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Our seasoned advisory team have years of combined Business Continuity and Information Technology experience.

Alex Jankovic

Alex Jankovic, CMC, CBCP, AMBCI

President and Principal Consultant, Speaker

Mr. Jankovic is an IT Strategist and Business Continuity Management Consultant. He is an experienced Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and Information Technology Professional, Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) and IT Project Manager with broad expertise in business and IT continuity strategy, IT strategy, IT transformation, IT infrastructure and operations management. During his career, he provided technical leadership on several multi-million dollars IT implementation, transformation and project recoveries for both domestic and international clients, as well as the development and implementation of robust Business Continuity Management Programs.

In addition to his technical and business continuity expertise, Mr. Jankovic has proven communications and conflict management experience. He is highly regarded for building, managing and transforming disparate resources into cohesive effective teams that can finish projects on time and budget, as well as bring consensus from stakeholders. Mr. Jankovic’s experience stretches across public and private sectors, including financials, utilities, retail, healthcare and manufacturing.

Betsy Sayers

Betsy Sayers, MBCP, ICS400, ITIL

Senior Business Continuity Consultant, Trainer, Speaker

Betsy is a former: DRII & DRI Instructor, Director of Director IT Security & Continuity Management (CRA), Municipal Fire Chief and Municipal Community Emergency Management Coordinator

Betsy is the only known Canadian Business Continuity Professional with extensive training and incident response hot-seat experience in all 3 aspects of our industry (Business Continuity; IT/DR and Municipal Emergency Management).

Her experience spans 25 years as a highly successful employee, consultant, conference presenter, instructor and facilitator of all things EM/BCM/DR.

Betsy is the recipient of several awards in recognition of her contribution to the BCM and IT/DR industry including two Governor General medals and Lifetime Achievement awards from the World Conference on Disaster Management and the Disaster Recovery Institute Canada.

Now semi-retired Betsy is keen to share her knowledge, skills and template style intellectual property with others through training and advisory services.  Her ‘Ask Betsy’ sessions are extremely popular, and only available to the Government of Canada through StratoGrid Advisory.

Mark Koehler

Mark Koehler, B.Sc., B.Eng

Senior IT Security Architect

Mr. Koehler is a Senior IT Security Architect with over 20 years of experience in the industry. He has broad and deep expertise in IT Security, Governance and Compliance. He is experienced with CSAE 3416 and ISO 27001 audits. Mr. Koehler has conducted extensive threat and vulnerability risk assessments of network technologies and applications in a variety of sectors in conjunction with control gap analysis and remediation. In addition, Mr. Koehler has wide-ranging experience in the creation of security control designs for corporate infrastructures employing ISO/IEC 27002/27013, COBIT, PCI-DSS, PIPEDA, HIPAA & SOX frameworks and standards.

Mr. Koehler’s experience spans across the financial, manufacturing, utilities and communications sectors.

Jakub Pilkowski

Jakub Pilkowski, B.Soc.Sc, ABCP

Business Continuity Consultant

Mr. Pilkowski is a Business Continuity Associate and Creative Assistant. He has experience in a wide range of areas including finance, economics and marketing. He has assisted a variety of businesses with strategic planning as well as marketing campaigns.

Mr. Pilkowski holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences with a Major in Economics, and he is an Associate Business Continuity Professional (ABCP).

Omar Kitchlew

Omar Kitchlew, ITIL, VCP, CCEA

Senior IT Architect and Infrastructure Consultant

Mr. Kitchlew is a Senior IT Architect and Infrastructure Consultant. He has over 20 years of experience in IT Infrastructure, with a focus on Microsoft Technologies, Citrix and VMware virtualization solutions. He has been responsible for project management, design and implementation of many complex data centre consolidations and mid-scale to large-scale infrastructure environment designs and implementations.

Mr. Kitchlew has extensive experience in IT applications and systems in both public and private sectors, including healthcare, transportation and retail.

Slavica Frlic

Slavica Frlic

Senior Business Intelligence Architect

Ms. Frlic is a Senior Information Architect with almost twenty years of experience in IT Industry, specializing in Data Strategy and Architecture, Business Analysis, Business Intelligence and Analytics, Enterprise Data Integration, Solution Development and Project Management.

Ms. Frlic has proven record in delivering services in data management and reporting, data governance, database architecture and design and advanced analytics, as well as performance management, dimensional modeling and enterprise data integration across various industries in both public and private sector, including International Statistical Agencies and Government at the municipal, state and federal levels, Finance, Health and Insurance.

Stephen Mehta

Stephen Mehta, CBCP, CBCA, CISSP

Business Continuity Management Consultant

Mr. Mehta is an experienced Business Continuity Professional. He brings more than 8 years of experience in security, business impact analysis, emergency management and risk analysis, specializing in the financial sector. He has consulted for a variety of public and private organizations in all areas of business continuity.

Mr. Mehta holds a Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) and Certified Business Continuity Auditor (CBCA) certifications, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Infrastructure Protection and International Security.

IT Sec Guru

Peter Grewal, CCIE, CISSP, CCDP

Senior Network and Infrastructure Architect

Mr. Grewal is a Senior IT Network and Infrastructure Architect. He has over 15 years of experience in complex enterprise networking solutions, employing CISCO networking and security products. In addition, he has extensive and deep knowledge of F5 load balancers, CheckPoint firewalls and Juniper network and security solutions. Mr. Grewal was engaged on large-scale network transformation and cloud integration projects, where he delivered network architecture, design and implementation services.

Mr. Grewal has proven experience in both public and private sectors, including healthcare, financial, retail, manufacturing and communication.

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Why Choose StratoGrid Advisory

  • Vendor Agnostic

    We don't sell products! Our advice is never tied to a specific vendor product or solution. Our recommendations provide a framework for implementation that will work with any supplier or vendor. Our aim is to quickly understand our client's challenges and to make recommendations which will ensure positive long-term outcomes.

  • Nimble

    We can adapt to changing requirements quickly and effectively. Our operating environment ensures that we can provide a focused number of services and knowledge to our clients. Some organizations may struggle with operating in environments of constant change, but we can respond to challenges quickly and collaborate with all stakeholders to ensure the best possible outcomes.

  • Experienced

    Our team has many years of combined experience in a wide range of Information Technology and Business Continuity areas. We have worked with organizations of all sizes from both the private and public sectors. We have experienced a variety of both common and unique challenges along the way, which has allowed us to fine-tune our approach to ensure successful engagement delivery.

  • Local

    We are a Canadian company based in Ottawa, and we have an understanding of the local market’s unique challenges and dynamics. We are able to leverage our broad experience to deliver the best possible IT and Business Continuity Advisory solutions for our clients.

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