Florida CIO Community

Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the Florida 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. Mastering the art of change and adaptability
  2. Accelerating high growth and a data-first mindset
  3. Empowering talent, protecting the enterprise

Florida CIO Governing Body

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


Shawn Bowen

World Fuel Services
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

Otto Contreras

City of Miami, FL
Deputy CIO

Gary Eppinger

CSX Corporation
Vice President of Technology and CISO

Juan Gomez-Sanchez

Whirlpool Corporation
Global CISO

Kevin Grayling

Florida Crystals Corporation
Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Jennifer Greenman

Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Chief Information Officer

Gram Ludlow

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation
SVP, Chief Information Security Officer

Marcos Marrero

H.I.G. Capital
Chief Information Security Officer

Luis Suarez

H.I.G. Capital
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

Christine Vanderpool

Florida Crystals Corporation
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer


Deepak Agarwal

The School District of Palm Beach County
Chief Information Officer

Eugene Baker

Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Chief Information Officer

Dora Boussias

Director, Enterprise Architecture & Data Strategy

Carrie Busbee

Core & Main

Michael Calderin

Yageo Corp
Director, Information Security and Compliance

Prashant Cherukuri


Rick Coro

Landstar System

Ann Dozier

Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits

David Galloway


Angelica Gomez

Goodwill Industries
CIO, Vice President of Information Technology

Chris Harrison

Campus Management Corp

Robert Kurimski

Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County
Chief Technology Officer

Andrew MacDonald

Kemper Corporation
SVP and CIO, Property & Casualty

Tamir Peres

Herc Holdings
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

Angel Petisco

Miami-Dade County
Chief Information Officer

Meerah Rajavel

Citrix Systems, Inc.
Chief Information Officer

Balaji Rangaswamy

Boeing Distribution Services

Sol Rashidi

Estee Lauder
Chief Analytics Officer

Joe Schulz

Chief Information Officer

Christina Shannon

VP, Global Chief Information Security Officer

Chad Simpson

City Furniture
Chief Information Officer

Dwight Smith

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation

Joe Zemel

Vice President, CIO

Upcoming Programs


August 2, 2022 | 1 hour

Florida CIO Virtual Town Hall

Inspiring Data Curiosity and Confidence

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

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September, 2022 | an evening

Florida CIO Inner Circle

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

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October 10 - 12, 2022 | 3 days

Global CIO Executive Summit

Eaglewood Resort & Spa

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

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November, 2022 | 1 day

Florida CIO Executive Summit

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

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