The CIO/CTO Forums are a series of confidential meetings open to C-level, or equivalent, technology leaders within the software, hardware, semi-conductor, and e-commerce sectors. This forum is also open to public organizations including Information Officers of state or municipal agencies. The CIO/CTO Forum also features a speaker identified and chosen by the CIO/CTO committee, responsible for providing data or informational overview of critical issues, and facilitates a discussion including best practices, technologies, and strategic and tactical issues facing this leadership role
The next CIO/CTO Forum will be held June 4, 2013
Thank you for joining ATC on Thursday, January 17 at NxNw
for what is always
the most entertaining forum of the year! Mutual Mobile CTO, Mickey Ristroph led the discussion on building effective technical teams before we voted on the CIO/CTO Awards.
Mutual Mobile, Chief Technology Officer, Mickey Ristroph has been honored by the 2012 Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) as Information Technologist and CTO of the Year. Since co-founding Mutual Mobile in 2009, Ristroph and his team have developed groundbreaking mobile innovations, including a cloud-based driver alert system that shares real-time information between drivers; a connected classroom that reduces dropout rates; and a medical solution that allows healthcare professionals and patients to collaborate to improve breathing habits. Under his guidance, Mutual Mobile has become one of the largest employers of iOS experts in the world, and was named one of America’s Most Promising Companies by Forbes.
Congratulations to our CIO/CTO winners!
1.) The coveted RED STAPLER AWARD for Best Technical Implementation. Tell the group your idea behind a new technical implementation and how it positively affected your company and you just might be going home with this prestigious award!
Winners: Mickey Ristroph, CTO of Mutual Mobile and Diane Kenyon, Senior VP of IT for Harden Healthcare
2.) The respected PUT OUT THE FIRE AWARD for the attendee who has the best story about saving the company from disaster and mayhem! The removable fireman’s helmet is not just for show.
Winner: Edward Doan, Senior Technical Program Manager at Google
3.) The most sought-after HOLE IN THE FOOT AWARD which goes to whoever can prove they were part of the biggest company disaster.
Winners: Russ Finney, Partner & CIO at Stryve Advisors and Jim Keeler, VP Engineering and Operations at Invodo
CIO/CTO Forum with David Adams
Join your fellow industry leaders for an evening of discussion and collaboration with David Adams, Executive Partner at Gartner.
Where: Cover 3, 2700 West Anderson Lane (map)
When: Tuesday, December 4, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
CIO/CTO Forum with Byron Lichtenberg
ATC’s last CIO/CTO dinner on August 21st was a huge success. Event speaker, Byron Lichtenberg, CTO and Founder of ZeroG, engineer and fighter pilot who flew aboard two NASA Space Shuttle missions, led the discussion on commercial space technologies, ending with a standing ovation! Stand tuned for more information on what made this CIO/CTO Forum our best yet!
Photo by @mitchheard
- ATC is excited to announce the CIO/CTO member winners of the CyrusOne Formula One track tour giveaway! David Ruth and Cal Holman went home with exclusive pre-opening track tours! Congrats!