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Network Professional Association: Recipient of 2002 Best Networking Professional-Career Achievement Award Canadian, Stephen Ibaraki, I.S.P.,
took home the highest honor as the recipient of the international
NPA Career Achievement Award

"National Gary Hadford Award for Professional Achievement, Integrity, and Writing"
INDUCTION - IT Hall of Fame

IT Hero Award from ITAC and Industry Canada
IT Hero Award from ITAC and Industry Canada;
ITAC is the voice of the Canadian information technology industry

Top 3 awards: Computing Canada IT Leadership Lifetime achievement, Microsoft 2006 MVP, NPA Distinguished Fellow
Stephen Ibaraki: 3 Top Honours
Top Three Awards 2006 news


NPA Distinguished Fellow
Network Professional Association (NPA)
Stephen Ibaraki, DF/NPA
Distinguished Fellow

Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS)
Canadian Information Processing (CIPS)
Stephen Ibaraki, I.S.P.
Information Systems Professional

CIPS Fellow Member
Canadian Information Processing (CIPS)
Stephen Ibaraki, FCIPS
CIPS Fellow Member
SecTor Conference Advisory Committee
Stephen Ibaraki, FCIPS, I.S.P., DFNPA, CNP invited to SecTor Conference Advisory Committee



CIPS Founding Fellows Profile (Board Director, Vice-President, Chairman & President, Advisor to OEC--2005-Present):

NPA Founding Fellows Profile (Vice-Chair, Publisher, Managing Editor, Director Certification Board, Chair College of Distinguished Fellows, Chair Editorial Board, Board Director--2004-Present):

Stephen Ibaraki, FCIPS, I.S.P., DF/NPA, CNP, 'uniquely' holds more than 50 national and international awards and recognitions. For his outstanding lifetime contributions to information communication technology, a small sampling of Ibaraki's elections include: founding CIPS Fellow (FCIPS); founding NPA Distinguished Fellow (DFNPA); Canadian IT Hall of Fame (CIPS); Global Hall of Fame (as DFNPA); ICT Industry's only recipient of the Computing Canada IT Leadership Lifetime Achievement Award; after a worldwide search, inaugural recipient of the Global Lifetime Career Achievement Award for Professionalism (NPA, Network World, Network Computing, Novell, Interop Conferences, Networld+Interop); inaugural recipient of the IT Hero Award (Federal Government Industry Canada, Information Technology Association); National Gary Hadford Award for Professional Achievement (CIPS); National All-Star Team Award (DataTech); multiple teaching, writing, speaking awards/recognitions; ...

Stephen serves internationally with more than 60 concurrent roles and board positions. His first experiences with technology began in 1965 when he built his first analog computer and then quickly moving to digital technology, and software. He also is a retired educator in technology and business.

Stephen Ibaraki has written articles, papers, and reports on technology distributed worldwide; spoken at regional, national, and international conferences; been interviewed as an IT expert for the press and for Internet broadcasts with live questions and answers taken from users around the globe.

Founder and Chairman Technology Advisory Council Financial Services Roundtable (FSR: - 100 top CEOs in US financial services, $92.7 Trillion USD managed assets, $1.2 Trillion annual revenue) FinTech Ideas Festival (IFIF)

Founder and Chairman IFIP Global Industry Council (UN/ITU WSIS Prize Champion 2016)

Founder and Chairman Advisory Board Digital Africa

Co-Chair ACM Practitioner Board (2016-...) board member (2011-...), chair practitioner board professional development committee (2011-2016, as past chair member 2016-...), founder and chair practitioner board marketing committee (2016-...)

Chairman of Board WikiOmni

Co-Chair advisory IEEE/CCF China RockStars/Tech Frontiers (300 CEOs/Execs)


Chairing moderator speaker three AI sessions three flagship conferences: UN ITU World Telecom Standardization Assembly (held every 4 years); UN ITU Telecom World; UN ITU Kaleidoscope

Managing Partner REDDS Venture Investment Partners:

Keynote 38th International Conference on Software Engineering:

CES Appreneur Awards judge:



Stephen Ibaraki articles/interviews/reviews are targeted to IT professionals, and enterprises worldwide and have appeared in many publications.

Stephen Ibaraki Interviews/reviews are also published by the Industry-Canada chartered non-profit Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS), the non-profit Network Professional Association (NPA) and Pearson Publishing. There are regular interviews with the world's leading experts.

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IFIP News (see pages 5 and 6)

Microsoft MVP impacting global governments and industry



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