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. Seizing momentum – influencing and leading the enterprise
  2. Thriving through uncertainty - empowering people and delivering value
  3. Advancing and scaling strategic, outcome-based technologies

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

Curtis Carver Jr.

University of Alabama at Birmingham
VP for IT & CIO

Martin Davis

Southern Company
EVP & CIO

Ben Pivar

Carter's Oshkosh B'gosh
CIO & SVP

Jaspal Sagoo

Department of Health and Human Services - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CTO

Dan Webber

UST Global
VP Technology

Members

John Adamson

Floor & Decor
SVP & CIO

Will Alexander

Benevis
CIO

Brian Benn

Atlanta Housing Authority
CIO

Karen Bird

Hooters
CIO

Gary Brantley

Beazer Homes
CTO

Guy Brassard

Shaw Industries
VP & CIO

Marcia Calleja-Matsko

Avanos
Vice President of IT and CIO

Walt Carter

Homestar Financial Corporation
Chief Digital Officer & CIO

Alvaro Corena

GE Renewable Energy
CIO – ERP & Digital Strategy

Kristin Darby

Envision Healthcare
CIO

Krista Dixon

Textron
CIO, Textron Specialized Vehicles

John Dunbar

Atlantic American
VP, CIO

Frank Elmore

Gwinnett County Public Schools
CIO

Steven Ferguson

Technical College System of Georgia
CIO

Jay Ferro

ERT
Global CIO

Jay Fisher

BrandSafway
CIO

Larry Frey

Beazer Homes
CIO

Mark Gelhardt

US Bank
SVP, 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

American Cancer Society
Senior Vice President of IT

Shaun Hunt

McKenney's
CIO

Arun Kandel

GA DECAL
CISO & CTO

Jana Kanyadan

Mohawk Industries
Chief Information Officer

Gurinder Kaur

AstraZeneca
Senior Executive, Digital Supply Chain

Amir Kazmi

WestRock
Chief Information and Digital Officer

Trey Keisler

GE Power
CIO Global Supply Chain

Bryson Koehler

Equifax
CTO

Amith Kota

Landis+Gyr
CIO, Americas

Paul Krebs

Koch Industries
CIO & Chief Transformation Officer

Rohit Lal

Saia
VP & CIO

Sanjay Lall

Americold
EVP & CIO

Derrick Louis

RaceTrac Petroleum
Executive Director Of Information Systems

Ryan Loy

EBSCO Industries
EVP & CIO

Abe Manasrah

Tanner Health System
VP - Data & Analytics Officer

Michael Manos

Fiserv
Global Chief Technology Officer

Mat Mathews

Boys & Girls Clubs of America
VP of Information Technology

Tommy Meek

Aaron's
CIO

Marie Mouchet

Colonial Pipeline
CIO

Christopher Murphy

Black & Veatch
Global CTO

Kas Naderi

Atlanticus
CIO & SVP of Technology

John Pfeiffer

CoreCivic
VP, Technology & CIO

Calvin Rhodes

Georgia Technology Authority
Executive Director & State CIO

Darrell Riekena

Republic National Distributing Company
CIO & EVP

Regina Salazar

Novelis
Deputy CIO

Gagan Sethi

Ebix
CTO - Head of Global Software Dev & IT Ops Head

Grant Shih

National DCP
Chief Information Officer

Gaurav Singal

Georgia Lottery
VP of Technology and Chief Information Officer

Marty Smith

Greensky Trade Credit
CIO

Daniel Stuart

Southwire
Senior VP, Information Technology Services

Alan Stukalsky

Randstad North America
Chief Digital Officer

Thomas Tesh

Rollins
CIO

Bates Turpen

Travelport
CIO

Shubham Tyagi

WarnerMedia
Vice President, Engineering - NBA Digital

Bill VanCuren

NCR
SVP & CIO

Ashok Vantipalli

TireHub
CIO

Vishal Venkatram

GE Power
CIO Global Delivery and Transformation

Marcus Wasdin

Atlanta Hawks
CIO

Clarence White

Salvation Army
CIO, Southern Territory

Dwain Wilcox

ThyssenKrupp USA
CIO

Upcoming Programs


In-person Programs

August, 2021

Atlanta CIO Inner Circle

An evening with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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December 15, 2021

Atlanta CIO Executive Summit

JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead

Walk away from this peer-led, one-day program with new connections and actionable insights.

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Virtual Programs

June 1, 2021

Atlanta CIO Virtual Executive Summit

Walk away from this peer-led, half-day virtual program with new connections and actionable insights.

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October 7, 2021

Global CIO Virtual Executive Summit

A virtual gathering for CIOs with global responsibilities to discuss challenges unique to international operations.

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