New Jersey CIO Community

Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the New Jersey 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. Mastering the art of change and adaptability
  2. Accelerating high growth and a data-first mindset
  3. Empowering talent, protecting the enterprise

New Jersey CIO Governing Body

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


Roota Almeida

Delta Dental of New Jersey

Lookman Fazal

NJ Transit
Chief Information & Digital Officer

Zouhair Guelzim

L'Oreal Americas

Warren Kudman

Turner Construction
SVP & Chief Information Officer

Hussein Syed

RWJBarnabas Health
Chief Information Security Officer

Gabrielle Wolfson

Quest Diagnostics Inc
Senior VP & Chief Information & Chief Digital Officer


Cherif Amirat

Chief Information Officer

Sandeep Bajaj

Everest Re Group

Damu Bashyam

Columbia Bank
EVP, Chief Information and Digital Officer - New Jersey

Eric Craig

Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Roopesh Das

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions
SVP, Digital Acceleration & Innovation

Mark Eimer

Hackensack Meridian Health
SVP, Associate CIO & Chief Technology Officer

Kevin Gokey

Church & Dwight
Vice President & Global Chief Information Officer

Jon Harding

Global CIO

Archana Jain

Verizon Consumer Group

Dutt Kalluri

SVP Digital & Technology Transformation

Arun Kumar Bhaskara-Baba

Johnson & Johnson
Global Head of Manufacturing Product Information Technology

Justin Lahullier

Delta Dental of New Jersey

Andrew Laudato

Vitamin Shoppe Inc

Paul Marabella

K. Hovnanian Enterprises
Chief Information Officer

Richard Martin

PepsiCo Inc
Senior IT Director & Global BRM - Procurement Technologies

Bruce Mathews


Danielle Maurici-Arnone

Combe, Inc.
SVP, Global Digital & Technology Officer

Jason McKay

Riggs Distler
CIO & VP Business Process

Venkata Modugula

Construction Specialties
Chief Information Officer

John Mooney

Bio-Reference Laboratories Inc

Adam Noble

American Water Works
SVP & Chief Technology and Innovation Officer

Ritesh Patel

Finn Partners
Senior Partner, Global Digital Health

John Repko

Executive VP & Chief Information Officer

Michael Salas

SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions
SVP, Chief Information & Digital Officer for SUEZ in North America

Kamalika Sandell

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Mark Smith

American Water Works
VP & Head of Technology Enablement

Gopal Srinivasan

CIO, Information Management

Neal Stephen

TD Bank Group
CIO - Head of Auto, Commercial and Small Business Technology

Scott Strickland

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts
Chief Information Officer

Dr. Jordan Tannenbaum

Saint Peter's Healthcare System

Vic Verma

International Flavors & Fragrances
SVP & Global Chief Information Officer

Steve Wrenn

Johnson & Johnson
Group CIO, Global Supply Chain

Upcoming Programs


March 8, 2022 | 1 hour

New Jersey CIO Virtual Town Hall

Structuring for Success — Crafting Your Future IT Culture

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

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May, 2022 | an evening

New Jersey CIO Inner Circle

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

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September, 2022 | 3 days

Global CIO Executive Summit

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

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