CIO Forum

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Mar 25 | 7:30 am | Eden Prairie — 

MHTA CIO Forums are designed to be quarterly educational forums, created by CIOs for CIOs. These morning events provide excellent networking opportunities as well candid discussions around technology issues, trends and challenges that IT leaders face every day.

Our March 25th forum will focus on Innovation. Advances in technology are allowing unprecedented opportunities for IT organizations to innovate and to add value enterprise- wide. Please join us for a discussion on IT innovation. Our panelists will discuss recent IT developments and approaches to creating space for innovation within their organizations, but also how to effectively manage the challenges accompanying disruptive innovations.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
7:30 am registration, program 8:00 – 9:30 am

C.H. Robinson
14900 Charlson Road
Eden Prairie, MN 55347


  • Lisa Vanderheyden, Director of Global Service Management and Technology Adoption, C.H. Robinson
  • Karen Bird, Vice President of Information Technology, Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Robin Brown, Chief Information Officer, Mortenson Construction
  • Garrett Gleason, Vice President of Information Technology, Thrivent Financial

CIO FORUMS ARE BY INVITATION ONLY – Attendance is limited to individuals who hold the title of CIO or a similar position. Please contact Angela McLaughlin ( to request an invitation.

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Upcoming Forum Topics, Dates and Locations:
Q2: Demand Management and the Pace of Change
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Hosted by Banner Engineering

Q3: Security: Not Just an IT Issue
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Hosted by Great River Energy

Q4: Data Analytics
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Hosted by Apogee

SPONSORSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE  – Please contact Kathy Marsh ( for additional information.


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