A premier industry forum bringing together Toronto-based CIOs to exchange best practices in IT Management.

Attendance is by invitation only, with members from a variety of industry sectors.  Learn more about membership

Drive innovation in the challenging technology landscape

Quarterly morning sessions feature a presentation by a guest CIO who has spearheaded significant achievements in the practice of IT management. Each presentation is followed by a highly interactive discussion moderated by Smith School of Business professors.

For 2017, the CIO Brief will focus on “Managing IT in the Digital Age”. Topics include the following:

  • Thursday, January 26 - Forging Partnerships
  • Thursday, April 27 - Facilitating Partnership Work
  • Thursday September 21 - Revamping IT for Digital Leadership
  • Thursday November 16 - Building and Managing Strategic Ecosystems

Recent Session Discussions:

  • Leveraging Business Ecosystems
  • Digital Transformation
  • Forging Digital Partnerships
  • Delivering Digital with Partnerships
  • Internet of Things
  • Defining Digital Strategy
  • Embracing Customer Diversity
  • Mobilizing/Empowering Customers With Technology
  • The CIO-CMO Relationship
  • Building Systems of Engagement
  • Redefining IT: Cultural Change and Business Alignment
  • IT Talent Management
  • Technology-driven Innovation Partnerships
  • The Process of Idea Generation
  • The CIO as Innovator

Downtown Toronto Location

Deloitte Greenhouse - 22 Adelaide St. West


“My association with the CIO Brief has been invaluable in terms of the information being shared between members. The networking component is fantastic. The calibre of individuals attending the sessions makes the discussion immediately relevant for the kind of work my company does.”
-Kelly Kanellakis 
Global CTO Office
Dell EMC