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By Invitation Only: 100 IT leaders collaborate in a day of thought-leading exchange as we examine directions from within the Office of the CIO; all under the umbrella of riveting keynotes, revealing panels, engaging round-tables and unparalleled networking.

WHAT TO EXPECT...

A day of intimate collaboration

We’ve gathered 100 leading CIOs and IT strategists from the biggest brands and largest enterprises under one roof for one day - this is true #CIOcollaboration.

Located in the heart of Minneapolis

Minneapolis is home to some of the countries top IT leaders so we picked this beautiful city to house our #CIOcollaboration. 

Today's conversations will be over a Michelin lunch and exquisite cocktails.

Epicurean Lunch & World Cocktails

By hand picking our invitees we were able to engineer an audience of top IT leaders from a diverse range of industries - we've created a true melting pot of insight.

By invitation-only

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

CIOMinneapolis on August 29th, 2019 is proudly hosted at Hyatt Regency Hotel in the heart of Minneapolis.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get to the venue?

FREE Uber passes are on us or take Valet at NO cost.

Being a closed-door event of 100 leaders that were specifically invited there is NO fee to attend.

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Are there any speaking opportunities?

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EVENT ADDRESS

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis, MN 55403

Time: 9:30 to 5:00

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Every year at CXOsync we explore directions from within the Office of the CIO; what are these strategists planning and what paths are they taking? Through these discussions we're able to understand their paths and identify industry trends. By pairing our audience with a selection of industry innovators on edge of product and solution development for the enterprise we're able to incubate true thought-leaders with actionable technology. From leading blue-chips like IBM, Microsoft and CISCO to newly funded start-ups this is where we gather the latest and greatest.

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EXHIBITORS

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Insight leaders... 

MODERATOR & CHAIR

Macario Gallegos

(Present)

World renowned thought-leaders take stage at CIOsynergy; those who have walked the line from concept to reality. From the founders the of the most disruptive companies of our time to the CEO's that have soared revenues and market share through the adoption and support of innovative cultures... These are the CIOsynergy thought-leaders that breed conversations that just don't happen within the confines of the office .

CIOs on the panel take stage to reveal directions from within the Office of the CIO; how are they improving customer experience; data consolidation, harmonization and enrichment; how to implement predictive analytics; and Cybersecurity concerns on the CIOs desk.

The #CIOpanel

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Tarek Tomes 

CIO, State of Minnesota

Donald McCartney

VP, IT, Oshkosh Corporation

Chuck Clabots

CIO, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Bruce Atkinson

CIO, Restaurant Technologies

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The Schedule

Registration

Check-in, grab a coffee and prepare for a day of collaboration, today's discussions start in the CIOlounge where you'll join Minneapolis's leading digital strategists.

6 Top CIOs take stage to predict what IT trends will peak over the next 12 months. Which prediction will crown our #ITpsychic.  

The Predictions Panel

Tyrone Spratt, CIO, MNIT Services @ Agriculture, Board of Animal Health and Labor and Industry

Steve Winckelman, CIO, Normandale Community College

José Blanco, VP of IT, Wells Fargo

Sandy Martin, Head of IT, Thomson Reuters 

Mark Benson, VP, IT Engineering, SmartThings

Levi Geinert, Head of IT, USBank

Setting the Tone

Moderator Scott Shuster sets the tone for a day of intimate collaboration as he welcomes Minneapolis's top IT leaders.

More than a cocktail reception these are the connections that add light to daily decisions made. Conversations with colleagues and peers in the CIOlounge under the umbrella of the latest technologies and visionaries behind them.

Retreat to the CIOlounge

Leaders Lunch

Connecting the dots at CIOMinneapolis; this epicurean lunch is the foundation for today's relationship building.

CIOs on the panel take stage to reveal directions from within the Office of the CIO; how are these IT leaders embracing digital? We'll find out in this investigative discussion that goes beyond the successes to pin-point hurdles, strategies, best-practices and those ever important lessons learned.

The CIOpanel

Tarek TomesCIO, State of Minnesota

Donald McCartney, VP, IT, Oshkosh Corporation

Chuck Clabots, CIO, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Bruce Atkinson, CIO, Restaurant Technologies

The Women In Technology panel

Fostering the next generation of Women In Technology, our WIT panelists share (not shares) their mentor-ship opportunities and recruiting practices; how to bring more women into technology roles.

Tiffni DeebCIO, Minneapolis Community and Technical College

Rachel Lockett, CIO, Pohlad Companies

Jean Guezmir, CIO, St. Catherine University

Amy Cheney, CIO, City of Bloomington, MN

Grab a coffee while touring the latest enterprise innovation our sponsors have to offer.

Retreat to the CIOlounge

Sweet Collaboration

Round-tables congregate over dessert; nothing makes more sense of IT roadmaps than stories of ROI, it's battles and game plans over dessert.

Thursday, August 29th, 2019  /  9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

#CIOdraw

We know IT folks love gadgets that's why you'll love the CIOdraw. Our sponsors have put forth a compilation of great giveaways; from Apple's latest to Amazon's voice automation and even weekend getaways at BMW driving schools. At CIOsynergy we’ve seen it ALL, but are always taken aback as they get better and better.

Boosting Workplace Productivity with AI - Dialpad

The way we work and communicate today is changing. Organizations are rethinking the employee, customer, and sales experience. Forward thinking companies are embracing cloud and AI-powered technologies. Why? Recent technology advancements are enabling new ways to make employees more effective, improve customer engagement, gain competitive insights, and boost sales.

Identity Perimeter: Evolving the Security Architecture - OneNeck IT Solutions

Remove the stigma of security being a road-block to productivity by making identity-centric security an integrated part of your architecture, rather than an add-on.

A New Era for Data Protection: Converged DR and Backup: Presented by Zerto

In today's always-on, information-driven organizations, business continuity depends completely on IT infrastructures that are up and running 24/7. Being prepared for any data related disaster is key and in this presentation we will address the challenges, needs, strategies, and solutions for your data protection.

Keynote by...

We partner CIOsynergy events with renowned keynotes that have pushed the limits of their profession to shape the future. Charles Adler,  Kickstarter co-founder, Lost Arts founder, Designer, Technologist, Advisor, Board Member. Nomadic. share insights with the office of the CIO.

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WHAT IT LEADERS SAY

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The #WITpanel

Fostering the next generation of Women In Technology, our WIT panelists share (not shares) their mentor-ship opportunities and recruiting practices; how to bring more women into technology roles.

CIO, Pohlad Companies

Rachel Lockett

Tiffni Deeb

CIO, Minneapolis Community and Technical College

Jean Guezmir

CIO, St. Catherine University

Amy Cheney

CIO, City of Bloomington, MN

The #PredictionsPanel

CIOs must manage not only for today, but for tomorrow, and for years into the future. This implies a constant job of predicting what is going to happen next - at your company, in technology advancements, in competitive marketplace conditions, and more. Our Predictions Panelists are asked to take the stage and share insights they foresee for 2020. Which Prediction will crown the next #ITpsychic?

Tyrone Spratt

CIO, MNIT Services @ Agriculture, Board of Animal Health and Labor and Industry

Steve Winckelman

CIO, Normandale Community College

José Blanco

VP of IT, Wells Fargo

Sandy Martin

Head of IT, Thomson Reuters 

VP, IT EngineeringSmartThings

Mark Benson

Levi Geinert

Head of IT, US Bank