The Move from Chief Information Officer to Chief Digital & Information Officer

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  • Tuesday
     February 20, 2024
     2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join the WTA as we discuss the role of a Chief Information Officer stepping into broader roles of Chief Digital and Information Officer, and taking on more transformation programs for their companies with the CDIO title and responsibilities.

Moderator: TBD


Tim Dickson, Chief Digital and Information Officer (CDIO), Regal Rexnord Corporation


Chad Steighner, Chief Digital and Information Officer (CDIO), Clarios

In his role he serves as CDIO with key priorities of operating and securing the IT landscape, enabling strategy and delivering projects as well as leading digital value creation. Chad directs IT investments executed via 290+ internal employees located around the world along with support of contract staff and managed service firms. Starting in 2018 Chad led the strategy and execution of a 30-month carve out from Johnson Controls completing ahead of schedule in July 2021. Since then he has focused on improving the digital customer experience, identifying new business models and most recently smart manufacturing strategy.

Chad has more than 23 years of experience designing, building and deploying systems around the world in process and discrete manufacturing environments. Sixteen of those years have been in the Clarios organization.

Prior to his career in IT Chad managed the systems group for a private electrical engineering firm where he designed and deployed industrial automation, batching and traceability solutions worldwide for clients such as Cargill, Agribrands Purina and Mars Pet Food. Chad also has engineering experiences from Kimberly-Clark Corporation infant care division and IBM server manufacturing.


SriRaj Kantamneni, Sr. Vice President, Chief Information & Digital Officer, Schreiber Foods


Bios forthcoming.


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