CDO Institute: USA

CDO Institute: Palo Alto

Location: Stanford University Faculty Club

Date: Thursday, June 20th 2024

Time: 8:00 - 5:30 PST

Event Summary

This year, we're thrilled to announce a ground-breaking addition: CIO Institute will be co-located with the CDO Institute, CISO Institute and the NEW LAUNCH of our AI Institute stream. The only event series in the world that unites the entire Technology Board of Directors, offering delegates a unique opportunity to select from 4 distinct content streams. This convergence of events is not just about sharing physical space; it's about creating an environment where professionals from diverse domains can synergize, network, and engage in shared learning experiences. The fusion of insights from these distinct but interconnected fields promises to open up a whole new world of possibilities and collaborations.

CIO Institute has everything for you, whether you're steering the technological vision of your organization, safeguarding its digital fortresses, or harnessing the power of data, this conference provides an unparalleled platform to connect, learn, and chart the course ahead.

The future of tech leadership is now, and this conference is your compass. Mark your calendars, and get ready for an unforgettable day of knowledge sharing and collaboration.

Agenda Highlights include:

  • AI Advancements: Dive into the latest in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its transformative impact on businesses.
  • Digital Transformation: Learn strategies to navigate the digital transformation landscape and harness its full potential.
  • IT Architecture Insights: Gain insights into cutting-edge IT architecture trends and best practices.
  • Leadership Challenges: Explore leadership challenges in the ever-evolving tech ecosystem and uncover solutions.

And there's more! We're excited to introduce peer-to-peer networking sessions, a first-of-its-kind opportunity in Chicago. Forge valuable connections, share experiences, and build a network of like-minded professionals. Your journey towards tech leadership excellence starts here.

2024 Attendees

Meet the 2024 Event Chair


Rahul Vijay, CDO/AI Chair Co-Founder & CEO @ Ocio, EX UBER & Board Member

Rahul Vijay was Co-Founder of Uber Wireless - Uber’s bet to monetize telecom. He was also the Co-Founder of UberSIM - Award-winning carrier-agnostic SIM that switches carriers without physically changing the SIM. He was also the head of technology partnerships at Uber, Walmart eCommerce, Atlassian and Spansion (spin-off of AMD). 


Rahul has sat on advisory boards of companies like Ericsson (Vonage), Vodafone Americas, Dialpad, Bandwidth, GTT, FairMarkit, Plug & Play Tech Center and Autothink. Rahul also has been on advisory boards & member of industry forums & associations and SEMI (World’s largest semiconductor association), IoT Community Forum and G-20Y association. He was the founding member of the Private Directors Association (San Francisco) and an invited member to Supply Chain 50x and Cybersecurity for Executives Program Advisory Council at Chico State University.


Rahul is also a guest speaker at Indian School of Business (ISB), Hult Business School, LeBow School of Business @ Drexel University, Christ University, Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management Kerala and Maker Village.


Rahul has spoken at 100+ global events on topics ranging from Internet of Things (IoT), Connectivity, Technology, Blockchain & Supply Chain.

2024 speakers

Example Agenda

Join us for coffee and pastries to prepare for the day of learning and networking

Moderator : Khalid Turk, Healthcare CIO - County of Santa Clara

Panel Speakers: 

Rohit Jain, CIO of Harvard Business School and VP of Technology, Applications & Analytics at Irhythm Technologies Inc.

Dr. Marcelo Peredo, CISO - City of San José

Jeff Farinich , SVP & CISO - New American Funding

Vilas Veeraraghavan, VP of Software Engineering @ Truckstop



Speaker CTO, Informatic

Speaker: Kjell Carlsson, Head of AI Strategy - Domino Data Lab

Speaker: Rohit Jain, CIO of Harvard Business School and VP of Technology, Applications & Analytics at IRhythm Technologies Inc.

Amir Assar Regional GM & VP of Sales - Denodo

Speaker: Sam Hamilton, SVP, Head of Data and AI - Visa

Speaker: Abhishek Agarwal, CISO - BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.

Speaker: Joshua Rubin, Principal AI Scientist - Fiddler.AI

Speaker: Khalid Turk, Chief Healthcare Info Tech Officer @ County of Santa Clara

Scott Francis, Founder & CEO - BP3 Global

Enjoy a catered buffet lunch while you network and build valuable relationships with your fellow delegates

Moderator: Rahul Vijay, CDO/CAIO Chair Co-Founder & CEO @ Ocio, EX UBER & Board Member

Panel Speakers: 

Neha Vyas, Director, Product Management, AI Accelerator - Visa

Robin Patra | Director Data & Analytics - ARCO

Paul Lanois, Global Cybersecurity, Data Privacy - Fieldfisher

Min.Io Speaker - TBC

Speaker: Spencer Mains, Head of Digital Workplace Experience - Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Robin Patra, Head of Data : Platform , Product and Engineering - ARCO Construction Company, Inc.

Mike Flouton, VP Product Management - Gitlab

Speaker: Patrick Presto,  Solutions Engineer - Wiz

Speaker: Farah Papaioannou, Director of AI - Honeywell

Moderator: Khalid Turk, Chief Healthcare Info Tech Officer @ County of Santa Clara

Raj Venkata, Senior Director of Global Product - Invisalign

Pranay Chanday, Associate Director, Data Science - Walmart E-Commerce

Rahul Vijay, Co-Founder & CEO of Ocio

Farah Papaioannou, Director of AI - Honeywell


Join us as we serve up a tempting selection of beverages and canapés to finish the day.

This is your opportunity to unwind, mingle, and celebrate both new friendships and the potential for fabulous prizes. Let's make memories and connections that last a lifetime!

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