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

US Steel
Chief Information Officer

Pierre Combemale headshot

Pierre Combemale

Vesuvius USA
Former Chief Information Officer

Francois Estellon headshot

Francois Estellon

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

Bill Fortwangler headshot

Bill Fortwangler

Dollar Bank
CIO

Omar Khawaja headshot

Omar Khawaja

Highmark
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 Co
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

Venky 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 & Call Center Ops

Summer Craze Fowler

ARGO AI
CIO

Dan Daly

National Student Clearinghouse
Managing Director, Enterprise Data Management

Jim Dye

Cochran Automotive Group
CTO

William Eismont

Uline
CIO

Brian Furfari

The Childrens Institute
CIO

Santiago Garces

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

Raymond Grimes

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
Director of Information Technology Operations

Clinton Henry

Intertek
CIO

Jeffrey Jesensky

Highmark
Director Market Strategy & Analytics – Senior Markets

Al Jones

CNX Resources
Vice President Information Technology

Ari Lightman

Carnegie Mellon University
Director, CISO Executive Education Program

Tushar Lovalekar

Koppers Holdings
VP, IT

Mark Martella

CNX Resources
Former Dir. Enterprise Solutions

Bruno Mastroianni

Center For Organ Recovery & Education
CIO

Ryan McEnroe

Reed Smith
Director of IT Operations

James McEvoy

II-VI Inc
Vice President, Information Technology

Thomas McKee

Kennametal
VP & CIO

Mark Miko

DLC
CIO

Mark Ohlund

Armada Supply Chain Solutions
CIO & SVP, IT

Scott Phelps

Pittsburgh Steelers
Vice President of Technology

Ramkumar Rayapureddy

Mylan
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
VP and CIO, Global IT

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 Lime & Stone Inc
CIO

Markus Weber

MSA Safety Inc
VP & CIO

Greg Wilson

CentiMark
CIO

Upcoming Events


Virtual Programs

March 16, 2021

Global CIO Virtual Town Hall

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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March 24, 2021

Pittsburgh CIO Virtual Town Hall

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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June 17, 2021

Global CIO Virtual Town Hall

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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June 23, 2021

Pittsburgh CIO Virtual Town Hall

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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