As vice president and chief information officer, Corbin Kerr has overall responsibility for the Information Technology and Services (ITS) division. ITS delivers a comprehensive set of information technologies and related applications development, management and operations services in support of all corporate programs and data holdings. The division also includes responsibility for coordinating CIHI’s liaison with external health information standards–setting bodies, such as Canada Health Infoway and provincial councils, and for contributing to the development of pan-Canadian health infostructure standards.
Mr. Kerr joined CIHI from the Ontario government, where he held executive responsibilities for the IT operations of major ministries. Most recently, he was the cluster CIO for the ministries of Community and Social Services and of Children and Youth Services. Prior to that, Mr. Kerr held CIO or executive-level positions responsible for IT operations in the ministries of Government Services and Transportation. In these roles, he led a number of large-scale transformations, ranging from major infrastructure consolidations to enterprise-wide application renewals that helped the ministries better deliver their business objectives.
Mr. Kerr holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Guelph, where he majored in computing and information science.