Macario Gallegos
Guest speaker

Macario Gallegos

SVP of IT & CIO
Macario brings over 20 years of IT experience with him and was formerly the Vice President of
Market Technology for Caesars Entertainment. Prior to this he spent time working in a variety of
senior-level IT and operational roles with casino and technology companies across the United
States. Throughout his career, he also held several technology consulting positions where he was
responsible for designing, integrating and delivering CRM, analytics, social, mobile, cloud and
customer experience strategies.
Macario began his career as a Satellite Communications Chief in the United States Marine Corps,
where he installed and maintained a global network of communication systems in support of
military operations for eight years.
He earned an MBA from Purdue University as well as a BA in Management of Information
Systems from DeVry University. In both 2010 as well as 2020, the Hispanic IT Executive
Council named him “Most Influential Hispanic Leader in IT”. Macario currently resides in Fort
Lauderdale. In his spare time, he enjoys snowboarding in Colorado, Paddle Boarding taking long
walks with his dog (Simba) as well as, going “off the grid” in his Airstream RV.
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Tuesday, October 19, 2021 / 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM EDT
CIO Panel: Overcoming Diversity Challenges - Getting to CIO and Beyond

Diversity challenges come in many forms. Issues of race, color, creed, sex, and sexual orientation are at the forefront of organizations. However, CIOs can face many other diversity challenges such as building a diverse culture and teams and diverse business and IT skill sets. How to prioritize and act on all these challenges and more will be the determining factor of success. This panel of CIOs will provide their views on these challenges and much more.

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