As Chief Technology and Innovation Officer at the WSIB, Samantha is responsible for digital transformation, leveraging technology and customer experience to streamline processes, provide value and modernize the business. She owns the establishment and execution of the enterprise-wide IT strategy that drives IT service excellence, directs innovation and develops the capabilities and capacity to support evolving business needs, while ensuring the highest possible value from technology assets and investments.
Samantha has over 20 years of experience in IT leadership roles. In previous positions with eHealth Ontario, Accenture, and the Ontario Public Service, she led the design and implementation of large-scale digital transformative initiatives.
Currently Samantha serves on the Board of Directors for Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre. She has been a past Board member of the CIO Association of Canada and the Institute for Citizen-Centred Services. Samantha holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) and a PhD from Queen's University in Belfast and is an accredited Project Management Professional.