Seattle 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

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

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
CIO

Anja Canfield-Budde

University of Washington
Associate Vice President, Information Technology

Darren Challey

Amazon
Director, Global Security Operations Technology

Chuck Markarian

PACCAR
CISO

Sean Murphy

Boeing Employees Credit Union
SVP, CISO

Laurent Rotival

Cambia Health Solutions
SVP, Strategic Technology Solutions & CIO

Members

Stephen Adams

Coinstar
Head of Technology

Kathy Alexion

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Chief Information Officer, Vice President of IT

Bridget Barnes

OHSU
VP & CIO

Tamara Barr

Continental Mills
Chief Information Officer

John Bartho

Hyster-Yale
CIO

Saad Bashir

City of Seattle
CTO

Lutz Beck

Daimler Trucks North America
CIO

Andreas Bohman

University of Washington
Vice President for UW Information Technology and Chief Information Officer

Harish Boinpally

Grange Insurance Association
CIO

Michael Boyd

Qorvo
CISO

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

Seattle Mariners
SVP & CIO

Mark Fisher

Navy
CIO

Dean Galvez

Snohomish County PUD
CIO

Mark Greinke

Port of Portland
CIO

Jason Hester

Columbia Bank
Chief Innovation and Information Officer

Arthur Hu

Lenovo
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

Syed Hussain

Oregon Lottery
CIO

Charu Jain

Alaska Airlines
Senior Vice President Merchandising & Innovation

Erik Jones

Seattle Kraken
VP of Technology

Kirk Kelly

Portland State University
CIO

Matt Knox

Sound Physicians
CIO

John Kochavatr

Portland General Electric
SVP & CIO

Chuck Lanham

Western Washington University
VP Information Technology / CIO

Gary Leaf

King County Housing Authority
CIO

Lily Ley

PACCAR
Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Wendy Lonergan

The Boeing Co
VP & CIO, Commercial

Timothy Lovell

PCC Precision Castparts Corp.
VP & CIO

Todd Martin

Qorvo
CIO

Tracey Massey

Multnomah County, OR
Interim Director, Department of County Assets/CIO

Duane Massie

Schnitzer Steel
Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Matt Modarelli

Washington State Department of Transportation
CIO & Director, IT

Sean Mooney

University of Washington Medicine
Chief Research Information Officer

B.J. Moore

Providence
Executive VP & CIO

Suresh Namala

Seagen
Executive Director, Security and Compliance

Carl Paschke

Savers
CIO

Dr. Sasi Pillay

Washington State University
VP ITS & CIO

Sameer Puri

United States National Guard
CIO

Harish Rao

Costco Wholesale
VP, Data Analytics

Mike Ross

Vulcan
Executive Director of IT

Mark Sauer

Oregon Department of Transportation
CIO

Micah Schaafsma

Seattle Pacific University
CIO

Daric Schweikart

Flow
Chief Information Officer

Greg Smith

City of Seattle
CISO, Director Security & Infrastructure

Shane Steffanson

Port of Portland
Senior Information Security Manager (CISO)

Jennifer Steinman

Nintendo of America
VP of IT

Christa Stout

Portland Trail Blazers
SVP Innovation and Technology

Virginia Tomlinson

Central Washington University
Assc VP of Info Services & Security/CIO

Chris Van Liew

Seattle University
Vice President, CIO

Patrick Voon

Loma Linda University Health
CISO

Ravi Waran

Clearwater Paper
VP & CIO

Will Weider

PeaceHealth
SVP & CIO

Lisa Wernli

Car Toys
EVP & CIO

Dan Willey

Wilbur-Ellis Company
Chief Information Officer

Don Wolff

Portland Public Schools
Chief Technology Officer

Upcoming Programs


IN-PERSON

March 8, 2023 | an evening

Seattle CIO Inner Circle

Hotel Sorrento

A gathering with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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IN-PERSON

June, 2023 | 1 day

Seattle CIO Executive Summit

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

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IN-PERSON

September, 2023 | an evening

Seattle CIO Inner Circle

A gathering with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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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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IN-PERSON

December, 2023 | 1 day

Seattle CIO Executive Summit

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

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