Shawn Derby is CGI's Senior Vice President for Western Canada and is responsible for CGI's business operations, client relations and member engagement across the CGI Western Business Unit. Mr. Derby joined CGI in October 2010 and brings over 25 years of experience in the information technology sector and has worked primarily in Western Canada.
Mr. Derby leads a team of over 800 professionals who work with a wide range of clients in both the public and private sector, helping them leverage information technology solutions to the benefit of their organizations and stakeholders. CGI develops and provides solutions for organizations across all industries, with a focus on applying technology to competitive advantage and positive return on investment.
Prior to joining CGI, Mr. Derby was the Chief Operating Officer for Kryos Systems, a privately held software and professional services firm focused on developing portal and mobile based solutions and intellectual capital.
Mr. Derby began his career at IBM Canada Ltd where he held a variety of business development and management positions, most recently Territory Executive, Alberta Private Sector.
Mr. Derby is a graduate of the University of Regina with a Bachelor of Business Administration. He has also completed the IBM Harvard Premier Program and the IBM Leadership Program at Boston University School of Management..