The new game for the CIO is 'Business-led IT' as CIOs are becoming more proactive business partners, so how are they making this shift? This seat at the business table highlights a joint force of tech and business leadership where priorities will be better aligned, collaboration will be more prominent and obstacles will be overcome faster.

On November 5th, we meet 3 CIOs as they tell all on the coveted CIOpanel


THU, NOV 5, 2020  | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT

The event was well organized, great group of people, from the panel to keynote speaker and also the other attendees. The topics of discussion was great to understand how others were viewing security issues.
 Jit Patel
NantHealth, Inc.

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Meet the Chicago CIO Psychics

These CIOs weren't born with this gift, it took a career on the frontlines of digital defense to master the art of predicting an enemy they can't see.

Diego Ferrer

CIO, City of Chicago

Vince Fattore

CIO, Temperature Equipment Corporation

Chad Stallings

CIO,Mérieux NutriSciences

1 Moderator, 3 CIOs, 3 Game Changing Plays 

The game has changed! The CIO has become a leading strategist in the boardroom and over the years our CIO panelists have steered thousands to the intersection of innovation and business bottom line. Led by Scott Shuster; world renowned moderator, former ABC Foreign News Correspondent and NPR Editor, we'll dive into this uncut reality of where we're at and where we're heading.


40 percent of all technology spending will go toward digital transformations

71% of top-performing CIOs have a separate digital team to help them scale their digitization efforts


Six in 10 enterprise executives believe IoT technology will play an important role in their organization’s digital business strategy.

6 in 10

$190  Billion

The AI market will grow to a $190 billion industry by 2025, according to research firm Markets and Markets



A 30 minute investigative panel discussion moderated by Scott Shuster, former NPR Editor & former ABC Foreign News Correspondent



3 TOLA  based CIOs unfold years of insight on our panel to lead this conversation. This is their map to enterprise innovation.



CIOs are psychics that must predict tomorrow's challenges. They have their crystal balls and we'll hear what they see!



Our audience of 60 Top CIOs and IT leaders will vote on predictions crowning 1 CIO the TOLA     #ITpsychic 

Take a seat on the CIOpanel?

If you've tenured a career leading 'Business-Led IT' you're already equipped with the roadmap and experience it takes to navigate this new landscape, so step up and take 1 of 3 seats on the CIOonline CIOpanel!

STEP 1: Click to be 1 of 3 Panelists

Artificial Intelligence will have a dramatic impact on Employment.

In the future, Cyber-Security will become just as important as military strategy

Aircraft boarding time halved by biometrics

By Invitation Only

CIOs and IT leaders join the thought provoking audience and engage in tactics for an ever changing landscape.

60 Minutes - A World of Insight 

This 60 minute investment is curated from years of insight and experience from CIOs walking the line where IT meets Business.

by CIOs for CIOs

Uncut tactics from CIOs make this both vital and close to home. 

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Meet the TOLA CIOpanel

These CIOs weren't born with this gift, it took a career on the frontlines of turbulent IT shifts for them to be able to maneuver their organization forward. On November 5th we look at their paths and the obstacles they are overcoming as they stabilize the new digital landscape of 2020.

Kevin Tucker

Head of Infrastructure Engineering, Southwest Airlines

Gertrude Van Horn

SVP & CIO, NCH Corporation

Brian Ruzycki

SVP, IT Applications, Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation