Houston CIO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the Houston 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. Investing in your people and the right technologies  
  2. Innovating with advanced technologies and new delivery models
  3. Influencing business stakeholders and enterprise outcomes

Houston CIO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Twila Day headshot

Twila Day

Huntsman Corporation
CIO

James Green headshot

James Green

Chevron
GM of IT Service Delivery

Jennifer Hartsock headshot

Jennifer Hartsock

Baker Hughes
VP & CIO

Lori Kittle headshot

Lori Kittle

Landry's Inc
Chief Loyalty Officer

Al Lindseth headshot

Al Lindseth

Plains All American Pipeline
SVP, Risk Management & IT

Laura Tibodeau headshot

Laura Tibodeau

Amsty
CIO

John Varkey headshot

John Varkey

Waste Management
VP, Enterprise Digital Services

Allen Wuescher headshot

Allen Wuescher

Toshiba International
VP & CIO

Members

Jim Bailey

Modec International
Former VP & CIO

John Baker

Core Laboratories
Global Head of IT

Mike Bell

Houston Police Department
Chief Technology Officer - CTO

John Biegel

DJO
Chief Information Officer

Dulce Borjas

ENGIE North America
VP & CIO

Jason Bourg

APTIM
VP of IT, CIO

Ann-Michele Bowlin

Norton Rose Fulbright
CIO

Steve Brady

Dresser-Rand Group
VP of Process Innovation & CIO

Brad Breau

Tokio Marine HCC
SVP, CIO

Danny Buie

Crestwood Equity Partners
CIO

Tom Burns

Texon LP
VP, IT

Jesse Carrillo

Hines
SVP & CIO

Ricardo Castro

Nexeo Plastics
VP & CIO

Yanni Charalambous

Oxy
Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Alexis Collins

TETRA
CIO

Peggy Colsman

Chevron Phillips Chemical Co.
CIO

Cindy Cornelius

WellMed Medical Management, Inc.
CIO

Howard Davis

Transocean
EVP, CAO/CIO

Alex De Sousa

Equinor
Head of Business IT

James Druzbik

Group 1 Automotive
VP, IS

Kenneth Gasior

Talen Energy
VP & CIO

Christopher Gregory

DXP Enterprises
SVP, CIO

Rex Griffin

Ultra Petroleum
Senior IT Director

Chris Hanz

Houston Astros
CIO

Dave Harger

Hi-Crush Proppants
Vice President - IT

David Harmon

Oil States
CIO

Bradley Hoover

Texas A&M University
CIO, Director of Information Systems

Tim Jackson

Diamond Offshore
Chief Information Officer

Klara Jelinkova

Rice University
VP & CIO

J.D. Johnson

American National Insurance
EVP, Corporate Business Process Officer & CIO

Lee Johnson

Tidewater
VP & CIO

John Jorgensen

American Bureau of Shipping
Chief Scientist, ABS CyberSafety

Manish Kapoor

NuStar Energy
CIO & SVP Information Systems

Murshid Khan

TDECU-Your Credit Union
VP & CIO

Akash Khurana

McDermott International
Global VP, CIO & Chief Digital Officer

Dolly Kripalani

National Oilwell Varco
Vice President, IT

Jay Krishnamurthy

Wilsonart
Global CIO

Paul Krueger

JB Poindexter
VP, IT CIO

Julio Lago Canosa

Newpark
CIO

Nicholas Larcombe

Hess Corporation
CIO

Sebastien Lehnherr

Schlumberger
Chief Information Officer

Lee Leiber

Baylor College of Medicine
CIO

Richard Loew

Motiva
CIO

Jason Lu

Stallion
Chief Information Officer

Cormac Lynch

National Oilwell Varco
CIO & SVP, Supply Chain

Troy Matherne

Frank's International
Former VP, CIO

Lisa McClain

MRC Global
CIO

Robert McLemore

Rush Enterprises, Inc.
VP & CIO

John Del Mixon

Service Corporation International
VP, IT

John Mizell

S & B Engineers and Constructors
VP, CIO

Annette Moore

NASA Johnson Space Center
CIO

Maria O'Neill

American Bureau of Shipping
CIO

Travis Osborne

Apache
VP, IT

Tim Osburn

Patterson-UTI
SVP & CIO

Phillip Pappan

Superior Energy Services
CIO

Stephen Perry

Genesis Energy
CIO

Ken Piddington

U.S. Silica
CIO

Sameer Purao

Austin Industries, Inc.
CIO & VP

Julie Purcell

SavaSeniorCare
SVP & CIO

Brad Rector

Phillips 66
Chief Information Officer

Todd Renaud

Conn's HomePlus
CIO

Don Reny

Gulf States Toyota
VP Information Technology

Michael Rhymes

Gates
Global CIO

Jeff Schmitz

Houston Texans
VP & CIO

Eric Silva

Oceaneering International
SVP, Operations Support

James Stinson

Quanta Services
VP, IT

Erik Tennison

AIG
Associate Information Officer

John Thomson

KBR
VP & CIO

Louis Ventura

Quanex Building Products
VP & CIO

Sudhakar Virupakshi

Par Pacific Holdings
VP IT & CIO

Chris Weaver

ISS
CIO - North America

Benjamin Williams

Chesapeake Energy
VP & Chief Information Officer

Upcoming programs


September 23, 2020

2020 Global CIO Executive Summit

Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain

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

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December 8, 2020

2020 Houston CIO Executive Summit Q4

Hyatt Regency Houston

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

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June 2021

2021 Houston CIO Executive Summit Q2

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

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