André Leduc

André Leduc

Vice-President, Government Relations & Policy, Information Technology Association of Canada (

With over 17 years of experience in ICT and cybersecurity policy in the Canadian government, Andre has appeared in front parliamentary committees, led international working groups and represented Canada at the OECD, the G7(8), the Wassenaar Arrangement, the Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group and the London Action Plan.

As ITAC’s Vice-President of Government Relations and Policy, Andre is an advocate on policy issues important to the ICT industry, helping members to navigate the federal government procurement framework, facilitating public/private innovation and collaboration, and improving the delivery of public services. Andre holds an MBA from Royal Roads University and studied economics at Ottawa University.

Being a better buyer, and a better seller

Breakout stage 3

What can vendors do to work better with the government? And how can the government change the ways it procures so the best solution gets into the hands of citizens quickly? These questions are the elephant in the room of many IT projects—and this workshop looks at how to address them. In a unique format […]