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Stephen Ibaraki

( Stephen Ibaraki )

Chairman REDDS Capital, Founder AI for Good, Founder Chair Advisory Board YPO European Impact Summit, Founder Chair Fintech Ideas Festival Technology Advisory Council


300+ Awards/Recognitions; Impacting US $100 Trillion; 300+ global engagements annually; Leading/founding 100+ global programs; Founder AI for Good; 18 Microsoft Global Awards including 15 MVP Awards. MVP AI 2019-2021, MVP AI 2018-2019, MVP 2006-present. Stephen Ibaraki Chairman and Managing General Partner REDDS Capital. In addition, Stephen is globally unique as Chairman, Founder: Business, investments, venture capital; successful serial Entrepreneurship; no.1 global computing Science organizations; UN innovation programs; top CEO/Industry-organizations/think tanks, no.1 Summits (acronym BE-SUNIS). 300+ global engagements impacting $100+ Trillion in sustainable investments. ​

UN ITU WSIS Champion 2016, IFIP Silver Core Award 2016, Top 2 MVP 2016 profiled for UN contributions, Top 5 MVP 2007, Top 7 Blogs, Founder UN-founded-IFIP IP3 Global Industry Council, 2010-present IFIP IP3 Chief Officer SR/Board Vice Chair, 2008/9 founding Chairman Global Board GITCA, 2007/8 Chair/Pres CIPS, 2005-8 Vice-Chair NPA, Gerson Lehrman Scholar (appointed 2006), Vice-Chair IFIP World CIO Forum. A sampling from more than 100 recognitions and roles include:
-Founding CIPS Fellow, NPA Distinguished Fellow: “outstanding contributions to IT”
-Microsoft MVP: 2020-2006; MCP Hall of Fame nomination; top 5 spotlight global MVP Summit 2007
-Computer World Top 10 Blogger; Global MVP Summit 2 of top 7 blogs 2008
-ICT Industry's, Computing Canada IT Leadership: Lifetime Achievement Award--only awardee in 35-years, highest award for all IT sectors  
-ASTTBC Advanced Technology Award: lifetime leadership in IT innovation
-Global Career Achievement Award: NPA with Network Computing magazine, Network World magazine, Networld+Interop Conferences, Microsoft, Pearson Publishing, ... International Panel of Judges. Inaugural recipient in worldwide search
-IT Hero Award: Fed. Gov. Industry Canada and the Information Technology Association (ITAC)
-National Gary Hadford Professional Achievement Award
-CIPS IT Hall of Fame
-Most Inspirational & Excellence in Teaching Awards: NVIT (BCIT), CU
-Selection as a Top Writer: Western Magazine Foundation
-National All Star Team Award: Datatech Systems Ltd. (now EDS) 
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