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Greg Lane, FCIPS, I.S.P., ITCP


Greg Lane, FCIPS, I.S.P., ITCP, MBA, is the Chair of the Canadian Council of Information Technology Professionals for CIPS.  He is also Director, Business Development for Avanade Inc. 

At CIPS, Greg served as spokesperson on Information Technology (IT) issues related to the profession, the industry, and the organization.  He helped market professionalism and the Information Systems Professional (I.S.P.) designation in Canada.   Greg also worked closely with all levels of the Canadian government to create awareness and a better understanding about the importance of the I.S.P. designation.  He served as CIPS Vice President from 2007 to 2008, Past President from 2004 to 2005, CIPS President from 2003 to 2004, and CIPS Vice President from 2003 to 2004, from May 2001 to May 2002, Greg was a CIPS Director-at-Large and appointed as the organization's Marketing Director.  At that time, Greg played a vital role in the promotion of CIPS's four, national programs: I.S.P. Week, Women in IT, IT Week and INFORMATICS.  The programs demonstrated CIPS as a truly, national organization to the IT industry and the Canadian government.

Greg is currently employed with Avanade as the Director, Business Development Public Service for Canada. Prior to joining Avanade, Greg worked with Accenture in a Business Development role in the Public Service Group in Ottawa. Before Accenture Greg held senior leadership roles at Microsoft, Deloitte Consulting, Bell Canada and EDS.

Greg has lectured at the University of Ottawa in the administration faculty on Governance and IT and is a fellow of the Centre on Governance. Greg has also contributed to Lac Carling Review on the same topic.

Greg served as President of CIPS Ottawa from 1999 to 2000.  Prior to 1999, he was a member of the CIPS Ottawa Program Committee.  Greg was a former Chair of the Public Sector Business Committee for the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC).  Today, Greg continues to participate in various CIPS initiatives related to IT professionalism.  Greg is also the proud father of five children.

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