Joe AbiDoud is the CIO at HudBay Minerals. In that capacity, Joe supports more than 1,400 employees, with the majority of them in Flin Flon, a long time mining community in northern Manitoba where copper and zinc ore are extracted from a mine a mile underground. Prior to his time at HudBay, Joe was the Head of IT at Direct Energy Home & Business Services. His past experience also includes time as a Senior Consultant at Keane Canada, as a Senior Analyst at AT&T Canada, and as an Analyst at ScotiaBank. In 2011 Joe received a Computer World Premiere Top 100 Leadership award. In 2009 he was named a Top 25 CTO by CW Magazine and was recognized by the magazine for a Top 100 IT Project. Joe has an Engineering diploma from St. Mary’s University and a Technology diploma from The Information Technology Institute.