Dave Kemp, SM IEEE, FEIC
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Dave Kemp received his diploma in Electronics Engineering Technology
from the Manitoba Institute of Technology, and a certificate in
Industrial Management and Administration from the Canadian Institute of
Management, University of Manitoba. In 1997 Dave was conferred the
distinction of Fellow of The Engineering Institute of Canada (FEIC).
His industrial experience encompasses involvement with a major Canadian
telco for 35 years, including extensive project management
responsibilities, systems engineering, corporate planning, human
resource development, customer service, research and development
management, international consulting, information systems architecture
development, and information systems applications development.
Throughout Dave's telecom career he was project manager for most of the
largest corporate information technology initiatives including regular
telco billing, Internet billing, and customer management relationship
systems. He is well versed in all aspects of project methodologies,
tools, planning and standards. In 1994 he lead a national project team
developing a national testing and fault management system for a
consortium of telecommunications carriers. Responsibilities in the last
few years included Year 2000 compliance for the telco advanced division
as well as a subsidiary Internet service provider. In 2000, he was
promoted from MIS manager to Acting Director of Information Technology.
He has also served as a board member for the Electronics Industry
Association of Manitoba, and the Canadian Institute of Management. For
thirty-six years he has been an active member of the Institute of
Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). His Volunteer activity
included all local senior executive positions, Board experience for the
IEEE Engineering Management and Professional Communication Societies;
two years as President of IEEE Canada, and IEEE Board Secretary in 2000.
In 2000 and 2001 he served on the Board of Directors of the IEEE
Canadian Foundation. Dave has received numerous international awards for
innovation and leadership.