Minneapolis CIO Community


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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:

Programs
  • 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
Insights
  • 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
Connections
  • 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

Minneapolis CIO Governing Body


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

Governing Body Co-Chairs

Brett Craig

Target
CIO

Tammylynne Jonas

Donaldson
Global CIO

Mike Neill

C.H. Robinson
Chief Technology Officer

Carissa Rollins

Illumina
CIO

Tarek Tomes

State of Minnesota
CIO & Commissioner

Governing Body Members

Luke Anderson

Cub Foods
CIO

Kelly Aronson

Andersen Corporation
Chief Information Officer

John Avenson

Minnesota Twins
SVP/CTO

Ramesh Babu

Digi-Key
VP, CIO

Sameer Badlani

Fairview Health Services
Chief Digital Officer & Executive Vice President

TK Balaji

Post Consumer Brands
CIO

David Bingenheimer

Ecolab
EVP & CIO

David Black

CHS
SVP, Chief Strategy Officer and CIO

José Blanco

Wells Fargo
SVP of Information Technology

Marc Carlson

Land O'Lakes
CIO

Radha Chavali

Digi International
Global CIO, VP Technical Services

Kellie Christensen

Gray Construction
CIO

Troy Collings

CB Shared Services
CTO

Ben Davis

Cambria
EVP & CIO

Rob Duchscher

SunOpta
CIO/ CISO

Matt Emmerich

Ingersoll Rand
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Julie Flaschenriem

Hennepin Healthcare
CIO

Chetan Ganatra

Ramsey County
CIO

Poonam Garg

U.S. Bank
VP Software Engineering

Jeff Gerber

Johnson Brothers Liquor
CIO

Ross Gilbertson

Northern Tool + Equipment
SVP & CIO

Bernie Gulachek

University of Minnesota
CIO

Eric Hanson

Starkey Laboratories
CIO

Darrin Hebert

Aon Corporation US
CIO

David Ingham

Allina Health
Chief Information Officer

Ann Marie Janke

Neiman Marcus
CIO

Jim Jones

Great River Energy
VP & CIO

Don Knutson

Entegris
VP/CIO

Sridhar Koneru

Winnebago Industries
SVP, CIO

Rashmi Kumar

Medtronic
SVP & CIO

Dave Lardy

Patterson Companies
CIO

Heather Mickman

Gap
CIO

Rudi Mohamed

Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
CIO

Mark Murphy

3M
Chief Information and Digital Officer

John Pelant

CWT
EVP & CTO

Tony Peleska

Kraus-Anderson
VP and Head of Information Technology and Digital Transformation

Mary Lynne Perushek

Mortenson
CIO

Scott Peterson

Medica
VP & CTO

Tim Peterson

Xcel Energy
SVP & CIO

Shawn Quant

Piper Sandler Companies
Chief Info. & Operations Officer

Ryker Richardson

Federated Insurance
SVP & CIO

Cris Ross

Mayo Clinic
CIO

Kelly Runkle

Taylor
Vice President Information Technology

Sanjeev Satturu

Casey's General Stores
CIO

Chris Schueler Sullivan

Self Esteem Brands
CIO

Priya Senthilkumar

Pearson Vue
Vice President, Technology and Product Engineering

Derek Shaw

H.B. Fuller Company
Global Vice President, CIO

Ken Smith

Daktronics
Director, IT

Gerard Smyth

Ameriprise Financial
EVP and Global Chief Information Officer

John Soderberg

Fastenal
EVP Information Technology

Faith Tang

Mortenson
CIO

Brian Tilzer

Best Buy
Chief Digital and Technology Officer

Mark Vaupel

Hormel Foods
VP, IT Services

Tim Wike

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
VP, Digital Product Engineering

Greg Woods

POET
Chief Information Officer

Dennis Zuzek

HealthPartners
SVP and CTO


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


IN-PERSON

March 27, 2024 | an evening

Minneapolis CIO Inner Circle

Surly Brewing Co.

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

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IN-PERSON

June 11, 2024 | 1 day

Minneapolis CIO Executive Summit

Marriott Minneapolis West

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

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IN-PERSON

August 2024 | an evening

Minneapolis CIO Inner Circle

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

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IN-PERSON

December 2024 | 1 day

Minneapolis CIO Executive Summit

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

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