Chief Information Officer
Canadian Tire is a retail store which provides Retail (Automotive, Hardware & Houseware), Financial Services, Petroleum, Sporting Goods, and Apparel.
Rex is a passionate leader with a proven track record for bridging business needs and technology solutions to deliver real results. Through innovation, initiative, and thought leadership, Rex has consistently overcome complex assignments and goes beyond the task at hand to pro-actively resolve the needs of the future. He is a role model of servant leadership, a polished communicator and an expert in the fields of digital transformation, collaboration, social business, and business intelligence. His success in a "business values approach" to leveraging innovation & technology has been featured in CIO Magazine, IT Canada, Forrester and is a case study in the best-selling book, "Groundswell: Winning in a world transformed by Social Technologies" by Charlene Li & Josh Bernoff, and in the book "Business Goes Virtual: Realizing the Value of Collaboration, Social and Virtual Strategies" by J.P. Girard, C. Gordon, J.L. Girard Specialties: Digital Technology, e-Commerce, Web Experience, Mobile Apps, Social Computing, Social Media, Analytics, Data Warehousing, Collaboration, Innovation, IT Operations, Enterprise 2.0, Agile, Portals, Business Process Automation, Enterprise Architecture, Strategy