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

Lakshman Charanjiva
VP & CIO
NextEra Energy Inc./Florida Power & Light
Laura Hall
VP, Global Business Technology
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide
Bill Martin
VP & CIO
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
David Taylor
CIO
State of Florida
Mitch Walters
VP, IT
Rayonier Inc.
Debbie Wilson
VP & CIO
Tyco Security Solutions

Governing Body

Deepak Agarwal
CIO
School District of Palm Beach County
Rosa Akhtarkhavari
CIO & CISO
City of Orlando
Michael Barrett
AVP & CIO
Florida State University
Andrew Black
VP, IS & CIO
Stein Mart, Inc.
Michael Bolger
CIO
Kennedy Space Center
Greg Chavarria
CIO
11th Judicial Circuit of Florida
Gee Chow
CIO
City Of Coral Gables
Jason Coleman
VP, IT
Orlando Magic
Carl Duhnoski
CIO
PSS World Medical, Inc.
David Enriquez
Director IT
Miami Marlins
Sean Forrester
CIO
Gerdau S.A.
Thomas Giordano
SVP & CIO
Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Gladys Gonzalez
Director, IT
City Of Miami Beach
Edward Hanapole
CIO
Kaplan Inc
Jean Holley
Group SVP & CIO
Brambles Limited
Tery Howard
SVP & CTO
Miami Dolphins
Albert Iturrey
CIO
MasTec, Inc.
Gary Jones
VP, IT
Crowley Maritime Corporation
John Just
Asst. Superintendent for Management of Information Systems
School Board Of Pinellas County
Gary King
EVP & CIO
Chico's FAS, Inc.
Mike Maier
IT Director/CTO
City Of Fort Lauderdale
Brad Manning
VP, CIO
Masco Contractor Services, LLC
Thornton May
Leading IT Futurist
Melinda Miller
Director, Information Systems
Town of Jupiter
Darla Morse
CIO
Seaworld Parks & Entertainment
Craig Neeb
VP, Multi-Channel Marketing & CIO
International Speedway Corporation
Curtis Overpeck
CIO
Citizens Property Insurance Corp
Dave Pearson
EVP & CIO
Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated
Angel Petisco
Director/CIO ITD
County of Miami-Dade
Fred Ramon
VP & CIO
The GEO Group, Inc.
Mayra Regalado
VP & CIO
AutoNation, Inc.
Patti Reilly White
SVP & CIO
Darden
Dr. Rob Rennie
VP, Technology & CIO
Florida State College at Jacksonville
Ken Schultz
Executive Director of Technology Operations
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Andy Schwalb
VP, Chief Information &Technology Officer
NASCAR / NASCAR Media Group
Massoud Sedigh
CIO
World Fuel Services Corporation
Ricardo Suarez
CIO
City Of Hialeah
Larry Thomas
VP & CIO
Landstar System, Inc.
Cynthia Torres
CIO, Director IT
City of Miami
German Valencia
CIO
DHL Express (USA), Inc.
Jimmy Wang, Ph.D.
VP & CIO
Teva Pharmaceuticals - Americas
Dwayne Warner
CIO
Carnival Corporation
Charlie Weston
CIO & SVP
OSI Restaurant Partners, Inc.
Ken Yerves
EVP, CAO & CIO
JM Family Enterprises