Charlotte CIO Community


Join a powerful network of peers

Connect with a local community of like-minded peers who share similar challenges and priorities. Access the collective expertise of CIOs from diverse experiences, backgrounds and industries. Members of the community come together several times a year to connect with each other, exchange ideas and experiences, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

Programs

Participate in year-round gatherings with your local peer group featuring unparalleled opportunities for collaboration, in-depth discussions and networking.

Insights

Exchange peer-validated strategies, solutions and partners, and access exclusive community insights to learn how other CIOs approach similar challenges.

Connections

Make new connections, enhance your career through an exclusive network, and build lasting relationships with peers.

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

Charlotte CIO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Reenie Askew

City of Charlotte, NC
Assistant City Manager & Chief Information Officer

Ken Athanasiou

VF Corp
Chief Information Security Officer

William Curtiss

Hanesbrands
CISO & CTO / Director, Global Cybersecurity and IT Infrastructure

Frank DePaola

Enpro
VP, CISO

Steve Hagood

Trane Technologies
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

Margarita Rivera

Quarterra Group , A Lennar Company
Vice President, Information Security & Privacy

John Scrimsher

Kontoor Brands
CISO

Patrick Thompson

Albemarle
Chief Information & Digital Transformation Officer

Bonnie Titone

Duke Energy
SVP & CIO

Kimberly Trapani

American Tire Distributors
Chief Digital Security Officer

Members

Jon Amelio

Union County Government
CIO

Andy Basinger

Monarch
CTO

Ronnie Bryant

Charlotte Hornets
SVP and CIO

Terry Buchanan

Robeson County
CIO

Steve Cayea

WSP
SVP, Chief Technology Officer

Eric Christian

Atrium Health
VP, CTO

David Costar

Wolfspeed
CIO, SVP

Randy Cress

Rowan County
CIO

Andy Crowder

Atrium Health
Senior Vice President Chief Information and Analytics Officer

Detlef Dohmen

Polypore International
CIO

Sri Donthi

Advance Auto Parts
Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Karl Hightower

Novant Health
CDO

Jeff Hughes

Brighthouse Financial
Chief Information Officer

Rajesh Jaluka

Kyndryl
Public CTO & Distinguished Engineer

Sheila Jordan

Honeywell
Chief Digital Technology Officer

Kevin Lilly

Jeld-Wen
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

Allen Look

Hayward
CIO

Sathish Muthukrishnan

Ally
Chief Information, Data and Digital Officer

Onyeka Nchege

Novant Health
SVP and CIO

Rajeev Puri

Kyndryl
CTO US Manufacturing, Communications & Energy, Distinguished Engineer & Master Inventor

Paul Ramsay

Pike Corporation
CIO

Craig Robertson

National Gypsum
VP Technology and Innovation

Mike Seymour

Allegacy
VP Technology

Nelson Still

Form Technologies
VP of IT

Nancy Templeton

Extended Stay America
Senior Vice President, CIO

Darrell Thompson

Coca-Cola Bottling Consolidated
CIO & Sr. Vice President Information Technology

Vic Ventura

Novolex
Global CIO

James Weaver

State of North Carolina
Secretary and State CIO

Craig Williams

Ciena
VP & CIO

Angela Yochem

Novant Health
EVP | Chief Transformation & Digital Officer, Novant Health & GM | COO Novant Health Enterprises

Upcoming Programs


IN-PERSON

February 7, 2023 | an evening

Charlotte CIO Inner Circle

Del Frisco's

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

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IN-PERSON

June 1, 2023 | an evening

Charlotte CIO Inner Circle

Duke Mansion

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

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IN-PERSON

September 13 - 15, 2023 | 3 days

Global CIO Executive Summit

Four Seasons Nashville

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

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IN-PERSON

October, 2023 | 1 day

Charlotte CIO Executive Summit

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

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