The Executives' Club Of Chicago

Business Technology


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Robert Kress
Managing Director, Accenture Security
 Mark Lafferty
Director, Data Center Solutions

The Business Technology Forum highlights synergies between technology and business solutions. Through events and discussions, this forum emphasizes the bottom line impact of cutting-edge technology trends, cultivation and retention of technology talent, as well as economic development in Chicago.

This forum also partners with The Club on four technology-related programs per year, including the annual CIO of the Year Award, which recognizes technology leaders who are driving technological innovation, business partnerships and creating best in class workplace for IT professionals. Composed of Chicagoland technology leaders, this forum provides unique opportunities to connect and share ideas with the broader Executives’ Club membership.

Typically, this forum includes:

  • Chief technology/information officers
  • Chief data officers
  • Consultants
  • IT and network solutions companies
  • Network administrators
  • Technology architects
  • Technology and telecommunications executives

Upcoming Programs

  • May 24, 2017: The Threat Landscape: How to Survive a Security Breach

  • June 2017: Annual Awards Program

Members-Only Events

  • May 2, 2017: CIO of the Year Award Nominee Reception
  • June 2017: The Future of the IT Workforce


Contact Pauline Gebczak at 312-924-3774 to register for an upcoming event or learn more about this forum.