Tracy Dallaire


Tracy Dallaire, the inaugural Director of Information Security Services at McMaster University is a leader in Cyber and Information Security and a digital strategist. In this newly created position, Dallaire is developing and leading an IT Security roadmap for the institution as part of the McMaster IT Strategic Plan. Dallaire is also leading the Institution's IT Security Services Team as a member of the AVP and CTO leadership team. She brings her well-established collaborative approach and deep experience leading teams through advanced implementation of emerging digital technologies such as Cyber Security, AR/ VR, Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things. With 25 years of public sector experience, most recently from Mohawk College where she has help positions of Senior Director Technology Integration Academic and Senior Director IT Strategy, Cyber and Archicture respectively. Prior to Mohawk, Dallaire worked at eHealth Ontario as their Chief Audit, Risk and Compliance Officer and previously held roles in the provincial government Treasury Board, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, among other Ontario ministires and public sector organizations. Tracy has a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario, a Master's in Public Policy and Public Administration from Concordia and is a Certified Management Consultant. She is actively involved in promoting STEM and Information Security as an academic and career path as a member of a number of Program Advisory Committees, STEM Advisory Committees and Women in Technology initiatives.