Phoenix 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

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.

Governing Body Co-Chairs

Gary Desai

Discount Tire
CIO

Ed Dzadovsky

Circle K
CTO

Arun Kumar Bhaskara-Baba

Honeywell Aerospace
Chief Digital and Information Officer

Raghu Santanam Ph.D.

Arizona State University
Sr Associate Dean, W. P. Carey School of Business

J.R. Sloan

State of Arizona
CIO

Governing Body Members

Greg Fancher

PetSmart
EVP & Chief Information Technology Officer

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

Elizabeth Neeley

Arizona Department of Education
CIO

Bradley Pristelski

CommonSpirit Health
CIO, SW Division

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


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

June 27, 2024 | an evening

Phoenix CIO Inner Circle

The Henry

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

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IN-PERSON

November 7, 2024 | 1 day

Phoenix CIO Executive Summit

The Phoenician

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

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