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

Jerry Batt
VP & CIO
Pulte Homes, Inc.
Ken C. Bohlen
VP & CIO
Arizona Public Service Company
Brad Jensen
SVP & CIO
US Airways, Inc.
Chad Kirkpatrick
State CIO & Director, GITA
State of Arizona

Governing Body

Shawn Burgess
VP & CIO/CISO
Vanguard Health Systems, Inc.
Alex Deshuk
Manager of Tech. & Innovation
City of Mesa, AZ
Ed Escobedo
CIO
Apollo Group, Inc.
Mark Feller
VP, Technology
Arizona Cardinals Football Club
Chris Filandro
VP & CIO
Meritage Homes Corporation
Stephen A. Fox
SVP & CTO
Cable One, Inc.
Scott Gibson
CIO & SVP, Distribution
Best Western International
Joe Griffith
VP & CIO
Scottsdale Insurance Company
Jonathan Harber
CIO & VP, IT
Blood Systems, Inc.
Dave Heck
CTO
City of Tempe
Donald J. Houde
Chief Information & Technology Officer
Arizona Department of Education
Tilak Mandadi
VP, American Express Technologies
American Express Company
Thornton May
Leading IT Futurist
CIO Leadership Network
Dan Miller
CIO
Massage Envy Franchising
Scott Pechersky
VP, Technology
Alliance Residential Company
Tony Portela
Director, IT
Suntron Corporation
John Rivard
IT Business Partner Executive
AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah
Caren Shiozaki
EVP & CIO
Thornburg Mortgage
Cory Staheli
VP, IT
Knight Transportation, Inc.
Steve Tarr
CIO
John C. Lincoln Health Network
Michael Tolk
CIO
NextCare, Inc.
Jim Toy
CIO
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America
Dave Wagner
SVP & CIO
ON Semiconductor Corporation
Neil Warner
CIO
GoDaddy.com
Peter Weis
VP & CIO
Matson Navigation Company, Inc.
Cary Westmark
VP, IT
Troon Golf L.L.C.
Steven Wormsley
CIO
University of Arizona