Shane Schick is the Editor-in-Chief of IT World Canada, a media company that brings together communities of technology professionals.
Shane joined the IT Business Group in 1997 as a staff writer for Computer Dealer News. In 2000, he was appointed the company’s first full-time online editor, launching ITBusiness.ca in 2001. Shane later edited Computing Canada and oversaw its integration and redesign as part of ComputerWorld Canada following the merger of the IT Business Group and IT World in 2007. As Editor-in-Chief, he is in charge of editorial strategy for all of IT World Canada’s print publications, Web sites and events including CIO Canada, Network World Canada and CDN. Shane has a B.A.A. in journalism from Ryerson Polytechnic University. Shane has made a number of appearances on TV and radio, including CBC Newsworld, discussing Canadian technology trends and wrote a column about technology for the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business. In 2006, Shane received the Innovation Award for Excellence in Science and Technology Reporting from the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance.