Menu
Membership

About ChicagoCIO

The Chicago CIO Leadership Association (ChicagoCIO) is the preeminent professional association for chief information officers in Chicagoland. ChicagoCIO is one of 16 chapters in the Inspire CIO Leadership Network (InspireCIO), a national professional association comprised exclusively of CIOs (or equivalent executive roles) from public and private companies, government, education, healthcare and nonprofit organizations.

Achieve your full leadership potential with ChicagoCIO

Advisory Board

ChicagoCIO is lead by a CIO advisory board and chapter officers who meet quarterly to set the annual agenda for the association. Strategic support from Underwriter executives ensure member programs remain non-commercial and are attended exclusively by qualified senior technology executives.

Member Qualifications

Membership is limited to the CIO or equivalent executive role of a local organization with over $100 million in annual revenue. Organizations with over $1B in annual revenue may enroll additional CIOs who qualify.





 
 
Mission & Purpose

ChicagoCIO exists to build a strong, professional community among local chief information officers.

We convene leading CIOs to foster meaningful relationships by creating programs and experiences to:

 
 
Connect

through collaboration and idea exchange

Learn

from distinguished business leaders

Share

best practices and experiences

Engage

in substantive issues-based discussions

Recognize

excellence in technology leadership

 

Membership Benefits






Insider Events

CIO-hosted programs to showcase member organizations, executives, strategies & accomplishments

Executive Leadership Programs

Exclusive, high-profile keynotes by C-suite leaders, best-selling authors & other inspiring leadership speakers

CIO Conversations

Member-led dinners at upscale, local restaurants focusing on CIO-selected topics & conversation

cioXchanges

Structured methodology for CIO collaboration around initiatives, leadership successes & challenges

Innovation Showcases

Rapid-fire presentations from CIO-invited, innovative young companies, enabling efficient overview of potential solutions

Member Breakfasts

Casual, member-hosted gatherings connecting CIOs who work in close proximity

Become a Member

Membership is limited to the CIO or equivalent executive role of a local organization with over $100 million in annual revenue. Organizations with over $1B in annual revenue may enroll additional CIOs who qualify.





Our Community




ChicagoCIO Underwriters

ChicagoCIO is supported by invitation-only, executive level, strategic sponsors known as Underwriters. Senior executives representing these organizations serve on ChicagoCIO’s Advisory Board and attend the CIO-led, non-commercial chapter leadership programs.

Year Up

ChicagoCIO is proud to support Year Up in their mission to provide urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers & education.

View all upcoming ChicagoCIO events.