SIM 3rd Quarter CIO Breakfast

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 8:00 am - 10:30 am CST

Come join us for breakfast and an exclusive event at Hotel ZaZa in the Museum District on Tuesday, September 10 from 8:00AM – 10:30AM.


Shaping and securing the digital future requires digitally savvy corporate boards. Bob Zukis, Founder and CEO of Digital Directors Network will share how he’s working to transform the corporate boardroom and digital governance with the CIO at its center.  From this discussion you will: 

  • Understand why corporate boards need CIOs and other technology experts as “directors”

  • Comprehend the boardroom agenda and how to add value as a director 

  • Improve the director’s ability to communicate with their own board

  • Learn about director compensation levels

  • Know the path to becoming a corporate director


This event is limited to 30 SIM members - CIOs, VPs and Directors only

RSVP by September 4, 2019

Speaker Bio - Bob Zukis


Bob is the Founder and CEO of Digital Directors Network and a Professor at the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business. He is a retired PwC management consulting partner who led their IT strategy and operations practice. He was a member of PwC's global and APAC leadership teams. Bob sits on several advisory boards, advises PE and VC firms and has been an entrepreneur-in-residence and CEO/Director for enterprise collaboration SaaS company Bloomfire, Inc. He is an expert on the business impact of social technology and author of the book Social Inc. (2013, Kauffman Fellows Press). He wrote the book chapters IT and Cybersecurity Governance in a Digital World in The Handbook of Board Governance (2016 Wiley) and Controlling the Uncontrollable Social Media in Navigating Information Technology In The Boardroom (2018 RMA). Bob has lived and worked on 4 continents across 20 countries. He’s been quoted in CIO Magazine, Computer News, Info World, DM Review, CIO Update, The Financial Times, WSJ, Wired, Risk Professional, Computerworld and the Atlantic’s Quartz. He is a frequent speaker and author in the corporate boardroom community on digital governance. He is also a Senior Fellow at The Conference Board in its Governance Center and a member of the cyber advisory group. He is also a board member for the National Association of Corporate Directors Pacific Southwest chapter. Bob has an MBA from The University of Chicago, Booth School of Business and a BBA from Texas Tech University.

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