Pittsburgh 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

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

Indiana University of Pennsylvania
CIO

Steven Bugajski

US Steel
VP & Chief Information Officer

Francois Estellon

Matthews International
Executive Vice President - Global Operations and Chief Technology Officer

Bill Fortwangler

Dollar Bank
CIO

Susan Koski

PNC
CISO, Head of Security and Enterprise Response

Matt Putila

Highmark Wholecare
VP, Information Technology & CTO

George Rosato

CONSOL Energy
Director, IT

Members

Michael T. Abram

Westinghouse Electric Co
CIO

Steven Agnoli

Reed Smith
CIO

Paul Allison

California University of Pennsylvania
CIO

Melissa Alsing

Seton Hill University
CIO

Venky Avunoori

Spencer's and Spirits
VP E-Commerce and Customer Technologies

Charles Bartel

Duquesne University
VP for IT & CIO

Jim Bish

Hussey Copper Ltd
CIO

Dennis Coval

AAA National
Vice President of Information Technology & Call Center Ops

Summer Craze Fowler

Argo AI
CIO

Jim Dye

Cochran Automotive Group
Chief Strategy & Technology Officer

William Eismont

Uline
CIO

Brian Furfari

The Children's Institute
CIO

Raymond Grimes

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
Director of Information Technology Operations

Jeffrey Jesensky

Highmark
Director Market Strategy & Analytics – Senior Markets

Al Jones

CNX Resources
Vice President Information Technology

Tushar Lovalekar

Koppers Holdings
VP, IT

Bruno Mastroianni

Center For Organ Recovery & Education
Chief Information and Supply Chain Officer

James McEvoy

II-VI Inc
Vice President, Information Technology

Mark Miko

DLC
CIO

Mark Ohlund

Armada Supply Chain Solutions
CIO & SVP, IT

Scott Phelps

Pittsburgh Steelers
Vice President of Technology

Ramkumar Rayapureddy

Viatris
Global Chief Information Officer

James Rowe

NLMK USA
Corporate VP, Information Technology

Matt Siconolfi

Sirius Computer Solutions
Regional Chief Technology Officer & Enterprise Architect

Jack Smith

Federated Investors
Chief Information Officer - Federated Hermes

Richard Smith

Wabtec
Senior Vice President / Chief Information Officer

Josh Stauffer

HarbisonWalker International
Sr. Director | Information Systems/Technology Infrastructure

Scott Sullivan

Pitt Ohio Express
CFO/CIO

Larry Trenga

Wesley Family Services
CIO

Jose Voisin

Carmeuse
Global CIO

Markus Weber

MSA Safety Inc
VP & CIO

Greg Wilson

CentiMark
CIO

Upcoming Programs


IN-PERSON

May 10, 2023 | 1 day

Pittsburgh CIO Executive Summit

David L Lawrence Convention Center

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

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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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