Washington, DC CIO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the Washington, DC community to solve critical leadership challenges through the collective experiences and expertise of the network.

Invaluable network

Build a strong professional network where you live and work. Access the collective expertise of your true peers all in one place. Make new connections and catch up with old friends.

Peer collaboration

Gain new perspectives from peers who understand your most critical priorities and are facing the same challenges -- generate ideas, share real-life experiences and get forward-looking guidance and insights.

Actionable insights

Exchange best practices, validate strategies and walk away with practical insights that are immediately actionable.

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

  1. Seizing momentum – influencing and leading the enterprise
  2. Thriving through uncertainty - empowering people and delivering value
  3. Advancing and scaling strategic, outcome-based technologies

Washington, DC CIO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Sam Abbate

Northrop Grumman
Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Mike Gordon

Lockheed Martin
VP & CISO

André Mendes

Department of Commerce
CIO

Shamim Mohammad

CarMax Inc
SVP & CIO

Chris Porter

Fannie Mae
Chief Information Security Officer

Members

Eddie Alicea

BAE Systems, Inc.
Director, Information Technology

Bharat Amin

Huntington Ingalls Industries
Executive VP & Chief Information Officer

Kevin Apperson

Maxim Healthcare Services
CIO

Shah Behzadi

EchoStar
VP Global Infrastructure

Yves Bex

Airbus
CIO

Mark Booth

Perdue Farms
CIO

Peter DuBois

Stanley Black & Decker
CIO and VP of Breakthrough Innovation GTS

Vishal Gupta

Lexmark
CTO & CIO, SVP Connected Technology

Jamie Holcombe

United States Patent & Trademark Office
Chief Information Officer

Steve Hull

Leidos
Chief Information Officer

John Lambeth

MAXIMUS
Chief Information Officer

Mingu Lee

Cleveland Avenue
Managing Partner - CIO/CISO

Nick Leshock

General Dynamics
CIO

Adam Levy

Intelsat
SVP, Network and Information Systems

Chris Nelson

Beacon Roofing
EVP & CIO

Shola Oyewole

United Therapeutics
VP – Digital Innovation/Chief Innovation Officer

George Petasis

Georgetown University
Assistant Dean for Technology and CIO

Chris Soong

Huntington Ingalls Industries
Chief Information Officer

Howard Spira

Export-Import Bank of the United States
Senior Vice President and CIO

Mike Summers

Sunrise Senior Living
CIO

Michele Thomas

Department of Labor
CTO (Acting)

Naj Uddin

AARP
CIO

April Wiggs

Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts
Chief, IT Enterprise Project Services

Walter Wilinsky

Leonardo DRS
VP & CIO

Upcoming Programs


In-person Programs

December 14, 2021

Washington, DC CIO Executive Summit

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill

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

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Virtual Programs

November 17, 2021

Washington, DC CIO Virtual Boardroom

Washington, DC CIO & CISO Virtual Boardroom

An intimate and interactive conversation framed around a hot topic or priority.

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