CIO Roundtable

The Chief Information Officer Roundtable is a regional forum for the most senior IT executives aimed at helping them address strategic IT opportunities and challenges in the globally networked economy. This partnership between industry and UC Irvine provides thought leadership, a collaborative resource network and facilitates dynamic exchange.


The group meets quarterly and our members include senior executives from:

  • Allergan
  • Amazon Web Services, Inc.
  • Bourns
  • Broadcom
  • Capital Group
  • Carrington Holding Company
  • CoolSys
  • Data Analysis, Inc.
  • Exemplis
  • First American Title Insurance Company
  • Home Franchise Concepts
  • Ingram Micro
  • Irvine Company
  • MemorialCare Health Systems
  • Mercury Insurance
  • NetApp
  • Northgate Gonzales, LLC
  • Pacific Life
  • SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union
  • Southland Industries
  • Taco Bell
  • Toyo Tires
  • WASH Multi-Family Laundry Systems
  • Western Digital
  • Word & Brown 
  • Yamaha Motor Corporation

Membership is limited in order to foster a cooperative environment and to maintain diversity. New members are considered based on their ability to:

  • Actively participate in quarterly meetings
  • Share expertise and suggest strategic directions
  • Actively represent the CIO Roundtable to the broader business community
  • Partake in CIO Roundtable activities as a speaker, moderator, or sponsor
  • Honor the confidentiality of discussions

Upcoming Events

Orchestrating Transformation
with authors Joel Barbier and James Macauley
May 9, 2019

Accenture Digital
with Manish Dasaur, Managing Director
June 13, 2019

Past Events

Road to Reinvention 2019: A one Day Conference for Executive on Leadership in the Digital Age
March 21, 2019

Hyperledger: Blockchain and the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Project
March 20, 2019
Speaker: Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director

Design Thinking Workshop
January 31, 2019
Speaker: Emilie Wagner, Lecturer, Hasso Plattner Institute of Design,, Stanford

Questions Are the Answer: A Breakthrough Approach to Your Most Vexing Problems at Work and in Life
December 13, 2018
Speaker: Hal Gregersen

Strategic Workshop on Digital Innovation
October 25, 2018
Speaker: Margarethe Wiersema, PhD, Dean's Professor in Strategic Management, UCI Paul Merage School of Business

Digital Transformation Playbook
September 20, 2018
Speaker: David Rogers, Author and Faculty, Executive Education, Columbia University

The Digital Matrix: New Rules for Business Transformation through Technology
May 31, 2018
Speaker: N. Venkatraman, PhD, David J. McGrath Jr. Professor in Management; Professor,  Information Systems, Boston University 

The Platform Revolution
February 1, 2018
Speaker: Marshall Van Alstyne, PhD, Professor in Management; Professor in Information Systems, Boston University

Artificial Intelligence
November 2, 2017
Speaker: Padhraic Smyth, PhD, Chancellor's Professor, Computer Science UCI

The Day After Tomorrow: How to Survive in Times of Radical Innovation
September 8, 2017
Speaker: Peter Hinssen, Author and Chairman & Co-Founder, nexxworks

The Next Generation Enterprise: Increased Customer Intimacy and Digital Ecosystems
May 15, 2017
Speaker: Peter Weill, MIT Center for Information Systems Research (CISR)

The Inevitable
March 7, 2017
Speaker: Kevin Kelly, WIRED 

Blockchain Revolution
January 19, 2017
Michael Casey, MIT Media Lab

The Promise of Virtual Reality
December 8, 2016 
Speaker: Jeremy Bailenson, Founding Director, Virtual Human Interaction Lab, Stanford University

Building Organizations for the Future
October 20, 2016
Speaker: Tammy Erickson, Adjunct Professor of Organisational Behaviour, London Business School; Founder and CEO, Tammy Erickson Associates

CIO Roundtable Retreat
June 3, 2016
closed forum

Automation, Software Design and the Human Factor 
April 14, 2016
Speaker: Nicholas Carr

Confronting Complexity in Data Analytics and the Internet of Things
February 11, 2016
Speaker: Sam Ransbotham


More Information:

Allan Lubitz
Sr. Industry Fellow