JQ Lien

Partner, Technology Strategy & Transformation

KPMG in Canada

JQ is an accomplished digital transformation leader, with a wealth of experience in delivering exceptional results for clients. As the Technology Strategy and Transformation Leader for the Prairies, he drives innovation and digital transformation initiatives for businesses across industries. 

Previously, JQ led the Data, AI and Analytics practice for a multinational technology company in Western Canada, where he achieved remarkable growth performance and high client satisfaction in all engagements. He has over 20 years’ experience working with clients in the Natural Resource sector, with a focus on Downstream Petroleum and Fuel Retail. 

With his solid financial and digital background, JQ is technically inclined in the subject matters of Corporate Accounting and Finance, M&A Advisory and Integration, Digital Strategy and Transformation, Innovation Management, Financial Business Valuation, Data Strategy & Governance, and Data Analytics. 

Named Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s (CBC) Future 40

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Digital-driven transformation
  • Innovation
  • Post Merger Integration
  • Bachelor of Administration in Finance/Computer Science, University of Regina

  • Harvard Leadership

  • CPA, CMA – Chartered Professional Accountants Canada

  • Calgary AI Meetup

  • Ronald McDonald House Saskatoon

  • Asad Kamal Memorial Fund