Keith Jansa

Keith Jansa is the Executive Director of the CIO Strategy Council. Keith brings 15+ years of public, private and not-for profit experience leading diverse teams to generate successful business strategies and deliver client-focused solutions and meaningful results. Keith has particular subject matter expertise in the strategic application of standards for creating secure, privacy-preserving technologies. He works with Canada’s most forward-thinking Chief Information Officers and executive technology leaders to collectively accelerate the pace of digital transformation and advance Canada’s position in the global digital economy. In his previous role as Vice President of Standards and Innovation at the Council, Keith provided executive leadership in the design and successful accreditation of the Council’s standards-setting process to drive the creation of national standards to advance Canada’s digital economy. Keith is also Chair of Innovate Cities, an appointed member of Ontario’s Health Data Council, and chair of its Strategic Working Group on Data Stewardship. Keith holds a Bachelor in Health Sciences honours degree from the University of Ottawa. He is married to his university sweetheart, Kayla Jansa, and loves chasing after his 3 children.