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About the Forum

Attendees across the region have come to expect a dynamic agenda with relevant, up-to-the-minute topics and exciting speakers who will share their wealth of knowledge and experience, helping you gain practical insights into your business challenges. The Portland CIO Roundtable includes powerful keynotes, informative breakouts, discussions with subject-matter experts, and cutting-edge solution providers.

22 Advisors

Our advisory council members offer valuable feedback to improve our event each year.

0 Sponsors

Premier would like to extend a special thank you to the 2019 sponsors of this event.

26 Organizations

These organizations have appointed one or more senior level executives to attend the Portland CIO Roundtable.


Speakers are hand-selected by our Advisory Council for their expertise and ability to translate big ideas into stunning presentations.


October, 2019

We have worked diligently to put together a stimulating and focused agenda, bringing together experts, visionaries and professionals from the IT industry. We look forward to sharing this exciting conference with you.

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Kuni Lexus Club at Moda Center

Moda Center, formerly known as the Rose Garden, is the primary indoor sports arena in Portland, Oregon, United States. It is suitable for large indoor events of all sorts, including basketball, ice hockey, rodeos, circuses, conventions, ice shows, concerts, and dramatic productions.


One Center Court, Portland, OR 97227
(503) 235-8771

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Advisory Council

  •  Grisha Alpernas

    Grisha Alpernas


    IS Operations & Productions Mgr.

  •  Richard Appleyard Ph.D.

    Richard Appleyard Ph.D.

    Oregon Secretary of State

    Deputy CIO

  •  David Cummings

    David Cummings

    Clackamas County


  •  Mike Eom Ph.D.

    Mike Eom Ph.D.

    University of Portland

    Professor of IS & OTM

  •  Mark Farley

    Mark Farley

    Thermo Fisher Scientific

    VP Information Technology

  •  Brenda Gibson

    Brenda Gibson

    Multnomah University

    Director IT

  •  Andy Hedberg

    Andy Hedberg

    The Walsh Group

    Director IT & Risk Management

  •  Don Hornschuch

    Don Hornschuch

    Qorvo, Inc.

    Sr. IT Manager

  •  Theresa Jelderks

    Theresa Jelderks

    Technology Association of Oregon (TAO)

    VP, Program & Chief of Staff

  •  Pradeep Kumar

    Pradeep Kumar

    Kaiser Permanente

    Practice Leader, Infrastructure Mgmt. Group

  •  Bob Leek

    Bob Leek

    Multnomah County

    Deputy CIO

  •  Travis Luckey

    Travis Luckey

    Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)


  •  Jeff Maurer

    Jeff Maurer

    Planar Systems, Inc.


  •  Kara McFall

    Kara McFall

    University of Oregon

    Director, Applied Information Mgmt Program

  •  Curt Pederson

    Curt Pederson

    University of Portland


  •  Elisabeth Richard

    Elisabeth Richard

    The Greenbrier Companies

    VP & CIO

  •  Josh Ricker

    Josh Ricker

    TEC Equipment


  •  Martin Ringle

    Martin Ringle

    Reed College


  •  Tyson O. Smith

    Tyson O. Smith

    Beneficial State Bank

    SVP & CTO

  •  Terri Thoresen

    Terri Thoresen


    VP of IT

  •  Scott White

    Scott White

    Bridgewell Resources

    Director IT

  •  Paul Wogan

    Paul Wogan

    Willamette Supply Chain Consultancy, Inc

    Virtual CIO


Join us this year in Portland, OR as we discuss cutting-edge technologies with influential thought-leaders.


Premier would like to extend a special thank you to the 2019 sponsors of this event.


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