Angela Holtham has more than 40 years of experience on boards and in supporting fi-nance
functions, operations, intellectual property portfolio management and mergers and
acquisitions across various roles within the health and wellness and consumer products in-dustries.
She was CFO of The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), and of the $1-billion
Canadian subsidiary of Nabisco Inc. Holtham currently serves on the Board of Directors
of Jamieson Wellness, Oncolytics Biotech, Inc., Ontario Financing Authority and Compute
Canada. Read the article she wrote about women on boards, and the challenges that wom-en
still face to get their seat at the table, starting on page 25.
Michael Murphy is the area vice president and country manager of Citrix Systems Canada
Inc., where he is responsible for the overall management of Citrix’s Canadian offices, as well
as the company’s strategic direction in the Canadian marketplace. Murphy joined Citrix af-ter
spending more than 16 years with Symantec Corporation, where he held several senior
leadership roles in sales and systems engineering. Prior to Symantec, he held various techni-cal
positions responsible for information security within the Canadian federal government.
Considered one of Canada’s leading experts in Internet security, Murphy’s mandate is to
educate Canadian organizations and consumers on best practices for the protection against
security breaches. Read the article he wrote about mitigating risk when it comes to cyber-security,
starting on page 31.
Paul Burrin is an expert in how the intersection of technology, HR and marketing is chang-ing
work trends. He is vice president of Sage People, a global HR and people system, part
of Sage Business Cloud, which helps global mid-sized organizations apply new ways to
acquire, manage and engage their workforce. Read Burrin’s article about how Canadian
companies can improve productivity through greater workforce experiences, starting on
Heather Fraser is the co-founder of Rotman DesignWorks and adjunct professor at the
Rotman School of Management, the founder of Vuka Innovation and author of Design
Works: How to Tackle Your Toughest Innovation Challenges through Business Design. Read
Fraser’s article about how to build a culture of innovation in traditionally innovation-chal-lenged
industries, starting on page 37.
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