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

Cindy Berger
VP & CIO
Arizona Public Service Company
Bill Halnon
SVP & CIO
Republic Services, Inc.
Brad Jensen
SVP & CIO
US Airways, Inc.
Nathan Johnson
SVP & CIO
Ports America
Aaron Sandeen
State CIO & Deputy Director
State of Arizona

Governing Body

Peter Ambs
CIO
City of Albuquerque
David Atrostic
VP, IT
TASER International, Inc.
Joe Buselmeier
Vice President
American Express
James Cramer
VP & CIO
Scottsdale Healthcare
Kent Crossland
Director Information Systems
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
Stephen Fox
SVP & CTO
Cable One, Inc.
Scott Gibson
CIO & SVP, Distribution
Best Western International
Auguste Goldman
CIO
GoDaddy.com
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.
John Guderian
Director, IT
P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Inc.
Jonathan Harber
CIO, Arizona Service Area
Dignity Health
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
David Jarvis
VP & CIO
Honeywell Aerospace
Pete Jorgenson
VP, IT & Technical Operations
PetSmart, Inc.
Mark Masterson
CIO
Arizona Department of Education
Paula Mattingly
CIO
Arizona Department of Health Services
Thornton May
Leading IT Futurist
Evanta Leadership Network
Dan Mazzola, Ph.D.
CABIT Director, Department of Information Systems
Arizona State University
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 Copper & Gold Inc.
Scott Pechersky
VP, Technology
Alliance Residential Company
Bryce Peterson
SVP, IT
Universal Technical Institute, Inc.
Tony Portela
Director, IT
Suntron Corporation
Sheleen Quish
SVP, Human Resources & Information Technology
Ameristar Casinos, Inc.
Steve Reese
CIO
Phoenix Suns
Mike Ruchensky
VP & CIO
Swift Transportation Company
Mike Sajor
CIO
Apollo Group, Inc.
Caren Shiozaki
EVP & CIO
TMST, Inc.
Robert Slepin
VP & CIO
John C. Lincoln Health Network
Jim Toy
CIO
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America
Amy Vrabel
Chair, Planning & Project Services Division, IT
Mayo Clinic
Peter Weis
VP & CIO
Matson Navigation Company, Inc.
Brian Westphal
VP, IT NA
ManpowerGroup
Gordon Wishon
CIO
Arizona State University
Bob Zweig
CIO & VP
Arizona Diamondbacks