Florida CIO Community


Join a powerful network of 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 experiences, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

Programs

Participate in year-round gatherings with your local peer group featuring unparalleled opportunities for collaboration, in-depth discussions and networking.

Insights

Exchange peer-validated strategies, solutions and partners, and access exclusive community insights to learn how other CIOs approach similar challenges.

Connections

Make new connections, enhance your career through an exclusive network, and build lasting relationships with peers.

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.

Co-Chairs

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
VP, IT Strategy, Architecture & CISO

Members

Deepak Agarwal

The School District of Palm Beach County
Chief Information Officer

Eugene Baker

Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Chief Information Officer

Dora Boussias

Stryker
Senior Director, Data Strategy & Architecture

Carrie Busbee

Core & Main
CIO

Michael Calderin

Yageo Corp
Director, Information Security and Compliance

Prashant Cherukuri

Qualfon
CIO

Gee Chow

City of Miami
IT Director/CIO

Rick Coro

Landstar System
CIO

Ann Dozier

Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits
SVP & CIO

Eric Firer

Bacardi
Regional CIO - North America and Latin America

David Galloway

Oxbow
VP, IT

Angelica Gomez

Goodwill Industries
CIO, Vice President of Information Technology

Venkat Gopalan

Belcorp
Chief Digital, Data and Technology Officer

Chris Harrison

Campus Management Corp
VP

Robert Kurimski

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

Tamir Peres

Herc Holdings
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

Angel Petisco

Miami-Dade County
Chief Information Officer

Meerah Rajavel

Palo Alto Networks
Chief Information Officer

Balaji Rangaswamy

Boeing Distribution Services
CIO

Sol Rashidi

Estee Lauder
Chief Analytics Officer

Joe Schulz

Carrier
Chief Information Officer

Christina Shannon

SPS Commerce
Chief Information Security Officer

Anand Shenoy

Intel
Senior Director- Head of Enterprise D&A Architecture, Strategy, & Governance

Chad Simpson

City Furniture
Chief Information Officer

Dwight Smith

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation
EVP & CIO

Joe Zemel

Guidewell
Vice President, CIO

Upcoming Programs


IN-PERSON

December 7, 2022 | 1 day

Florida CIO Executive Summit

Hotel AKA Brickell

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

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IN-PERSON

February 22, 2023 | an evening

Florida CIO Inner Circle

Smith & Wollensky

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

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IN-PERSON

June, 2023 | 1 day

Florida CIO Executive Summit

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

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IN-PERSON

September 13 - 15, 2023 | 3 days

Global CIO Executive Summit

Four Seasons Nashville

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

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IN-PERSON

October, 2023 | an evening

Florida CIO Inner Circle

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

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IN-PERSON

December, 2023 | 1 day

Florida CIO Executive Summit

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

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Your Community Partners


Global Thought Leaders
CIO Thought Leaders
CIO and CISO Thought Leader