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The Business Technology Forum leads discussion on the ever-changing business technology sector, trends emerging in the field and how those in the field work toward economic growth in the Chicagoland area.

Hosting four technology-related programs per year, including the annual Chief Information Officer of the Year Award, which recognizes technology leaders driving technological innovation and strong business partnerships, this Forum leads the discussion on the ever-changing business technology sector and provides tech-focused leaders a space to connect on the latest trends.

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Business technology never stops evolving. This forum is for you if these topics pique your interest:

  • Diversifying the technology talent pipeline
  • The rise of A.I. and what this means for the business community
  • How companies can use data to affect positive change and growth
  • Supporting women in STEM and bridging gender gaps in the technology industry
  • How Microsoft’s President Brad Smith thinks about technology as a tool for innovating business, while also recognizing the dangers it poses
  • What companies and leaders can be doing to rebuild trust in the internet

Curious who will be in the room and leading the conversations? You’ll find a diverse group of:

  • Chief Technology Officers
  • Chief Data Officers
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Information Security Officers
  • IT and Network Solutions Professionals
  • Technology Architects
  • Technology and Telecommunications Executives

CIO of the Year

In partnership with The Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP Chicago) and the Society of Information Management Chicago (SIM Chicago), the Exec Club recognizes technology leaders with the CIO of the Year Award.

See Past Recipients

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Want To Join This Forum?

Reach out to Chloe Bierut, Content Manager.