Join the Voice of Capital Area’s Technology Community

The Capital CIO Leadership Association (CapitalCIO) is the preeminent professional association for Capital-Area chief information officers. CapitalCIO is one of 11 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. CapitalCIO is led 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.

Our mission is to build a strong, professional community among local chief information officers. We convene leading CIOs to foster meaningful relationships by creating programs & experiences to:

  • Connect through collaboration & idea exchange
  • Learn from distinguished business leaders
  • Share best practices & experiences
  • Engage in substantive issues-based discussions
  • Recognize excellence in technology leadership

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.

Quarterly member programs are determined by the CIO Advisory Board and facilitated by a full-time Executive Director & professional staff. Examples include:

  • 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
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