Seattle 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

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.

Governing Body Co-Chairs

Brian Abrahamson

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Chief Digital Officer, Computing and Information Technology

Laurent Rotival

Cambia Health Solutions
EVP, Strategic Technology Solutions & CIO

Governing Body Members

Bridget Barnes

OHSU
SVP & CIO

Lutz Beck

Daimler Truck North America
CIO

Harish Boinpally

Grange Insurance Association
CIO

Zafar Chaudry

Seattle Children's
Chief Digital Officer & CIO

Mike Chill

Johnstone Supply
CIO

Jerry Cochran

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Deputy CIO & Division Director for Cybersecurity & DigitalOps

Kari Escobedo

Seattle Mariners
SVP & CIO

Viggo Forde

Snohomish County
CIO and Director of IT

Jason Hester

Columbia Bank
EVP/Chief Digital Officer

Syed Hussain

Oregon Lottery
CIO

Charu Jain

Alaska Airlines
Senior Vice President Merchandising & Innovation

Matt Knox

Sound Physicians
CIO

Gary Leaf

King County Housing Authority
CIO

Lily Ley

PACCAR
VP & CIO

Matt Modarelli

Washington State Department of Transportation
CIO

Syam Nair

Zscaler
CTO

Daric Schweikart

Flow
Chief Information Officer

Mark Simon

Kaiser Permanente
VP, CIO - Colorado & Washington

Jennifer Steinman

Nintendo of America
VP of IT

Raj Varughese

Funko
Vice President, Global Head of IT

Ravi Waran

Clearwater Paper
VP & 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 11, 2024 | 1 day

Seattle CIO Executive Summit

Grand Hyatt Seattle

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

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VIRTUAL

July 24, 2024 | 1 hour

Seattle CIO Town Hall

Effective Leadership for Data Governance Modernization

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

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IN-PERSON

September 10, 2024 | an evening

Seattle CIO Inner Circle

Space Needle

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

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IN-PERSON

December 5, 2024 | 1 day

Seattle CIO Executive Summit

Grand Hyatt Seattle

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

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