David Markwell

David Markwell
David Markwell
SVP of Technology
Loblaw Companies Limited
Loblaw is Canada's food and pharmacy leader, with a network of corporate and independently- operated stores in communities across the country, and employing close to 200,000 Canadians.
Since joining Loblaw in 2007, David has held many executive roles in IT. He is currently the Senior Vice-President, Information Technology, responsible for all technology functions at Loblaw Companies.
David holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Toronto, an MBA from the Schulich School of Business and is a member of both the Professional Engineers of Ontario and Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.
David is currently an Adjunct Professor at the Smith School of Business at Queen's University, where he teaches IT Strategy in both the BCom undergraduate and MBA graduate programs.
David is a member of the Board of Directors for the Foundation for Student Achievement and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.
In his spare time, David enjoys hanging out with his five kids, running, reading and travelling.

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January 21
1:00 pm1:30 pm

Retailers are facing new challenges and need to change how work gets done. Forward-looking companies like Loblaw utilize automation to create intelligent workflows and deploy digitally through hybrid multi-clouds. Intelligent workflows allow retailers to increase the confidence and speed in how decisions are made, create more meaningful experiences for customers and employees and improve… Read more