining a safe and secure environment. Throughout Sean’s career he has maintained a special focus on security, every project scoped and delivered keeps that focus at the forefront. Throughout Sean’s career, it has been his job to bridge the technology gap between departments. Utilizing the most current standards, hardware, and software solutions, Sean has developed tailored solutions that allowed companies to grow more securely.

Jessica Jolly, Responsible Data Democratization for the Modern Digital Biopharmaceutical Enterprise

Jessica Jolly is a scientific, transformative data and analytics thought leader in the biopharmaceutical industry. Jessica has 23 years of experience in Life Sciences, leading brilliant data professionals, and executing at the intersection of Medicine Development, Digital Technology, and Business for GSK. In her most recent role, she has prototyped and built an industry-transcending approach to computational data governance for cloud computing platforms to drive faster, more efficient value from data towards supercharging discovery and development of new medicines for tomorrow’s patients. Jessica has mobilized a digital modernization journey through conceptualization and policy design of data ownership to embed the philosophy of treating data as a strategic asset. Previously, she has built high-performing Teams across key Asia Pacific markets and held global leadership roles overseeing cross-therapeutic, medicine portfolios for assets throughout their development to commercialization lifecycle.

John Del Grande, Vice President Business Solutions
Ecclesiastical Insurance Office Plc.

John is currently VP of Business Solutions for Ecclesiastical Canada where he leads Information Technology, Cyber Security & PMO functions. He holds a B.Comm from Ryerson University and has active certifications as a CISSP & CFE. Previous roles were with PC Financial/Loblaws where he held various progressive senior roles including Head of Cybersecurity and Chief Architect. He was also an 11-year Trustee with one of the largest school boards in Canada.

Mike Glover, Chief Information Officer/Chief Information Security Officer

As a graduate of Computer Science from UofT, Mike started his career as a software developer. Starting with kernel libraries and device drivers, capital market systems, and building some of the world’s largest platforms. Mike is a seasoned executive with over 15 years as an executive holding positions like CIO, Chief Architect, and CISO. Mike recently was awarded his Masters of Enterprise Architecture from the Open Group, the 18th person in the world to be awarded the designation. Mike is currently the CIO and CISO for MaximBet, an online gaming operator.

Daniel Wille, Senior System Engineer

Daniel Wille has been at the forefront of technical innovation for more than a decade, helping to shape concepts, strategies, and standards used across many enterprises today. His technical acumen and experience span everything from physical servers/networking, support, federal contracting, technical sales, professional services, product management, digital marketing, leadership roles, and more. His work throughout the years has helped customers accelerate and realize mission success in Fed/SLED, Manufacturing/Supply Chain, Health Care, Financial Services, Consumer Goods/Retail, and other verticals. Daniel currently is part of the Global Technology Office at Boomi.

Carlo Spalvieri, Sr. Presales Systems Engineer
Arctic Wolf

As a Sr. Presales Systems Engineer at Arctic Wolf supporting sales efforts across Canada, Carlo is an experienced strategist in the information technology and services industry. He has expertise in all facets of data storage, security, protection, and performance.

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