AITP Office of the CIO SIG Meeting

AITP Office of the CIO SIG Meeting

November 9, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am
Central States Funds
9377 W Higgins Rd
Rosemont, IL 60018
Topic:  Transforming the Dynamics Between Procurement and IT Leadership
As technology and technology services continue to become a larger portion of a companies spend, effective relationships between the CPO and CIO / CTO leaders are extremely important.  The need to leverage new technology while maintaining profitability is one of the great challenges faced by CEO’s, who are looking for their technology and procurement teams to optimize results for the company.

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….Speaker:  Mike Morsch, Vice President of Global Procurement at one of Chicago’s largest software firms, will explore these challenges and share his experiences in the lead procurement role.   Mike brings a unique perspective to CPO leadership as a former VP and senior technology leader with over 20 years’ experience in leading large technology organizations.


After Mike’s presentation he will lead a roundtable discussion focused on the optimization challenges and potential solutions.

If you have questions, please email:
Justin Nemeth, AITP Chicago President –
or Tom Forkenbrock, Office of the CIO SIG Co-Chair –


CompTIA AITP Chicago Chapter – Chicago, IL                                                                                   Founded in 1951, the Association of IT Professionals(AITP) remains one of the largest professional technology associations in the country.  AITP merged with CompTIA in 2017, though CompTIA AITP and AITP are kept as separate organizations with AITP focusing on IT Pros and Executives and CompTIA focusing on vendors and service providers. 

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