Seattle CIO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the Seattle 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

Seattle CIO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Brian Abrahamson headshot

Brian Abrahamson

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
CIO

Anja Canfield-Budde headshot

Anja Canfield-Budde

University of Washington
Associate Vice President, Information Management

Darren Challey headshot

Darren Challey

Amazon
CISO, Amazon Fulfillment & Operations

Chuck Markarian headshot

Chuck Markarian

PACCAR
CISO

Sean Murphy headshot

Sean Murphy

BECU
SVP, CISO

James Weaver headshot

James Weaver

State of Washington
CIO

Members

Stephen Adams

Coinstar
Head of Technology

Richard Appleyard

Oregon State Police
CIO

Jeffrey Baer

City of Portland
CTO

Tamara Barr

Continental Mills
VP IS/CIO

John Bartho

Hyster-Yale
CIO

Saad Bashir

City of Seattle
CTO

Lutz Beck

Daimler Trucks North America
CIO

Harish Boinpally

Grange Insurance Association
CIO

Zafar Chaudry

Seattle Children's
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Mike Chill

Johnstone Supply
CIO

Teresa Duran

CorneaGen
Sr. VP of Technology Services

Kari Escobedo

Bartell Drugs
CIO

Jesper Frederiksen

Mars
VP CIO, Veterinary Health Group, Mars Petcare

Dean Galvez

Snohomish County PUD
CIO

Syed Hussain

Oregon Lottery
CIO

Charu Jain

Alaska Airlines
Senior Vice President Merchandising & Innovation

Kirk Kelly

Portland State University
CIO

John Kochavatr

Portland General Electric Company
SVP & CIO

Chuck Lanham

Western Washington University
VP Information Technology / CIO

Gary Leaf

King County Housing Authority
CIO

Lily Ley

PACCAR
CIO & VP

Timothy Lovell

PCC Precision Castparts Corp.
VP & CIO

Todd Martin

Qorvo
CIO

Duane Massie

Schnitzer Steel
Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Matt Modarelli

Washington State Department of Transportation
CIO & Director, IT

Sean Mooney

UW Medicine
Chief Research Information Officer

B.J. Moore

Providence St. Joseph Health
Executive VP & CIO

Carl Paschke

Savers
CIO

Harish Rao

Costco
VP, Data Science

Elisabeth Richard

GBX
VP, CIO

Mike Ross

Vulcan
Executive Director of IT

Laurent Rotival

Cambia Health Solutions
SVP, Strategic Technology Solutions & CIO

Daric Schweikart

Flow International Corporation
VP & CIO

Sue Taylor

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Chief Information Officer

Chris Van Liew

Seattle University
Vice President, CIO

Ravi Waran

Clearwater Paper
VP & CIO

Will Weider

PeaceHealth
SVP & CIO

Lisa Wernli

Car Toys
EVP & CIO

Dan Willey

Wilbur-Ellis Company
CIO

Don Wolff

Portland Public Schools
Chief Technology Officer

Upcoming programs


September 17, 2020

2020 Seattle CIO Inner Circle

Ascend Prime

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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November 10, 2020

2020 Seattle CIO Executive Summit Q4

Grand Hyatt Seattle

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

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