Lisa Carroll is the Canadian Public Sector Lead for Microsoft Canada. Her most recent role prior to joining was as the Senior Vice-President, National Capital Region at CGI.
Lisa’s 27-year IT career has included leadership roles with other leading Canadian organizations, such as Sierra Systems, University Health Network, Liberty Technology Services and Compugen Systems Ltd. Her passions include supporting a strong Canadian economy by enabling a healthy ICT Sector and helping clients deliver on their commitments to the Citizens of Canada. She is currently co-chair of the Information Technology Association of Canada’s (ITAC) Diversity and Inclusion Committee, formerly she was Vice-Chair Director on the National Board and chair of ITAC’s Ontario Board. She also has participated in many advocacy councils with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce. Lisa is a recipient of the Silver Stevie Award – Canadian Female Executive of the Year (2013), Information Technology Association of Canada’s (ITAC) Volunteer of the Year Award (2013), and the Queen’s Jubilee Award (2013).
Outside of work, Lisa focuses on her family and friends. She enjoys golfing, skiing, the outdoor life in Ottawa and walking her dog.
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