Hyatt Regency Houston
Hyatt Regency Houston, 1200 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77002, USA

What is Qwoted?

Qwoted is a free expert network: we help reporters connect with experts & we help those same experts build relationships with top reporters.

Event Date Wed Dec 8 CST (in 10 days)
In your timezone (EST): Wed Dec 8 9:00am - Wed Dec 8 5:10pm
Location Hyatt Regency Houston
1200 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77002, USA
Region Americas

Collaborate with your peers
Get together with Houston's top CIOs to tackle shared business challenges and critical priorities facing your role today. Participate in this one-day, local program with peer-driven topics and interactive discussions with your true C-level peers.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CIOs today:
• Seizing momentum – influencing and leading the enterprise
• Thriving through uncertainty - empowering people and delivering value
• Advancing and scaling strategic, outcome-based technologies

What to Expect?
1. Interactive Sessions
Hear from CIO practitioners and thought leaders on how they're solving critical challenges impacting your role today in Keynote sessions, and join smaller, interactive discussions with your peers in Breakout and Boardroom sessions.
2. Community Networking
Make new connections and catch up with old friends in casual conversations during dedicated time for networking designed to better acquaint you with your Houston CIO community.
3. Peer-to-Peer Meetings
Connect with like-minded peers in a private, one-on-one setting through Evanta's Peer-to-Peer Meetings. You will be matched with peers in your community based on your shared interests and priorities.


2021 Speakers


Jennifer Hartsock
VP & CIO, Baker Hughes

Jennifer Hohman
Chief Information Officer & Vice President, Seadrill Americas

Lori Kittle
Chief Loyalty Officer, Landry's Restaurants

Al Lindseth
SVP, Risk Management & IT, Plains GP Holdings

Laura Tibodeau
Chief Information Officer, AmSty

John Varkey
VP, Enterprise Digital Services, Waste Management

Sudhakar Virupakshi
VP IT & CIO, Par Pacific

Allen Wuescher
VP & CIO, Toshiba International


Nathan Smolenski
CISO, Head of Cyber Intelligence Strategy, Netskope

Jonathan Nguyen-Duy
Vice President, Global Field CISO Team, Fortinet

Alina Parast
SVP & CIO, ChampionX

Rajeev Puri
Chief Technology Officer, Kyndryl

Bhupesh Arora
VP & CIO, Magellan Midstream Partners

Robert McLemore
VP & CIO, Rush Enterprises

Annette Moore
CIO, NASA Johnson Space Center

Jason Bourg

David Cain
VP & CIO, CVR Energy

Sebastien Lehnherr
Chief Information Officer, Schlumberger


Christine Converse Hogan
CIO Advisor, Zoom Video Communications

Jeff Fleece
Chief Technology Officer, Digital Technology, Baker Hughes

Rennu Varghese
VP & CIO, The Friedkin Group Inc

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Partners

• Fortinet, Inc.
• Netskope

• Kyndryl
• Zoom Video Communications