TechBash 2017

Come meet and mingle with the CIOs of over 50 companies who will be taking your “ticket” as Celebrity Help Desk Hosts at this year’s TechBash!

 

TechBash 2017 VIP Help Desk Hosts

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Jim Anfield

Chief Technology Officer
SafeStart Medical
Jason is currently the Vice President of Technology at United Airlines.

Richard Bowman

CEO/ CTO
Shiftgig

Crystal Broj

Chief Technology & Innovation Officer
American Association of Diabetes Educators

Maryann Byrdak

CIO
Feeding America

Mary Cecola

Chief Information Officer
Antares Capital LP

Patricia Coffey

Senior Vice President, Technology & Strategic Ventures
Allstate Insurance Company
Patricia Coffey is Senior Vice President for Allstate Insurance Company. Working at the nation’s largest publicly held insurance company,...

Bob Doyle

VP Operation Services
Press Ganey
Bob Doyle is responsible for running and maintaining all Ifbyphone operational systems, as well as managing application development includin...
Shouvik Dutta has more than twenty years of technology experience and is known for innovation and leadership. He has built global teams, man...

John Falsetti

Director of Information Technology
Maryville Academy
John is an I.T executive that has spent most of his career helping Non-Profits solve business problems through technology.

Mike Gruber

System Director Client Services
Presence Health
Global technology executive that delivered more than $3 billion in business value for leading companies in the high tech, consumer goods and...

Jerry Hendrickson

Senior Vice President, Information Technology/Global Markets
Mesirow Financial
Jerry Hendrickson is a Managing Director in Information Technology for Mesirow Financial. He is responsible for providing technology strateg...
John joined Enova as Chief Technology Officer in 2014.

Stephan Hundley

Director of Governance, Risk and Security
TTX Company
Proven strategic leader with expertise in various areas including Information Security, IT Operations, Service Management, Governance and Co...

Andy Jurczyk

Chief Information Officer
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Andy Jurczyk is the Chief Information Officer of Seyfarth & Shaw.

Richard Kick

Chief Information Officer
Rotary international
Richard Kick is the Chief Information Officer for Rotary International where he is responsible for leading an international team of technolo...

Kerri Klun

Senior Manager, Project Management
Chicago Public Media (WBEZ)
Kerri Klun is currently the Senior Manager of Project Management at Chicago Public Media (WBEZ) with more than 20 years of experience managi...

Robert Kress

Managing Director, Accenture Security & Global Security Quality & Risk Officer
Accenture
Robert Kress is the Global Security Quality & Risk Officer at Accenture, responsible for identifying, assessing and managing risk in Acc...

David LaRue

Chief Architect / Director, Head of Enterprise Architecture
True Value
David R. La Rue is Director of Enterprise Architecture at True Value. At True Value, data is transforming the IT team to be customer focuse...

Amy McGraner

Senior Manager IT
Adtalem Global Education
Steve Mills is Global Chief Information Officer for iHeartMedia, Inc., which includes iHeartMedia and Clear Channel Outdoor.

Patrick Moroney

Chief Information Officer
Central States Funds
Mr. Moroney is currently Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Central States Funds which is the largest multi-employer Taft-Hartley organizati...

Rich Mozack

Chief Technology Officer
Hub International

Brian Nichols

Chief Technology Officer
1to1 Card - An SVM Company

Brian Palmer

Director of Infrastructure
American Hotel Register
Brian is Director of Infrastructure for American Hotel Register Company. Brian is responsible for managing all aspects of the IT infrastruc...

Jack Patterson

Vice President - IT Infrastructure and Operations
Essendant
Jack Patterson is a business focused IT leader with a successful track record of leading teams that deliver results.

Jim Pierce

Vice President, Business Systems
Medline Industries

Lori Powers

SVP, Global IT Operations & Service Management
CNA
Lori Powers is a delivery-focused, results-driven Information Technology Executive with over 25 years’ experience in application development...

Michael Rabbitt

Head of Business Transformation Office
Argonne National Laboratory
Michael collaborates with Argonne’s division leadership, laboratory operations, enterprise architecture, and other strategic offices to deli...

Marcio Ribeiro

Vice President, Information Technology
Coeur Mining, Inc
Marcio Ribeiro is an IT Executive with over 25 years of international experience leading business and IT transformation in global companies....

Geoffrey Robertson

Vice President, Global Digital Business and Innovation
Grainger
Geoff Robertson joined Grainger in July 2011 as Vice President of eCommerce Strategy & Planning.

Simona Rollinson

Chief Information Officer
Cook County Government
Simona Rollinson is Chief Information Officer for Cook County. Simona Rollinson was named President of Follett Software in 2011.

Kim Romanski

Vice President – Anthem Client Management
AIM Specialty Health
Strategic and results-driven Vice President – Anthem Client Management at AIM Specialty Health with 20+ years’ experience delivering innovat...

Carl Snyder

Senior Director & Chief Technology Officer
Central States Funds
Carl Snyder is the Chief Technology Officer and Senior Director for Central States Funds.

Stuart Stern

North America CIO
Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty
Senior information technology executive with experience across a variety of industries including energy, transportation, telecommunications,...

Christine Stone

VP, Office of Program Management
Brookfield Properties Retail
Christine Stone is VP, PMO for GGP – a REIT with 2.3B in revenues focused on innovation in the retail sector.
Mike Wons joined the State of Illinois in 2015 as the first state-wide Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

Mary Ellen Woods

Former CIO
Illinois Housing Development Authority
Mary Ellen Woods, recently left position as CIO at Illinois Housing Development Authority. IHDA is a self-supporting agency that fina...

Kevin Wunderlich

Director, Application Development
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Gary Zeal

Senior Manager, Collaborative Sourcing
Jaggaer

A Measurable Impact

Initial placement rate:
90%
Industry retention rate:
81%
College attendance rate:
55%
Alumni actively engaged in their communities:
72%
Average 12-month earnings before program:
$10,790
Average 12-month earnings after program:
$44,010