Bernie Kollman ICD.D

Ms. Kollman is currently a Forum Chair of MacKay CEO Forums, leading a peer mentoring group of CEOs and executives to assist with their biggest challenges and to drive stronger business results. Bernie retired from IBM Canada Ltd. serving as Vice President of IBM’s Public Sector business in Alberta for ten years, contributing to that organization for over 30 years. She has been described by clients and colleagues as an independent thinker with high integrity who is also passionate, principled, customer driven, goal oriented and innovative.

Bernie is an active community leader with a track record of spearheading initiatives to address specific community needs and a dedicated volunteer to many others. She is currently Chair of the Travel Alberta Board of Directors, Board Member and past Campaign Chair for the United Way of the Alberta Capital Region, Member of the Board of Compute Canada, Advisory Board member of Arrkann Trailer & RV Centre, Executive Committee of the Institute of Corporate Directors Edmonton and a Member of the International Women’s Forum. She is also Past Chair and Board Member of the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, former Co-Chair and Founder of the IBM Alberta Centre for Advanced Studies and previously Chair and Founder of the Canadian Information Processing Society Women in Technology group.