Southern California CIO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the Southern California 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

Southern California CIO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Glenn Coles headshot

Glenn Coles

Yamaha Motor Corporation USA
GM & CIO

Ginny Davis headshot

Ginny Davis

Technicolor
SVP, CIO & CSO

James Davis headshot

James Davis

University of California - Los Angeles
Vice Provost IT & CTO, Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition

Mary Gendron headshot

Mary Gendron

Qualcomm
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

Alex Grimwade headshot

Alex Grimwade

Disney
CIO, Disney Television Studios

Chad Hamilton headshot

Chad Hamilton

Fremantle
VP, Technology

Michael Keithley headshot

Michael Keithley

United Talent Agency
CIO

Bryan Muehlberger headshot

Bryan Muehlberger

Beachbody
CIO & EVP of Technology

Lance Ralls headshot

Lance Ralls

Belkin
CIO

Members

Wasi Ahmed

Foundation Building Materials
CIO

James Alvarez

Aristocrat
CIO

Steve Andujar

Sony Pictures Entertainment
EVP & CIO

George Bedar

Fitness International, LLC
CIO

Adrian Butler

Casey's General Stores
CIO

Joseph Cevetello

City of Santa Monica, CA
CIO

Tammy Choy

Aerospace Corporation
VP & CIO

Nicholas Colisto

Avery Dennison
Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Christopher Coye

Skechers
SVP, IT

Jim Crawford

Kaiser Permanente
CIO & VP

Amir Desai

Molina Healthcare
CIO

Pavan Desaneni

Yokohama Tire Corporation
CIO

Lea Eriksen

City of Long Beach
Director of Technology & Innovation / CIO

Carol Fawcett

Golden State Foods
Corporate Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Allen Fazio

Houlihan Lokey
CIO

Cameron Forbes

Sumitomo Rubber North America
CIO

Brian Ganley

Ventura County
CIO

Sven Gerjets

Mattel
EVP & CTO

Josh Goode

SCAN Health Plan
SVP/CIO

Ben Gordon

Sempra Energy
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer and Chief Digital Officer

Leslie Grau

Dun & Bradstreet
SVP, IT

Kevin Gray

City of Burbank
CIO

Jim Green

Los Angeles County Probation Department
CIO

Mark Hagan

AMN Healthcare Services
CIO

George Hanna

The Walt Disney Company
VP, Technology

Erica Hausheer

3D Systems Corporation
Sr. Vice President & CIO

John Herbert

Fox Corporation
EVP & CIO

Julie Hubbard

AMN Healthcare Services
Vice President, IT & Secturity

Todd Inlander

Southern California Edison Company
Sr. Vice President & CIO

Guilda Javaheri

Golden State Foods
CTO

Brandon Johnson

Korn Ferry
SVP, Chief Information Officer

Scott Joslyn

MemorialCare
SVP & CIO

Sunil Kanchi

UST Global
Chief Information Officer and Chief Investment Officer

George Khalil

City of Riverside, CA
Chief Innovation Officer

Clemens Koegler

Red Bull North America
VP, Information Technology & Chief Information Officer

Phillip Leclair

City of Pasadena, CA
CIO

Joe Leggio

National Veterinary Associates
Chief Information Officer

Randi Levin

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
CIO

Peter Loo

Los Angeles County, CA
Chief Deputy CIO

Guillermo Lopez

LuLaRoe
CIO

Joel Manfredo

Motion Picture Industry Pension & Health Plans
CIO

Shivie Mannshahia

Velocity Vehicle Group
CTO

John Manzanares

CoolSys
EVP IT

Bill Martin

AEG Worldwide
CIO

Drew Martin

Jack in the Box
CIO

Scott McCool

California Resources Corporation
CIO

Cindy McKenzie

Deluxe Entertainment Services
CIO

Theresa Miller

LionsGate Entertainment
CIO & EVP, IT

Greg Moore

KB Home
VP & CIO

Laura Muller

Capital Group
President & SVP Technology

Nader Nemati

Lockheed Martin
CIO, QTC

Helen Norris

Chapman University
VP & CIO

Les Ottolenghi

Caesars Entertainment
Former EVP & CIO

Michael Payne

ASGN
CIO

Thomas Phelps

Laserfiche
Vice President of Corporate Strategy & CIO

Stephen Plank

Taco Bell
CIO

Rekha Ramesh

Advantage Solutions
Global CIO

Geraldine Ramezani

First American Financial
SVP & CIO

Ted Ross

City of Los Angeles, CA
CIO

Suneel Sajnani

Cetera Financial Group
SVP, Head of Infrastructure and Cloud Services

Howard Schweitzer

VCA
VP & CIO

Russina Sgoureva

Farmers Insurance
Senior Vice President, Head of Business Technology Transformation

James Shira

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Global & US CIO

Doug Shook, Ph.D.

University of Southern California
CIO

Charles Sims

Los Angeles Clippers
Head of Technology | CTO

Mohandoss Tychicus

AIDS Healthcare Foundation
CIO

Ninish Ukkan

Neilson Financial
CTO

Robert Valle

Mazda Motor of North America
CIO and Vice President - Information Technology

Rhonda Vetere

Herbalife
Global CIO

Steve Wallace

Monster Beverage Corporation
Chief Information Officer

Michael Wang

Epson America
CIO & VP, Digital Innovation

Alan Weidlich

PWGA
CIO

Hugh Westermeyer

City National Bank
SVP, Corporate Technology

Jon Whittaker

Kelly Paper
CIO

Graham Wilkinson

Exemplis
CIO

Colleen Wolf

Ventura Foods
SVP & CIO

Brian Wood

Tutor Perini
VP, Information Technology / CIO

Karen Xie

Blue Shield of California
Chief Technology Officer

Dennis Yang

Motion Picture Association of America
CIO

Missy Young

Switch
CIO

Upcoming Events


Virtual Programs

October 15, 2020

Global CIO Virtual Executive Summit

A virtual gathering for CIOs with global responsibilities to discuss challenges unique to international operations.

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October 28, 2020

Southern California CIO Virtual Town Hall

Getting Comfortable with the Imperfect State

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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November 18, 2020

Southern California CIO Virtual Executive Summit

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

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December 14, 2020

Southern California CIO Virtual Town Hall

Virtual Town Hall

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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