The Innovation
Conversation

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

August 13-15, 2018
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

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

300
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.

3
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.

40
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.

115
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 Opening Keynote Speaker Announced

Featured Speaker

Luke Williams

Read Speaker Bio

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

Luke Williams is one of the world’s leading business thinkers on innovation strategy. He has worked with leading companies across the globe and is a dynamic management speaker, having lectured in 21 countries and addressed the United Nations General Assembly and the World Innovation Forum. A professor of marketing at NYU Stern School of Business, Luke is also Founder and Executive Director of the W.R. Berkley Innovation Labs and a Fellow at Frog Design — one of the world's most influential product strategy and design firms. He is an inventor who holds 30+ U.S. patents and has designed more than 100 products in industries ranging from transportation and finance to healthcare to consumer electronics. His views are regularly featured in media ranging from Bloomberg BusinessWeek and Fast Company to The Wall Street Journal and The Economist. He is also the author of the international bestseller, Disrupt: Think the Unthinkable to Spark Transformation in Your Business.

Luke will deliver the Opening Keynote: Disruptive Thinking and Innovation: How to Spark Transformation in Your Business at the CIO 100 Symposium on Monday, August 14.

Inspiring Sessions

  • Roundtable Discussions
Monday
13
  • Keynote Speakers
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Expert Workshops
  • Dinner and Awards Gala
Tuesday
14
Wednesday
15

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

Welcome to CIO 100 2018 and The Terranea Resort

Dramatically poised above the Pacific Ocean on 102 acres with unsurpassed 270-degree oceanfront views, Terranea Resort is located just south of Los Angeles. This is California’s premier coastal destination – an unparalleled setting to complete your event experience.

The CIO 100 Award Ceremony and Hall of Fame Induction

CIO is pleased to recognize outstanding companies and individuals whose innovative work has delivered measurable business impact worth celebrating. Open to all conference attendees.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

What Attendees Are Saying

“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
CIO, 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
VP, 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, IHMA, Inc

“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
CIO, PSAV

“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, Siemens

“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
CIO, 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.