Philadelphia CIO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the Philadelphia 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

Philadelphia CIO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Joshua Beeman headshot

Joshua Beeman

University of Pennsylvania
Associate CIO

Tricia Blair headshot

Tricia Blair

Aon Corporation
Chief Digital Officer

Greg Driscoll headshot

Greg Driscoll

Penn Mutual Life Insurance
Senior VP, Service Operations & Chief Information Officer

Francisco Fraga headshot

Francisco Fraga

Campbell Soup
Vice President & Chief Information & Technology Officer

Michael Golz headshot

Michael Golz

SAP
SVP & CIO Americas

Kisha Hortman Hawthorne headshot

Kisha Hortman Hawthorne

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
CIO & SVP

Dawn Kirchner-King headshot

Dawn Kirchner-King

Armstrong World Industries
CIO

Edward Malinowski headshot

Edward Malinowski

Bayada Home Health Care
CIO & CISO

John Marcante headshot

John Marcante

Vanguard
Global CIO

Justin Mennen headshot

Justin Mennen

Rite Aid
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

Vishi Viswanathan headshot

Vishi Viswanathan

Day & Zimmermann
CIO & SVP Business Services

Members

Daniel Abramowicz

Crown
CTO

Dan Alig

The Wharton School
CIO

Jon Bergman

The Lycra Company
CIO

Henrique Bonorino

Saint-Gobain
CIO - Saint-Gobain Abrasives

John Critikos

Toll Brothers
Chief Information Officer

Amy Cross

CubeSmart Self Storage
Chief Information Officer

Thomas DeChiaro

Drexel
VP & CIO

Vince DiFiglia

QBE
CTO - Enterprise Architecture

Timothy Duffy

Teleflex
VP & CIO

Kevin Gokey

Church & Dwight
Vice President & Global Chief Information Officer

Michael Golz

SAP
SVP & CIO Americas

Randy Gottlieb

Quaker Houghton
Chief Information Officer

Matt Green

PPL Corporation
CIO

Navi Grewal

DuPont
CIO, Dupont Safety and Construction

Steve Haindl

Holman Enterprises
EVP & CIO

Terry Harris

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
SVP & CIO, Information Security Services

Melanie Harris

School District Of Philadelphia
CIO

Steve Heilenman

CAI
Chief Information Officer

Ed Jablonski

Fulton Financial Corporation
EVP, CTO

Ashish Jawadiwar

Axalta
Vice President and Chief Information & Digital Officer

Steve Kent

Subaru of America
VP & CIO

John Koerwer

UGI Corporation
VP & CIO

Dave Kotch

FMC
VP & CIO

John Kravitz

Geisinger
CIO & Interim CDO

Matt Lasmanis

GSK
VP of Technology, CIO

Cindy Leavitt

Temple University
VP Information Technology Services & CIO

Jeff Linso

PetroChoice Lubrication Solutions
Sr. Vice President Information Technology and Security

Kelly Lyman

PECO, an Exelon Company
CIO - PECO, VP IT Real Time Strategy, Exelon Utilities

Tom Murphy

University of Pennsylvania
VP, IT & University CIO

Nassar Nizami

Jefferson Health
SVP & CIO

Steve Palmucci

Rentokil Initial
CIO

Christer Peltomaa

Comcast Business
SVP & CIO

Guru Rao

Lincoln Investments
VP Technology

Michael Rinehart

Fox Rothschild LLP
CIO

Betty Ritts

Allied Universal
SVP, IT

Alonso Rivas

Grupo Bimbo
Director, IT

Brian Rusignuolo

Select Medical
Chief Information Officer

Carlos Sanchez

SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions
Chief Information Officer

Andrew Santacroce

Tokio Marine North America, Inc
VP & Deputy CIO

Vasee Sivasegaran

Tower Health
VP, CTO

Baker Smith

Aramark
CIO

Nehal Trivedi

Realogy
CIO, Enterprise Platforms & Services

Nik Umrani

NSM Insurance Group
CIO

Karla Viglasky

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
Global CIO

Simon Viltz

Hershey's
VP & CIO

Usman Waheed

Knoll
Chief Information & Technology Officer

Mark Wai

Radian Group Inc.
SVP, Chief Technology Officer

Charles Wallace

Solenis
SVP, CIO

John Walsh

Otsuka America, Inc.
Head of Commercial IT, North America

Ken Weirman

AMETEK
VP & CIO

Michael Wondrasch

Avantor
EVP & CIO

Eloise Young

Philadelphia Gas Works
SVP Strategic Planning and Information Services

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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October 1, 2020

2020 Philadelphia CIO Inner Circle Q3

The Down Town Club

An evening with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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December 1, 2020

2020 Philadelphia CIO Executive Summit Q4

Pennsylvania Convention Center

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

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