The longest-running gathering of CIOs in Northeast Ohio

September 8th, 2016
Independence, Ohio

Since 2000, The CIO Symposium has offered an exceptional forum for CIOs and IT executives to share insights on critical business issues and make important connections with one another. Through thought-provoking keynote speakers and engaging breakout sessions, the 2016 CIO Symposium offers an invaluable experience for CIOs of any industry, for any size enterprise and at any stage of their CIO career.


Tech Futures

  1. Moderated by Crain’s Publisher Elizabeth McIntyre, CIOs from Timken, Cuyahoga Community College and the Cleveland Indians will share their insights.

Breakout Sessions

  1. Talent Attraction: Branding Your Organization
  2. Next Gen IT Security Protections
  3. Mobile Strategy
  4. Extracting Real Value from Big Data

Tech Talks

  1. Digital Transformation: Integrating Supply/Customers/Information
  2. Disruption and the CIO
  3. Thought Leadership and the CIO
  4. Leadership Lessons from Space

Tech Talk Presenters

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Digital Transformation: Integrating Supply/Customers /Information

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Disruption and the CIO

Michael Krigsman Bio Image

Thought Leadership and the CIO

Dwayne Edwards Bio Image

Leadership Lessons from Space

Symposium Podcasts

Winning Leadership Lessons

2014: Cleveland Indians President, Mark Shapiro, shares insights into leading and motivating talented performers and the lessons tech executives can learn.

Enterprise Tech Strategies

2014: CIOs from NRP Group, Omnova Solutions, and Cuyahoga County share their perspectives on talent, big data, innovation and more.

Are you a Strategically Valuable CIO?

2013: Matt LoPiccolo, Swagelok CIO, shares his experiences with achieving incredible synergies between information technology services, operations and strategies with enterprise planning, ensuring the strategic value of IT to Swagelok.