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Title: Global Chair
Fields of operation: Business (non digital), Professional Service
Bill Hutchison is an international business and social entrepreneur and today he is Chair and CEO of Hutchison Management International, Founding Chair of the i-CANADA Alliance that has been created as a national movement to raise Canada to Global Intelligent Nation status and he is the Board Chair of SAVI, a five year multi university Internet and cloud computing research program led by the University of Toronto and funded by industry and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. He was Global Chairman, Telecommunications Industry and National Managing Partner, IT Consulting and Integration for Ernst & Young and Executive Director, Intelligent Communities for Waterfront Toronto. During his career Bill has been the founding CEO of four successful business start-ups and CEO of three corporate turnarounds in the computer manufacturing and software industries. As a social entrepreneur he has been the founding chair or founding director of twelve industry and social consortia and foundations including CATA, Precarn, CANARIE, the Canadian Information Productivity Awards, the Kids’ Internet Safety Alliance and the i-CANADA Alliance. He was Vice Chair of Canada’s National Advisory Board for Science and Technology, chaired by the Prime Minister of Canada and during the past twenty years he has served as a Director or Board Chair of fifteen public and private business firms in Canada and the United States. Bill has been recognized for his work in the Smart City/Intelligent Community field by the first Lifetime Achievement Award granted by the New York based Intelligent Community Forum. In 2009 and again in 2010 he was named “One of the Top 35 people in the World to watch in Real Estate Technology” and in 2004 he was named “One of Canada’s Top 30 Movers and Shakers in Information, Communications and Technology over the past 30 Years”. Bill is a registered professional engineer, a Fellow of the Canadian Information Processing Society and a Member of the Hall of Fame of the Canadian Information Productivity Awards. He has received the 2010 Global Digital Impact Award from Realcomm Conferences, the Norman Halford Award for Integrity and Excellence in the information technology profession from the Canadian Information Processing Society and the Private Sector Leadership Award in Advanced Technology from the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance.