Join a powerful network of C-level 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 best practices, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

  • Participate in year-round gatherings both in person and virtually with your local peer group
  • Engage in unparalleled collaboration through in-depth discussions on the most critical and relevant issues
  • Network with like-minded peers facing the same challenges as you
  • Exchange ideas, strategies and solutions validated by peers
  • Gain exclusive access to community insights, including best practices and survey results, to benchmark your organization with others
  • Learn how other leaders approached their challenges by leveraging peer-recommended partners
  • Make new connections through facilitated networking opportunities, including curated 1:1 peer meetings
  • Grow and enhance your career through an exclusive network and mentorship
  • Build lasting relationships and stay connected with peers and colleagues

Italy CIO Governing Body

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

Governing Body Members

Pierantonio Azzalini

Group CIO

Michela Bambara

EPTA Group
Chief Digital & Information Officer

Stefano Brandinali

Angelini Industries
Group Chief Innovation Officer

Valeria Breda

Global VP IT

Igor Castellini


Giovanni Cauteruccio

Prysmian Group
Group CIO & CDO

Paolo Cinelli

Bolton Group
Group CIO

Giuseppe Dallona

Group CIO

Massimiliano Gerli

Group CIO

Marcello Lorenzini

Conad Nord Ovest
IT & Innovation Director

Jay Mahanand

United Nations World Food Programme
CIO & Director, Technology

Marco Moschini

Benetton Group
Group CIO

Pierre Obeid

Wind Tre

Massimo Pagani

Moncler Group
Chief Information & Technology Transformation Officer

Simone Pezzoli

Haier Europe
Group Chief Digital Technology Officer

Francesca Porta

EMEA CIO & Global Head of IT Strategy

Emiliano Sorrenti

Group Chief Digital & Information Officer

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CIOs today.

  1. Shaping the Efficient Enterprise with AI & Automation
  2. Strengthening Partnerships for Wider Business Impact
  3. Illustrating IT’s Value through Business-first Initiatives

Upcoming Programs


28 May 2024 | 1 day

Italy CIO Executive Summit

Rome Cavalieri, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel

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

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14 October 2024 | an evening

Italy CIO Inner Circle

Excelsior Hotel Gallia, Milan

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

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