Denis Carignan


Meet Denis:

Denis Carignan is President of PLATO. Since joining PLATO in 2016, Denis has become a national voice, promoting Indigenous reconciliation, and creating opportunities for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people to pursue successful careers in technology. As a member of PLATO’s executive team, he provided leadership as PLATO transitioned from a non-Indigenous business to an Indigenous-owned company, and continues to secure investment, facilitate growth, and contribute to the strategic direction of the company.

Denis is critical in the development, maintenance, and growth of partnerships with Indigenous communities, corporate clients, and funders across the country, and provides leadership and perspective on Indigenous matters. 

Denis is a husband, proud father of four, and member of Pasqua First Nation in Treaty Four (Saskatchewan).

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