As the vice president and chief information officer, Ron Huxter oversees CIHI’s information technology and services operations, including the continuous improvement of existing operations and the vetting and introduction of new technologies to help CIHI achieve its strategic goals and outcomes. Mr. Huxter has a strong public-sector background and experience implementing new technologies in complex, large-scale systems with an emphasis on the needs of the client and service excellence.
For more than 30 years, he has held senior roles in different ministries of the Ontario public service (OPS). Previous positions include the provincial chief technology officer and chief information officer for the OPS central agencies. Major accomplishments include the introduction and implementation of software-as-a-service (SaaS) and cognitive computing technologies.
Mr. Huxter holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics from the University of Toronto.