San Francisco CIO Virtual Executive Summit

December 9, 2020 | 8:00am - 1:15pm PST

December 9, 2020 | 8:00am - 1:15pm PST


Collaborate with your peers

Come together with your peers virtually to tackle top business challenges through peer-driven content and discussions at the San Francisco CIO Virtual Executive Summit.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CIOs today:

Leveraging AI and automation to streamline a remote work environment

New norms in acquiring and nurturing IT talent

Creating a security-centric culture


Opinder Bawa

University of San Francisco

Kevin Cornish

Covered California
Chief Information Officer

Prakash Kota


Tom Rodden

Varian Medical Systems

Avi Sokol

Vice President & Chief Information Officer


December 9, 2020

8:00am - 9:00am PST Virtual Summit Keynote

Keynote by Citrix Systems, Inc.

Keynote details coming soon. 

9:00am - 10:00am PST Virtual Summit Boardroom

Virtual Boardroom Hosted by DataStax

A leader from DataStax guides this engaging conversation.

9:00am - 10:00am PST Virtual Summit Boardroom

Virtual Boardroom Hosted by Appian

A leader from Appian guides this engaging conversation.

10:00am - 11:00am PST Virtual Summit Keynote

Let’s Get Personal | The Evolving CIO

If the past several months has done one thing for the CIO, it’s caused these executives to reflect on how to lead up, down, and across the organization. In this keynote, CIOs will discuss how and why they have had to select new tools in their leadership toolkits, including trust, empathy and increased communication, in order to lead the organization through disrupted times.

11:00am - 12:00pm PST Virtual Summit Boardroom

Virtual Boardroom Hosted by T-Mobile

A leader from T-Mobile guides this engaging conversation.

11:00am - 12:00pm PST Virtual Summit Boardroom

The Real Value of AI

Management boards and CIOs alike talk at length about the potential impact of artificial intelligence and machine learning on business processes, proficiency and performance. This session aims beyond the AI hype to target real world results in the enterprise. 

Join your peers to discuss:  

  • Building AI awareness and capabilities to move from POCs to production 

  • Practical use cases that drive successful outcomes  

  • The right tools and suppliers for your business 

12:00pm - 12:45pm PST Virtual Summit Keynote

Closing Keynote

Please check back soon for more details.

12:45pm - 1:15pm PST Networking

Community Discussion

An informal and interactive opportunity for you to network with peers in small groups. 

2:30pm - 4:00pm PST Virtual Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Meet 1-to-1 with peers in your community for in-depth conversations. 


Your Community Partners

Program Partners

San Francisco CIO Program Manager

For inquiries related to this event, please reach out to your dedicated program manager.

Annie Garner