Phoenix CIO Community


Join a powerful network of 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 experiences, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

Programs

Participate in year-round gatherings with your local peer group featuring unparalleled opportunities for collaboration, in-depth discussions and networking.

Insights

Exchange peer-validated strategies, solutions and partners, and access exclusive community insights to learn how other CIOs approach similar challenges.

Connections

Make new connections, enhance your career through an exclusive network, and build lasting relationships with peers.

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

Phoenix CIO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Gary Desai

Discount Tire
CIO

Ed Dzadovsky

Circle K
CIO

Mike Goodwin

PetSmart
CIO

Rich Kellen

Wind River Systems
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

Arun Kumar Bhaskara-Baba

Honeywell Aerospace
Chief Digital and Information Officer

Shannon Lawson

City of Phoenix, AZ
CISO

Mike Lettman

Department of Homeland Security
Cyber Security Advisor (CSA) Arizona- Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

John Pontrelli

Discount Tire
CISO

Todd Redfoot

GoDaddy.com
Chief Privacy & Risk Officer

Justin Replogle

Honeywell Aerospace
VP, IT

Tim Roemer

State of Arizona
Director of Homeland Security, State of Arizona

Raghu Santanam Ph.D.

Arizona State University
Department Chair, Information Systems

J.R. Sloan

State of Arizona
CIO

Members

Susan Barlow

Clearway Energy
VP IT & CIO

Max (LJ) Chan

Avnet
CIO

Travis Cutright

City of Mesa, AZ
CIO

Theo Gibson

TPI Composites
IT Vice President & CIO

Steen Hambric

City of Phoenix, AZ
CIO

Bianca Lochner

City of Scottsdale, AZ
CIO

Umesh Manathkar

NetApp
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

Paula Mattingly

State of Arizona - Arizona Department of Health Services
CIO

Joe Mildenhall

Grand Canyon University
Chief Information Officer

Bradley Pristelski

CommonSpirit Health
CIO

Steve Reese

Phoenix Suns
VP, CIO

Dan Saltich

Shamrock Foods
CIO

Jeff Semonovich

Western Alliance
Enterprise Chief Information Officer

Jamie Smith

University of Phoenix
CIO

Kelly Summers

Valleywise Health
Sr. VP, CIO

Jim Upchurch

P.F. Chang's
CIO

Upcoming Programs


IN-PERSON

February, 2023 | an evening

Phoenix CIO Inner Circle

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

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IN-PERSON

May, 2023 | an evening

Phoenix CIO Inner Circle

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

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IN-PERSON

September 13 - 15, 2023 | 3 days

Global CIO Executive Summit

Four Seasons Nashville

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

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IN-PERSON

October, 2023 | 1 day

Phoenix CIO Executive Summit

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

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Your Community Partners


Global Thought Leaders
CIO Thought Leaders