Infoway is managed by a team of seasoned professionals who are specialists in their respective fields, including healthcare, administration, information technology and privacy.
Michael Green has an international reputation and proven track record of transforming health care through the use of digital health.
As President and Chief Executive Officer of Canada Health Infoway, he works with Infoway’s jurisdictional partners and other key stakeholders to accelerate the development and adoption of digital health in Canada, which will provide clinicians and patients with information they need to support safer care decisions and a more modern and sustainable health care system for all Canadians.
Prior to his role at Infoway, Michael was President and CEO, Americas Region with Agfa Healthcare Inc. In this capacity, he led the transformation of radiology from film to digital in many jurisdictions across Canada and globally, making him an early visionary in the way digital health solutions can help make public health systems more sustainable and improve the patient experience. Michael has strong leadership and communications skills; he is a strategic thinker with a proven track record of bringing the best international research and innovation to Canada to advance the digital health agenda, create jobs and stimulate economic growth.
Michael has a diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences from the London Metropolitan University and spent his early career working at King’s College Hospital in the UK. In 2012 he was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his contribution to the Canadian Health IT industry. He is a member of the ITAC (Information Technology of Canada) Health Board of Directors and served as Board Chair from 2009 – 2012.
As Corporate Human Resources Executive, Maureen Berry is responsible for setting the tone of Infoway’s organizational culture. As such, she oversees the development and implementation of Infoway’s human resource strategy, programs and practices, which are designed to support the attraction and retention of a highly skilled work force, dedicated to the achievement of the Infoway mandate.
Prior to joining Infoway, Maureen was Vice-President, Human Resources for Certicom Corp., Vice-President of Human Resources for NRX Global Corp. and Vice-President Human Resources Consulting for Mainstream Access Corp. She has worked at the national and international levels in structuring and managing human resource corporate and consulting functions. Her experience includes consulting and professional services with Coopers and Lybrand as well as with other firms in Canada.
Maureen holds a BA Honours in theology from Concordia University (Loyola), Montreal, and she did her MA coursework in theology at the University of Toronto.
As Chief Operating Officer, Denis Gauthier is responsible for leading and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the corporation. He provides strategic alignment and integration of operational activities, governance and due diligence processes, major process improvement initiatives and operational tactics to translate Infoway objectives into results.
Denis joined Infoway after a long and successful career with the federal government where he held a number of senior posts, including Assistant Deputy Minister, Economic Development and Corporate Finance at Finance Canada, and Assistant Deputy Minister, Information, Analysis and Connectivity at Health Canada. As part of his responsibilities, he was the main policy advisor on economic development measures for 12 federal budgets. Throughout his public service, he played an integral role in shaping policies for agriculture, infrastructure, transport, science and technology, energy, natural resources and the environment. He was deeply involved in advancing an innovation agenda, developing initiatives to support Canada’s economic recovery, and creating the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Canada Health Infoway and PPP Canada.
Denis received his bachelor’s degree in economics from l’Université de Montréal, and his master’s and PhD in economics from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. In 2013, he was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his contribution to economic policy-making in Canada.
Dennis Giokas is Chief Technology Officer for Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and heads up the Emerging Technology Group. He is responsible for four corporate priorities: the definition of health information and communications technology solutions, advice on innovative and disruptive health information technology, Infoway’s International Services, and the Health System Use (secondary use of data) agenda. Dennis oversees the architecture aspects of Infoway’s new digital health investment areas as well as the tracking, evaluation, and promotion of enabling technology and standards innovations. He is also responsible for international standards activities, particularly with regard to IHTSDO and HL7.
Dennis has more than three decades of experience in the information management and information technology field, having held positions at Sapient Corporation, notably as Vice-President and Managing Director of its Canadian subsidiary. He has held senior positions with Digital Equipment Corporation, including those of Consulting Engineer and Group Technical Director. And he has consulted on information technology strategy in a number of industries including health care, financial services, insurance and energy services.
Dennis has served as a board director of COACH, Canada’s health informatics association, and HL7 International Inc. He is the chair of the IHTSDO General Assembly. He holds two patents for software innovations and has one industrial design patent. Dennis has a master’s degree in music from the New England Conservatory of Music and was working on his PhD in music theory when he became interested in computer science. He has a M.Sc. in computer science from Boston University.
Trevor Hodge is responsible for Infoway's investment strategies, information and technology directions, electronic medical record investment program, as well as project investments in Western, Northern and Atlantic Canada.
Prior to joining Infoway in April 2004, Trevor was the Health Practice Director for Sierra Systems, responsible for coordinating the firm’s health care business in Canada and the United States. Trevor previously held positions as Vice-President and part-owner of EDM Management Systems, as well as CIO for Alberta Health. He holds a master's of business administration degree from the University of Alberta and a bachelor of arts from the University of Otago (New Zealand).
Shelagh Maloney leads the development and execution of Infoway’s communications and marketing efforts including media relations, public opinion research, digital media, events planning and translation services. She is also responsible for corporate stakeholder engagement initiatives with the goal of strengthening relationships with key stakeholders both nationally and internationally.
Prior to assuming her current role, Shelagh held a number of senior positions at Infoway where she honed her relationship management skills and launched several new initiatives including the Innovation and Consumer Health Solutions investment programs, as well as Certification Services.
Shelagh is a member of the Board of her Local Health Integration Network and has sat on a number of boards. She has been Vice Chair of the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organization Management Board, President of COACH: Canada’s Health Informatics Association, and a member of the National Research Council’s Information Technology Institute Advisory Board.
As Chief Financial Officer, Sylvain Rocque leads the development of financial strategies and policies to fulfil Infoway's fiduciary responsibilities. He oversees a number of corporate functions including: finance and controllership; integrated risk management, compliance and audit; cash management and investments; procurement; information management and technology; investment programs management; and Board Secretariat and governance.
Sylvain joined Infoway in November 2005. Prior to Infoway, he gained extensive experience in financial management and in leading corporate functions working for various national not-for-profit organizations in the health sector. For 11 years, he was Chief Financial Officer for the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). While at CIHI, he was responsible for providing overall vision and direction for CIHI's strategies, programs, policies and information systems in the areas of finance, corporate administration and human resources. Sylvain was also responsible for the development and negotiation of a series of bilateral funding agreements with the federal, provincial and territorial jurisdictions.
Sylvain holds an executive MBA from Queen's University and a community college diploma in accounting. He also completed a certificate program in executive leadership from the Professional Development Centre at Queen's University School of Business. Sylvain is the recipient of various service awards including the prestigious 1985 Youth Year Medal awarded by the Premier of Ontario.
Dr. Jennifer Zelmer leads Infoway’s clinical adoption, innovation and consumer health initiatives, as well as communications. She also has executive responsibility for Infoway’s relationship with Ontario. Prior to joining Canada Health Infoway, she held a series of progressively responsible leadership positions in Canada and abroad, most recently as Chief Executive Officer of the International Health Terminology Standards Organization (IHTSDO) in Copenhagen and with the Canadian Institute for Health Information.
Jennifer received her PhD and her MA in economics from McMaster University and her B.Sc. in health information science from the University of Victoria. In addition to her role at Canada Health Infoway, she is the Editor-in-Chief of Healthcare Policy and is an Adjunct Faculty member at the University of Victoria, School of Health Information Science. Jennifer also serves on a range of health-related advisory committees and boards.
As Vice President, Clinical Systems Integration, Lynne Zucker is responsible for the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and Integration program and the Standards Collaborative at Canada Health Infoway.
Prior to joining Infoway in 2009, Lynne worked for more than 20 years in the IT industry, including leadership roles at Sun Microsystems and Apple Computer.
She is a professional engineer, holding a BASc in systems design engineering and a MASc in the management of technology, both from the University of Waterloo. Lynne currently serves as a director of the Canadian Education Association.