The Innovation

The CIO 100 Symposium is the most powerful gathering of CIOs and senior IT and business executives.

August 19-21, 2019
The Broadmoor
Colorado Springs, CO

The Can’t Miss CIO Event
of the Year—and Here’s Why

Passionate Attendees

Network with the top leaders in IT, forge new partnerships, and prepare to be inspired. Here, you’ll find you’re not alone in the challenges you face or in the triumphs you celebrate. We’ll help introduce you through social events, interactive sessions, workshops and more.

Inspired Days

The CIO 100 Symposium is YOUR time. Immerse yourself in the knowledge sharing, spend each day focused on your goals, enjoy the stunning Terranea Resort, and have some fun. You’ll return home with renewed personal and professional energy – and no one deserves that more than you.

Brilliant Speakers

You’ll not only leave the CIO 100 Symposium with new ideas, but also empowered and confident to turn them into action. Our speakers are top notch CIOs and IT leaders who will all share their latest thoughts and valuable insights on strategy, leadership, and business growth.

Honored Peers

Join us and celebrate the 2018 CIO 100 Honorees and the 15 newest CIO Hall of Fame Inductees. Chosen from nearly 500 applications and nominations, these awards are ultimate symbols of dedication, perseverance, teamwork, and leadership. You’re invited to our Awards Gala, an unforgettable evening where we recognize enormous achievements in IT.

2018 Speakers

Luke Williams

Professor of Innovation and Executive Director
Berkley Entrepreneurship Center, New York University’s Stern School of Business

Randall D. Mott

SVP, Global Information Technology & CIO
General Motors

Darryl West

Group CIO and Group General Manager

Meredith Whalen

Senior Vice President, U.S. Insights and Vertical Markets Research

Glenn Schneider

Discover Financial Services


  • Roundtable Discussions
  • Keynote Speakers
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Expert Workshops
  • Dinner and Awards Gala

Topics Covered:

  • Customer Experience and collaboration
  • Cyber security/risk management
  • Digital transformation
  • Development: Agile, OpenSource, DevOps
  • Enterprise application and mobility strategies
  • Predictive analytics/Big data management
  • Public/Hybrid cloud/Infrastructure



“Impressive list of attendees, top-notch venue and extremely valuable networking opportunities. Love recognizing my peers for their achievements as CIO 100 Honorees and Hall of Fame Winners. I left truly inspired.”

CIO100 2017 Attendee

“Face to Face interactions with executives, sharing ideas, leveraging best practices, relationship building – I achieved it all at the CIO 100 Symposium. None of this can be replaced by reading a book or viewing an online presentation. Can’t wait to come back next year!”

CIO100 2017 Attendee

“An outstanding event allowing solid interaction and learning for Technology and Digital leaders across industries and disciplines. The CIO 100 Symposium is second to none.”

Sherif Mityas
TGI Fridays

“The CIO 100 included excellent networking opportunities and an ‘Oscar Feeling’ at the Award Ceremony, which made the event unforgettable.”

Klaus Oesterschulze
Division CIO Digital Factory & Head of IT Center of Expertise "Digital Enterprise@Siemens"
Siemens AG

“CIO 100 is a powerful gathering of CIOs and senior IT and business executives. I returned from the conference with many key takeaways from the presentations including leadership tips, and ideas for innovation and business strategy.”

Glenn Allison
Engineering Tractor
Supply Company

“This was my first time attending CIO 100 and I was blown away. Absolutely amazing event.”

CIO100 2017 Attendee

“I simply appreciated participating and taking in every bit of information and inspiration from the fantastic CIO 100 Symposium. I valued the entire group there and felt privileged to have been able to attend.”

CIO100 2017 Attendee

“We celebrate technology and business excellence at the CIO100! It’s all about innovating in the digital economy!”

Michael Archuleta
Chief Information Officer
Mt San Rafael Hospital

“At the CIO 100 Symposium, I felt like I was able to ‘walk a mile’ in the shoes of multiple CIOs. There is no other place for me to get that breadth of perspective and direct access to gain such valuable insights.”

CIO100 2017 Attendee

“When you consider the cost of being removed from the office against the benefits of furthered developed awareness of the digital landscape, the CIO 100 Symposium is an excellent value.”

Randy A. Burk
IT Director

“The CIO100 symposium is the premier opportunity to learn from the most creative among our industry leaders. It’s inspiring to see what we can accomplish for our businesses and how we can grow as individuals!”

Cathie Kozik

“The CIO 100 Symposium continues to deliver thought leadership from a diverse group of executives which helps our organization prepare to ride the next wave of technology advancement. The networking and learning opportunities are a valuable takeaway that I look forward to every time I attend.”

CIO100 2017 Attendee

“Networking with the many IT leaders was so valuable and will assist me into the foreseeable future.”

Ken Stamper
National Manager
Toyota Motor North America

“The CIO100 event was an excellent opportunity to share and learn from the experience of other companies in a very open and collaborative environment.”

Dr. Helmuth Ludwig
Global Head of Information Technology

“The opportunity to interact, brainstorm and share ideas with peer CIOs was exciting and invaluable. Thank you CIO 100 for providing a venue and environment that foster sharing and collaboration!”

Scott Roberts
Town of South Windsor, CT

“When you consider the cost of being removed from the office against the benefits of furthered developed awareness of the digital landscape, this event was an excellent value.”

Randy A. Burk
IT Director
IHMA, Inc.