San Francisco CIO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the San Francisco 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

San Francisco CIO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

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Opinder Bawa

University of San Francisco
VP & CIO

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Kevin Cornish

University of California, Office of the President
CTO, Office of the President

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Prakash Kota

Autodesk
CIO

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Tom Rodden

Varian Medical Systems
SVP & CIO

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Avi Sokol

KLA
VP & CIO

Members

Madhuri Adettiwar

GE Power
Chief Digital Officer

Laiq Ahmad

General Electric
CTO (GE Power Digital)

William Allison

UC Berkeley
CTO

Elena Andreadakis

Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco
SVP & CIO

Vipin Arora

Hilmar Cheese Company
Head, Information Services

Ahsan Baig

AC Transit
CIO

Prith Banerjee

ANSYS
Chief Technology Officer

Kim Barrier

Amy's Kitchen
Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Ishwar Bharbhari

Yamaha
Director, IT

Andrew Bray

Dialog Semiconductor
Vice President, Global Information Technology

Herman Brown

City and County of San Francisco District Attorney Office
CIO

Giridhar Chodavarapu

Omnicell
VP & CIO

Chris Clark

Levi Strauss & Co.
SVP & CIO

John Cramer

California Department of Community Services & Development
CIO

Christopher Desautel

Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies
Chief Digital Officer

Douglas East

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
CIO

Anantha Ganga

Finisar
Vice President, Global IT

Bob Genchi

Scale Venture Partners
Vice President IT

Linda Gerull

City & County of San Francisco
CIO

Jon Gjestvang

Napa County
CIO

Mike Heuer

Blackhawk Network
Senior Director, Global Head of Corporate IT

Craig Holland

Condé Nast
SVP, Digital Technology

Arthur Hu

Lenovo
SVP & CIO

Bill Hudson

John Muir Health
VP & Associate CIO

Malcolm Jack

Granite Construction Incorporated
Chief Information Officer

Umang Jain

Zovio
Chief Technology Officer

Dan Krantz

Keysight
VP & CIO

Jonas Kriks

ATEL Capital Group
CIO

Rashmi Kumar

Hewlett Packard Enterprise
SVP & CIO

Gopa Kumar

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
EVP & CIO

Sunny Lakhmani

City & County of San Francisco
CTO

Matt Lamb

Rosendin
Chief Information Officer

Ratnakar Lavu

Nike
Global Chief Digital Information Officer

Rob Lloyd

City of San Jose
CIO

Maria MacGunigal

City of Sacramento
CIO

Liza Massey

County of Marin
Chief Information Officer

Bill Miller

NetApp
SVP & CIO

Erik Molitor

Bio-Rad Laboratories
VP, CIO

Faisal Mushtaq

Sleep Number
Chief Technology Officer

Gaja Nagarajan

eHealth
Head of IT

Amith Nair

Vituity
CIO

Andy Nallappan

Broadcom
Vice President & Chief Information Officer (Global IT)

Andrew Peterson

City of Oakland
Chief Information Technology Officer (CIO/CTO)

Alan Pye

Advanced Micro Devices
VP & CIO

Carrie Rasmussen

Save Mart Supermarkets
Chief Information Officer

Deepika Rayala

Yext
SVP, CIO

Anne Marie Richard

UC Berkeley
Associate CIO and Director of Student Affairs IT

Michael Robinson

Shutterfly.
Chief Information Officer

Paul Robles

Stanford University
CIO, R&D Enterprises

Nick Roethel

Metropolitan Transportation Commission
Director, Technology Services

Steven Salaets

Rimini Street, Inc.
CIO and SVP Global Security & Compliance

Amit Sharan

Live Ramp
Global Head of Business Technology

Allan Smith

Peet's Coffee
CIO

Shawn Smith

Stanford University
CTO, Residential & Dining Enterprises (RDE)

Jacob Sorensen

Bank of The West
CIO

Saket Srivastava

Square
Head of Business Technology

Srini Tanikella

SMART Global Holdings
Vice President Information Technology

Mallik Tatipamula

Ericsson
CTO, Group Function Technologies & Architechtures

Sean Thakkar

County of San Mateo
Deputy CIO

Uy Ut

Accel
CIO

Kiran Vankamamidi

Driscoll's
Group Vice President and CIO

Anisha Vaswani

Box
Corporate CIO

Milind Wagle

Equinix
CIO

Jon Walton

County of San Mateo
CIO

Lisa Walton

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Chief Technology Officer

Dave Weinmeister

Foster Farms
CIO

Patrick Wilson

Contra Costa County Health Services
CIO/CISO

Eric Yablonka

Stanford Health Care
Chief Information Officer

Gerald Yerardi

UC Berkeley
Associate CIO, UC IT Client Services

Upcoming programs


September 9, 2020

2020 San Francisco CIO Inner Circle Q3

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

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

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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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December 9, 2020

2020 San Francisco CIO Executive Summit Q4

Hilton San Francisco Union Square

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

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