An Exclusive Event for Women CIOs

Women CIO Program is hosted by Gartner Executive Programs


Female CIOs, your Gartner CIO Leadership Forum Conference pass includes participation in our Women CIO Program. This program kicks off with a networking dinner on the Monday of the Forum, followed by a full day of sessions and networking opportunities on the Tuesday.


To register for the Women CIO Program reception and sessions, add them to your agenda on Gartner Events Navigator once your registration has been confirmed. 

Women CIO Program Sessions & Events


  • Executive Programs Women CIOs Welcome Reception & Dinner
  • Opening Remarks “ContinuousNext – Ruthless Prioritizations”    Tina Nunno, Izella Dornell
  • Mastering the Art of Saying "No"       Tina Nunno
  • Ruthless Prioritizations-Next Steps “Are You Ready”?     Alicia Blain, Izella Dornell
  • External Keynotes by Dr. Cynthia Breazeal and Nicole Malachowski
  • Networking Breakfast and Meals

Featured Speakers

Associate Professor of Media Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)


Nicole Malachowski
CEO & Founder, Nicole Malachowski & Associates LLC
Retired United States Air Force Officer 
Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner Research
CIO Research Group
Author, "The Wolf in CIO's Clothing: A Machiavellian Strategy for Successful IT Leadership”
Izella Dornell
Senior Executive Partner
Gartner Executive Programs Americas Service Delivery
Alicia Blain
VP, Team Manager
Gartner Executive Programs Americas Service Delivery

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