Board of Directors

Cybera’s directors have a shared interest in Alberta’s innovation ecosystem. Focused on the big picture, they help guide the organization while representing the interests of members and partners.


Roy Daykin



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Edward Lipin

Vice Chair

Edward Lipin is the Director of Technology at Medicine Hat Public School Division.


Shari Baraniuk

Shari Baraniuk is a CIO at the University of Alberta.

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   Trevor Butler

Trevor is a Senior Municipal Management Consultant at Tantus Solutions Group.

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David Castle

Dr. David Castle is a Professor of science, technology and innovation policy in the School of Public Administration and the Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria.

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Zoe Harrison

Zoe Harrison is a Strategy & Innovation Consultant.

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Heather McRae

Heather McRae is a Dean Emeritus and Professor at MacEwan University.


Darren Schell

Darren Schell is the Associate Vice-President Information Technology and CIO at the University of Lethbridge.


John Schutte

John Schutte is the Director of Information Technology at Calgary Catholic School Division.


Susan Skone

Dr. Susan Skone is an Associate Vice-President (Research) and an Associate Professor in Geomatics Engineering at the University of Calgary.

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Jo-Anne Yau

Jo-Anna Yau is a Litigation, Intellectual Property, and Innovations Lawyer at Miles Davidson LLP.