JO ANN DIZY

Executive Director, AceTech Ontario

Jo Ann Dizy has been the Executive Director of AceTech Ontario since March 2008. In this role, Jo Ann is responsible for the successful leadership and management of this members-based organization dedicated to the professional development of CEOs of Technology Companies. She establishes and executes major goals and objectives for the organization, and implements the policies established by the Board. She provides leadership, direction and guidance to all of AceTech Ontario’s activities and staff.

Prior to joining AceTech Ontario, Jo Ann held many increasingly senior positions with Scotiabank. Her last role was Director, Special Projects within the Integrated Business Solutions division, where she was responsible for leading and managing numerous and varied projects for Retail Lending as well as lending support to other areas of the Bank. Her largest project was to create and deliver the training for the Spring Lending Campaign to all branch sales staff in Canada. This was accomplished by broadcasting live, via satellite, to 25 sites nationally over two days, and Jo Ann co-facilitated the event as well as leading the team that created the highly successful and interactive training session.

Jo Ann earned her MBA at the Schulich School of Business with a double major in Finance and Strategy, and her Honours Bachelors of Fine Arts from York University.