Atlanta CIO Community

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Join a powerful network of C-level 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 best practices, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

Programs
  • Participate in year-round gatherings both in person and virtually with your local peer group
  • Engage in unparalleled collaboration through in-depth discussions on the most critical and relevant issues
  • Network with like-minded peers facing the same challenges as you
Insights
  • Exchange ideas, strategies and solutions validated by peers
  • Gain exclusive access to community insights, including best practices and survey results, to benchmark your organization with others
  • Learn how other leaders approached their challenges by leveraging peer-recommended partners
Connections
  • Make new connections through facilitated networking opportunities, including curated 1:1 peer meetings
  • Grow and enhance your career through an exclusive network and mentorship
  • Build lasting relationships and stay connected with peers and colleagues

Atlanta CIO Governing Body


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

Governing Body Co-Chairs

Curtis Carver Jr.

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Vice President and CIO

Martin Davis

Southern Company
EVP & CIO

Ben Pivar

Carter's
SVP, CIO

Regina Salazar

Novelis
SVP, Chief Information and Digital Officer

Grant Shih

Vestis
Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Governing Body Members

Jamie Adams

LifeWay Christian Resources
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

John Adamson

Floor & Decor
SVP & CIO

Sandeep Angra

Unifi
Chief Information and Technology Officer

Matt Ausman

Zebra Technologies
Chief Information Officer

Vishal Bedi

JAS WORLDWIDE
Global CIO

Brian Benn

Clark Atlanta University
CIO

Guy Brassard

Shaw Industries
Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Kevin Brooks

Quikrete Companies
CIO

Marcia Calleja-Matsko

OneDigital Health & Benefits
Chief Information Officer

Dena Campbell

Vaco
Chief Information Officer

Jeff Caplan

Hooters of America, LLC
SVP/CIO

Steve Cox

Wayne-Sanderson Farms
VP, Chief Information Officer

Peter DuBois

Mohawk Industries
CIO Flooring North America

Tarek Elhadidi

Multi-Color
Chief Information Officer

Steven Ferguson

Technical College System of Georgia
CIO

Jay Ferro

Clario
EVP, Chief Information Officer, Technology & Product Officer

Jay Fisher

BrandSafway
CIO

Kathryn Freytag

Yamaha Motor Corporation USA
VP Information Technology Strategy & CIO

Praveen Gautam

BlueLinx
Chief Information Officer

Avidypta Guha

Southwire
Vice President of Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Analytics

Mike Guhl

HD Supply
CIO

Alok Gupta

Artera Services
Chief Information Officer

Dan Gustafson

Newell Brands
Senior VP, IT & Chief Information Officer

Shaun Hunt

McKenney's
Chief Information Officer

Yogs Jayaprakasam

Deluxe
SVP, Chief Technology and Digital Officer

Dalphne Jenkins

Serta Simmons Bedding
SVP of Technology

Dustin Johnson

UCB
Head of IT, US

Arun Kandel

Southern Poverty Law Center
CIO

Kevin Kerrigan

Fulton County, GA
Chief Information Officer

Amith Kota

Landis+Gyr
Group Chief Technology Officer

Paul Krebs

Koch Industries
CIO & Chief Transformation Officer

Naveen Krishna

Genuine Parts
EVP, Chief Information and Digital Officer

Rohit Lal

Saia
EVP & CIO

Mat Mathews

Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Chief Technology Officer

Marianne McPeak-Johnson

Cox Automotive
Chief Product Officer

Christopher Murphy

Black & Veatch
Global CTO

Vish Narendra

Graphic Packaging
CIO & SVP, Global Business Services

Michael Pantin

State of Mississippi
CIO, Dept. of Child Protection Services

Hari Peruri

AGCO Corporation
Chief Information Officer

James Pierre

TK Elevator
EVP and Chief Information Officer, Americas

Taren Rodabaugh

Bridgestone Americas
CIO

John Slaughter

Alliant Health Solutions
CIO

Michael Spires

Americold
CIO - Executive Vice President

Daniel Stuart

Southwire
SVP & CIO

Alan Stukalsky

Randstad North America
Chief Digital Officer

Anup Thomas

Capital One Financial
VP & CTO, Card Payments

Dale Tuck

Primerica
Chief Information Technology Officer

Samata Tummala

Beazley
Head of Technology

Bates Turpen

Travelport
CIO

Hmong Vang

Gentiva
EVP & Chief Information Officer

Ashok Vantipalli

TireHub
Chief Information and Technology Officer

Raj Velmurugan

Harley-Davidson
VP of IT (CIO)

Atul Verma

BMO
CIO

Raj Vuchatu

Georgia Tech Research Institute
Chief Information Officer

Paula Wagner

Mansfield Energy
CIO

Mike Whitmer

RGF Staffing
Global Chief Digital Officer

Dwain Wilcox

J.M. Huber
SVP & CIO

Nir Yatziv

Delek US
Executive Advisor

Joe Zemel

Tokio Marine HCC
Chief Information Officer

Eduard de Vries Sands

Eversana
CIO


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

  1. Shaping the Efficient Enterprise with AI & Automation
  2. Strengthening Partnerships for Wider Business Impact
  3. Illustrating IT’s Value through Business-first Initiatives

Upcoming Programs


IN-PERSON

June 12, 2024 | 1 day

Atlanta CIO Executive Summit

Westin Atlanta Perimeter North

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

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IN-PERSON

November 20, 2024 | 1 day

Atlanta CIO Executive Summit

Westin Atlanta Perimeter North

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

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