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

CIO Chairs

Bill Halnon
SVP & CIO
Republic Services, Inc.
David Jarvis
VP & CIO
Honeywell Aerospace

CIO Governing Body

Peter Ambs
CIO
City of Albuquerque
David Atrostic
VP, IT
TASER International, Inc.
Guy Babbitt
SVP & CIO
Food Services of America
Joe Buselmeier
Vice President
American Express
Jim Cramer
VP IT Operations
Scottsdale Lincoln Health Network
Kent Crossland
Director IS
Ping, Inc.
Todd Davis
CIO
Choice Hotels International, Inc.
Alex Deshuk
Manager of Tech. & Innovation
City of Mesa, AZ
Mark Feller
VP, Technology
Arizona Cardinals
Chris Filandro
VP & CIO
Meritage Homes Corporation
Gil Gonzales
CIO
University of New Mexico
Gerard Goroski
CIO
Village Voice Media Holdings
Joe Griffith
VP & CIO
Scottsdale Insurance Company
Jason Grovert
CTO
The Ryland Group, Inc.
Michael Guggemos
CIO
Insight Enterprises, Inc.
Brad Hartig
CIO
City of Scottsdale
Bob Hartmann
VP, IT & CIO
Blood Systems, Inc.
Kevin Haskew
SVP & CIO
ON Semiconductor Corporation
Dave Heck
CTO
City of Tempe
Pete Jorgenson
VP, IT & Technical Operations
PetSmart, Inc.
Mark Masterson
CIO
Arizona Department of Education
Paula Mattingly
CIO
Arizona Department of Health Services
Craig McSpadden
VP & CIO
The Ryland Group, Inc.
David Moore
CIO
Sonora Quest Laboratories/Laboratory Sciences of Arizona
Kevin Nielsen
Chief Technology Executive
Salt River Project
Michele Norin
CIO
University of Arizona
Bert Odinet
Global CIO
Freeport-McMoRan
Scott Pechersky
VP, Technology
Alliance Residential Company
Bryce Peterson
SVP, IT
Universal Technical Institute, Inc.
Tianbing Qian "TQ"
SVP & CIO
Ports America
Steve Reese
CIO
Phoenix Suns
Mike Ruchensky
VP & CIO
Swift Transportation Company
Mike Sajor
CIO
Apollo Group, Inc.
Ryan Smith
SVP, IT & CIO
Banner Health
Ric Spargo
VP, IS & Technology, North America
Couche-Tard (Alimentation)
Kelly Summers
VP, IT & CIO
Maricopa Integrated Health System
Peter Weis
VP & CIO
Matson Navigation
Brian Westphal
VP IT
ManpowerGroup
Gordon Wishon
CIO
Arizona State University
Robert Witte
VP & CIO
Taylor Morrison Home Corporation
Bob Zweig
CIO & VP
Arizona Diamondbacks