IT consultancy F12 appoints first chief technology officer

20 November 2019 Consulting.ca

F12.net Inc., an Edmonton-headquartered IT consulting firm, has appointed company veteran Calvin Engen as its first chief technology officer.

Founded in 1996, F12 has seen solid growth over the past 24 years. The firm has expanded to nine offices across Canada, serving organizations in Alberta, British Columbia, and Ontario.

The firm delivers technology consulting and managed services, tackling IT strategy, network infrastructure, and business intelligence. F12 also provides comprehensive cybersecurity assessments, as well as cloud computing strategy and managed services.

Clients across a range of industries, including oil & gas, manufacturing, and construction, look to F12 for comprehensive IT programs. This includes system strategy, hardware and software procurement, lifecycle management, training, app support, and threat protection.

IT consultancy F12 appoints first chief technology officer

F12 has now appointed Calvin Engen as its first CTO. In the role, Engen will be responsible for platform innovation, solution engineering, and information security for all F12 employees and clients.

Engen joined the firm in 2006 as a technician, rising to the level of IT consultant, and then senior IT consultant. In 2012 he was promoted to director of IT, and since then has helped drive the firm’s security posture, service delivery, and technology offerings, including the launch of the company's cloud services.

Engen is a regular speaker at conferences on the topics of data privacy, cybersecurity, and cloud services.

“Calvin is adamant that our entire industry must mature and embrace standards and accountability which he has made his personal mission through F12,” said CEO Alex Webb. “Time and again, Calvin has equipped F12 and our clients to seize technology’s benefits and avoid its pitfalls. Which is why we are lucky to have him lead our technology development.”


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