Leadership

Meet our fearless leaders.

Big strategic and innovative ideas come from even bigger thinking.  We believe leadership comes from within.

At IQ Management we are lucky to have a group of the biggest thinkers in technology advisory & services as part of our leadership, advisory and board team and they’re actively involved with your business on an ongoing basis and their visionary leadership influences everything that we do as a company.

This leadership provides insight, experience and a clear vision – bringing our advisory and consulting and other services to life with a focus on quality and ongoing client services.

 

Michele Taylor | President & CEO

As the founder of IQ Management Corporation (IQM) Michele brings a diverse range of experience within the disciplines of consulting, business development, education, change management, supply chain, application development, and market development.

Prior to launching IQ Management, Michele’s previous roles included Principal Consultant, Account Manager and Managing Director with international and domestic technology recruiting, consulting services, advisory and research firms, such as IBM Education, META Group Technology Research & Advisory (Gartner Group), GSI Group, and C-Bridge Solutions and CGE&Y.

Michele started her career in high-tech in 1986 with a national IBM reseller, and then joined PBSC | IBM Education until 1995 until she was hired by Meta Group from New York (acquired by Gartner Group) to oversee the western Canadian market development. Michele’s focus has been on change and the rate of change as it relates to businesses focusing on growth and the complexities of our modern day and providing the support that organizations need to be agile and responsive.

In addition to supporting major corporations and government organizations with advisory services across Canada, Michele has provided ongoing support to associations within Canada such as the Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS) and the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA). In 2010, she assisted in launching the Calgary Chapter of The CIO Association of Canada (CIOCAN) and in the fall of 2012 she launched the Calgary Chapter of Canadian Women in Technology and is currently is serving as Chair.  Michele is a dedicated supporter of each of these formal associations by supporting their development and programs since the inception of the company in 2004.

Michele is responsible for the vision and development of the IQ Management organization and is focused on client relationships and the practice development of organization.

Heather Campbell | Executive Vice President, Transformation

Heather Campbell is Executive Vice President, Transformation.   Heather specializes in supporting organizations that are undergoing complex IT Transformations.  As the former CIO of Canadian Pacific, Heather led a highly successful three-year transformation and modernization of the IT portfolio until spring 2012.

Previously Heather was the COO, IT Division, Global Retail and Commercial Bank at Barclays PLC based in London, UK.  There she led an IT transformation under the banner of “Getting IT Right”, a three-year £240M investment program focused on fixing IT services, improving productivity & efficiency, introducing greater transparency to the business and directing investments in platforms and services appropriate to a top five leading global bank.

Heather has held executive positions at Rogers Communications Inc., BMO Financial Group as well as senior management positions at CIBC and KPMG.

Heather has won numerous industry awards for her work in IT including a CIO Canada award for teamwork in the development of an online trading system for BMO Nesbitt Burns private clients.

In 2011 Heather was recognized as one of the top CIO’s in Alberta by Alberta Venture in their Venture 100 Program.

In 2012 she was the only Canadian CIO to receive a Transformation CIO Award for her work at Canadian Pacific from the CIO Executive Forum based in Boston.

Heather has an MBA from Queens University and is a graduate of the Directors Education Program at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.  Talk to Heather about the future role of the CIO.

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