Detroit CIO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the Detroit 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

Detroit CIO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

David Behen

La-Z-Boy
VP & CIO

Richard Hook

Penske
EVP & CIO

Raman Mehta

Visteon
Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Randall Mott

General Motors
Senior VP, Global IT & Chief Information Officer

Brom Stibitz

State of Michigan
Director & State CIO

Sangy Vatsa

FIS Global
EVP, Chief Technology and Digital Officer

Members

Amjed Al-Zoubi

Amerisure Insurance
Chief Information Officer

Mark Baughman

Delta Dental of Michigan
Chief Information Officer

Scott Bennett

Lear Corporation
CIO

Kevin Berch

Ford
Director, Staffs IT

Steve Berkholz

Hirotec America
GM, Information Systems

Mark Bradbury

Tenneco
VP & CIO, Powertrain Division

Jason Bressler

United Shore
EVP, Chief Technology Officer

Chris Bruman

Dow
Global Director, Enterprise Systems Services

Jennifer Charters

Flagstar Bank
EVP, Chief Information Officer

Daria Colvett

Stellantis
Chief Technology Officer and Head of Business Analytics

Arif Dar

SpartanNash
SVP & CIO

Daryl Dellinger

Continental Automotive
North American CIO

Tamara Faber-Doty

Consumers Energy
Chief Digital Officer & VP, Technology

Matthew Fahnestock

Dana
Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Thomas Farrington

Perrigo
EVP & CIO

Kerry Flynn

Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
CIO

Rich Fusinski

H.W. Kaufman
CIO

Ash Goel

Bronson
SVP/CIO

Mark Guthrie

AM General
IS&S Director & CIO

Phil Haar

Guardian
IT Director - Strategy, Governance, Development, & Analytics

Derek Harper

Faurecia
CIO North America

Candace Hayden

Hutchinson
SVP, IT

Jim Higgins

Bedrock Manufacturing
CIO

John Hill

Carhartt
CIO & SVP, Business Planning

Ronald Hinsley

Fortis
VP, IT & CIO

William Isaacs

Detroit Medical Center
Information Systems Client Delivery Lead & Market CIO

Rajat Jain

TriMas
Director, IT

Diane Jones

University of Michigan
Executive Director, Office of the VP/CIO - IT Administration

Mike Kennedy

Gordon Food Service
EVP, CIO

David Kepczynski

GE Research
Chief Information Officer

Anita Klopfenstein

Little Caesars
CIO

Kelly Knepley

DexKo Global
CIO

Jeff Liedel

General Motors
CIO, Corporate Development and Functions

Matt Logar

Gentherm
CIO

Thomas Luttrell

Shiloh Industries
SVP Information Technology Services & Supply Chain

Laura Marble

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
VP & CIO - Health Plan Business

Annette Marcath

HAP
VP & CIO

Bill McCreary

The University of Toledo
Vice President CIO/CTO

Bruce Mitchell

Comerica Bank
Chief Information Officer

Tilak Mohan

Michigan Economic Development Corporation
CIO

George Molchan

Freudenberg
SVP & CIO

Steffen Mueller-Urbaniak

Ford
Director, Office of CIO

Beth Niblock

City of Detroit
CIO

Ryan Olivier

Meritor
VP & CIO

Paul Orlando

Flagstar Bank
EVP & CIO of Mortgage Lending

Arjay Patrick

MESSA
Director - ITSS

Rachelle Putnam

General Dynamics Land Systems
Director, Information Technology

Dan Rainey

Detroit Water & Sewerage Department
CIO

Bill Rex

Kellogg's
North America, Chief Information Officer

Mike Rogers

Nexteer
CIO

Regina Salazar

Novelis
CIO

Robert Sexton

Continental Structural Plastics
Executive Director Technology & Integration

Jeff Small

Great Lakes Water Authority
CIO

Ryan Talbott

BorgWarner
CIO

Darlene Taylor

Epitec, Inc.
CIO

Cynthia Weaver

Walbridge
VP, Information Technology

Upcoming Events


In-person Programs

August, 2021

Detroit CIO Inner Circle

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

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November 3, 2021

Detroit CIO Executive Summit

Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center

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

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Virtual Programs

June 17, 2021

Detroit CIO Virtual Executive Summit

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

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September 9, 2021

Detroit CIO Virtual Town Hall

Detroit CIO Virtual Town Hall

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

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October 7 - 8, 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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