Pittsburgh CIO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the Pittsburgh 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

Pittsburgh CIO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Bill Balint headshot

Bill Balint

Indiana University of Pennsylvania
CIO

Steven Bugajski headshot

Steven Bugajski

United States Steel Corporation
Chief Information Officer

Pierre Combemale headshot

Pierre Combemale

Vesuvius U S A Corporation
IT Executive Leader

Francois Estellon headshot

Francois Estellon

Matthews International
Chief Technology Officer

Bill Fortwangler headshot

Bill Fortwangler

Dollar Bank
CIO

Omar Khawaja headshot

Omar Khawaja

Highmark Health
VP & Chief Information Security Officer

Susan Koski headshot

Susan Koski

PNC
SVP and Divisional CISO, Security Operations

Matthew Putila headshot

Matthew Putila

Gateway Health
VP, Information Technology & CTO

George Rosato headshot

George Rosato

CONSOL Energy
Director, IT

Members

Michael T. Abram

Westinghouse Electric Company
CIO

Steven Agnoli

Reed Smith
CIO

Paul Allison

California University of Pennsylvania
CIO

Melissa Alsing

Seton Hill University
CIO

Jon Amelio

Allegheny Intermediate Unit 3
CTO

Eric Aulbach

Armstrong Group of Companies
CIO

Venkat Avunoori

Dick's Sporting Goods
Director, IT

Charles Bartel

Duquesne University
VP for IT & CIO

Jim Bish

Hussey Copper Ltd
CIO

Dennis Coval

AAA East Central
Vice President of Information Technology

Summer Craze Fowler

ARGO AI
CIO

Dan Daly

National Student Clearinghouse
Senior Director of Enterprise Data Management

Jim Dye

Cochran Automotive Group
CTO

William Eismont

MillerCoors
CIO

Brian Furfari

Children's institute of Pittsburgh
CIO

Santiago Garces

City of Pittsburgh
Chief Information Officer - Director of Innovation & Performance

James Gephart

Gatan, Inc.
CIO/Director of IT

Raymond Grimes

Goodwill Southwestern Pennsylvania
Director of Information Technology Operations

Clinton Henry

MSA The Safety Company
Manager, Global Communications Technology

Jeffrey Jesensky

Highmark Health
Director Network Strategy & Analytics

Al Jones

CNX Resources
IS&T Director of Operations

Ari Lightman

Carnegie Mellon University
Distinguished Service Professor & Director, CIO Institute

Tushar Lovalekar

Koppers Inc.
VP, IT

Mark Martella

CNX Resources Corporation
Dir. Petrotechnical & Enterprise Solutions

Bruno Mastroianni

Center For Organ Recovery & Education
CIO

Ryan McEnroe

Reed Smith
Director of IT Operations

James McEvoy

II-VI
Vice President, Information Technology

Thomas McKee

Kennametal
VP & CIO

Mark Miko

Duquesne Light Co.
CIO

Mark Ohlund

Armada
CIO & SVP, IT

Scott Phelps

Pittsburgh Steelers
Vice President of Technology

Ramkumar Rayapureddy

Mylan, Inc.
Global CIO

James Rowe

NLMK
Director, Information Technology

Matt Siconolfi

Sirius
Regional Chief Technology Officer & Enterprise Architect

Jack Smith

Federated
Chief Information Officer & President - Technology

Richard Smith

Wabtec Corporation
VP and CIO, Global IT

Josh Stauffer

HarbisonWalker International
Sr. Director | Information Systems/Technology Infrastructure

Scott Sullivan

PITT OHIO
CFO/CIO

Larry Trenga

Wesley Family Services
CIO

Jose Voisin

Carmeuse Lime & Stone North America
CIO

Markus Weber

MSA The Safety Company
VP & CIO

Greg Wilson

CentiMark
CIO

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 27, 2020

2020 Pittsburgh CIO Executive Summit Q4

David L. Lawrence Convention Center

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

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March 2021

2021 Pittsburgh CIO Inner Circle Q1

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

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