The Institute for Data Science mourns the untimely loss of John Reid, President and CEO of the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA). Mr. Reid graduated from Carleton with a Master’s degree in International Affairs in 1978. He went on to become a prominent national advocate for advanced technology. Mr. Reid chaired a panel discussion on Authoritative Data: Rethinking Data Regulation at Data Day 5.0 last year. He passed away suddenly on June 24th.