Milwaukee CIO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the Milwaukee 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

Milwaukee CIO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Eric Hanson

HUSCO
Global VP, Information Services

Michael Kahler

Old Republic Surety
VP of Information Services

John Paape

Roehl Transport
Vice President of Technology/CIO

Rick Sackett

ProAmpac
Director, Information Security

Vicki Tandeski

Ariens
CIO

Members

Lou Ann Bannow

American Food Groups
VP, IT

Jeremy Bauer

Molson Coors Brewing
Sr. Director Information Security (CISO)

Robert Beck

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Associate Vice Chancellor & CIO

Daniel Bourquin

Generac Power Systems
VP, Global IT

Colin Boyd

Komatsu Mining
VP & CIO

Gary Branger

Hydrite Chemical
Head of Information Technology

Tim Brown

Johnson Financial Group, Inc.
CIO

Antony D'Cruz

HSA Bank
CIO & SVP IT & PMO

Shaleen Devgun

Schneider National
EVP & CIO

Tim Dickson

Generac Power Systems
CIO

Sandra Gardner

WPS Health Solutions
Chief Technology Officer

Ken Garfinkel

Broan-NuTone
CIO

Ron Gilson

Johnsonville Sausage
VP & CIO

Sam Hilgendorf

Fox World Travel
CIO

David Hotchkiss

Medical College of Wisconsin
VP & CIO

Brad Jobe

TriMedx
Vice President, Application & Software Engineering

Anupam Khare

OshKosh
CIO

Mark Kools

Appvion
Executive Director, Information Technology

John Kreul

Amcor
CIO & VP of Supply Chain

Steve Langer

Modine
Vice President, Information Technology

Michael Lehman

Batteries Plus
CIO

Brent Maher

Johnson Financial Group, Inc.
Senior Vice President - Chief Technology Officer

Kathryn McClellan

Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin
SVP & CIO

John McCormick

Green Bay Packaging
Director IT

Molly Mulroy

WEC Energy Group
VP & CIO

Tom Nackers

Perlick
VP Information Technology

Nancy Olson

City of Milwaukee
CIO

Brian Olsson

Briggs & Stratton Corporation
CIO

Laurie Panella

Marquette University
CIO

Diane Schwartz

Fast Retailing
Global Director of Information Security and Compliance

Chad Steighner

Clarios
CIO

Barb Streubel

Krueger International
CIO

Tony Vaden

ABC Supply Co., Inc.
VP & CIO

Upcoming Programs


In-person Programs

December 14, 2021

Milwaukee CIO Executive Summit

Hyatt Regency Milwaukee

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

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Virtual Programs

September 30, 2021

Milwaukee CIO Virtual Town Hall

Milwaukee CIO & CISO Virtual Town Hall

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

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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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