Atlanta CIO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the Atlanta community to solve critical leadership challenges through the collective experiences and expertise of the network.

Invaluable network

Build a strong professional network where you live and work. Access the collective expertise of your true peers all in one place. Make new connections and catch up with old friends.

Peer collaboration

Gain new perspectives from peers who understand your most critical priorities and are facing the same challenges -- generate ideas, share real-life experiences and get forward-looking guidance and insights.

Actionable insights

Exchange best practices, validate strategies and walk away with practical insights that are immediately actionable.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CIOs today.

  1. Mastering the art of change and adaptability
  2. Accelerating high growth and a data-first mindset
  3. Empowering talent, protecting the enterprise

Atlanta CIO Governing Body


A regional Governing Body leads the Atlanta CIO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CIOs, for CIOs.

Co-Chairs

Puneet Bhasin

Unum
EVP, Global CIO & Chief Digital Officer

Curtis Carver Jr.

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Vice President and CIO

Martin Davis

Southern Company
EVP & CIO

Edwina Payne

Varsity Brands
EVP & CIO

Ben Pivar

Carter's
CIO & SVP

Harold Shannon

CoreCivic
VP, Technology and CIO

Grant Shih

National DCP
Chief Information Officer

Members

Jamie Adams

LifeWay Christian Resources
Senior Vice President, Chief Information and Technology Officer

John Adamson

Floor & Decor
SVP & CIO

Gregory Allarding

Mansfield Energy
SVP, Chief Information Officer

Brian Benn

Atlanta Housing Authority
CIO

Gary Brantley

Beazer Homes
CTO

Guy Brassard

Shaw Industries
VP & CIO

Marcia Calleja-Matsko

OneDigital Health & Benefits
Chief Information Officer

Walt Carter

Homestar Financial Corporation
Chief Digital Officer & CIO

Anil Cheriyan

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp
EVP of Strategy and Technology

Steve Clancey

Georgia-Pacific
SVP & CIO

Alvaro Corena

GE Renewable Energy
CIO – ERP & Digital Strategy

John Dunbar

Atlantic American
VP, CIO

TAREK ELHADIDI

ABB North America
Group Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Electrification

Frank Elmore

Gwinnett County Public Schools
CIO

Julie Elmore

Dollar General
CTO

Scott Feldbush

Motion Industries Inc
SVP and CIO, Information Technology

Steven Ferguson

Technical College System of Georgia
CIO

Jay Ferro

ERT
Global CIO

Jay Fisher

BrandSafway
CIO

Mark Gelhardt

U.S. Bank
SVP, Global Technology Governance

Sallie Graves

MagMutual
EVP & CIO

Mike Guhl

HD Supply
Chief Information Officer

Dan Gustafson

Newell Brands
Senior VP, IT & Chief Information Officer

Sarah Ming Hsi

Conduent
BU - CIO of Transportation

Shaun Hunt

McKenney's
CIO

Dustin Johnson

UCB
Head of IT, US

Arun Kandel

Southern Poverty Law Center
CIO

Jana Kanyadan

Mohawk Industries
Chief Information Officer

Gurinder Kaur

AstraZeneca
Senior Executive Operations IT

Amith Kota

Landis+Gyr
Group Chief Technology Officer

Sean Kramer

SiteOne
SVP & CIO

Paul Krebs

Koch Industries
CIO & Chief Transformation Officer

Naveen Krishna

Genuine Parts
Chief Digital Officer & CIO

Rohit Lal

Saia
VP & CIO

Sanjay Lall

Americold
EVP & CIO

Lynn Lovelady

McWane
VP & CIO

Ryan Loy

EBSCO Industries
EVP & CIO

Abe Manasrah

Tanner Health System
VP - Data & Analytics Officer

Mat Mathews

Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Vice President of Technology Services

Marianne McPeak-Johnson

Cox Automotive
Chief Product Officer

Tommy Meek

Aaron's
CIO

Justin Mennen

Rite Aid
EVP & Chief Information Officer

Laura Miller

Macy's
CIO

Christopher Murphy

Black & Veatch
Global CTO

Michael Pantin

State of Mississippi
CIO, Dept. of Child Protection Services

Darrell Riekena

Republic National Distributing Company
CIO & EVP

Steven Roach

FOCUS Brands
SVP, CIO

Raghu Sagi

Inspire Brands
CIO

Regina Salazar

Novelis
Senior Vice President & CIO

Casey Santos

Asurion
CIO

Gaurav Singal

Georgia Lottery
Chief Information Officer

John Slaughter

Alliant Health Solutions
CIO

Daniel Stuart

Southwire
Senior VP, Information Technology Services

Alan Stukalsky

Randstad North America
Chief Digital Officer

Thomas Tesh

Rollins
CIO

Anup Thomas

Capital One Financial
VP & CTO, Card Payments

Kiril Topalov

Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Chief Digital Architect

Dale Tuck

Primerica
Chief Information Technology Officer

Bates Turpen

Travelport
CIO

Bill VanCuren

NCR
SVP & CIO

Ashok Vantipalli

TireHub
CIO

Marcus Wasdin

Atlanta Hawks
CIO

Clarence White

Salvation Army
CIO, Southern Territory

Dwain Wilcox

TK Elevator
EVP & CIO

Upcoming Programs


VIRTUAL

August 24, 2022 | 1 hour

Atlanta CIO Virtual Town Hall

Inspiring Data Curiosity and Confidence

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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IN-PERSON

September 13, 2022 | an evening

Atlanta CIO Inner Circle

Terminus 330

A gathering with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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IN-PERSON

October 10 - 12, 2022 | 3 days

Global CIO Executive Summit

Eaglewood Resort & Spa

A summit for CIOs with global responsibilities to come together and discuss challenges unique to global operations.

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