Governing Body members represent the largest organizations in the region and create an influential community of CIOs. The support and participation of our region’s Fortune 1000 CIOs ensures that content and best practice vendor sponsors are relevant and structured to deliver maximum value.

Chairs

Yanni Charalambous
VP & CIO
Occidental Petroleum Corporation
Archie Deskus
VP & CIO
Baker Hughes Incorporated
James Green
CIO, Upstream
Chevron Corporation
Al Lindseth
SVP Tech. & Risk Mgmt.
Plains All American Pipeline
Mike Perroni
VP, IT
Weatherford International
Anup Sharma
Global CIO
GE Oil & Gas
Wayne Shurts
EVP & Chief Technology Officer
Sysco Corporation

Governing Body

JP Arcuri
VP, IT Information Officer
Calpine Corporation
Chris Belmont
VP & CIO
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Dulce Borjas
VP & CIO
ENGIE Energy
Lloyd Boyd
CIO
FloWorks International
Steve Brady
Chief Information Officer
Dresser-Rand Group Inc.
Michael Brooks
CIO, VP
CVR Energy, Inc.
Tom Burns
VP, IT
Texon LP
Steven Carter
CIO
C&J Energy Services, Inc.
Peggy Colsman
CIO
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
Stephen Craft
VP, IT
Spectra Energy Corp
James Druzbik
VP, IS
Group 1 Automotive, Inc.
Nasser Farshchian
VP, Global CIO
MRC Global
Rex Griffin
IT Director
Ultra Petroleum Corp.
Dr. James Griffiths
Exec. Director, Clinical Technology
The University of Texas System
Eric Hansen
VP & CIO
Waste Connections, Inc.
Jennifer Hartsock
VP & CIO
Cameron International
Gary Hayes
CIO & VP of IT
CenterPoint Energy, Inc.
Michael Hazel
SVP & CIO
Academy Sports & Outdoors, Ltd.
Bradley Hoover
CIO, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
Texas A&M University
J.D. Johnson
EVP, Corporate Business Process Officer & CIO
American National Insurance Company
Manish Kapoor
CIO & SVP Information Systems
NuStar Energy L.P.
Kevin Kelly
CIO, Long-Term Care Division
New York Life Insurance
Lori Kittle
CIO
Landry's Restaurants, Inc.
Paul Krueger
CIO
Stewart & Stevenson LLC
Randy Lakner
CIO
Oil States International, Inc.
Lynn Lovelady
VP, IT
Energen
Mark Maddox
VP IT
Apache Corporation
Antonio Marin
VP, IT
WCA Waste Corporation
Troy Matherne
Vice President, Information Technology
Franks International
Annette Moore
CIO
Johnson Space Center
David Mosley
VP & CIO
Kirby Corporation
Stephen Perry
CIO
Genesis Energy, L.P.
Julie Purcell
SVP & CIO
SavaSeniorCare Administrative Services
Brad Rector
VP and CIO
Air Liquide USA
Don Reny
VP & CIO
Exterran Holdings, Inc.
Melissa Scheppele
CIO & VP IT
Ascend Performance Materials
Steve Sidney
VP, IT & CIO
Bristow Group Inc.
Allan Skov
CIO
Black Stone Minerals
Partha Srinivasa
Group CIO & SVP
HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc.
Paul Stewart
VP & CIO
BHP Billiton Petroleum
James Stinson
VP, IT
Quanta Services, Inc.
Laura Tibodeau
Chief Information Officer
Americas Styrenics
Cathy Tompkins
SVP, IT & CIO
Chesapeake Energy Corporation
Stephen Toups
CIO & CMO
Turner Industries Group
John Varkey
VP, IT Operations
Direct Energy
Puneet Wahi
Sr. Director, Information Technology
TPC Group
Lanpin Wan
VP – IT
LINN Energy
Ravi Waran
VP, Global Business Services & CIO
Albemarle Corporation
Benjamin Williams
VP & CIO
Devon Energy Corporation
Maria Womersley
CIO
Huntsman Corporation