Governing Body members are responsible for the strategic direction of the CIO Executive Summit. The support and participation of our region's Fortune 1000 CIOs, along with the top government and academic CIOs, ensures that each of the conference sessions, speakers and best practice vendor sponsors are relevant, timely and structured to deliver maximum value.

Chairs

Puneet Bhasin
CIO & Sr. Vice President of Technology, Logistics & Customer Service
Waste Management
William Braun
CIO, Global Upstream
Chevron Corporation
Archie Deskus
VP & CIO
Baker Hughes Incorporated
Murshid Khan
SVP & CIO
Stewart Information Services Corporation
Al Lindseth
SVP, Technology, Process & Risk Management
Plains All American Pipeline
Greg Schwartz
SVP & CIO
USAA
Anup Sharma
CIO
GE Oil and Gas
Wayne Shurts
EVP & CTO
Sysco Corporation

Governing Body

Jeff Adamson
CIO
Benchmark Electronics
Michael Bell
CIO
Texas Department Of Criminal Justice
Delaney Bellinger
CIO
EP Energy Corporation
Chris Belmont
VP & CIO
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Dulce Borjas
VP & CIO
GDF SUEZ Energy North America
Lloyd Boyd
CIO
Shale-Inland
David Bradshaw
Chief Information, Marketing & Planning Officer
Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
Steve Brady
VP Process Innovation & CIO
Dresser-Rand Group Inc.
Yanni Charalambous
VP, IT & CIO
Occidental Petroleum Corporation
Peggy Colsman
CIO
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
Stephen Craft
VP, IT
Spectra Energy Corp
Dr. Phiroz Darukhanavala
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Information Technology and Services
BP
Howard Davis
VP, CAO, & CIO
National Oilwell Varco, Inc.
Nasser Farshchian
SVP & CIO
MRC Global
Paul Flynn
SVP & CIO
Enterprise Products Partners L.P.
Al Garcia
CIO
Harris County Appraisal District
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.
Gary Hayes
CIO & VP of IT
CenterPoint Energy, Inc.
Michael Hazel
SVP & CIO
Academy Sports & Outdoors, Ltd.
Bruce High
CIO & Exec. Director ITC
Harris County Texas
Bradley Hoover
CIO
The Texas A&M University System
Steven Hunter
EVP & CIO
Stage Stores, Inc.
J.D. Johnson
SVP, Corporate Business Process Officer & CIO
American National Insurance Company
Manish Kapoor
CIO & SVP Information Systems
NuStar Energy L.P.
Kevin J. Kelly
CIO, Long-Term Care Division
New York Life Insurance
Lori Kittle
VP, IT
Landry's Restaurants, Inc.
Paul Krueger
CIO
Stewart & Stevenson LLC
Antonio Marin
Director & Head of IT
TPC Group
Troy Matherne
VP & CIO
Geokinetics Inc.
Thornton May
Leading IT Futurist
Evanta Leadership Network
Bill McCown
Director, IT
C&J Energy Services, Inc.
Aaron Merrick
VP, IT
Apache Corporation
Annette M. Moore
CIO
Johnson Space Center
David Mosley
VP & CIO
Kirby Corporation
Marlee Perez
VP, IT
Tesoro Companies, Inc.
Stephen Perry
CIO
Genesis Energy, L.P.
Julie Purcell
SVP & CIO
SavaSeniorCare Administrative Services
Brad Rector
CIO
Air Liquide USA
Michel Renard
IT Projects Manager
ExxonMobil Corporation
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.
Kevin Stack
SVP & CIO
The Grocers Supply Co., Inc.
Paul Stewart
VP & CIO
BHP Billiton Petroleum
Maurice Tayeh
VP & CIO
McDermott International, Inc
Gio Tomasini
President & CEO
Tomasini W2k
Cathy Tompkins
SVP, IT & CIO
Chesapeake Energy Corporation
Stephen Toups
CIO/CMO
Turner Industries Group
John Varkey
CIO Direct Energy Residential
Direct Energy
Dee Waddell
SVP, Chief Digital Officer & CIO
Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc.
Ravi Waran
VP, Global Business Services & CIO
Albemarle Corporation
Benjamin Williams
VP & CIO
Devon Energy Corporation
Maria Womersley
CIO
Huntsman International, LLC