June 6-7, 2023

American CIO & IT Summit

The Westin Chicago Lombard, Chicago

Featured Speakers

  • Joanna Burkey

    Chief Information Security Officer

  • Earl Newsome

    Chief Information Officer

  • Danielle Evans

    Chief Information Officer, Honeywell Connected Enterprise

  • Sara Schmidt

    Chief Information Security Officer
    US Foods

  • Janet Robertson

    Chief Information Officer and VP, Enterprise Application Services
    Raytheon Technologies

  • Lutz Beck

    Chief Information Officer
    Daimler Truck North America

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Featured Attendees

About the American CIO & IT Summit

The Generis American CIO and IT Summit sets the standard on how the industry should connect and exchange ideas.

The Generis American CIO and IT Summit is an event designed to provide IT executives with current trends, strategic insights and best practices in trending technology, cyber-security, risk management and managing talent. This unique summit brings together leaders from across all industry sectors – food and beverage, CPG, automotive, pharma, retail, aerospace and more – involved in the business of IT. Network with peers, connect with exhibitors and learn from the top industry influencers as we explore strategies to drive innovation, growth and profitability in an ever-evolving market.

  • Leading digital transformation in your organization through technology and people
  • Adapting to service driven technology in a digital world
  • Developing a leading-edge cybersecurity organization: emerging risks and considerations
  • Staying aware of and complying with emerging regulations and policies like the GDPR and CCPA
  • Updating legacy systems to modernize your organization
  • Bridging the generational gaps of talent through management, leadership and skills training
  • How emerging technologies increase the opportunity for innovation in your business
  • Using insights from IoT to drive innovation and business transformations
  • Enhancing your cybersecurity practices as the threat of attack increase in complexity
  • Analyzing vendor risk to make better purchasing decisions for cybersecurity mitigation
  • Next wave transformation: driving change through enterprise-wide agility
  • Managing technology and data throughout a period of exponential growth
  • IT talent and the role of the new CIO
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The Summit Experience

Executive Corner Podcast

The Power of Curiosity and Why It's Important in Your Transformation Journey with Michelangelo Canzoneri


With Michelangelo Canzoneri, Ph.D.,
Global Head, Digital and Data, Healthcare,
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

  • How technology is driving data quality, connection, integration and more at Merck KGaA
  • What it means to build a digital continuum
  • The benefits of data modeling and digital twins
  • Why it is important to demystify digital and how to do it in tangible ways
  • What to be excited for in the future of healthcare and technology
  • The importance of education and being a passionate leader throughout your career

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Generis provides unique sponsorship opportunities for organizations with innovative and timely solutions that help improve strategy, reduce cost or better help manage risk within the space of Information Technology. The summit provides these organizations with direct access to VPs, Directors and Senior Executives involved in IT, Cyber-Security, Operations, Manufacturing and Supply Chain. Build your best path to conversion through direct engagement and generate measurable results using our customized packages, extensive networking opportunities, trademarked Marketing 365 initiative and organized 1-to-1 meetings!


Our trademarked Marketing 365 initiative allows you to extend your brand beyond the brick-and-mortar event to include content sharing, blog posts, social sharing, original content generation and more – all as part of your package!


Our one-to-one meetings go beyond speed dating, providing you with the opportunity to pre-qualify potential meeting candidates and make adjustments to your meeting schedule before the on-site one-to-one meeting.

LIMITED NUMBER of exhibitors

We limit the number of sponsors at our events to ensure that quality interactions occur on the floor. We bring only the most relevant, capable and credible thought leaders to our events to meet with our delegates and speaker faculty.

Senior Level Delegates

Generis summits are invitation only. Registrations are only granted to delegates who meet our strict qualification and seniority standards.

Thought Leadership

Unlike other conferences, speaking opportunities at Generis events are tailored to your needs. We offer you direct access to a highly targeted audience that makes the decision on what their business will do next. Join our speaker faculty!


Full access to specific and detailed business intelligence on each attending delegate including a detailed profile and their key areas of focus/investment via our proprietary attendee database.

"Very positive. The leadership presentations provided a great deal of insight into the way various CIOs manage and grow their organizations."

— John Boulden, Associte Director, USIG IT, Linde PLC

"Good conference. I like that it was more intimate vs large conference where one can get lost. Good topics covering today's technology trends and company examples how they are approaching and accelerating capabilities to arise to the challenges of today and tomorrow."

— Cherie Stanford, Director, IT Strategy, Abbvie

"Very good. Was fascinated by content and quality of presenters."

— Sean Barry, Chief Information Officer, ABN Amro Clearing

"Great information and even better people. Lots of networking opportunities."

— Charles Pellicane, Executive Vice President of Business Development & Operations, human-I-T

"Valuable information sharing and professional experience."

— Phil Thayer, Director, Global IT Director, MAGNA Electronic

"First time attending and was extremely surprised with the similar experiences other companies have. Networking for info on solutions was great."

— Chris DeCicco, Global IT Infrastructure Manager, Brake Parts Inc LLC

To ensure the exclusivity of our event we have password protected our pages. Access is granted to qualified individuals and companies who meet the requirements for attendance. To Request Access to our gated pages, please click here.

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Knowledge Center

The Generis American CIO & IT Summit brings together innovative, exciting and timely content delivered by today's top minds within the CIO & IT industry.

We have developed our knowledge center to ensure that all the past knowledge shared at the events is readily available and accessible to industry practitioners. The knowledge center is an information hub that features insights from our past and upcoming summits. Gain access to full videos of past presentations, speaker interviews, and a collection of industry insights presented through Infographics.

Session Videos

speaker presentations

Speaker Interviews

industry insights

To ensure the exclusivity of our event we have password protected our pages. Please use the button below to request access to our knowledge center. You will be directed to a login page and provided with the option to request access. If you already have a password, please click on the button below and enter the password when prompted.

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