CIO Insights: IT Leadership as Business Catalyst

Apparo's 11th CIO Insights Forum covered Internet of Things. Fifty attendees heard from expert panelists on how CIO's are being bombarded by rapidly changing and innovative technology and how they can navigate being digital leaders in such a changing world. Thank you to our presenting and forum sponsors, host, facilitator and panelists for participating in this informative forum. Below is the agenda from the event. For more information about upcoming CIO Insight Forums contact Maureen Smelewski at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Presenting Sponsor:                                                                       

TEKsystems GS Stacked PMS                 

TEKsystems Global Services (a division of TEKsystems), is an information technology solutions firm that provides project-based, managed and outsourcing services in Applications, Network Infrastructure, and Training and Education. We deliver quality IT outcomes and results while leveraging a large network of experienced IT professionals through our well-established staffing practice. TEKsystems Global Services employs 3,000 resources globally and we deliver 600+ successful projects annually for clients based in North America, Europe and Asia. We deliver our services either on client premise or from one or more of our five Solution Centers located in Baltimore, Dallas, Montreal, Hyderabad and Bangalore.         



Forum Host:


CIO Insights: It Leadership as Business Catalyst

Monday, September 21, 2015, 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Coca Cola Bottling Company Consolidated
4100 Coca Cola Plaza, Charlotte


5:30 - Registration & Networking

6:00 - Welcome
Onyeka Nchege, CIO, Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated

6:10 - Introduction of Facilitator and Panelists
Facilitator: Kevin Ledford, COO, CloudGenera


  • Robert Taylor, CIO, Hendrick Auto
  • Brian Kelly, CEO, CloudGenera, Inc.
  • Joe Topinka, CIO, SnapAV
  • Karsten Scherer, Global Analyst Relations Lead, TEKSystems

6:15 - Panel Discussion

7:15 - Question and Answer

7:30 - Wrap-up and Thank You