Ray Archer has been involved in the information systems security business for over 25 years. He is the Past Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at Scotiabank. Ray led a global team of information security professionals in safeguarding the organization’s information assets in over 55 countries. Prior to joining Scotiabank as Forensics Investigator with Corporate Security in 1998, Ray spent 23 years with the RCMP, where he was involved in complex technical investigations involving commercial/technological crimes. Ray has a B.A. from the University of Manitoba and holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Certified Risk Professional (CRP) designations.
Dr. Gladman is a licensed electrical and medical engineer who was mystified by the disconnect between clinicians and technology, and went on to train in critical care medicine. He has a leadership role in applied innovation as Chief Medical Information Officer at Mackenzie Health, and expertise in intelligent workflow automation, the Real Time Health System and the Internet of Healthcare Things, and disruptive change.
As Country Manager for Salesforce Canada, Margaret Stuart is responsible for leading the growth strategy and business operations to deliver customer success and digital transformations.
Margaret was previously the Senior Vice President of Sales and Operations at Blackberry where she was responsible for BlackBerry’s enterprise software go-to-market, global Inside Sales and the BlackBerry Workspaces solution. Prior to this, Margaret was Vice President, North American Business Development at SAP.
Margaret has more than 20 years of experience in sales, go-to-market and product management with technology companies including Longview Solutions and Siemens Healthcare (now Cerner). She’s a board member at the MacKenzie Innovation Institute and has a B.A. in Computer Science from Trinity College Dublin. She is also a graduate of The Judy Project, a Rotman School leadership forum.
Robert Fox is the Director of Healthcare at Cisco Canada and responsible for the transformation of how healthcare is delivered across Canada and improving patient experiences through technology. Cisco in Canada is a leading operation for Cisco worldwide and also a proving ground for the company’s most advanced and innovative technologies.
Prior to joining Cisco in 2014, he was with St. Michael’s Hospital for 20 years holding leadership positions in the areas of Laboratory Medicine, Corporate Performance & Strategy and finally as the Vice President of Planning and Operations. Robert played a crucial role during that time spearheading key projects such as the first fully automated hospital laboratory in Canada, the integration of Wellesley Hospital into St. Michael’s and leading the designated acute care centre during SARs. He also oversaw the planning, approval, design and construction of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute and the planning and approval of the new patient care tower and redevelopment currently under construction at St. Michael’s. He has advised the Ontario Ministry of Health on topics of Capital Infrastructure Planning and funding formula for Hospitals.
Robert has also published a number of book chapters, articles and is a prominently featured speaker on topics of quality, operations and strategy in healthcare. Robert believes that Cisco is one of very few companies capable of catalyzing the optimization of Canada’s healthcare system.
Bernard is the Head, Large Scale Projects at Philips Canada. He is responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of Philips’ business development strategy for Large Scale and Long Term Strategic Partnerships and Projects throughout Canada. Prior to joining Philips, Bernard had a 15 year experience of the public health system in both Québec and Ontario. A graduate of École Polytechnique where he attained a Master’s in Biomedical Engineering, Bernard perfected his academic training with an MBA from McGill while rapidly assuming growing responsibilities in hospital administration.
Bernard joined Philips in 2005 as Sr Strategic Business Manager, focusing on the development and on-going management of complex strategic alliances with major health delivery organizations. In 2014 he was promoted to direct the Quebec Region Sales team, overseeing the account management team for all of Philips HealthTech Portfolio.
Altaf Stationwala was appointed President and CEO of Mackenzie Health in 2010. Under his leadership, Mackenzie Health received Accreditation Canada’s Accreditation with Exemplary Standing, as well as numerous awards for its commitment to safety and quality patient care, and approval to build the organization’s second hospital – Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital. Altaf is proud to be guiding the transformation of care at Mackenzie Health through the creation of an Innovation Unit. This first-in-Canada project features a unique integration of advanced technology into the delivery of care through a living laboratory, where innovations are developed, evaluated and adopted at Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital, as well as the new Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital and at the health system level. Prior to joining Mackenzie Health, Altaf held the positions of Senior Vice-President and Chief Operations Officer at Mount Sinai Hospital, Site Executive – Brampton Civic Hospital and Vice-President, Patient Services at the William Osler Health Centre. In 2007, Altaf was presented with the Canadian College of Health Service Executives Canada’s Outstanding Young Health Executive of the Year Award for his demonstrated leadership in improving the effectiveness and sustainability of the country’s health system. He has a diverse educational background with undergraduate degrees in Economics, Geography and Business Administration, as well as a Masters in Health Administration. Altaf is an adjunct professor in the Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, a surveyor with Accreditation Canada and a member of several national and provincial not-for-profit Boards of Directors.
Chief Financial Officer
Richard Tam is the Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for Mackenzie Health. Richard is responsible for numerous portfolios at Mackenzie Health including Clinical Support Services, Support Services, Clinical Utilization and Quality Based Procedures, Finance & Information Management, Information Communication, Automation and Technology (ICAT), Transformation and Innovation. Previously, he was Vice President, Finance and Corporate Services, responsible for Capital Projects, Financial Services, Information Technology, Information Management Decision Support, Business Development, Payroll, Parking, Case Costing, Support Services and Procurement. With more than 20 years of healthcare related experience, Richard has held various senior leadership roles in different hospitals. He plays a pivotal role in implementing financial best practices, developing strategies, new business models and actively participates in various committees in the health sector and local community. In 2016 , Richard was the recipient of the Innovation in Healthcare Leadership award from the Canadian College of Healthcare Leaders. Richard holds an MBA from York University, a BSc from the University of Manchester and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.
Digital Marketing Coordinator
Angus has a unique blend of training and experience in science and business. He is a published author in popular scientific journals with contributions to various topic in cancer biology. Beyond science, his experience include consulting, marketing and strategy development in healthcare organizations and in the private sector. Angus’ primary role is to ideate, develop, create and manage digital and marketing content. He holds a H.BSc, MSc., and MMI degree.
R&D Engineering Intern
Najah is a student engineer with an interest in human-centered systems design. She aspires to use her technical skills and design strategies to develop technologies that empower people and lead to a more equitable society.
Engineering Intern ('17-'18)
Liane Ladouceur is an Electrical and Biomedical Engineering student at McMaster University. She also holds a Bachelor of Science from Carleton University in Neuroscience. Having worked in the healthcare field for over 5 years, Liane gained experience at a family medical clinic and optometry clinic before coming on board for her current position with the Mackenzie Innovation Institute. She is currently a non-voting member on the CSA Perioperative Safety Technical Committee, along with other volunteer roles at McMaster University. Liane is passionate about healthcare innovation, aspiring to continue her career in the biomedical engineering field after graduation in 2019.