CEO Talk with the 2020 CEO of the Year John Sicard
Join us on Wednesday, October 13 as the Ottawa Board of Trade and Ottawa Business Journal host CEO Talk.
Your registration includes great networking, a delicious canapes and keynote presentation by the Ottawa Business Journal and Ottawa Board of Trade's, Best Ottawa Business Awards, 2020 CEO of the Year, John Sicard.
Read more about the 2020 CEO of the Year in the OBJ announcement here.
Guest Speaker: John Sicard, President & CEO, Kinaxis
John assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer of Kinaxis in January 2016. With over twenty years’ tenure at Kinaxis, John first started at the company as a key contributor to the architecture and development of Kinaxis’ supply chain management solutions in early 1994, and has since held a number of senior management roles in development, professional services, business consulting, sales, marketing and customer support. Prior to his current appointment, John was Chief Products Officer, overseeing all aspects of the product life cycle, including product vision and strategy, design and development, product management and quality assurance. Before joining Kinaxis, John held senior software architect and management positions in research and development at FastMAN Software Systems, Inc (also known as Promira before being purchased by Manugistics), and Monenco Agra. John earned a Bachelor of Computer Science, from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, with a strong focus on software architecture and UI Design. John is also a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.
The CEO Talk Series allows professionals to come together and gain insight on many aspects of business from an influential and significant member in business. Guests will have the opportunity to network and hear present and past CEO's and business leaders speak on a number of business-related items and share their personal stories of success along with interesting and insightful business related topics. This series aims to provide a forum for participants to gain valuable insight on achieving growth and advancement in their own personal activities. These events are open to the business community and provide a discounted ticket price for members of the Board of Trade. For more information on our upcoming events, please visit our Upcoming Events Page.