Chicago CIO Community


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Join a powerful network of C-level 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 best practices, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

Programs
  • Participate in year-round gatherings both in person and virtually with your local peer group
  • Engage in unparalleled collaboration through in-depth discussions on the most critical and relevant issues
  • Network with like-minded peers facing the same challenges as you
Insights
  • Exchange ideas, strategies and solutions validated by peers
  • Gain exclusive access to community insights, including best practices and survey results, to benchmark your organization with others
  • Learn how other leaders approached their challenges by leveraging peer-recommended partners
Connections
  • Make new connections through facilitated networking opportunities, including curated 1:1 peer meetings
  • Grow and enhance your career through an exclusive network and mentorship
  • Build lasting relationships and stay connected with peers and colleagues

Chicago CIO Governing Body


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

Governing Body Co-Chairs

Rajeev Khanna

Aon Corporation US
Global Chief Technology Officer

Laura Kohl

Morningstar
CIO

Mike Parisi

ITW
VP CIO

Jane Possell

CNA
EVP, CIO, Analytics, Operations

Gagan Singh

Ascension
Chief Information Officer

Tom South

Northern Trust
CIO

Governing Body Members

Niyi Adedoyin

GATX
SVP & CIO

Eyal Altman

Littelfuse
Senior Vice President, Chief Digital & Information Technology Officer

Mike Betz

Pactiv Evergreen
Chief Information Officer

Shawkat Bhuiyan

BMO
Head of Technology Strategy & Architecture

Bill Blount

VelocityEHS
CIO

Kevin Boyd

University of Chicago
Associate Vice President and CIO

Wayne Bulmahn

UNITE HERE HEALTH
CIO & Security Officer

Maryann Byrdak

Feeding America
Chief Information Officer

Chris Campbell

DeVry University
Chief Information Officer

Kelly Coomer

Sammons Financial Group
Chief Information Officer

Bhavana Devulapally

Ventas
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

Jeff Douglas

Potbelly Sandwich Works
SVP, CIO

Shawn Ellis

TransUnion
International CIO

Rita Fisher

Reynolds Consumer Products
CIO and EVP, Supply Chain

Mark Forbes

The Catholic Charities of Archdiocese of Chicago
CIO

Eric Foster

DFIN Solutions
EVP & CIO

Adam Garey

COUNTRY Financial
Senior Vice President & CIO

Anuj Gaur

The Marmon Group
VP Global Information Technology

Ash Goel

Bronson
SVP/CIO

Nelson Imana

U.S. Renal Care
CIO

Zach Jecklin

Echo Global Logistics
CIO

Kurt Johnson

SAC Wireless
Vice President - IT & Cybersecurity

Rohit Kapoor

Claire's
EVP CIO

Lawson Kelly

World of Hyatt
Global Chief Technology Officer

Qasim Khan

U.S. Bank
CIO, EVP, Wealth Management, Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Banking

Tom Kirkham

Primient
CIO

Jonny LeRoy

Grainger
CTO

Jean Luber

MYR Group
VP, Information Technology

Ann Madea

Simmons Bank
CIO & EVP

Susan Malisch

American Medical Association
SVP & CIO

Paul Mauschbaugh

Caterpillar
Group Chief Information Officer – Services, Distribution & Digital

Sean McCormack

First Student
CIO

Greg Michelini

Athletico
CIO

Rui Moreira

Martin Brower
Chief Information & Digital Officer

Jon Morse

Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
Vice President Information Technology

Praveen Moturu

Mars
Vice President – Chief Enterprise Architect

Pooja Muttath

Cars.com
Vice President - Enterprise Platform Engineering

Paul Niser

Walton Street Capital
CTO

Sunder Pappu

Inland
Senior Vice President, Head of Technology & Strategy

Jim Petrassi

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
DSVP and CTO

Mythyly Putcha

Zurich Insurance
VP, Global Business and Technology Solutions

Julie Ragland

Navistar
SVP & Chief Information Officer

Jason Reynolds

ADM
VP of Digital and Analytics

Raj Sampoornam

Byline Bank
SVP & CIO

Tracy Schaefer

Conagra Brands
CIO

Bruce Schinelli

TTX
VP, IT & CIO

Samir Shah

Fortune Brands Innovations
SVP and CIO

Swati Shah

TransUnion
SVP/CIO, U.S. Markets

Karriem Shakoor

UL Solutions
SVP & CIO

Vinod Sisodiya

Old National
Chief Information Officer, Community Bank

Mike Skibo

Dover
Vice-President, Information Technology

Aaron Thomann

GE Healthcare
SVP, CIO

Francesco Tinto

Advantage Solutions
Chief Digital Officer

David Todd

White Lodging
SVP & Chief Information & Security Officer

Chris Walter

Central Garden & Pet Company
CIO

Janet Zelenka

Stericycle
EVP, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Information Officer


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

  1. Shaping the Efficient Enterprise with AI & Automation
  2. Strengthening Partnerships for Wider Business Impact
  3. Illustrating IT’s Value through Business-first Initiatives

Upcoming Programs


VIRTUAL

March 14, 2024 | 1 hour

Chicago CIO Town Hall

A Hybrid Approach to Mainframe Application Modernization

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

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IN-PERSON

May 15, 2024 | 1 day

Chicago CIO Executive Summit

Convene at 233 South Wacker

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

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VIRTUAL

August 28, 2024 | 1 hour

Chicago CIO Town Hall

Chicago CIO Town Hall

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

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IN-PERSON

September 11, 2024 | an evening

Chicago CIO Inner Circle

Truluck's Ocean’s Finest Seafood & Crab

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

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IN-PERSON

December 4, 2024 | 1 day

Chicago CIO Executive Summit

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

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

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