Seattle CIO Inner Circle

September 7, 2023 | Salty's at Alki Beach

September 7, 2023
Salty's at Alki Beach

Collaborate with your peers

Join Seattle's top CIOs for an intimate networking dinner and facilitated discussion on key business challenges. Enjoy a relaxed evening of dinner and drinks with your peers to share best practices, make new connections and build professional relationships.

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

Supporting faster, data-driven decisions

Allowing easier access to data without compromising on robust security measures

Advancing automation in a competitive environment

Seattle CIO Governing Body

The Governing Body Co-Chairs shape the discussion topics and agenda, ensuring that all content is driven by CIOs, for CIOs.

Governing Body Co-Chairs

Brian Abrahamson

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Anja Canfield-Budde

University of Washington
Associate Vice President, Information Technology

Laurent Rotival

Cambia Health Solutions
SVP, Strategic Technology Solutions & CIO


September 7, 2023

4:30pm - 5:30pm  Executive Networking Reception

5:30pm - 6:45pm  Discussion Topics

Optimizing Efficiencies Through Data and Automation

Aradhna Chetal headshot

Aradhna Chetal

Managing Director Executive Cloud Services and Cybersecurity Technology


Isabel Niu headshot

Isabel Niu

Vice President of Technology, Global Architecture, Innovation, Strategy


Lana DeMaria headshot

Lana DeMaria

Head of Data Governance and Privacy

Alaska Airlines

Patrick Voon headshot

Patrick Voon


Loma Linda University Health

Sean Murphy headshot

Sean Murphy


Boeing Employees Credit Union

With organizations facing headwinds due to economic uncertainties, it is essential for business leaders to seek out ways to improve efficiencies to lower costs, increase productivity and support business growth. Technology and security leaders who leverage data and automation as they adapt their strategy will ensure their company remains competitive amid rapid change. 

Simply adding technology is not enough to increase speed and agility across the business. CIOs and CISOs must empower their teams with the right tools and information to maximize effectiveness and support the making of faster, better decisions. The ability to create IT strategies that lead to speedy outcomes while incorporating robust security measures will ultimately lead to a more competitive enterprise.

Join your peers to discuss how CIOs and CISOs are optimizing tools to increase technology’s impact across the enterprise. 

Supporting Faster, Data-Driven Decisions

  • What goals do you have around using data insights to create a more efficient business? What challenges are you facing when it comes to those goals?
  • How do you allow easier access to data without compromising on robust security measures?
  • How are you fostering data literacy in your organization so employees can use the data to increase their productivity?

Advancing Automation in a Competitive Environment

  • What business processes are you currently automating and how do you identify the areas of the business that should be automated?
  • What tools are you using for automation?
  • How do your future automation plans affect cost/resource optimization and people productivity?

6:45pm - 7:15pm  Networking Break

7:15pm - 8:30pm  Summary Discussion & Dinner

8:30pm - 9:30pm  Social Hour

We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming in-person gathering

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