Bianca Wylie is a CIGI senior fellow. Her main areas of interest are procurement and public sector technology. Beyond her role at CIGI, Bianca leads work on public sector technology policy for Canada at Dgen Network and is the co-founder of Tech Reset Canada. Her work at CIGI focuses on examining Canadian data and technology policy decisions and their alignment with democratically informed policy and consumer protection.
Bianca has a dual professional background in technology and public engagement, having worked at both Thomson Reuters and Swerhun Facilitation. She is a strong advocate for open government. Bianca founded the Open Data Institute Toronto (2014), and co-founded Civic Tech Toronto (2016). In 2017, Bianca took part in a City Hall Task Force organized by the University of Toronto School of Public Policy and Governance and she sat on the Ontario International Open Data Charter Advisory Board. Bianca is a guest lecturer, a tech columnist and a speaker on open government and public sector technology policy. Bianca currently sits on the Toronto Public Library’s Innovation Council. She holds a bachelor of arts in political science from York University.