Dereck Whitmell

Dereck Whitmell
Director, Compute Ontario

Dereck has worked in the Information Technology industry for over 25 years.

Throughout his career, Dereck has worked in a variety of roles, delivering business solutions, systems development, enterprise technology architecture development, enterprise information management, and in implementing organizational changes and improvements to efficiencies of the Information Technology department at OLG.

After starting his career in Calgary working for companies providing computer and data services to the oil industry, he joined the Ontario Lottery and Gaming (OLG) Corporation in Toronto.

He works closely with partners in the business lines to determine and assess business solutions and in delivering these solutions.

He has significant exposure to the lottery and gaming industry through participation on committees, including lottery organizations across Canada and associations of lottery organizations from across North America.