Alex Benay is the Chief Information Officer of Canada and Deputy Minister at the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. Prior to his appointment in April 2017, Alex was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation since July 2014. From 2009 to 2014, Alex was Vice-President of Government Affairs at OpenText.
Alex was recently named to Apolitical’s international list of the 100 most influential people in digital government. He is also the author of Canadian Failures, an anthology of essays from prominent Canadians openly talking about failure, and Government Digital, an in-depth look at how modern governments are tackling digital change.