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

Martin Bally

Stellantis
CISO

Brent Cieszynski

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

Earl Duby

Lear Corporation
VP & CISO

Daren Fairfield

Whirlpool Corporation
CISO

Russ Gordon

BorgWarner
Chief Information Security Officer

Richard Hook

Penske
EVP & CIO

Fred Killeen

General Motors
Chief Information Security Officer

Raman Mehta

Johnson Electric
SVP & CIO

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

Tabice Ward

DTE
Director & Chief Information Security Officer

Erik Wille

American Axle Manufacturing
CISO

Members

Amjed Al-Zoubi

Amerisure Insurance
Chief Information Officer

Bob Bacigal

Amerisure Insurance
AVP, Information Security

Michael Baker

Kelly Services
Vice President - Information Security

Mark Baughman

Delta Dental of Michigan
Chief Information Officer

John Beeskow

AlixPartners
CISO

Pete Belcher

Auria
Head of Information Security

Scott Bennett

Lear Corporation
CIO

Kevin Berch

Ford
Director, Staffs IT

Steve Berkholz

Hirotec America
GM, Information Systems

Jeff Bontsas

Ascension
VP & CISO

Mark Bradbury

Tenneco
VP & CIO, Powertrain Division

Travis Bray

Magna Powertrain Inc.
Director, Global Information Security

Jason Bressler

United Wholesale Mortgage
EVP, Chief Technology Officer

Darrell Brown

Masco Corporation
Director, Information Technology Security

Chris Bruman

Dow
Global Director, Enterprise Systems Services

Shawn Campbell

Ciena Healthcare
CISO

John Carr

Rock Ventures
Director, Information Security

Jennifer Charters

Flagstar Bank
EVP, Chief Information Officer

Brian Clippard

ProQuest
CISO

Daria Colvett

Stellantis
Chief Technology Officer and Head of Business Analytics

Arif Dar

SpartanNash
SVP & CIO

Jim Darrow

Detroit Tigers
Director, IT

Arun DeSouza

Nexteer
Chief Information Security & Privacy Officer

Daryl Dellinger

Continental Automotive
Regional CIO NAFTA

Sally Dovitz

Yanfeng
Global Cybersecurity Leader

Tamara Faber-Doty

Consumers Energy
Chief Digital Officer & VP, Technology

Matthew Fahnestock

Dana
Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Thomas Farrington

Perrigo
EVP & CIO

T.J. Fields

Oakland County
CISO

Kerry Flynn

Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
CIO

John Fowler

Henry Ford Health System
Deputy Information Security Officer

Rich Fusinski

H.W. Kaufman
CIO

Kevin Gates

Ally
Deputy CISO

George Goble

McLaren
CISO

Ash Goel

Bronson
SVP/CIO

Zahira Gonzalvo

Flagstar Bank
Senior VP, Chief Information Security & Privacy Officer

Mauricio Guerra

Dow
CISO & Director, Global Information Security

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

Pamela Hensley

AAA Life Insurance
Director, Information Security

Jim Higgins

Bedrock Manufacturing
CIO

John Hill

Carhartt
CIO & SVP, Business Planning

Ronald Hinsley

Fortis
VP, IT & CIO

Jeffery Ingalsbe

Flexible Plan Investments
Chief Information Officer & Chief Information Security Officer

William Isaacs

Detroit Medical Center
CIO

Rajat Jain

TriMas
Director, IT

Craig James-Heer

Gordon Food Service
CISO

Preston Jennings

Trinity Health
VP Information Security & CISO

Diane Jones

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

Steve Jonuzi

Magna Electronics Inc.
Global Head of IT Security

Geeta Kapoor

Tenneco
Director of Cybersecurity (CISO)

Mike Kennedy

Gordon Food Service
EVP, CIO

David Kepczynski

GE Power
Chief Information Officer, GE Research

Anita Klopfenstein

Little Caesars
CIO

Kelly Knepley

DexKo Global
CIO

Bridget Kravchenko

Meritor
Chief Information Security Officer

Dorian Sang-Sup Lee

Hanon Systems
Head | Global IT Security

Jeff Liedel

General Motors
Exec. Director, Global IT Ops.

Matt Logar

Gentherm
Executive Director, IT

Tom Luttrell

Shiloh Industries
SVP Information Technology & Digital Transformation

Laura Marble

Blue Cross Blue Shield
VP & CIO - Health Plan Business

Annette Marcath

HAP
VP & CIO

Bill McCreary

The University of Toledo
Vice President CIO/CTO

Kevin McLaughlin

Stryker
Vice President, Global Security, Risk & Compliance

Garrett McManaway

Wayne State University
Senior Director & CISO

Patrick Milligan

Ford
CISO

Bruce Mitchell

Comerica Bank
Chief Information Officer

George Molchan

Freudenberg
SVP & CIO

Steffen Mueller-Urbaniak

Ford
Director, Office of CIO

Michael Muha

WorkForce Software
CISO & CPO

Homyar Naterwala

GE Capital
Head of Cyber Security

Beth Niblock

City of Detroit
CIO

Ryan Olivier

Meritor
CIO

Paul Orlando

Flagstar Bank
EVP & CIO of Mortgage Lending

Alex Padilla

Domino's Pizza US
CISO

Arjay Patrick

MESSA
Director - ITSS

Michael Prieur

Meridian Health Plan
CISO, Information Security & Governance

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

Drake Sadler

DexKo Global
Director, Global IT Security

Scott Sadlocha

United Wholesale Mortgage
VP, Chief Information Security Officer

Regina Salazar

Whirlpool Corporation
Vice President & CIO, North America

Robert Sexton

Continental Structural Plastics
Director Technology & Integration

Jeff Small

Great Lakes Water Authority
CIO

Peter Stang

General Dynamics Land Systems
CISO

Ali Syed

Amway
VP Information Security & Risk (CISO)

Ryan Talbott

BorgWarner
CIO

Darlene Taylor

Novares
CIO

Karla Thomas

Lear Corporation
Vulnerability Manager

Art Thompson

City of Detroit
CIO

Joe Von Gott

Continental Tire
CISO, North America

Cynthia Weaver

Walbridge
VP, Information Technology

Carl Wiegand

Amway
Vice President, Information Security & Risk

Craig Wilder

Bronson
IT Director & Information Security Officer

Andrew Woodard

Delta Dental of Michigan
CISO

Upcoming Programs


In-person Programs

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

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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