Denys Rivard has more than 30 years’ experience in general management and information technology (IT). He has spent the majority of his career with the IBM Corporation. With IBM, he served as vice-president in Canada, marketing operations manager for Asia, managing principal in the IBM Consulting in the United States and, for more than 20 years, as vice-president in IBM Global Services for Europe. Most recently, he performed several assignments as an IT management consultant and served as vice-president of Managed Services for Fujitsu Canada. Mr. Rivard has a strong interest in global economy and geopolitical trends and challenges, and holds a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science from Université Laval.