About The Council

The Technology Executive Council (TEC) is the premiere council of technology executives assembled exclusively by CNBC. The council, in conjunction with CNBC, leads ongoing high-priority discussions about employing breakthrough technologies to solve problems and power growth while addressing the challenges presented by these innovations.

Members have the opportunity to contribute to the TEC program in a variety of ways on CNBC TV, on CNBC’s digital platforms and at live CNBC events.

Members of the TEC also have ongoing opportunities to meet other leading technology executives (CIOs, CTOs, CDOs, CISOs, etc.) and have deep, impactful conversations around topics such as employing new technologies, their impact on consumers and society, and the ethical challenges that arise amidst digital transformation.

The CNBC Technology Executive Council Annual Member Summit is CNBC’s most exclusive technology event of the year. Submit the application form below to apply.

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Latest Member Events

  • October 29 from 1-4pm ET / 10am-1pm PT

    COMING UP | Virtual Members' Summit

    The CNBC Technology Executive Council Summit is CNBC’s most exclusive technology event of the year. Digital transformation spurred by the global pandemic has had and will continue to have big implications across all aspects of society; summit sessions to cover the pandemic’s impact on: Government & Democracy, Economy, Public Health, Work, & Social Justice. Confirmed speakers include:

    Frank Slootman, Chairman & CEO, SnowflakeTom Leighton, CEO & Co-Founder, Akamai TechnologiesAlex Stamos, Adjunct Professor, Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation & Former Chief Security Officer at FacebookMichael Ellison, Co-Founder & CEO, CodePath.orgAlexis Wichowski, Deputy CTO of Innovation, New York CityDeirdre Bosa, Technology Reporter, CNBC; Jon Fortt, Co-Anchor, CNBC’s “Squawk Alley”

    October 29 from 1-4pm ET / 10am-1pm PT

    Join the TEC to attend.

  • September 17, 2020 at 3pm ET / 12pm PT

    Signature Virtual Experience - Robotics ROI: Attainable automation in a pandemic and beyond

    The pandemic has prompted a new wave of automation enthusiasm, as robots are being seen as less of a potential threat to frontline employees, and more of a health and safety partner. But even in the best of circumstances, big swing automation can be expensive, disruptive, and take years to show a return. Join fellow TEC members as renowned MIT researchers Matt Beane and Erik Brynjolfsson deliver an exclusive, first look at their latest findings, which challenge conventional wisdom while offering a playbook for higher-yield automation even as the pandemic rages on.

    Speakers:
    Prof. Matt Beane, Assistant Professor in the Technology Management Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara and a Digital Fellow with Stanford’s Digital Economy Lab
    Prof. Erik Brynjolfsson, Director of the Stanford Digital Economy Lab at the Institute for Human-Centered AI (HAI) and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

    TEC Member Breakout Facilitators:
    Wendy Pfeiffer, Nutanix Chief Information Officer
    Martin Davis, Southern Company Chief Information Officer
    Param Kahlon, UiPath Chief Product Officer

    Mainstage moderator: Deirdre Bosa, CNBC Technology Reporter

    September 17, 2020 at 3pm ET / 12pm PT

    Join the TEC to attend.

  • Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 2pm ET / 11am PT

    Exclusive Virtual Members' Open Forum: Redefining Innovation

    Retooling tech leadership skills to create innovative, crisis-resistant teams as we look ahead to an uncertain 2021.
    You helped lead through one of the biggest technological challenges your company has ever faced. How do you maintain the momentum and build on what you have achieved as we head into the final months of a turbulent 2020? Hear from members on what they are doing and share your expertise, including members Vanessa Colella, Chief Innovation Officer at Citi Ventures, and Ed McLaughlin, President of Operations & Technology at Mastercard.  Moderated by CNBC Technology Reporter Deirdre Bosa.

    Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 2pm ET / 11am PT

    Join TEC to participate in this signature members-only event

  • July 15, 2020 from 3pm to 5pm ET

    TEC Signature Virtual Event - Innovating through a disruptive era

    Speakers to include: Jim McKelvey, Square co-founder, author of The Innovation Stack: Building an Unbeatable Business One Crazy Idea at a TimeJason Kelly, Ginkgo Bioworks Founder; Tomer Weingarten, SentinelOne CEO; Bijal Shah, CTO and Chief Payments Officer, Guild Education; and  Jon Fortt, CNBC “Squawk Alley” Co-Anchor.

     

    July 15, 2020 from 3pm to 5pm ET

    Join TEC to participate in this signature members-only event

  • Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 3pm ET / 12pm PT

    AI and machine learning - dependency, limitations and bias during this transformational era

    CNBC Senior Media & Technology Correspondent Julia Boorstin leads a discussion with Miriam Vogel CEO, EqualAI. Plus: A breakdown and discussion of the latest TEC quarterly survey results.

    Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 3pm ET / 12pm PT

    Join the TEC to participate

  • Friday, May 29, 2020 at 2pm ET / 11am PT

    Security & Privacy in a Covid-19 World

    From medical data to corporate security, our information has never been more vulnerable. Insights, actionable ieas, and a discussion of concrete challenges in a private forum.

    Friday, May 29, 2020 at 2pm ET / 11am PT

    Learn more about TEC membership and recent events

  • Friday May 8, 2020 at 2pm ET / 11am PT

    Trial by Fire: Tackling Covid-19

    A discussion on how digital transformation is allowing companies to spring into action in the fight against Covid-19 and what it means for future production and tech deployment. A private, interactive discussion to surface best practicies in this unprecedented time.

     

    Friday May 8, 2020 at 2pm ET / 11am PT

    Join the TEC to participate in this members-only event.

  • Friday, April 17, 2020 at 2pm ET / 11am PT

    Doubling Down on Digital Transformation

    A conversation about how how technology executives are acting to ensure business continuity, productivity and customer success during and after the COVID-19 outbreak.

    Friday, April 17, 2020 at 2pm ET / 11am PT

    Learn more about TEC membership and recent events.

TEC Member Benefits

INFORM

Timely and tailored news and information

  • Weekly newsletters curated with industry content
  • Regular industry updates from CNBC’s Senior Editor
  • Participation in & insight from quarterly member surveys
  • Access to on-demand library of content and resources

ENGAGE

Exclusive invitation-only membership experience

  • Member summit with with roundtable discussions, networking, interactive panels, and more
  • VIP private roundtable series
  • Members-only town hall events
  • Off-the-record #WhatsWorking peer conversations

ELEVATE

Learn from and engage with the best in the business

  • Breaking news conference calls with featured guests
  • Digital networking via Slack community & digital directory in members-only portal
  • Executive development series, including media training to gain skills needed to lead and communicate effectively to boards, at events, to media, and more

Council
Members

Paul
Daugherty

Accenture

Paul Daugherty is Group Chief Executive – Technology & CTO for Accenture.

Rajeev
Ronanki

Anthem

Rajeev Ronanki is Senior Vice President & Chief Digital Officer for Anthem.

Omkaram
Nalamasu

Applied Materials

Omkaram Nalamasu is Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer for Applied Materials.

Anthony
Bartolo

Avaya

Anthony Bartolo is Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer for Avaya.

Yuri
Broze

Birchbox

Yuri Broze is Vice President, Engineering for Birchbox.

Stephen
Boyer

Bitsight

Stephen Boyer is Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer for Bitsight.

Timothy
Mayopoulos

Blend

Timothy Mayopoulos is President for Blend.

Darren
Dworkin

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Darren Dworkin is Senior Vice President of Enterprise Information Services and Chief Information Officer for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Vanessa
Colella

Citi Ventures

Vanessa Colella is Chief Innovation Officer & Head for Citi Ventures.

Mark
Webb

Dominion Energy

Mark Webb is Senior Vice President & Chief Innovation Officer for Dominion Energy.

Chris
Drumgoole

DXC Technology

Chris Drumgoole is Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer for DXC Technology.

Dr. Jason
Ruckert

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

Dr. Jason Ruckert is Vice Chancellor & Chief Digital Learning Officer for Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.

Milind
Wagle

Equinix

Milind Wagle is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Equinix.

Nicola Morini
Bianzino

Ernst & Young

Nicola Morini Bianzino is Global Chief Technology Officer for Ernst & Young.

Scott
Zoldi

FICO

Scott Zoldi is Chief Analytics Officer for FICO.

Philip
Quade

Fortinet

Philip Quade is Chief Information Security Officer for Fortinet.

Sally
Gilligan

Gap

Sally Gilligan is Chief Information Officer for Gap.

Sanjay
Srivastava

Genpact

Sanjay Srivastava is Chief Digital Officer for Genpact.

John
Arsneault

Goulston & Storrs

John Arsneault is Chief Information Officer for Goulston & Storrs.

Kalyan
Kumar

HCL Technologies

Kalyan Kumar is Corporate Vice President & Chief Technology Officer for HCL Technologies.

Suresh
Venkatarayalu

Honeywell

Suresh Venkatarayalu is Chief Technology Officer for Honeywell.

Robert
Thomas

IBM

Robert Thomas is Senior Vice President, Cloud and Data Platform for IBM.

George
Turner

IHG

George Turner is Chief Commercial and Technology Officer for IHG.

Kimberly
Anstett

Iron Mountain

Kimberly Anstett is Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer for Iron Mountain.

Ed
McLaughlin

Mastercard

Ed McLaughlin is President, Operations & Technology for Mastercard.

Sven
Gerjets

Mattel

Sven Gerjets is Chief Technology Officer for Mattel.

Anand
Bahl

Micron Technology

Anand Bahl is CVP, Chief Information Officer for Micron Technology.

Mark
Porter

MongoDB

Mark Porter is Chief Technology Officer for MongoDB.

Julie
Orlando

Nanotronics

Julie Orlando is Chief Product Officer for Nanotronics.

Brad
Peterson

Nasdaq

Brad Peterson is Executive Vice President & Chief Technology and Information Officer for Nasdaq.

Anthony
DeLima

NEORIS

Anthony DeLima is Global Leader Digital Solutions & Head of NEORIS USA for NEORIS.

Wendy
Pfeiffer

Nutanix

Wendy Pfeiffer is Chief Information Officer for Nutanix.

David
Hoag

Options Clearing Corporation

David Hoag is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Options Clearing Corporation.

Anupam
Khare

Oshkosh Corporation

Anupam Khare is Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer for Oshkosh Corporation.

Steven
Zerby

Owens Corning

Steven Zerby is Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Owens Corning.

Naveen
Agarwal

Prudential

Naveen Agarwal is Chief Marketing Officer for Prudential.

Gabrielle
Wolfson

Quest Diagnostics

Gabrielle Wolfson is Senior Vice President & Chief Information and Digital Officer for Quest Diagnostics.

Manish
Sood

Reltio

Manish Sood is Chief Executive Officer and Founder for Reltio.

Bobby
Ghoshal

ResMed

Bobby Ghoshal is Chief Technology Officer for ResMed.

Marcos
Sainz

Returnly

Marcos Sainz is Chief Technology Officer for Returnly.

Jo-ann
Olsovsky

Salesforce

Jo-ann Olsovsky is Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer for Salesforce.

Elena
Kvochko

SAP

Elena Kvochko is Chief Trust Officer for SAP.

Shadrach
Kisten

Sesame Workshop

Shadrach Kisten is Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer for Sesame Workshop.

Chris
Bedi

ServiceNow

Chris Bedi is Chief Information Officer for ServiceNow.

Michael
Liberty

Signifyd

Michael Liberty is Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer for Signifyd.

Gene
Farrell

Smartsheet

Gene Farrell is Chief Product Officer for Smartsheet.

Maria
Renz

SoFi

Maria Renz is EVP & Group Business Unit Leader, Money, Invest & Credit Card for SoFi.

Martin
Davis

Southern Company

Martin Davis is Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer for Southern Company.

Ashley
Pettit

State Farm

Ashley Pettit is Senior Vice President, Enterprise Technology for State Farm.

Arnie
Katz

StubHub

Arnie Katz is Chief Product & Technology Officer for StubHub.

Carol
Juel

Synchrony Financial

Carol Juel is Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer for Synchrony Financial.

Cody
Sanford

T-Mobile

Cody Sanford is Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer for T-Mobile.

Nicole
Raimundo

Town of Cary, North Carolina

Nicole Raimundo is Chief Information Officer for Town of Cary, North Carolina.

Glenn
Allison

Tractor Supply Company

Glenn Allison is Vice President, AI, Data, & Innovation for Tractor Supply Company.

Scott
Spradley

Tyson Foods

Scott Spradley is Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer for Tyson Foods.

Param
Kahlon

UiPath

Param Kahlon is Chief Product Officer for UiPath.

Carissa
Rollins

UnitedHealthcare

Carissa Rollins is Chief Information Officer for UnitedHealthcare.

Jason
Bressler

United Shore

Jason Bressler is EVP, Chief Technology Officer for United Shore.

Rajat
Taneja

Visa

Rajat Taneja is President of Technology for Visa.

Andrew
Laudato

The Vitamin Shoppe

Andrew Laudato is EVP, Chief Operating Officer for The Vitamin Shoppe.

Tom
Kellermann

VMware Carbon Black

Tom Kellermann is Head Cybersecurity Strategist for VMware Carbon Black.

Justin
Dean

Weedmaps

Justin Dean is Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Officer for Weedmaps.

Michael
Taylor

World Wide Technology

Michael Taylor is Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Services for World Wide Technology.

Colleen
Berube

Zendesk

Colleen Berube is Chief Information Officer for Zendesk.

Harry
Moseley

Zoom Video Communications

Harry Moseley is Chief Information Officer for Zoom Video Communications.

Preferred Access to CNBC Events & Virtual Experiences

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    Healthy Returns

    Healthy Returns

    Virtual summit focsed on investing in health care innovation.

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    CNBC @WORK LIVESTREAM: LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT AMID CRISIS

    Hear insights and tips from industry leaders, experts, and influencers.

    CNBC @WORK LIVESTREAM: LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT AMID CRISIS

    Hear insights and tips from industry leaders, experts, and influencers, featuring:

    • Arianna Huffington, Founder and CEO, Thrive Global; Founder, Huffington Post
    • Lazlo Bock, Co-founder and CEO, Humu
    • Carmine di Sibio, Global Chairman and CEO, EY, and more
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    Debrief and discuss industry-moving events with WEC’s Senior Editor Recent call with Former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb: Managing Workforce Changes and Challenges Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Debrief and discuss industry-moving events with WEC’s Senior Editor. Recent call with Former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb: Managing Workforce Changes and Challenges Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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    VIP Dinner Series with Special Guest

    Interactive roundtable with peers and CNBC editors.

    VIP Dinner Series with Special Guest

    Interactive roundtable with peers and CNBC editors.

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    Annual Summit

    Convenes full cohort of WEC members for a half day of programming sessions, networking hour and dinner discussions.

    Annual Summit

    Convenes full cohort of WEC members for a half day of programming sessions, networking hour and dinner discussions.

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    Disruptor 50 Celebration

    Disruptor 50 Celebration

    The Disruptor 50 is CNBC’s annual list of breakthrough venture-backed startups developing revolutionary new technology into scalable business models to build the next generation of great public companies.

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    CNBC Evolve Summit

    CNBC Evolve Summit

    CNBC Evolve features iconic global companies and executives who are embracing change and transforming for the future.

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    @WORK SUMMIT

    @WORK SUMMIT

    Building and empowering the workforce of the future.

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News

October 8, 2020

Antitrust expert breaks down Big Tech concerns

CNBC’s “Squawk Alley” team is joined by Tim Wu, Columbia University law professor, to break down what may happen next for Big Tech companies.

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September 16, 2020

Why Amazon warehouses and Tesla auto plants will not go 100% robot any time soon

Even the smartest companies like Amazon and Tesla have failed to make robotics work on a grand scale, and it’s going to stay that way, according to automation experts with a Stanford/UCSB research program.

read article

September 15, 2020

Op-ed: Why next work-from-home phase could be ‘death by a thousand cuts’ if remote IT doesn’t improve

The initial rollout of mass work-from-home technology due to the coronavirus has left major gaps in IT that, if not addressed, will reduce employee productivity and job satisfaction.

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August 27, 2020

Op-Ed: Abbott CEO says coronavirus testing needs to be done on a massive scale to fight pandemic

Abbott Laboratories said on Wednesday it won U.S. marketing authorization for a Covid-19 portable antigen test that can deliver results within 15 minutes and will sell for $5. CEO Robert B. Ford explains how it is a gamechanger.

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July 29, 2020

AI & machine learning: dependency, limitations and bias

A conversation on AI and machine learning during this transformational era with Miriam Vogel, EqualAI President & CEO, and Julia Boorstin.

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July 29, 2020

Cybercrime ramps up amid coronavirus chaos, costing companies billions

Data breaches have grown in intensity and frequency in recent months as cybercriminals take advantage of coronavirus confusion, costing companies billions of dollars.

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July 22, 2020

Op-ed: With cyberattacks surging due to Covid-19, ‘Digital distancing’ could limit exposure

Since the coronavirus pandemic began, cyberattacks targeting certain sectors have surged 238%, according to VMware Carbon Black. Now the company’s head of cybersecurity strategy is urging people to ‘digital distance’ to limit exposure.

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July 15, 2020

It’s better to start a business when everyone is in chaos

Jim McKelvey, co-founder of Square, offers advice to entrepnuers thinking of starting a business amid the pandemic

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June 24, 2020

Girls Who Code COO on diversity and inclusion in tech space

Dr. Tarika Barrett, COO at “Girls Who Code,” joins “Squawk Alley” to discuss promoting diversity following the results of a CNBC Technology Executive Council survey.

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June 24, 2020

Here’s how employers are using tech tools to keep a close watch on their remote workers

The coronavirus has accelerated a work-from-home culture in many companies across the U.S. Now companies are buying up software to track the activities of their employees.

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June 24, 2020

This is when major companies say many employees will start coming back to the office

Major employers expect that close to 50% of their workforce will be back in the office in September, according to the recent CNBC survey of technology and financial executives.

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June 8, 2020

Researchers work on the next generation of wireless charging for electric vehicles and mobile devices

Wireless charging could soon reach the garage, and eventually the living room.

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May 23, 2020

Why Hollywood movie-making may become more virtual in a post-coronavirus world

Virtual movie production could become the next big thing in Hollywood, with production and video game companies seeing room to replace filming in the real world.

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May 15, 2020

This is the critical link to successfully reopening the US economy

The successful relaunch of the U.S. economy after the coronavirus shutdown will depend on how effectively companies treat the ills of the global supply chain.

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May 12, 2020

The cyberthreat that could derail the world’s race to develop a coronavirus vaccine

Pharmaceutical companies working on a vaccine and on drugs and treatments to fight the coronavirus are facing an increased risk of cyberattack, according to cybersecurity experts.

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May 7, 2020

This former NASA scientist wants to fight coronavirus with ultraviolet light

Fred Maxik, a former NASA scientist and the founder and chief scientific officer of Healthe, has developed what he claims is the first-ever human-safe Far-UVC technology to combat coronavirus.

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May 5, 2020

Would you let Google, Apple contact-trace your family? Here’s what Reddit’s Alexis Ohanian says

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian weighs in on whether coronavirus contact-tracing technology being developed by Google and Apple is something he would let his own family use.

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May 2, 2020

Scientists make artificial skin for robots, taking us one step closer to a world of androids

Scientists from around the world are developing robotic skin that helps machines gain the sense of touch. It’s estimated that robots will displace 20 million human workers by 2030.

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