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

DACH CIO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Jochen Göttelmann

Lufthansa
VP IT Lufthansa Airlines (CIO) & Lufthansa Group Operations IT

Michael Mueller-Wünsch

Otto Group
CIO

Sinanudin Omerhodzic

Aldi Nord
CTO

Sandeep Sen

Linde Plc
Global CIO

Governing Body Members

Stefano Alecu

Fresenius
SVP, CIO

Alexander Bockelmann

Baloise
CTO

Ricardo Diaz Rohr

Emil Frey
CIO

Tobias Fausch

BayWa Deutschland
CIO

Harvey Ford

PartnerRe
Chief Technology Officer

Nacho Fresco

FIFA
Director of Technology

Klaus Glatz

Andritz
Chief Digital Officer

Alexander Graf

Huber + Suhner
Global CIO

Harald Greiner

Holtzbrinck Publishing Group
Vice President IT, Technology & Sourcing

Walter Grüner

Covestro
CIO

Tobias Guenthör

Stada
CIO

Thorsten Hallermeier

MHK Group AG
CDO

Annette Hamann

Beiersdorf
CIO

Stefan Haverkock

Hoyer Group
Director IT & Digital

Stefan Henkel

Siemens Healthineers
CIO

Michael Hilzinger

Knorr-Bremse AG
Group Chief Information Officer

Archana Jain

Zurich Insurance
CTO

Hansjörg Kalcher

ÖBB Holding
Group CISO

Markus Koepfli

Mettler Toledo
CIO / Head Digital Business Services

Allison Krill

Munich Re
Head of Business Solutions

Dieter Mulzer

Hyundai AutoEver Europe GmbH
COO

Daniel Oestmann

JOST World
Head of Global IT

Claudia Plattner

European Central Bank
Director General for Information Systems

Dirk Ramhorst

Evonik
CIO

Esteban Remecz

Maxion Wheels
CIO

Aleksandar Rodic

Fiege Logistik Stiftung & Co. KG
Global CIO

Andre Rothfuss

BorgWarner
VP, IT

Andre Scheidhammer

HENSOLDT
CIO

Stefan Schloter

Deutsche Telekom
CIO

Volker Schrödel

Stihl
CIO

Carolina Soto

Munich Re
Global Head of IT Investment & Asset Management

Rainer Steffl

Mondi
CIO

Carsten Trapp

Carl Zeiss AG
Head of Corporate IT

Urs Tschumper

Ivoclar
IT Director

Christian Ullrich

Straumann Holding
CIO

Sebastian Wedeniwski

Deutsche Börse
CTO

Jochen Werling

Holcim
Group CIO

Ralf Werner

OGE
CIO & CDO

Patrick Wild

Balluff
Head of Global IT

Thomas Zinniker

BKW AG
CIO

Pablo de Ayala

Avolta AG
Global CIO


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


IN-PERSON

7 May 2024 | an evening

DACH CIO Inner Circle - Munich

Hotel Bayerischer Hof, Munich

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

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IN-PERSON

16 May 2024 | an evening

DACH CIO Inner Circle - Frankfurt

Klassikstadt, Frankfurt

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

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VIRTUAL

19 June 2024 | 1 hour

DACH CIO Town Hall

DACH CIO Town Hall

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

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IN-PERSON

10 September 2024 | an evening

DACH CIO Inner Circle - Frankfurt

Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof

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

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IN-PERSON

27 November 2024 | 1 day

DACH CIO Executive Summit

Hilton Frankfurt City Centre

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

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Your Community Partners


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