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Words from our Attendees

“The networking opportunity was optimal to discuss relevant topics affecting our challenges we face; I enjoyed multiple engaged discussions. The speakers represented their areas of expertise well. I would definitely attend another conference like this one.”

Shannon Albright | Vice President Security Operations

Roundpoint Mortgage


“It was a very nice event yesterday and the speakers were surprisingly good.”

Diane Michelson |  Chief Information Security Officer

Zurich Insurance North America


The food was great. The discussions were great. The vendor booths were well setup and had good conversation with the vendors that were there. Thanks again for inviting me to the event. Great opportunity to network with peers."

Bill Finner | Sr. Director Technical Infrastructure and Networking

Jackson Walker LLP


“I appreciate the invitation. The Venue and presentations were great! I enjoyed the peer discussions and heard some interesting proposals from the various vendors. You might consider adding some customer success stories.”

David Siemek | Enterprise Architect

BNSF Railway


"I found that the event was tailored to busy executives, the speakers were interesting and experts in their fields.  The content was relevant to the challenges that we are all facing."

Marylin Merrifield | Head of IT Project Delivery



“I really appreciate the invite and found a lot of good connections and useful information. Thank you for hosting the event and looking forward to next year’s event.”

Ronnie Barnard | Global Chief Information Officer

iPRO Solutions


Thanks so much for the invite. I really appreciate an opportunity to see a handful of companies that provide products I might need.  I look forward to future events!”

Doug Wolfgram | Chief Technology Officer



“Job well done to you and the team”

Hellmut Ometzberger | Director Global Data Center Services



“Thank you very much, I appreciate you guys putting this together and inviting me.”

Thor Schueler | Vice President Product Delivery



“Thank you for organizing this. It was a pleasant experience to join the conference today.”

Vino Kingston  | Enterprise Data Officer

City of Houston


“Good group of vendors with some new products that could bring new performance opportunities.”

Luis Ossorio  | Director Technical Services

Gexa Energy


“Overall, I feel the conference was very informative. The presenters were interesting, great networking, right amount of time and the food was great. If I can take away a couple of items from any conference it is a homerun to me. Great Job!”

Michael S. Marsh | IT Director

Coastal Chemical Company


“Thank you for organizing the session, it was truly a great experience. I look forward for next year session.”

Muzeer Baig | Director, Enterprise Applications Development

The Coca-Cola Company


“It was my first year coming to your event, and I was pleasantly surprised. The vendors were good and the selected speakers were knowledgeable on their subject matters.”

Peter Malinov | Director of IT



“Thanks for the great content sharing and networking opportunity!”

Nancy Chang  | Director IT

Trend Micro


“Thank you for inviting me to this CIOarena 2016. I’ve gained lots of knowledge and will use this knowledge for helping my current employer.”

Phillips Huynh | Director of Engineering



“I thought the conference was very well run. I enjoyed the presentations and thought they went smoothly. Overall, it was a successful day. I look forward to the next one. Thank you.”

John Mullin | Head Information Technology



“The CIO Chicago conference held yesterday was very informative! I really enjoyed the format – short presentations and the opportunity to have time dedicated to meeting the individual attendees and vendors. Looking forward to the next one!”

Donna Koste | Director, Applications Development

AIT Worldwide Logistics, Inc.


“First time at CIOarena. I like the fact that you can see and discuss several different topics. I like it!”

Alfonso Serdio | Cybersecurity & Privacy Director



“The event was well organized. Vendor participation was well managed and not over the top. Overall very good. Location was also a plus and free parking.”

Nemi George | Director Information Security

Pacific Dental Services


“Very good. Not overcrowded like other conferences, and some interesting vendors.”

Sunny Chakravarty | Director Engineering



“I like the model and timing. Half day and not full day like other conferences.”

Rohit Gupta | Director IT Healthcare Systems

Molina Healthcare


“First time for me and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Well done!!”

Deepak Khosla | Head of Data and Analytics