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Melanie Gilbert (she/her)

Partner, Public Sector Canada, IBM

Melanie Gilbert is a Partner at IBM that actively engages the Canadian​ ​Federal Government in​ ​re-thinking how technology can transform lives. Her passion for this topic has led to frequent​ ​public speaking engagements. She takes immense pride in her team’s delivery and growth of​ ​some of IBM​ ​Canada’s largest services engagements.

As a leader she believes in mentorship and sponsorship. She is an active member of Advancing​ ​Women in IBM Consulting and through the​ ​independent organization Women in Technology she​ ​is currently mentoring​ ​both consultants and executives alike. Her work in this space has led to​ ​her nomination in 2021 for the prestigious IBM Judy Huber award.

Melanie is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Emlyon, France​ ​where she teaches “AI​ ​and Disruptive Technologies Applied to Commerce” within the Masters of Science (MSc) in​ ​Digital Marketing and Data Science department.

Sessions

The power of transforming government services - we all saw the results through the pandemic

November 2, 2022  5:15 PM – 6:15 PM
We will discuss major aspects of service transformation most-relevant in today's forward-looking Government. Panelists will provide real-world examples of what this can look like, share insights on how to make it easier, and suggest how to avoid common missteps in order to be ready for tomorrow. See more.