Welcoming the ISC Directors
Welcoming the ISC DirectorsMay 21, 2020
Corinne Pitre-Hayes joins the Integrated Service Centre as Director, Application Sustainment
We are pleased to welcome Corinne Pitre-Hayes as the new Director, Application Sustainment for the Integrated Service Centre. In this new role, Corinne will be responsible for jointly leading the operations of the ISC in a ‘two-in-a-box’ model, with specific responsibility for sustainment and delivery of the ISC platform. Corinne will also be responsible for a broader portfolio of Applications beyond sustainment of the ISC platform.
Corinne joined UBC in March of 2019 as the solution architecture lead for UBC IT. Corinne brings 15 years of experience in higher education prior to joining UBC, including a stint as CIO for Kwantlen Polytechnic University, major projects for the VPAO at Simon Fraser University, and an ERP upgrade for Capilano University. Corinne has also led some interesting non-higher education projects, including: electronic security for the 2010 Olympics, Franchise Development Director for the flagship FIFA video game for Electronic Arts, and critical infrastructure projects for Mountain Equipment Co-op.
Corinne’s qualifications include a Master of Business Administration, a Computer Science Diploma, and over 25 total years of experience, primarily in administering, operating, and transforming information technology in higher education.
On a personal note, Corinne is an avid long-distance runner, having tackled runs such as the 50 km Knee Knacker and the Boston Marathon. She also enjoys winemaking and is a certiﬁed vintner through University of California.
Harjot Guram joins the Integrated Service Centre as Director, ISC Operations
We are pleased to welcome Harjot Guram as the new Director, ISC Operations for the Integrated Service Centre. In this new role Harjot will be responsible for jointly leading the operations of the ISC in a ‘two-in-a-box’ model, with specific responsibility for leading a team to deliver a service centre that will support the community and that enables ongoing integrated services to the UBC community.
Harjot joined UBC in January of 2018 as Director, Payroll and Benefits, with the Financial Operations department. He also brings with him a wealth of experience in payroll, accounts payable, and procurement services from Simon Fraser University, where he was Associate Director, Financial Operations for five years. He has also worked at ADP as the Manager, Implementation where he provided excellent customer service and business solutions to his clients across Canada.
Harjot’s qualifications include a Master of Business Administration, an undergraduate degree in Business, and over 10 years of experience in a public sector, multi-union environment.
In his spare time, Harjot enjoys playing recreational hockey and going skiing. He volunteers on the executive at both Burnaby Minor Hockey and Metro Ball Hockey and enjoys coaching children in both recreational and competitive ball hockey.