Sheila Carpenter joined Zix in June of 2019 as Chief Information Officer. Sheila oversees security, IT, business applications and compliancy. Before coming to Zix, Sheila was Vice President of IT, Cloud Services Operation for Entrust Datacard. Sheila has worked in the software IT space for over 25 years. She began her career working with business information systems at Mitel Networks, and worked with many startups to implement SaaS offerings, introduce security frameworks and IT service management capabilities. With a strong commitment to promote diversity in security, Carpenter launched the Women’s Network of Ottawa for Entrust Datacard and has also implemented the Women in Security group at Zix | AppRiver.
I grew up in: Ottawa
Previous and Present Roommates: My husband and I but we enjoy visits from our children and granddaughter.
When I am not at work you can find me: Running, walking the dogs or being on the water at our cottage near Ottawa.
Always in the mood to eat: ice cream
Something you won’t find in my bio: I love to golf