Business technology leadership

CIO is the #1 resource serving the evolving, challenging and demanding role of the chief information officer (CIO). Its trusted and targeted resources provide these important decision-makers with the information they need to lead their organizations into the digital-first age. Their roles are critical to the success of their organizations, keeping them on a constant quest to innovate and gain strategy and leadership insights. Learn about these executives through our research, and engage them globally online, at our executive events, through our social platforms and more.

What we cover

  • Digital transformation
  • Innovation
  • Strategy
  • AI and machine learning
  • Cloud computing
  • Enterprise software
  • Careers
  • Hiring and staffing
  • Skills and training

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See what’s special about CIO This award-winning website is a one-stop shop for enterprise CIOs and business technology executives around the world searching for unparalleled peer insight and expertise to remain on the cutting edge of business, tech and leadership. CIO has a global team, with dedicated editors in market serving CIO communities in all areas of the U.S., as well as the U.K., India, Australia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, ASEAN, Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa.


CIO Analytics and Machine Learning Report: News and insights on maximizing the value of data.

CIO Center Stage: Captivating conversations with standout IT leaders, delivered weekly.

CIO First Look: Stay up-to-speed with the day’s top stories for IT leaders.

CIO Leader: The best articles for IT leaders twice a week.


State of the CIO: CIO’s annual State of the CIO survey provides in-depth insights into the evolving role of the CIO in today’s business climate and helps define the CIO’s agenda for the coming year.

CIO Tech Poll: Tech Priorities: The annual survey highlights the technology areas that will be the focus of IT leaders in the coming year, and measures the direction of spending within those categories.

CIO Pandemic Business Impact Study: This study, the third in a series that has taken the pulse of tech decision-makers throughout the pandemic, turns the corner to look forward to how ITDMs are preparing their organizations for the return to office (RTO).

Signature events & Awards

CIO 100 Virtual Symposium & Awards Ceremony: The virtual CIO 100 is the industry’s most prestigious leadership event, bringing together more than 300 senior IT executives and business leaders to uncover the evolving business landscape. The Symposium showcases the winners of the CIO 100 Awards and the CIO Hall of Fame, which honor a range of organizations and individuals for their achievements in technology innovation. CIO 100 is designed to help executives establish relationships and provide the chance for vendor partners to position their brand’s unique solutions among these influential leaders.

Virtual events: Participate in Foundry’s virtual event summits that provide the ultimate immersive online experience surrounding a variety of critical topics that attract and engage the industry’s most influential tech decision-makers. These interactive events provide attendees with the opportunity to hear from spectacular speakers, access world-class content, and network with their peers and solution providers. Build new and meaningful connections with IT and security decision-makers through speaking and networking opportunities by partnering with us today.


CIO Leadership Live: CIO Leadership Live is an engaging series of lively hourlong discussions between CIO executives and some of the country’s top IT leaders as they explore IT strategy, digital transformation and more, packaged as videos and podcasts.

Membership organization

CIO Executive Council: The CIO Executive Council is a paid membership organization composed of several hundred of the world’s leading CIOs. This community retains a local focus, with peer networking opportunities as well as the added benefit of a global reach.

“[The CIO Role is] the one role that can actually take a look at all the moving pieces and decide in this digital age where this company should be heading.”

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Meet CIO's editorial leaders

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Amy Bennett

Global Editor in Chief, B2B

Amy Bennett

Global Editor in Chief, B2B

Amy Bennett is a veteran editor with more than 15 years of experience in B2B tech publishing. In her role as Editor in Chief, English language for  CIO, CSO, Computerworld, InfoWorld, Network World, Amy oversees editorial operations for these award-winning media brands unwaveringly focused on serving the information needs of IT and security leaders. Amy cut her teeth in publishing spending summers answering phones and writing product announcements at a series of small trade publications that are now long forgotten except to vintage tech enthusiasts. She joined IDG in 2000 as Web Production Manager at ITworld, following stints at Harvard Business School Publishing and Daedalus, the Journal of The American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 

Martin Bayer

Editorial Director, Germany

Andrea Benito

Editor, CIO Middle East

Andrea Benito

Editor, CIO Middle East

As Middle East editor based in Dubai, Andrea Benito complements the global brand and audience by proving localised content and insights. She profiles CIOs and business technology leaders across Middle East, offering insights into business strategy, innovation and leadership.

Prior to CIO, Andrea spent 3 years at IDG Spain, as editor for ComputerWorld and hosting webinars at IDGtv.

Brian Cheon

Editor in Chief, CIO, Korea

Matt Egan

Global Content Director

Matt Egan

Global Content Director

An executive leader with more than two decades experience leading successful editorial teams, Matt Egan is Foundry’s (formerly IDG Communications) first ever Editorial Director.

Matt leads and supports Foundry’s world class teams of journalists in key markets across the globe, as they create expert content in multiple major world languages. He is responsible for audience development, data, content, ecommerce, analytics, video, and content strategy for the world’s most popular business-to-business and B2C technology publications and events.

Prior to his global role Matt managed Foundry’s award-winning enterprise and B2C editorial teams in the US, UK, ASEAN, France and Spain.

Matt holds a BA in English and Drama from the University of Hull. He’s married with two children and enjoys running.

John Gallant

Enterprise Consulting Director CIO

Yogesh Gupta

Director – Content & Communities, CIO India

Yogesh Gupta

Director – Content & Communities, CIO India

The executive editor at IDG India, Yogesh Gupta forefronts the editorial agenda of digital, events and data services for brands CIO, CSO, Computerworld and ChannelWorld. Reporting on the enterprise technology for over thirteen years, he is a knowledge navigator of business blueprint, management roles and leadership tactics of the corporate world. An events host, business storyteller and a social media influencer, he is at helm of IDG events (physical and virtual) for technology vendor companies hosting CIOs, CSOs, ITDMs and CXOs of India. He loves to research, talk and write on digital transformation, artificial intelligence, cyber security and new-age technologies.

In 2019, he was recognised as the star B2B editor from an elite list of 26 IDG editors across the globe. With 18 years’ plus career in media and journalism, he worked at The Times of India before joining IDG in 2007 as a senior correspondent. A Computer Engineering graduate from Mumbai University, he tweets from @yogsyogi1

Galen Gruman

Executive Editor for Global Content

Galen Gruman

Executive Editor for Global Content

Galen Gruman is executive editor for global content at IDG Communications, responsible for the editorial content in English-language editions of the B2B sites in Australia, India, New Zealand, and Southeast Asia (ASEAN countries). He’s had several roles at IDG over his 20-year tenure, including features editor, executive editor, and editor at Macworld; West Coast bureau chief of Computerworld; and executive editor of InfoWorld. Galen is a member of IDG’s global B2B Editorial Board and has led several IDG initiatives outside of editorial, including providing leadership for two CMS initiatives and serving as a member of the Macworld senior leadership team. He has also been an adjunct analyst for the IDC IT Executive Program, editor of UBM’s M-Business magazine, executive editor of Upside magazine, and associate editor at the IEEE Computer Society.

Chris Holmes

Editorial Director, Asia

Marcus Jerräng

Editor in Chief, Sweden

Xiou Ann Lim

Editorial Director, ASEAN

Esther Macías

Editor in Chief, Spain

Cathy O'Sullivan

Editorial Director, APAC

Lee Rennick

Director of CIO Communities

Shirin Robert


Jason Snyder

Executive Editor

Grzegorz Stech

Editor in Chief, Poland

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