Director, Digital Lab and Digital ID Programs, Service New Brunswick
Colleen Boldon is a 30 year veteran of the Information Technology Industry with leadership roles in Private Sector, Academic and Government. Her extensive experience in public sector includes ICT Investment and Sector Development, the Information Highway, Employment Development and IT Operations. Most recently, as Director of Information Management and Technology at Department of Transportation, she was seen as a Change Agent leading one of government’s largest most complex IT organizations through a multi-year restructuring program achieving significant budget and headcount reductions while increasing project and program efficiency.
In her current role she is responsible for the Digital Lab and Digital Identity Programs under a new Service New Brunswick initiative called Smart Province. As Director, she leads a diverse team of highly motivated, public and private sector, resources in an open lab environment with a mandate to leverage technologies to accelerate the integration, development and growth of Digital solutions in the public sector.
Colleen holds a BBA from the University of New Brunswick. She is passionate about New Brunswick and a proud Canadian who has brought her knowledge and energy to many boards across the public sector, her community and nationally. She was also recognized by SportNB for her contributions to the development of girls in Sport in New Brunswick.Colleen currently represents New Brunswick on the Joint Councils Identity Management Sub-Committee and the Digital Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) Board of Directors and their Trust Framework Expert Committee where she is seen as a key contributor to the development of national standards to support the Canadian Digital Economy called the Pan-Canadian Trust Framework (PCTF).