President and CEO — Robin Winsor

President and CEO — Robin Winsor

Robin Winsor is a technology leader and entrepreneur who has led several organizations from start-up and growth to international success. He has worked in both the commercial and non-profit sectors, specializing at the crossroads where information technology is applied to traditional sectors such as oil and gas and health. He is often sought as a speaker on the use of technology for the public good.

Before joining Cybera as President and CEO in 2010, Robin invented and developed the world’s first direct digital x-ray system. The company he formed around this, Imaging Dynamics, won the 2005 Cool Companies Award for being an innovative and exciting place to work. He is a past recipient of a Manning Innovation Award, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and in 2012, received a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for outstanding service to Canada. He holds multiple patents and has authored standards that are still used in the medical, well-logging and seismic industries.

Robin Winsor Presentations

OpenStack Summit May 2015

OpenStack

Cybera was the first user of OpenStack, outside of Rackspace and NASA. Watch Robin tell Cybera's story.

Video

CRTC hearing December 2014

Robin at CRTC

Cybera presents at the CRTC hearing about reviewing wholesale services.

Video

Building 43

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What is cyberinfrastructure? What exactly does Cybera do? Here, Robin breaks it all down.

Blog Posts

  • Low Earth Orbit Satellites

    There is a new kind of satellite service on the horizon that could make it easier for more people to get broadband internet coverage.

    What is Canada's average internet speed?

    What is Canada's average internet speed? This is a question that has been asked around our office for the past few months.

    A rationalization of the irrational – Happy Pi Day!

    This year will be a once-in-a-century Pi Day. March 14, 2015, at 9:26 a.m. will create the first eight digits of Pi in perfect order. This won’t be happening for another century, so it’s best to get your Pi day celebrations planned now!

    A blog of ice: could Iceland be the ideal home for the world's ICT?

    Europe’s largest networking conference – which took place at the end of May – proved to be an excellent showcase of the natural beauty and bountiful energy resources of its host country, Iceland, as Robin Winsor shows…

  • Electronic tracking could help our healthcare issues

    A trip to the annual meeting of the American Association of the Advancement of Science (AAAS) had Robin Winsor wondering about the use of existing IT technologies to solve pockets of health crises around Canada.

  • Cost-cutting connections

    In Alberta today, rates paid by not-for-profit institutions are around one hundred times higher than US wholesale rates. This is an issue Cybera is hoping to make people more aware of, and also one that — in our own way — we are trying to address…

  • Alberta needs a stronger business drive

    What is actually holding Alberta back from becoming the next Silicon Valley? A lack of resources? Or its own inhibitions? This was a major issue for discussion at the Tech Futures Summit 2011, held in Banff from August 29-31 by Alberta Innovates — Technology Futures.

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