Pittsburgh Technical Council

CIO of the Year: Terabyte

CIO of the Year: Terabyte

CIO of the Year: Terabyte

Technology executives from organizations with over 10,000 employees


Edbrady March2018 2Ed Brady, Chief Information Officer, Matthews International
Ed joined Matthews in January 2016 during the integration of the SGK acquisition, where he led the IT systems consolidation & global SAP back-office system deployment. Today, he is responsible for corporate governance related to IT, as well as the delivery of IT services as a global shared service center & executive oversight of transformational projects. He earned a BS in technical management from Regis University, and a MBA from University of Colorado.

Chris Caruso PhotoChris Caruso, Vice President, Information Technology, PPG
Chris Caruso is Vice President, Information Technology for PPG Industries.  Chris has been in the IT field for over 36 years, at PPG for over 20 years, and in his current role for the past 2 years. His first assignment with PPG was in 1996 when he held the position of Director of Information Technology in the Architectural Coatings business unit.  Since then, Chris has served as the Global IT Director for several strategic businesses units within PPG.  Chris also served as the Director of E-Business Information Technology for PPG Industries. 

Mark Husnick Portrait Color 1Mark Husnick, Chief Information Officer, Arconic
Mark J. Husnick, is Chief Information Officer of Arconic Inc.  Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) creates breakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power. With the launch of Arconic from Alcoa’s separation into two companies in 2016, Mark successfully led the creation of a brand-new IT function—out of the resources, infrastructure and business model that existed from the old Alcoa.  Mark has been with Alcoa/Arconic for 32 years and as the CIO is responsible for setting the direction and leading all IT enterprise-wide decisions.  His team runs all infrastructure, applications, support and cyber security for the company, and his team partners with Arconic’s businesses and their IT teams to support individual business IT needs as well. 

Matt Siconolfi, SVP & Chief Information Officer, Dream Center Education Holdings, LLC
Matt’s leadership spans all of the company’s information technology sector, which supports all 65 brand campuses – ground and online – within three branded universities. Matt’s focus in his role of CIO includes a comprehensive net of strategic, innovative, technological and operational responsibilities. Matt has over 20 years of IT experience, specializing in the Higher Education sector for a majority of his tenure. Previously, Matt was the CIO for Education Management Corporation, which completed a complex and successful sale and transition to Dream Center Education Holdings, LLC in the past year.

White Robert EnvironmentalDr. Robert S. White, Chief Medical Information Officer, Allegheny Health Network
As CMIO at AHN, Dr. White leads the design and implementation of the Network’s clinical information technology strategy. Specifically, he directs and champions the adoption by physicians of AHN’s Epic electronic health record and other technology solutions that support the delivery of well-coordinated, high quality clinical care, enhanced patient engagement, telemedicine, and population health management, among other key AHN and enterprise-level initiatives. Previously at the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. White was responsible for directing multiple system-wide initiatives in this important role that improved and expanded the use of clinical information technology at the Clinic and helped further establish its recognition as one of the country’s most technologically advanced and integrated patient-centered healthcare organizations.

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