Arlene McDonald is a senior executive with over 25 years of experience leading major initiatives across a range of portfolios. She is currently the Chief Information Officer at Farrow – a customs, trade compliance and logistics organization – leading digital transformation and corporate systems. Arlene has previously served as Vice President, Corporate Services and Risk Management at PointClickCare, a market leader in web-based electronic health records, Director of Information Technology Services at the Region of Waterloo, Manager of IT Operations at Georgian College as well as professor at Georgian and Conestoga College.
Since 2018, Arlene has been on the board of directors of the CIO Association of Canada – the nation’s only professional association for IT executives focused on education, networking, and knowledge-sharing. She is an active member of her community as a hockey coach for her children’s teams and Rotary Club member.