CIO Forum

 

 

The CIO Forum is an annual event for technology professionals in the Greater Milwaukee area to network and hear from prominent CIOs and CISOs on key technology trends and strategies.

The CIO Forum is hosted by Technology United’s CIO Advisory Board and benefits United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County. In 2020, this event raised $330,000 which was reinvested into the local community.

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Attend engaging panel sessions on leading industry topics and network with CIOs, CISOs, VIPs and technology professionals.

 

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2021 CIO Forum

Friday, February 12, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Friday, February 19 (Sponsors Only)

 

This virtual, half-day event brings together CIOs, CISOs and VIPs from major companies in the Milwaukee area. Why should you attend?

  • Engaging Panel Sessions: Featuring 10+ distinguished CIOs and CISOs speaking about key technology trends, strategies and today’s new complexities. Panel topics include: Talent, Security, Digital Transformation, and Data/Analytics/AI.
  • Build Your Network: 45+ committed CIOs, CISOs and VIPS across companies and industries are participating in our networking session. Scroll down to see a full list of committed participants.

 

Friday, February 12 Agenda

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m., Welcome Remarks & Talent Panel
9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., Break
9:45 a.m. – 10:40 a.m., Breakout Panels
10:40 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.,  Break
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m, CIO Networking

 

Friday, February 19 Sponsor Meetings

CIO and Sponsor one-on-one meetings. No general events are scheduled.

Keynote Panel: Talent

Moderator

Kathy Henrich
Chief Executive Officer
MKE Tech Hub Coalition

Panelist

Robert Cordova
Chief Technology
& Strategy Officer
Milwaukee Bucks

Panelist

Ger Doyle
Head of Digital & Business Innovation Strategy
ManpowerGroup

Panelist

Diane Schwarz
CIO
Johnson Controls

Breakout Panels

Security

Moderator

John Dunn
VP – Enterprise Cyber Security
GE Healthcare


Panelist

Sheldon Cuffie
VP & Enterprise CISO
American Family Insurance


Panelist

Bernd Huber
CISO
SC Johnson and Sons


Panelist

Pavel Slavin
CISO
Froedtert Health

Digital Transformation 

Moderator

Kerrie Hoffman
Co-Founder & Partner
Get Digital Velocity, Inc.


Panelist

Tim Dickson
CIO
Generac Power Systems


Panelist

Steve Hannan
CIO
Landmark Credit Union


Panelist

Laurie Panella
CIO
Marquette University

 

Data/Analytics/AI

Moderator

Scott Sievert
Managing Director
Accenture


Panelist

Holly Baumgart
VP of IT
Sargento Foods, Inc.


Panelist

Neal Sample
CIO
Northwestern Mutual


Panelist

Chad Steighner
CIO
Clarios

 

Committed CIOs, CISOs and VIPs Attending this Year

 

Advocate Aurora Health


Wendy Schafer
System VP HIT Strategy & Operations


American Family Insurance


Sheldon Cuffie
VP & Enterprise CISO


Ascension


Melissa Owens
Regional Technology Officer


ASQ


Sid Bhatnagar
CIO


Associated Bank


Mike Meinolf
CIO


Briggs & Stratton


Brian Olsson
CIO


Broan-Nutone, LLC Group


Ken Garfinkel
Group VP IT


Carroll University


Ryan Corcoran
Director of Informational Technology


Charter Manufacturing Co., Inc.


Sarah Urban
VP, IT


City of Milwaukee


David Henke
CIO


Clarios


Chad Steighner
CIO


Prasanna Ramakrishnan
VP, Global CISO


Mary Dugan
VP, Global Infrastructure

Froedtert Health


Pavel Slavin
CISO


GE Healthcare


Steve Laurent
Global CIO


Matt Silva
SVP, Chief Information Security Officer


John Dunn
VP - Enterprise Cyber Security


Generac Power Systems


Tim Dickson
CIO


HSA Bank


Antony D'Cruz
CIO/SVP IT


Hydrite Chemical Co.


Gary Branger
Director of IT


IAT Insurance Group


Manish Chawla
VP IT


Johnson Controls


Diane Schwarz
CIO


Krzysztof Soltan
Vice President, Enterprise Solutions and Shared Services


Landmark Credit Union


Steve Hannan
CIO

ManpowerGroup


Ger Doyle
Head of Digital & Business Innovation Strategy


Juan Francisco Fiallo
Director of IT Business Relationship Management & North American Innovation Leader


Marquette University


Laurie Panella
CIO


Master Lock Company


Mark Lovelace
VP, CIO


Medical College of Wisconsin


David Hotchkiss
Vice President and CIO


Milwaukee Brewers


Derek Hyde
VP Information Technology


Milwaukee Bucks


Robert Cordova
Chief Technology & Strategy Officer


Milwaukee County


Lynn Fyhrlund
CIO


Molson Coors Beverage Company


Darrin Vohs
CIO


Navistar


Julie Ragland
SVP, CIO


Northwestern Mutual


Neal Sample
CIO


Erick Rudiak
SVP and Chief Technology Officer 


Regal Ware


Michael DeMartino
Director, Information Technology

REV Group, Inc.


Peter Panagis
CIO


Rockwell Automation


Talal Butt
VP IT, Enterprise Transformation and Results Delivery Office


Sargento Foods, Inc.


Holly Baumgart
VP of IT


U.S. Bank


Prescott Balch
SVP, Business Information Officer, Chief Technology Architect


United Way


Craig Nuechterlein
Vice President of IT & Processing


Versiti


Lynne Briggs
VP, CIO


von Briesen & Roper, s.c.


Bill Caraher
CIO & Director of Operations


Waukesha County


Lance Spranger
CIO


We Energies


Molly Mulroy
VP & CIO

Thank You 2021 Sponsors

 

 

– Platinum –

 

 

                    

 

– Zettabyte –

 

      
 

 

 

 

– Exabyte – 

   
 

 

 

 

– Terabyte –

 




  




 

 

– Gigabyte –



IBM

 

– Megabyte –

Advanced Hires

AVI Systems

Cascade Asset Management

Google, Inc.

Microsoft

Netskope

One Neck IT Solutions

Sirius Computer Solutions

 

– Virtual Event Platform Partner –

 


Questions? Contact Maribel Rodriguez via email or at 414.263.8125

© 2021 United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County is a 501(C)(3) Nonprofit registered in the US under EIN: 39-0806190.
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