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Top 100 Enterprise CIOs You Should Follow

1 – Faraz Shafiq, Global Chief Digital Officer at Amazon Web Services

Faraz Shafiq is currently holding the positions of Global Head of Digital Transformation and Global Head of Product Management at Amazon Web Services (AWS). 

In these positions, He serves as a combination of Chief Data and AI Officer, CTO, and CIO. Faraz oversees the modernization of AWS’ technology and application stack, data, business platforms, and products. 

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2 – Atish Banerjea, CIO at Meta (Formerly Facebook) 

At Meta, Atish Banerjea holds the position of CIO and has broad oversight of the global enterprise engineering function. 

In addition to traditional IT responsibilities, Atish manages the corporate infrastructure that links offices worldwide, leveraging his prior experience as a CTO to develop tools and products from scratch for Meta employees and Workplace by Meta customers.

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3 – Timothy Campos, VP and CIO at Apple

Timothy Campos is the CIO of Apple. He previously worked at Woven as Chief Executive Officer. 

Timothy leads the Information Systems and Technology department, which 90handles the infrastructure behind Apple’s online services, customer support, and website. Apple refers to the operation as its “nerve center” because it lets employees, suppliers, and customers stay connected. 

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4 – Claire Rutkowski, SVP and CIO at Bentley Systems

In 2016, Claire Rutkowski became a member of the Bentley team after serving as CIO at MWH, where she oversaw IT strategy, services, and support for 7,000 engineering professionals across the globe. 

As the leader of Bentley’s global IT organization, Claire played a pivotal role in shaping and implementing the company’s technology agenda. By working closely with executive leadership, she ensured that Bentley used cutting-edge solutions to achieve the objectives of the business and its users. 

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5 – Cynthia (Cindy) Stoddard, CIO at Adobe 

Cynthia Stoddard, also known as Cindy, has been CIO and Senior Vice President of Adobe Systems Incorporated since June 13, 2016. 

She is responsible for overseeing the company’s global IT and Cloud Operations teams. In her leadership position, Cynthia leads the development of a worldwide strategy for providing services and operations that serve as the critical infrastructure for the company’s success.  

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6 – Jae Sook Evans, CIO at Oracle

Jae has over 20 years of experience in leading global technology and secure cloud infrastructure and services. As CIO of Oracle, Jae is responsible for launching and managing Oracle Cloud Infrastructure regions that meet the cloud service requirements of customers and developers worldwide. 

Jae also plays a crucial role in accelerating Oracle’s cloud transformation while improving employee productivity and user experience.

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7 – Kathryn Wilder Guarini, CIO at IBM

Kathryn Guarini holds the position of CIO at IBM, leading a global team of nearly 12,000 employees, to advance IBM’s success and growth by delivering the future of IT. 

Before being appointed as IBM CIO, Kathryn held the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) of IBM Research and served as Vice President for Impact Science. Her responsibilities also included overseeing IBM’s annual Global Technology Outlook.

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8 – Arthur Hu, CIO at Lenovo

Arthur Hu serves as the Senior Vice President and CIO for Lenovo and is also the CTO of the Solutions & Services Group.

As the Global CIO for Lenovo, Arthur leads the enterprise-wide IT organization that is responsible for driving Lenovo’s technology-enabled transformation. Under his leadership, Lenovo’s IT team has evolved into a strategic partner for the business groups, emphasizing innovation, business value, and customer experience.

Having joined Lenovo in 2009, Arthur has held numerous executive and operational leadership roles within the company and is a valued member of the Lenovo Executive Committee.

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9 – Archie Deskus, CIO at PayPal 

Archana Deskus, also known as Archie, is the Vice President and CIO of PayPal. With over 20 years of experience in the aerospace, industrial, and consumer products industries, she has previously held the role of Vice President and CIO for Ingersoll-Rand.

During her career, Archie has been recognized for her ability to build and develop high-performing teams and for her success collaborating with business leaders to execute large-scale transformational projects. 

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10 – Penelope Prett, CIO at Accenture  

Penelope Prett leads Accenture’s global IT operations as the CIO, overseeing infrastructure, services, and applications. With her vision and leadership, the IT organization is driving innovation in platforms, cloud computing, digital experience, and enterprise applied intelligence.

Her more than 30 years of experience at Accenture includes numerous leadership positions across client and technology organizations in various industries. Before her current role, she served as the Resources Global Quality and Risk Lead.

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11 – Jon Summers, CIO at AT&T

Jon Summers is the CIO at AT&T, overseeing the development and service delivery of technology for business and consumer products, cloud/hosting services, commercial applications, and platform solutions. 

Having joined the company in January 2010, Jon previously served as the CIO for Business Solutions at AT&T, where he held similar responsibilities.

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12 – Rami Mazid, CIO at eBay

Rami Mazid is the CIO of eBay. He was formerly the VP, Head of Global Infrastructure and End Users Services at eBay. He also worked as Vice President and Head of Global IT and Technical Operations at Exponential Interactive. 

Rami is an IT leader with over 30 years of experience in leading and driving global information technology strategy and operations with a focus on building and supporting architecture, infrastructure, data centers, virtualization, information security, end-user services, communication and collaboration, global IT operations, disaster recovery, and business continuity.

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13 – Ponna Arumugam, CIO at  MicroStrategy

Ponna Arumugam has been with MicroStrategy since November 2018, initially as Executive Vice President & CIO, and later as Senior Executive Vice President & CIO since November 2020. 

Arumugam spent over 14 years from 1997 to 2011 in various technology leadership roles at Thomson Reuters, including Vice President of Analytic Development of Investment Advisory and Vice President of Investment Banking, where she successfully integrated global multicultural teams and streamlined product development. 

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14 – Alvina Antar, CIO at Okta

Alvina boasts an impressive track record of over 25 years in business transformation, global delivery, and M&A integration, making her a trusted leader with a passion for delivering innovative solutions that establish strong credibility among business and technical groups. 

At Okta, Antar plays a crucial role in driving business results that align with the company’s overarching objectives by developing a comprehensive understanding of end-to-end business processes.

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15 – Jen Felch, CIO & CTO at Dell Technologies

Jen Felch is the Chief Digital Officer & CIO at Dell Technologies. Her responsibilities include driving the strategy, direction, and delivery of Dell Digital, Dell’s IT organization, while leading the digital transformation and adoption of digital technologies across the company. 

As a change agent for digital transformation, Jen’s position combines the traditional roles and responsibilities of a CIO. She guides the organization in the Dell Digital Way, a simplified and innovative approach to quickly introduce new products and capabilities that provide Dell with a competitive advantage.

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16 – Sashi Binani, CIO at Dropbox 

Sashi is an accomplished technology leader, currently serving as the CIO at Dropbox. With over 25 years of experience, he has successfully led world-class IT organizations and possesses a wealth of knowledge about emerging trends and the competitive landscape.

He brings this valuable perspective to bear in facilitating innovation and driving productivity, all while advancing critical enterprise priorities with speed, agility, and efficiency. Throughout his career, Sashi has demonstrated an ability to lead major transformations, implement creative and disruptive operating models, and forge strategic business/IT partnerships to achieve success.

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17 – Matteo Pecori, CIO at General Electric

Matteo Pecori is the Vice President and CIO for Steam Power at General Electric, bringing over 10 years of IT and consulting experience with a specialization in SAP systems. 

Starting as an SAP Consultant at Bayer Pharmaceutical in 2008, he managed project operations and techno-functional analysis.

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18 – Nancy Avila, CIO and CTO of EVP at McKesson

Nancy Avila, as the Executive Vice President & Chief Information and Technology Officer of McKesson Corporation, is responsible for spearheading the company’s technology initiatives. She supervises the development of infrastructure tools and processes and the maintenance of applications for security purposes.

Before her tenure at McKesson, Avila made a name for herself as the CIO of Johnson Controls, overseeing information technology, cybersecurity, and analytics. During her 22-year stint at Abbott, she held various IT leadership roles, acquiring extensive knowledge in the field.

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19 – Lori Beer, Global CIO At JPMorgan Chase

Lori Beer is JPMorgan Chase’s Global CIO and manages a $14 billion budget and over 55,000 technologists. She joined the firm in 2014 and was previously the CIO for the Corporate & Investment Bank. 

Beer is involved in various advisory boards and has endowed scholarships to increase diversity in STEM careers. She has been recognized as one of the Most Influential Women in US Finance by Barron’s and a Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leader. 

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20 – Amy Farrow, CIO at Lyft 

Amy Farrow, the CIO and VP of Technical Programme Management, brings over 15 years of experience in high-tech positions at major tech brands like Twitter and Salesforce. 

In her current role at Lyft, Farrow heads a team of product managers, engineers, and IT managers. Her team is responsible for the development and maintenance of LyftOS, the company’s productivity tool. She also leads the technical program management team that oversees cross-functional initiatives across the organization.

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21 – Cisco Sanchez, CIO at Qualcomm 

Cisco Sanchez currently holds the position of Senior Vice President and CCIO at Qualcomm Inc. Before joining Qualcomm, Sanchez served as the Senior Vice President of IT Systems and CIO at FedEx Ground. 

He also held the position of Managing Director for EMEA at FedEx Services in the past. Sanchez’s journey at FedEx began in 1997 as a Technical Architect for FedEx Services.

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22 – Nagesh Saldi, CIO at Tesla

As CIO of Tesla, Nagesh Saldi has been with the company since 2012, initially joining as the Vice President of Engineering. In 2018, he was promoted to his current role.

Before joining Tesla, Saldi held high-level positions at HP Inc., including Senior Director and Vice President of Applications, Strategy & Planning.

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23 – Brian King, CIO at T-Mobile

Brian King is the Executive Vice President and CIO at T-Mobile, a role he assumed in April 2021. Before that, he served as the SVP and Chief Operating Officer of Technology, overseeing T-Mobile’s end-to-end network and IT operations and systems, critical facilities, and emergency management. His team uses technology to drive innovation and deliver exceptional customer and employee experiences.

King’s career at T-Mobile spans 23 years, during which he has held various engineering and operations roles. He played a significant role in the merger with Sprint and led the team that facilitated T-Mobile’s reimagined work environments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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24 – Sandy Venugopal, CIO at Uber

With a strong record of delivering solutions and enabling customer success, Sandy Venugopal is a technology executive who has gained recognition for her broad technology leadership, solution delivery skills, and ability to build trust and credibility with business and technical staff. 

Before joining Uber, she held senior positions at LinkedIn for over nine years.

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25 – Carissa Rollins, CIO at Illumina

Carissa Rollins is currently the CIO of Illumina, Inc., a renowned global company that specializes in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies. 

She assumed the role in March 2022, bringing over 30 years of enterprise technology experience. Throughout her career, Rollins has held multiple executive leadership positions, including serving as the CIO at UnitedHealthcare from 2017 to 2022. 

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26 – Jane Connell, CIO at Verizon Communications

Jane Connell is the Senior Vice President and CIO at Verizon, where she is responsible for driving digital and business transformation. Before joining Verizon, Jane held a senior executive position as the CIO of Corporate Functions at State Street Bank, where she delivered the enterprise function’s transformation agenda, enabling current and future state solutions. 

Jane is passionate about enabling businesses, improving people’s experiences, building the workforce of the future, and advancing diversity and inclusion, with a particular focus on women’s leadership and STE.

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27 – Don Hobson, CIO at Visa

As Visa’s CIO, Don is responsible for leading the Corporate Technology organization, which serves Visa’s employees and customers worldwide through a global team. 

He leverages his over 25 years of experience in maintaining and improving Visa’s High-security standards and expanding Visa’s services while creating value for our business partners.

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28 – Tino Lancellotti, CIO at Xerox

Tino currently serves as the CIO at Xerox where he oversees the people, processes, and technologies to ensure they deliver outcomes that support the goals of the business.

He first started as the Global Head of IT Infrastructure in 2019 before being announced as the CIO in 2022.

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29 – Aaron Lake, CIO at Yahoo

As a results-driven technology executive, Aaron has a proven track record of building and leading high-performing global organizations. 

He currently serves as the CIO where responsible for the processes for managing, evaluating, and assessing how well Yahoo is managing its IT resources.

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30 – Tavis Wallner, CIO at VMware

Tavis is an accomplished military veteran with over 10 years of leadership experience in operations and project management for large-scale, high-profile projects across multiple government programs. 

He is currently the Chief of Staff and CIO at Cloud computing giant, VMware. In this position, he is responsible for managing and implementing computer and information technology systems.

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31 – Saket Srivastava, CIO at Asana

Saket Srivastava serves as the CIO for Asana, a work management platform. In this role, he is responsible for leading the IT organization, with a focus on optimizing technology systems and processes, aligning technology strategy with overall business goals, and ensuring that the technology infrastructure is aligned with the company’s objectives.

Before joining Asana, Srivastava held executive positions at several top technology firms, including Square and Guidewire Software. 

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32 –  Florian Roth, CIO at SAP SE

Florian Roth is the Chief Digital and Information Officer at SAP SE, reporting directly to Sabine Bendiek, the Chief People & Operating Officer and Executive Board member. 

In his role as CDIO, Florian serves as a trusted advisor representing the Intelligent Enterprise Solutions (IES) organization. He is responsible for developing and executing SAP’s IT strategy with a focus on making IES the digital backbone and strategic enabler for the company. 

As a recognized thought leader in digital transformation, he frequently delivers keynote speeches and advises political institutions.

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33 – Marco Argenti, CIO at Goldman Sachs

After working as the Vice President of Technology at Amazon Web Services, Marco joined Goldman in 2019 as co-CIO. 

Recently, he has taken on the sole CIO position at the company, where he is responsible for managing over 12,000 engineers, representing one-quarter of Goldman’s total workforce.

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34 – Seth Cohen, CIO at PepsiCo

As the Global CIO and Senior Vice President at PepsiCo, Seth Cohen oversees the technology infrastructure of the company. 

Having worked in various IT leadership roles at PepsiCo for 15 years, Cohen was appointed as the Senior Vice President and Global CIO in November 2019. In his current position, Cohen oversees the IT function of all business units at PepsiCo. 

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35 – Susan Doniz, CIO at Boeing

Susan Doniz serves as the CIO and Senior Vice President of IT & Data Analytics at The Boeing Company. 

In her role, she is responsible for overseeing all aspects of information technology, data analytics, and information security. Susan is also involved in generating revenue through IT and analytics-related programs to support the growth of Boeing’s business. 

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36 – Lidia Fonseca, Chief Digital & Technology Officer at Pfizer 

At Pfizer, Lidia Fonseca holds the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Digital and Technology Officer, where she is accountable for the organization’s digital strategy at an enterprise level. 

Fonseca’s responsibilities include leading the development and implementation of digital, data, and technology solutions across the company, with a focus on streamlining drug discovery, clinical development, manufacturing, distribution, and commercialization.

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37 – Sheryl Haislet, EVP & CIO at Vertiv

In 2020, Sheryl Haislet was named the CIO for Vertiv. She boasts over 25 years of experience in lean manufacturing environments, engineering, and information technology. 

Sheryl holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, a Master’s degree in information systems from Grand Valley State University, and a graduate certificate in SAP Business Processes from Central Michigan University. In April 2020, she completed her Executive MBA at Quantic School of Business and Technology.

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38 – Wafaa Mamilli, CIO at Zoetis

As the Executive Vice President and Chief Information and Digital Officer of Zoetis, Wafaa Mamilli leads the global IT team to drive business innovation, and growth, and enhance the customer experience with effective IT strategies and solutions. 

She is also responsible for developing digital and data analytic strategies and solutions to cater to the animal health industry.

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39 – Tom Peck, EVP & CIO at Sysco

As the Executive Vice President and Chief Information and Digital Officer at Sysco, Tom is responsible for spearheading the company’s strategic initiatives aimed at driving business transformation via customer-centric technology solutions. He also leads the company’s efforts to modernize its technology infrastructure.

Tom boasts over two decades of experience in directing enterprise information technology strategy, services, operations, risk management, and cybersecurity for major multinational corporations. 

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40 – Archana Rao, CIO at Unity Technologies

Archana Rao is a proficient technology executive who has a successful history of devising system strategies, collaborating with business heads to establish and expand corporate systems, and stimulating creativity. With more than two decades of experience in the industry, she is currently serving as the CIO at Unity Technologies. 

Before joining Unity Technologies, Archana held various leadership positions in the IT sector at prominent firms such as Cisco, Symantec, and Veritas, and served as the CIO at Atlassian.

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41 – Lesley Salmon, SVP & CIO at Kellogg Company

In February 2019, Lesley Salmon was promoted to the position of Senior Vice President and CIO at Kellogg Company. 

Before this role, Salmon had served as the European CIO for Kellogg since joining the company in 2014. In this capacity, she oversaw IT, Global Business Services, and the European Enterprise PMO for all European countries, as well as Egypt and UAE. Salmon has over 20 years of experience in the consumer-packaged goods industry before joining Kellogg. 

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42 – Paola Arbour, EVP & CIO at Tenet Healthcare

Paola Arbour is the Executive Vice President and CIO at Tenet Healthcare.

Paola is responsible for guiding the strategic direction and leadership of the company’s IT systems. She focuses on leveraging digital technology, data analytics, automation, and customer experience to support Tenet’s broad care network.

With over 35 years of experience leading and transforming IT organizations, Paola has held Vice President and President roles at ServiceNow and ProV International before joining Tenet.

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43 – Angelic Gibson, CIO at AvidXchange, Inc.

After holding several leadership roles in IT for over 20 years, Angelic Gibson currently serves as the CIO at AvidXchange, a position she has held since joining the company in 2018. 

Before joining AvidXchange, Gibson was the Senior Vice President of Information Technology at Technekes. Throughout her career, Gibson has gained extensive expertise in managing enterprise technology systems, including databases, networks, telecommunications, and infrastructure. 

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44 – Eric Johnson, CIO at

Eric Johnson has a track record of delivering complex enterprise cloud solutions and leading digital process transformation. 

In his role as the CIO at, he oversees the company’s IT vision and roadmap and drives priorities including security, data infrastructure, business intelligence, and enterprise tools that drive company scale and increase efficiency. 

Previously he has served as CIO at Survey Monkey, Talend, DocuSign, and Informatica. 

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45 – Prakash Kota, SVP & CIO at Autodesk

As the Senior Vice President and CIO, Prakash Kota leads a multifaceted enterprise strategy to facilitate Autodesk’s expansion and adaptability, while guaranteeing the provision of exceptional technology experiences. 

Prakash is in charge of the Enterprise Systems and Experience team, which supervises crucial technologies that sustain Autodesk’s worldwide enterprise systems, customer operations, business platform engineering, infrastructure, data, and security operations, and workforce collaboration and productivity services.

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46 – Chris Nardecchia, SVP & CIO  at  Rockwell Automation

Chris Nardecchia serves as the Senior Vice President of IT and CIO at Rockwell Automation. He is responsible for strategic vision, operational excellence, and change leadership for the development and implementation of information technology initiatives and architecture across the company. 

Previously, Chris was Vice President and CIO of Global Operations and Supply Chain at Amgen, Inc. With over 30 years of professional experience, he also held leadership roles at Pfizer and Warner-Lambert, which was acquired by Pfizer. 

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47 – Bradley Peterson, EVP, CTO, & CIO at Nasdaq

Bradley Peterson is currently the Executive Vice President and CTO and CIO for Nasdaq. 

Before his position at Nasdaq, he held the role of CIO and EVP for Schwab Technology Services, where he oversaw technology innovation, development, infrastructure, and operations. 

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48 – Kathy Kountze, Global CIO at Bose Corporation 

As Global CIO at Bose Corporation Katherine collaborates with the executive team to establish short and long-term technology strategies to support the company’s business strategies. 

She is responsible for setting the strategic direction for information technology for the organization in all areas, including IT security and risk mitigation, IT project management and process improvement, business application selection, implementation and support, information management, IT infrastructure, and operations, IT compliance, disaster recovery, and IT outsourcing.

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49 – Akash Khurana, CIO and CDO at Wesco International

With over 20 years of experience in organizational transformation and driving innovation across various industries, Akash has enabled new multi-billion revenue-generating business lines. He joined WESCO in November 2020, taking charge of a multi-year transformation initiative as the Head of Information Technology/Digital organizations.

Before joining WESCO, Akash served as the CIO/CDO of the Global Information Technology and Digital organizations at McDermott, leading business transformation efforts. He also held the position of Senior Director of Global Product Lines and Regional P&Ls at Baker Hughes.

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50 – Kate Prouty, CIO and SVP at Akamai Technologies

Kate Prouty serves as the Senior Vice President and CIO at Akamai. In her role as CIO, she leads the Information Technology division of Akamai, which is accountable for driving business transformation initiatives such as global strategy, application development, and IT infrastructure operations. Kate’s team is responsible for ensuring that Akamai’s customers, employees, and partners have access to agile and efficient user experiences.

Before joining Akamai, Kate gained valuable experience in several technology roles like  network administration, system administration, database administration, and software implementation at Fleet Financial and Digitas.

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51 – Rajeev Khanna, CIO at Aon

With over 27 years of experience in engineering, architecture, and operations, Rajeev has a remarkable talent for building and leading high-performing teams, cultivating strong client relationships, providing end-to-end solutions, fostering consensus across multiple organizations, and supervising worldwide operations.

Rajeev is highly skilled in coordinating offshore groups, overseeing service delivery functions, and crafting policies, procedures, and strategies. He is known for his exceptional problem-solving abilities.

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52 – Lev Gonick, CIO at Arizona State University

Lev Gonick is a distinguished figure in the academic world, serving as the University CIO at Arizona State University while also holding the title of Professor of Practice in the School of Public Affairs.

With a career spanning over 25 years, Lev is recognized as an educator, technologist, and smart city architect. He has been actively engaged in teaching, working, and innovating on the internet for more than two decades. 

Previously, he co-founded and served as CEO of DigitalC, a renowned non-profit organization committed to enabling and celebrating innovation, collaboration, and productivity through cutting-edge broadband networks, open data solutions, and IoT technology for public benefit.

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53 – Casey Santos, CIO at Asurion

Currently holding the position of CIO at Asurion, Casey Santos leads a team that oversees the technology operations underlying the company’s tech care products and services. These offerings provide customers with effortless repair, replacement, protection, and expert tech assistance to swiftly restore their tech devices to full functionality. Santos reports directly to Asurion’s Chief Operating Officer, Barry Vandevier.

Before joining Asurion, Santos served as Senior Vice President, Head of Business Process Innovation, Workflow, and Automation at AllianceBernstein. She also brings with her extensive experience as CIO at General Atlantic and as Director of Information Technology at McKinsey and Company.

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54 – Samir Fadlallah, CIO at Axel Springer

Samir Fadlallah has been the CIO at Axel Springer since May 2015. He has been working for the company since 2008, initially as an IT project manager and later as a Project Director in the “Bild” Group and for magazines. 

Since October 2017, Fadlallah has also held the position of CTO for the Digital publishing sector. In February 2019, he was also appointed Managing Director of the digital publishing sector of Axel Springer News Media National Digital.

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55 – Adrian Poole, CIO at Bauer Media Group

As the CIO at Bauer, Adrian Poole draws on his extensive expertise, leadership abilities, and operational proficiency to manage the deployment of technology throughout Bauer’s network of renowned, multi-platform entertainment brands.

Previously serving as the Director of IT and Business Systems at the BBC, Adrian was responsible for the organization’s enterprise systems, encompassing HR, finance, and support systems, as well as a diverse range of technology, including infrastructure, data centers, networking, virtualization, hosting, and applications across the BBC’s diverse divisions, including Radio, News, TV, Sport, and Nations.

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56 – Scott Lindblom, Chief Technology & Digital Officer at Bed Bath & Beyond

In his role, Scott is responsible for advancing an all-encompassing, always-available shopping experience for customers. This involves directing and influencing the complete customer journey, in collaboration with marketing and brand leaders, optimizing the end-user platform, and managing customer contact and support. 

Additionally, Scott is instrumental in executing the Company’s technology transformation strategy to achieve operational excellence and provide customers with a unique and captivating experience. His team prioritizes the use of data, analytics, and agile technology development to streamline operations, enhance system performance, and foster innovation across the organization.

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57 – Stephen Howe, Chief Technology and Information Officer at Bell Canada 

Stephen was appointed as the CTO and CIO in February 2022, and he is responsible for leading Bell’s Network and Technology Services team. His team is in charge of designing, building, and operating Bell’s industry-leading broadband fiber, wireless, satellite, and media networks. It also manages application development, infrastructure, and cloud management.

Stephen has been with Bell since 2006 and has played a key role in the rollout of the Bell Fibe all-fiber network in seven provinces, the national 4G LTE wireless footprint that now covers more than 99% of the Canadian population, and the launch of the Bell 5G network.

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58 – Brian Tilzer, Chief Digital, Analytics, and Technology Officer at Best Buy

Brian is the Chief Digital, Analytics, and Technology Officer at Best Buy Co. Inc. He is in charge of the company’s digital transformation strategy, utilizing technology, AI, and analytics to improve customer experience, establish new growth platforms, and transform end-to-end operations.

As a member of Best Buy’s executive team, Brian leads technology and analytics teams that collaborate across the company to design and implement technology solutions and analytical services for the enterprise. He also spearheads an enterprise-wide initiative to embrace agile ways of working to accelerate customer-driven innovation. This effort has earned Best Buy recognition as one of Fast Company’s Top Workplaces for Innovators.

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59 – Todd Lant, CIO at Blackbaud

Todd Lant is the CIO at Blackbaud, and is responsible for leading the company’s enterprise information technology and cybersecurity strategy to power social good. 

With 25 years of experience in IT, Todd oversees Blackbaud’s global IT digital transformation, business applications, operations, project management, governance, and infrastructure. 

He joined Blackbaud in May 2003 and has played a key role in the company’s significant growth and the development of subscription and cloud-based solutions and supporting platforms. In addition, Todd is in charge of Blackbaud’s Cybersecurity team, which works closely with Research, Delivery, and Operations to safeguard the company’s and its customer’s data and infrastructure.

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60 – Rupinder Goel, Global CIO at Tata Communications Ltd.

Rupinder has over 25 years of global experience in telecommunication and strategic outsourcing for MNCs. 

Rupinder previously held the position of CIO at Bharti Airtel International before joining Tata Communications where he currently holds the position of Global CIO. 

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61 – Brad Stone, CIO at Booz Allen Hamilton

Brad Stone assumed the role of CIO at Booz Allen Hamilton, a global consulting firm specializing in defense, health, energy, and international development. 

He has been a part of the company for more than 25 years and took on the CIO role in 2021. With his extensive knowledge of the company’s brand, structure, and aspirations, he recognizes the need to continually learn and identify areas of improvement in his new position.

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62 – Chris Bowers, CIO at Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

Having joined BCG in 2008, Chris has been in charge of various technology leadership roles, including the digital transformation of our functions, modernization of collaboration capabilities, and acceleration of IT’s digital backbone delivery, as the CIO. 

With a strong passion for integrating technology and innovative ways of working, he has been instrumental in digitally empowering our employees, and case teams, and enhancing our delivery of insights to clients. With 30 years of technical expertise and digital leadership experience, half of which was spent in the professional services industry, Chris brings valuable insights to BCG. 

Before joining BCG, he spent a decade as an IT executive at EMC Corporation, which was recently acquired by Dell, where he played a crucial role in expanding the business from a single storage unit to a comprehensive technology information management firm.

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63 – Dean Gibb, CIO Advisor at Brookfield Asset Management

Dean has a proven track record of working in the oil and energy industry. He possesses a wide range of skills in business process, analytical thinking, enterprise software, ITIL, and customer relationship management. He is a strong and accomplished information technology professional.

Currently, he is the CIO advisor at Brookfield Asset Management where he provides insights on emerging technology trends and their potential impact on the business. 

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64 – Bill Braun, CIO at Chevron

In 2015, Bill Braun became Chevron’s CIO, a position he still holds. Bill’s career at Chevron began in 1991 as a programmer, and he has since held a variety of technical and management positions across the organization, including in Chevron North America’s exploration and production, supply and trading, and ITC departments. 

His responsibilities have ranged from telecommunications and fraud management to project management and operations. Throughout his career, he has worked in Texas, California, and Singapore.

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65 – Clay Johnson, Chief Digital and Technology Officer at Yum! Brands, Inc.

As the Chief Digital and Technology Officer of Yum! Brands, Clay Johnson reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer. 

In this position, he is responsible for the company’s worldwide technology strategy, working in collaboration with the KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell divisions to ensure that the Company delivers an exceptional digital experience across all channels, including mobile, online, delivery, and restaurant operations. His goal is to provide a top-notch digital journey for customers.

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66 – Mark Neff, CIO at Unigroup 

Mark Neff is a seasoned leader in the information technology field with over 25 years of experience. Before his current position as CIO at Unigroup, he was a Director at Centene Corporation, where he used his skills in strategy, engineering, cloud services, agile practices, and transformation to make big improvements. 

In his role at Unigroup, Mark uses his knowledge to make sure the company’s technology strategies line up with its business goals. 

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67 – Roshan Navagamuwa, CIO at CVS Health Corporation

As the Executive Vice President and CIO at CVS Health, Roshan Navagamuwa oversees all aspects of the IT organization, including software development, technology operations, and innovation.

Before taking on his current position, Navagamuwa served as Senior Vice President of Client Services, where he was responsible for onboarding new Pharmacy Benefits Management (PBM) clients and managing ongoing capabilities across benefits plan designs, eligibility, and clinical solutions for CVS Health’s PBM clients. 

Before that, he held a leadership role in the Government Services and Technology divisions between 2013 and 2015, leading both business and technology operations teams to drive operational excellence and growth for CVS Health’s Medicare Part D and Medicaid Services. Mr. Navagamuwa joined CVS Health in 2012 as an IT executive.

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68 – Raj Kalathur, President of John Deere Financial and CIO at John Deere

Since 2019, Raj Kalathur has held the position of President at John Deere Financial and also serves as the CIO of Deere & Company. He is accountable for John Deere Financial, which is a reputable provider of financial services that facilitates the sale of John Deere equipment on a global scale. 

Moreover, Kalathur’s responsibilities encompass the management of the company’s information technology function, positioning it as a catalyst for enhancing business performance and creating a strategic competitive edge.

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69 – Douglas Beaudoin, CIO at Deloitte

As the CIO for the Deloitte US Firms, Doug Beaudoin oversees all aspects of technology, including strategy, applications, infrastructure, support, and execution. 

With his client service and technology background, he is dedicated to accelerating innovation within Deloitte’s portfolios and leveraging virtualization and digital transformation to gain a competitive edge in the marketplace.

Doug has played a pivotal role in transforming Deloitte’s technology into a global community of professionals who work across member firms to serve Deloitte, drive synergies, and improve operational efficiencies across the network.

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70 – Gary Sorrentino, Global CIO at Zoom

Gary Sorrentino is presently the Global CIO for Zoom Video Communications. Before this, he served as the Global Head of Client Cyber Awareness and Education at J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management, where he was also a Managing Director. 

During his tenure of more than 12 years at J.P. Morgan AWM, Gary functioned as the Chief Technology Officer, leading the company’s global technology infrastructure initiatives. He oversaw its data pirivacy program and was accountable for the production support of infrastructure, applications, and end-user technology.

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71 – Jorge Bordona García, CIO of Experian

Jorge currently serves as a CIO at Experian. He is a dynamic and highly respected professional with more than 25 years of experience in transforming businesses through the implementation of cutting-edge technology. He has a proven track record as a key enabler for new start-ups, acquisitions, mergers, and digital transformations. 

Jorges excel at working within organizations to define and execute IT strategy, develop service management processes, deploy state-of-the-art technologies, and establish secure on-premises and cloud capabilities.

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72 – Bill Keillor, Vice President of Global Information Technology at ExxonMobil

Bill has been working at ExxonMobil for over two decades. He started as an advisor before working his way up to being the current Vice President, Global Information Technology at ExxonMobil. 

In this role, he manages the development, deployment, and maintenance of the company’s technology infrastructure, systems, and applications, as well as ensuring that technology investments align with business objectives.

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73 – Clarice Shepard,  Director of IT Onboarding at Farmers Insurance

Clarice is a pioneering executive with a track record of delivering results for multi-billion-dollar enterprises. Her expertise lies in establishing streamlined processes and leading teams with efficacy, resulting in cost-saving measures and an enhanced customer experience.

In her current position, she oversees a task force of leaders within information security and workforce management to ensure continuity and alignment across all locations and IT teams nationwide. 

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74 – Mike Amend, CIO at Chief Digital & Information Officer at Ford

Mike Amend holds the position of Chief Enterprise Technology Officer at Ford and reports directly to the President and CEO, Jim Farley. In his current role, Amend spearheads Ford’s Technology and Software Platform, which encompasses Enterprise Information Technology, as well as Global Data Insight and Analytics. 

His team is responsible for leveraging data, software, and technology to fuel growth and deliver value to customers and other stakeholders, by transforming their needs into compelling solutions. They collaborate closely with Ford’s product development and hardware and software teams to achieve this objective.

Before joining Ford, Amend served as the President of Online at Lowe’s, where he and his team made revolutionary strides in the home-improvement retailer’s online business, resulting in a nearly three-fold increase in sales over three years.

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75 – Ron Guerrier, Global CIO at HP

Guerrier is the Global CIO at HP Inc., tasked with enhancing the IT organization to facilitate peak productivity for more than 70,000 global employees, contractors, and partners. 

This entails creating and supervising a holistic digitization strategy for HP Inc. while prioritizing process automation and constant improvement, all while ensuring a positive user experience. The ultimate goal is to establish a top-tier IT organization that drives operational efficiency across the company.

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76 – Theresa Miller, CIO & EVP at Lionsgate

Theresa Miller is currently the Executive Vice President of Information Technology and CIO at Lionsgate Entertainment, a leading global entertainment company with a diversified presence in various sectors. In her role, Theresa leads the IT management across the entire organization, defines the strategic direction of technology initiatives, and oversees all technology projects and personnel. 

During her nine-year tenure at Lionsgate, she has successfully executed a wide range of business applications and technology initiatives, including on-premises and cloud-based ERP systems, supply chain projects, business intelligence systems, and entertainment-specific solutions like media rights, royalties, and content management.

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77 – Julie Averill, EVP, CIO at lululemon

Julie Averill holds the position of CIO at lululemon athletica inc., a company that specializes in athletic apparel. Since joining the company in 2017, Julie has played a vital role in utilizing cutting-edge technology to revolutionize lululemon’s retail operations and improve the overall guest experience. 

Before her time at lululemon, Averill served as the inaugural CIO at REI and spent more than ten years in various essential positions within Nordstrom’s IT leadership team.

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78 – Adhir Mattu, SVP and CIO at Marvell Technology

Adhir Mattu currently serves as the CIO and Senior Vice President at Marvell. In this capacity, he holds responsibility for the organization’s digital advancement and continual enhancement of worldwide business systems, hybrid IT infrastructure, cyber security operations, workplace services, and real estate. 

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79 – Chad Stewart,  SVP & CIO at MassMutual 

After joining MassMutual (formerly Great American Life) in 2011, Chad progressed through various positions, resulting in his promotion to Divisional Vice President in 2013.

In 2015, he was named the Senior Vice President and CIO at the company. 

With more than 25 years of industry experience, he brings with him a wealth of knowledge from his previous leadership roles held at Procter & Gamble and Hewlett-Packard. 

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80 – Ken Librot, CIO at MUFG

Ken Librot is the CIO of MUFG Americas, with his primary responsibility being the management of technology operations in the Americas region. His duties involve overseeing vital functions like technology strategy, infrastructure, applications, enterprise architecture, IT governance, technology modernization, and monitoring enterprise information security, program management, and technology-related risk management.

Before assuming the role of CIO, Ken served as the Head of Operations & Process Excellence (OPE) in the Operations & Technology division for the Americas.

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81 – Mike Walters, CIO  at Nelnet Business Solutions

Mike has a  wealth of experience in operations management and team development and prioritizes effective delivery above all else. 

He is an expert in process and solution design and holds certifications in both disaster recovery/business continuity management and planning as well as PCI ISA Purchase Card Industry certified Internal Security Assessor.

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82 – Umesh Manathkar, Sr. VP & CIO NetApp

Umesh is a recognized senior IT executive and published author who currently holds the position of Corporate VP and CIO at Amkor. 

With a rich background in semiconductors and IT, Umesh began his career at Motorola Semiconductor, where he worked in engineering and operations positions across Singapore, Phoenix, and Austin from 1993 to 2002.

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83 – Thor Wallace, SVP & CIO at NETSCOUT

Thor Wallace, in his role as Senior Vice President and CIO at NETSCOUT, spearheaded an unparalleled overhaul of the company’s IT architecture. 

Leveraging the suite of NETSCOUT products and services, Thor and his team successfully transformed the IT infrastructure from a conventional hardware-based platform to a virtualized, software-defined, and extensively automated network that spans all of NETSCOUT’s facilities. 

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84 – Luis Canepari, SVP and CIO at Newmont

In 2019, Luis was appointed as the CIO of Newmont. As the CIO, he drives the IT organization at Newmont and has been entrusted with the responsibility of driving and supervising the implementation of enterprise-wide strategies to enhance the value derived from the company’s strategic business and technology investments. 

Luis is responsible for the digitization, modernization, and standardization of Newmont’s systems and applications.

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85 – Mark Potter, CIO at Optus

With over 25 years of experience in leveraging technology to enhance business performance and customer experiences, Mark assumed the role of CIO at Optus in October 2021. 

Mark brings extensive expertise in driving transformational change within Information Technology functions. He possesses a remarkable ability to align business and technology strategies, foster strong relationships across multifaceted organizations and geographies, and cultivate diverse teams that are driven by a clear sense of purpose.

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86 – Clemens Koegler, SVP and CIO at Red Bull North America

Clemens is an accomplished CIO with a decade of experience in consumer packaged goods, direct store delivery, professional services, and financial services industries. 

He holds strong expertise in creating a clear vision, formulating effective strategies and processes, and establishing organizations that facilitate sustainable growth of both the top and bottom line.

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87 – Dupe Akinyede,  CIO at Resideo Technologies, Inc.

Dupe Akinyede was appointed as the Vice President of Technology and CIO at Resideo in 2022. In this position, Dupe oversees IT operations and guides business executives on strategy and standards for implementing IT best practices throughout the company. 

In addition, she will be accountable for ensuring compliance with industry-recognized processes, cybersecurity best practices, disaster recovery standards, and security needs for the IT infrastructure. Her experience includes delivering global IT programs for numerous Fortune 500 organizations, and she has demonstrated expertise in program performance, cost savings, process optimization, change management, and successful turnarounds.

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88 – Diane Lye, CIO at Rivian

Over the past 3 years, Diane has occupied various leadership positions centered around technology, including a nine-year tenure at Amazon where she worked on the retail business side and Amazon Web Services. 

Following her time at Amazon, she worked at Citi’s capital markets division and Bank of America’s consumer banking and capital markets. She was also the CIO at Capital One before joining Rivian as CIO. 

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89 – Bruce Ross, Group Head, Technology & Operations at Royal Bank of Canada

Bruce Ross is the Group Head of Technology & Operations at RBC. In this role, he manages global technology and operations for RBC’s five businesses, including applications development, infrastructure, and enterprise operations. 

Bruce is a member of the Group Executive, which sets the overall strategic direction for RBC, and the Group Operating Committee, which leads operations across the bank. 

Since joining in 2014, Bruce has led the development of a transformative technology 

strategy, contributing to RBC’s goal of becoming the top digitally enabled relationship bank.

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90 – Brad Reimer, System VP & CIO at Sanford Health

Brad Reimer is the CIO at Sanford Health, overseeing all technology systems, from patient-critical applications such as Epic, Cloverleaf, and Sectra PACS, to business solutions like Workday and ServiceNow, as well as productivity applications and information security.

Under Reimer’s leadership, Sanford Health has improved its information security program, focused on efficiency, contracts, and quality, and enhanced its technical infrastructure for stability, agility, and nimbleness.  These efforts have been particularly important during the COVID-19 pandemic, where they have contributed to the system’s overall success.

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91 – Shaleen Devgun EVP and Chief Innovation and Technology Officer at Schneider National

Shaleen Devgun is currently the Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation and Technology Officer. He has been an Executive Vice President since 2015. In this role, Devgun focuses on driving innovation opportunities at the intersection of business strategy and technology to ensure long-term success for the organization.

During his tenure, Devgun has played a key role in advancing Schneider’s innovation agenda, including the establishment of Packerland Ventures, the company’s corporate venturing arm. Through this initiative, Schneider has formed successful partnerships with companies like Platform Science, Mastery, ChemDirect, and TuSimple.

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92 – Chris Bedi, CDIO at ServiceNow

As the CIO at ServiceNow, Chris Bedi directs his attention toward propelling digital transformation initiatives across the enterprise to expedite growth and foster scalability. 

He also holds a significant reputation as a digital transformation pioneer, an advanced automation expert, and an advocate for the practical adoption of AI/ML in the corporate realm.  

Chris actively collaborates with several prominent CIOs worldwide to tackle crucial industry concerns.

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93 – Doug Gilbert  CIO and Chief Digital Officer at Sutherland Global Services, Inc.

Currently serving as the CIO & Chief Digital Officer at Sutherland, Doug Gilbert brings over two decades of experience in the IT industry.

Before joining Sutherland, he held the position of SVP & CIO at ABM Industries from December 2007 to February 2016, and VP & CIO at OneSource from November 2005 to December 2007.

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94 – Ashish Parmar, CIO at Tapestry

Ashish is a seasoned technology and operations executive with 20+ years of experience in the retail, manufacturing, distribution, and logistics sectors. 

Currently, he serves as the CIO at Tapestry, Inc. where he is responsible for the development and execution of the company’s global information technology strategy and operations across its various brands.

Before joining Tapestry, Inc., Ashish held various leadership positions in global organizations such as LF Logistics, Philips Electronics, Carpenter Technology, and Armstrong World Industries. 

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95 – Chad Johnson, CIO at Avanir Pharmaceuticals

Chad Johnson currently serves as the CIO (CIO) of Avanir Pharmaceuticals in California.

Before his current position, Chad has spearheaded IT teams and functions at various prominent companies such as Valeant Pharmaceuticals, United Health Group, and Orexigen Therapeutics.

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96 – Mike McNamara, EVP and CIO at Target 

As the CIO for Target Corp and Executive Vice President of Target Technology Services, Mike McNamara oversees the information technology operations for the company’s various locations, including its stores, distribution centers, headquarters, and international facilities.

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97 – Anand Bahl, CIO and CVP at Micron Technology

With more than two decades of experience in IT and finance across the high-tech, chemical, and textile industries, Anand Bahl is a respected figure as the CIO and CVP at Micron Technology. 

His expertise in these areas makes him a valuable consultant for large, multinational corporations seeking guidance in both business and technology acumen.

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98 – Taren Rodabaugh, CIO at Bridgestone Americas

At Bridgestone Americas, Taren Rodabaugh holds the position of CIO and is responsible for leading a team that designs, remodels, safeguards, and manages all technology operations across corporate, retail, and mobility solutions businesses. 

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99 – Alan Davidson, CIO at Broadcom Inc.

Alan Davidson serves as the CIO of Broadcom, Inc. and is responsible for steering the company’s IT strategy, driving innovative IT solutions, and overseeing the global IT team. 

He played a crucial role in spearheading the development and deployment of cloud-based systems to augment operational effectiveness.

Before joining Broadcom, Inc. in 2016, Alan Davidson held several executive positions in reputable organizations such as Director of IT Infrastructure at Avago Technologies and VP of Operations at LP Broadband.

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100 – Brad Smith,  CIO at  Paycom

Brad Smith has been an integral part of Paycom since 2005, where he played a pivotal role in the development and implementation of cutting-edge cloud technologies that have enabled the company to become one of the most accomplished providers of payroll and Human Capital Management solutions in the United States.

Before joining Paycom, Brad served as a Senior Technical Consultant at BearingPoint, held the position of Manager of Software Development and Business Intelligence at Fleming Foods, and worked as a Chief Programmer and Developer at ABF Freight Systems.

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