Detroit CIO Community


Join a powerful network of 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 experiences, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

Programs

Participate in year-round gatherings with your local peer group featuring unparalleled opportunities for collaboration, in-depth discussions and networking.

Insights

Exchange peer-validated strategies, solutions and partners, and access exclusive community insights to learn how other CIOs approach similar challenges.

Connections

Make new connections, enhance your career through an exclusive network, and build lasting relationships with peers.

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

  1. Mastering the art of change and adaptability
  2. Accelerating high growth and a data-first mindset
  3. Empowering talent, protecting the enterprise

Detroit CIO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Brent Cieszynski

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

Earl Duby

Lear Corporation
VP & CISO

Russ Gordon

BorgWarner
Chief Information Security Officer

Richard Hook

Penske
EVP & CIO

Fred Killeen

General Motors
VP of Global Information Technology & CIO

Raman Mehta

Johnson Electric
SVP & CIO

Jeff Small

Great Lakes Water Authority
CIO

Sangy Vatsa

FIS Global
EVP, Chief Technology and Digital Officer

Erik Wille

American Axle Manufacturing
CISO

Members

Amjed Al-Zoubi

Amerisure Insurance
Chief Information Officer

Bob Bacigal

Amerisure Insurance
AVP, Information Security

Michael Baker

Kelly Services
Vice President - Information Security

Martin Bally

Campbell's
CISO

Janette Barretto

Yazaki North America
Global Security, Risk, & Enterprise Architecture Manager

Mark Baughman

Delta Dental of Michigan
Chief Information Officer

Pete Belcher

Auria
Head of Information Security

Scott Bennett

Lear Corporation
CIO

Kevin Berch

Ford
Director, Global Market, Sell, and Service IT

Steve Berkholz

Hirotec America
GM, Information Systems

Jeff Bontsas

Ascension
VP & CISO

Travis Bray

Magna Powertrain USA
Director, Global Information Security

Jason Bressler

United Wholesale Mortgage
EVP, Chief Technology Officer

Darrell Brown

Masco Corporation
Director, Information Technology Security

Chris Bruman

Dow
Chief Data Officer

Aaron Buck

H.W. Kaufman
CISO

Chris Burrows

Rocket Companies
CISO

Shawn Campbell

Ciena Healthcare
CISO

John Carr

Rock Ventures
Director, Information Security

Jennifer Charters

Flagstar Bank
EVP, Chief Information Officer

Laura Clark

State of Michigan DTMB
Chief Security Officer

Brian Clippard

ProQuest
CISO

Daria Colvett

Stellantis North America
CIO

Jim Darrow

Detroit Tigers
Director, IT

Arun DeSouza

Nexteer
Chief Information Security & Privacy Officer

Daryl Dellinger

Continental Automotive
North American CIO

Sally Dovitz

Yanfeng
Global Cybersecurity Leader

Stephen Dunkle

Geisinger Health System
Chief Information Security Officer

Tamara Faber-Doty

CMS Energy
Chief Digital Officer & VP, Technology

Thomas Farrington

Perrigo
EVP & CIO

T.J. Fields

Oakland County
CISO

Kerry Flynn

Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
CIO

John Fowler

Henry Ford Health System
Deputy Information Security Officer

Rich Fusinski

H.W. Kaufman
CIO

George Goble

McLaren
CISO

Ash Goel

Bronson
SVP/CIO

Mark Guthrie

AM General
IS&S Director & CIO

Derek Harper

Faurecia North America
CIO North America

Candace Hayden

Hutchinson
SVP, IT

Pamela Hensley

AAA Life Insurance
Director, Information Security

Steven Herrin

DTE
Director, Cybersecurity/CISO

Jim Higgins

Bedrock Manufacturing
CIO

John Hill

MSC Industrial
Chief Digital Information Officer

Ronald Hinsley

Fortis
VP, IT & CIO

Vinny Hoxha

General Motors
CISO

Jeffrey Ingalsbe

Flexible Plan Investments
Chief Information Officer & Chief Information Security Officer

William Isaacs

Detroit Medical Center
Information Systems Client Delivery Lead & Market CIO

Rajat Jain

TriMas
Director, IT

Craig James-Heer

Gordon Food Service
CISO

Preston Jennings

Trinity Health
VP Information Security & CISO

Diane Jones

University of Michigan
Executive Director, Office of the VP/CIO - IT Administration

Steve Jonuzi

Magna International
Global Head of IT Security

Geeta Kapoor

Beaumont Health
VP Chief Information Security Officer

Mike Kennedy

Gordon Food Service
EVP, CIO

David Kepczynski

General Electric
Chief Information Officer, GE Research

Anita Klopfenstein

Little Caesars
CIO

Kelly Knepley

DexKo Global
CIO

Bridget Kravchenko

Meritor
Chief Information Security Officer

Dorian Sang-Sup Lee

Hanon Systems
Head | Global IT Security

Jeff Liedel

General Motors
CIO, Corporate Development and Functions

Matt Logar

Gentherm
CIO

Thomas Luttrell

Shiloh Industries
SVP Information Technology Services & Supply Chain

Laura Marble

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
VP & CIO - Health Plan Business

Annette Marcath

HAP
VP & CIO

Bill McCreary

The University of Toledo
Vice President CIO/CTO

James McFarlane

HoMedics
Vice President of Information Technology

Kevin McLaughlin

Stryker
Vice President, Global Security, Risk & Compliance

Garrett McManaway

Wayne State University
Senior Director & CISO

Patrick Milligan

Ford
CISO

Bruce Mitchell

Comerica Bank
Chief Information Officer

Fareed Mohammed

Dow
CISO and Head of Technical Architecture

Tilak Mohan

Michigan Economic Development Corporation
CIO

George Molchan

Freudenberg
SVP & CIO

Michael Muha

WorkForce Software
CISO & CPO

Homyar Naterwala

GE Capital
Head of Cyber Security

Earl Newsome

Cummins
Chief Information Officer

Ryan Olivier

Meritor
VP & CIO

Paul Orlando

Flagstar Bank
EVP & CIO of Mortgage Lending

Alex Padilla

Lululemon
SVP Chief Information Security Officer

Arjay Patrick

MESSA
Director - ITSS

Michael Paulin

AF Group
Divisional CIO

Afia Phillips

Little Caesars
Vice President of Information Security

Raj Polanki

Wacker Chemical
Head of IT / Divisional CIO

Michael Prieur

Meridian Health Plan
CISO, Information Security & Governance

Rachelle Putnam

General Dynamics Land Systems
Director, Information Technology

Dan Rainey

Detroit Water & Sewerage Department
CIO

Bill Rex

Kellogg's
North America, Chief Information Officer

Mike Rogers

Nexteer
CIO

Drake Sadler

DexKo Global
Director, Global IT Security

Scott Sadlocha

United Wholesale Mortgage
SVP, Chief Information Security Officer

Laurie Saims

KLA
Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer

Robert Sexton

Continental Structural Plastics
Executive Director Technology & Integration

Peter Stang

General Dynamics Land Systems
CISO

Ali Syed

Amway
VP Information Security & Risk (CISO)

Ryan Talbott

BorgWarner
VP & CIO

Darlene Taylor

Epitec, Inc.
Head of Technology

Karla Thomas

Lear Corporation
Vulnerability Manager

Art Thompson

City of Detroit
CIO

Soma Venkat Ph.D.

Cooper Standard
SVP & Chief Information Technology Officer

Joe Von Gott

Continental Automotive
CISO, North America

Cynthia Weaver

Walbridge
VP, Information Technology

Mo Wehbi

Penske
Director, Information Security & PMO

Craig Wilder

Bronson
IT Director & Information Security Officer

Andrew Woodard

Delta Dental of Michigan
CISO

Upcoming Programs


VIRTUAL

September 15, 2022 | 1 hour

Detroit CIO Virtual Town Hall

Inspiring Data Curiosity and Confidence

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

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IN-PERSON

October 4, 2022 | an evening

Detroit CIO Inner Circle

Colony Club (Gem Theatre)

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

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IN-PERSON

October 11 - 13, 2022 | 3 days

Global CIO Executive Summit

Waldorf Astoria Chicago

A summit for CIOs with global responsibilities to come together and discuss challenges unique to global operations.

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