The Organizing Committee for the 2nd Annual (2021) Digital Transformation in Government (DTiG) Conference is made up of volunteers from the public and private sector. If you are interested in volunteering for future conference events, please Contact Us.

Robert Weisman, PhD, PEng, PMP, CD1 – Conference Chair for DTiG 2021; President, ISACA Ottawa Valley Chapter; and President, Association of Enterprise Architects (AEA), Ottawa-Gatineau Chapter

Robert is an Engineer in Residence and Professor Digital Transformation and Innovation at University of Ottawa where he now teaches enterprise architecture to graduate and undergraduate students and soon Digital Transformation Leadership. He is a very active member of The Open Group and also CEO and Executive Management Consultant at Build The Vision Inc.

Jean-Luc Lemieux CPA, CMA, CISA, CIDA – Director Conferences and Secretary Designate, ISACA Ottawa Valley Chapter

Jean-Luc is a senior consultant at Samson and Associates and President of Jean-Luc Lemieux CPA Inc. He has volunteered to manage the technology platform supporting the DTiG 2021 Conference.

Xenos Khan, MBA – Director Programs Designate, Association of Enterprise Architects (AEA), Ottawa-Gatineau Chapter

Xenos passed away suddenly in May 2021. He was a gifted and warm-hearted man dedicated to his family, friends, and his colleagues at Gelder, Gingras and Associates where he was Vice-President Consulting and at Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) where he was working on the Cloud Reference Architecture. He will be sorely missed.

Jean LapierreDirector for Government Advocacy, Association of Enterprise Architects (AEA), Ottawa-Gatineau Chapter

Jean’s most recent public service engagement is at Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) is as an enterprise architect, seeking to enable architectural alignment and reduce technical debt. Previously, his career was focussed in the field of Data Warehousing, having worked at National Defence (DND), Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat (TBS), and Shared Services Canada (SSC). For the conference, Jean was instrumental in getting key speakers for DTiG 2021 and communicating with the public service.

Jenny XiTreasurer, ISACA Ottawa Valley Chapter

Jenny has been volunteering as the Treasurer for the ISACA Ottawa Valley Chapter Board for two years. She works at NAV CANADA as Manager, Internal Control and has over 13 years of experience in the accounting profession including internal controls, fraud risk management, general computer controls, taxation, governance and information security controls.

For DTiG 2021, Jenny has managed the finances for the first time the conferences has been in a virtual format.

Will Xu – Conference Website Administrator, DTiG 2021

Will serves as the Director of Communications and Webmaster for the ISACA Ottawa Valley chapter. Professionally, he is a member of the audit team at the Office of the Auditor General of Canada, conducting IT performance audits of federal government departments. He has created and maintained the web presence of DTiG 2021.