Board Member, Interim CEO
Vancouver, British Columbia
Janet Wood has recently retired after enjoying a rewarding career in the technology industry having held a variety of global executive positions in SAP, Business Objects, Crystal Decisions and IBM and is the incoming interim CEO for Science World, a world class science centre located on False Creek in Vancouver.
Career highlights include global responsibility for indirect sales and leading a global organization to protect and grow a multi billion Euro maintenance business. In her last 5 years with SAP, Janet was global leader for talent and leadership development and HR leader supporting the worldwide CEO in strategic HR initiatives including leadership development, diversity, fostering a continuous feedback culture, and attracting and retaining top talent in the highly competitive tech market.
Janet is on the boards of the Insurance Corporation of BC and Junior Achievement BC and she is the past BC Chapter Chair for Young Presidents’ Organization. Janet is a past recipient of the Canadian Women’s Executive Network Top 100 Women Award and the YWCA Women of Distinction Award.
Janet holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta, graduating with Distinction