The 17th Annual

State of the CIO

Thursday, March 2, 2023, From 7:00 AM
The Signature Grand, Davie

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Keynote and Speaker Lineup


Arijit Sengupta

Founder and CEO, AIBLE

Arijit Sengupta is the Founder and CEO at Aible, the only Enterprise AI solution that guarantees business impact in just one month. Arijit is the former Founder and CEO of BeyondCore, a market-leading Automated Analytics solution that is now part of Arijit co-created and co-instructed an AI course in the MBA program of the Harvard Business School as an Executive Fellow. He has been granted over twenty patents. Arijit holds an MBA with Distinction from the Harvard Business School and Bachelor degrees with Distinction in Computer Science and Economics from Stanford University.



Dr. John Wensveen

CIO, Nova Southeastern University, Executive Director of the Alan B. Levan, NSU Broward Center of Innovation



Ana Roldan

Executive Director, CTO, Nova Southeastern University


Hernan Londono, PhD

Senior Strategist – Higher Education at Dell Technologies


Jose Medina

Director of Enterprise Data Science & AI Strategy at NextEra Energy Inc.

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Schedule of Events

Sponsor Set up:

  • 7:00 am – Sponsor registration and setup
  • All vendor tables are standard 6-foot size and supplied with black drapes, electrical power, chairs, and a trash can.
  • Bring your table drape, retractable banner, and collateral

Invitation-only CIO Executive Breakfast:

  • 07:00 am – 07:30 am – Registration for ‘Invitation-only CIO Breakfast
  • 07:30 am – 09:00 am – Breakfast, Presentations, and Networking
  • Continuing in the main salon with networking, Scholarship Awards, Keynote, and Panel Discussion

State of the CIO General sessions:

  • 07:30 am – General Check-in opens
  • 08:00 am – Breakfast, networking, and vendor forum
  • 10:00 am – Welcome – Tony Casciotta
  • 10:20 am – Keynote – Arijit Sengupta
  • 11:00 am – State of the CIO Panel Discussion
  • 11:40 am – Scholarship Awards
  • 12:00 pm – Closing Remarks and Raffle

About The State of the CIO

The CIO Council of South Florida is excited to present the 17th Annual State of the CIO on Thursday, March 2, 2023, at the Signature Grand, Davie.

The State of the CIO is the premier event for technology leaders in South Florida, bringing together over 300 top CIOs and senior IT leaders from across the region. This event is a unique opportunity for attendees to discuss, learn, and network with their peers in the industry.

The conference features a CIO-Only Executive Breakfast, a keynote address, and a panel discussion, all tailored to the needs of CIOs and Executive IT leaders. The conference will cover the latest trends and topics in technology, and provide valuable insights and strategies for attendees to take back to their organizations.

In addition to learning and networking opportunities, the State of the CIO also serves as a platform to support the next generation of technology leaders. The CIO Council will award the Miami-Dade County Public Schools scholarship winners at the event, supporting them in their pursuit of STEM careers.

By attending the State of the CIO, not only will you have the opportunity to learn and network with other IT leaders, but you’ll also be supporting the CIO Council’s Scholarship Fund and the future of technology in Miami-Dade County.

Delegates can expect:

  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Network with top local and regional 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


In the past 7 years alone:

  • More than 80 Scholarships were awarded across Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties
  • Attended by over 3,100 I.T. Decision Makers
  • More than 232 local and regional companies represented

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