Stephen Abraham is the Director of Examinations at the Medical Council of Canada. He is a seasoned executive with a professional career spanning 35 years working in several sectors including assessment, education, insurance, software development, telecommunications, Information Technology consulting and broadcast television in roles including Software Developer, IT Director, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Information Officer, Business Unit Director and Founder and CEO of an Innovative Startup. Board positions held include an elected Board position on the Algonquin College Board of Governors, President of local chapter of Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, Director and Chair of the Ontario Council of College CIOs, Director of the Canadian Council of College CIOs and Director of Programs of the Ottawa Chapter of the CIO Association of Canada.
Throughout his career, Mr. Abraham has been in continual pursuit of unique and innovative ways to use emerging technologies to improve organizational effectiveness and efficiency. With a passion for collaborative teamwork to create meaningful, positive change, he has led large-scale organizational changes through the conception, development, introduction and support of transformational systems and processes. He graduated Magna Cum Laude, on the Dean’s Honour Roll with an Honours B.Sc. in Computer Science (University of Ottawa). Believing in lifelong learning, he completed further studies in areas including Artificial Intelligence (MIT), Executive Management (McGill University), Executive Leadership (Queen's University), Financial Securities (Canadian Securities Institute) and Project Management (Project Management Institute). Stephen is a father of four adult children and long-time resident in the Briargreen community in Ottawa west where he lives with his wife, artist Patricia Kenny.