"I was very impressed with the overall event, the focus on CIO to CIO connection, and in particular, the level of engagement during the panel discussion."
Michael Strand - West Region General Manager, Dynamics
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 06, 2012
CIOsynergy announces Scott Shuster to moderate directIT Chicago’s CIO- panel on February 9, at the Trump International Hotel & Tower.
For more than 15 years, Scott Shuster has been the chairman and discussion leader of highly respected CEO, CFO, and CIO summits held by BusinessWeek magazine, also leading BusinessWeek’s full series of industry–specific events, such as the Business Week/Hewlett-Packard Digital Economy event, the BusinessWeek “e.biz Live! series, their “Smart Manufacturing” and “Telecom Summit” events.
For 9 years before joining BusinessWeek, Scott was a foreign correspondent for ABC News, reporting from over 40 countries. Scott came to ABC news from National Public Radio, where he was one of the early producers of “All Things Considered”. Scott is also former editor at The Associated Press, and a newscaster and editor at The Voice of America.
Mr. Shuster’s wide-ranged background makes him a unique moderator as he skillfully combines his journalism experience and insightful knowledge of management, economic, social political and business issues like no other. Scott Shuster will command objectivity and impartiality to the CIOpanel discussion at directIT Chicago. Participating in the panel will be Julianna Cole, CIO - YMCA; Bill Swislow, CIO - Cars.com; Jolanta Gal, CIO - Feeding America; and Bridget Dancy, CIO - Cook County Circuit Court.
Keynoting directIT Chicago is Terry Jones, founder of Travelocity.com, chairman of Kayak.com, and Chief information Officer at American Airlines/Sabre.
For more information about or to participate in directIT Chicago visit http://chicago.cio-event.com, or contact Carlos Mendez, Event Director at carlosm(at)ciosynergy(dot)com or 1.847.278.2213 ext. 411.
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