PRESIDENT AND DIRECTOR OF THE SECOPS PROGRAM
Jean-Philippe is the Chief Postal Inspector of the Canada Post Corporation and a graduate of the Royal Military College of Canada with a Bachelor of Engineering and Management degree, and a Master's degree in Public Management from École nationale d’administration publique (ENAP). As an officer with the Royal 22e Régiment, he served in operations in Canada and abroad; he taught at the Infantry School; and held staff positions at the 1st Canadian Division and at National Defense Headquarters in Ottawa.
Following his retirement from the Canadian Armed Forces in 2001, he joined the private sector and led a management consulting division, specializing in the management of enterprise-wide harmonization programs and initiatives; and served as Executive Director of Security Operations at the Privy Council Office. His accumulated knowledge and experience in the public and private sectors also enabled him to teach at the postgraduate level in various fields such as strategic management, crisis management, diagnosis and organizational design, dashboard and leadership skills. In recent years, he developed an Integrated Business Management Framework that enables senior executives to undertake and lead transformational initiatives.
During his career, Jean-Philippe also acted as a School Board Trustee; coached various sports and presided over a sports association in the National Capital Region; and is currently serving on a Board of Directors for a Knowledge Institute in the health sector.
Jean-Francois "JF" Sauriol
Jean-François Sauriol has been involved in the in the information security field for over 30 years. As the CSA at SecurityJF Inc., JF leads a flourishing Professional Services Security Practice with clients from both the public and private sectors. JF specialises, among other topics, in Cyber-security, organisational policies and standards, risk management and developing and providing training programs on multiple aspects of information security.
JF is an (ISC)2 accredited training trainer and has directed the curriculum for the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) ITSec course for almost 20 years ensuring its evolution following the myriad of developments in organisational security and cyber-security. He has also offered a complete suite of security courses for the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) for members of the Canadian government.
JF has created a whole series of Cyber-security and anti-bullying workshops for French and English schools (3rd to 12th grades & University) since 2006. He has been invited to lead over 300 such workshops by French and English school boards and community associations in Ontario and Québec to engage students, parents and teachers on cyber-security and the prevention of cyber-bullying. He has also been invited at educational conferences to address cyber-bullying, its root causes and winning combat strategies.
M. Sauriol is also the Vice President of the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) of Le Conseil des écoles catholique du centre-Est (CECCE) in the Ottawa area.
M. Sauriol is also the CISO for Notarius Inc. in Montréal offering corporate solutions for the long term reliability of identities and documents based on an accredited Public Key Infrastructure (PKI).
From left to right, starting in the rear: Ron Reddick; Maxime Courchesne; Daniel Pelletier; Jean-François Sauriol; Rennie Marcoux; Jean-Philippe Caron
Front row: Dr. Mark Raizenne; Anick Lozier; Muriel Earle; Lyne Jutras; Brian Deeks
Missing: Isabelle Veilleux; Ann Seguin-Huska; Caroline Kekanovitch; Dr. Christian Leuprecht