2022 State of the CIO

Quick Facts

Thursday, March 3, 2022
Check-in from 7:00 AM
Signature Grand, Davie
6900 FL-84, Davie, FL 33317
Tel: (954) 424-4000

Welcome to the 16th Annual State of the CIO

Thursday, March 3, 2022, at The Signature Grand, Davie

Sponsorship opportunities starting at just $1,750. Participating in the State of the CIO is more affordable than ever and represents high ROI for any company desiring to promote their product or service to local and regional CIOs and tech leaders.

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Your sponsorship dollars contribute directly to the success of the CIO Council Scholarship Fund which to date has awarded over 60 scholarships to deserving young students in the Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties.

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  • 7:00 am – Sponsor registration and setup

CIO-Only Breakfast:

  • 07:00 am – 07:30 am – Registration for ‘Invitation-only CIO Breakfast
  • 07:30 am – 09:00 am – Breakfast, Presentations, and Networking

State of the CIO General sessions:

  • 07:30 am – General Check-in opens
  • 08:00 am – Breakfast, networking, and one-on-one vendor meetings
  • 10:00 am – SCIO intro and Scholarship Awards
  • 10:30 am – Keynote – R ‘Ray’ Wang
  • 11:15 am – State of the CIO Panel Discussion
  • 12:00 pm – Closing Remarks and Raffle


In the past 6 years alone:

  • 60 Scholarships awarded across Miami-Dade, Broward Counties
  • Attended by over 2300 I.T. Decision Makers
  • More than 183 local and regional companies represented

Delegates can expect:

  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Network with top local and region I.T. decision makers
  • Learn from subject matter experts who ‘live the job’ on a daily basis
  • Your attendance supports the CIO Council of South Florida Scholarship Fund
  • Reserved table for 10 available

Who should attend:

  • CIOs, CTOs, Senior I.T. Managers
  • I.T. Influencers
  • I.T. Analysts and Consultants
  • I.T. Entrepreneurs
  • Directors of I.T. and Infrastructure
  • I.T. Decision Makers and Procurement Managers


Everybody Wants to Rule the World

Surviving and thriving in a world of digital giants

Keynote Presentation

R ‘Ray’ Wang

Principal Analyst, Founder, and Chairman of Silicon Valley-based Constellation Research, Inc. (Full Biography)

With thanks to keynote sponsor Tek Partners

Guest Presenter – Platinum Event Sponsor

Sanjay Deo

CEO 24by7Security

Peter Hidalgo Magic Orange

Guest Presenter – CIO Only Breakfast Sponsor

Peter Hidalgo

Chief Customer Officer, MagicOrange

Panel Moderator

Gary Beach

Publisher Emeritus, CIO Magazine


Stacey Savidge

Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Security Officer at Broward Health


John Wensveen

Chief Innovation Officer at Nova Southeastern University & Executive Director, Alan B. Levan NSU Broward Center of Innovation


Dave Coddington

Sr. Vice President Business Development at The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance

Platinum Event Sponsor

About 24By7Security, Inc. – is a premier National Cybersecurity consulting firm with headquarters based in South Florida. Formerly known as HIPAA-HITECH-SOLUTIONS, Inc., our leadership team consists of highly skilled and experienced Cybersecurity and Compliance specialists with years of expertise in technology and security.

24By7Security, Inc. is certified by the State of Florida as a woman and minority business. We are also registered as a Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) with the Small Business Administration (SBA).

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Company & Job Title Report!

When deciding how to allocate resources for an event, whether that’s your time or your precious marketing budget, it helps to know a bit about the target demographic. We’ve assembled a list of companies and job titles that have attended recent past State of the CIO events.

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