The 2017 CIO Panel



Save the Date: March 7, 2017  

More than 400 tech pros will show up for the program. 


This is a must-attend event for people in the know and people who want to know... You will hear from top executives talk about hot projects they are working on to drive business value, the way they are using technology to solve business problems, their expectations of services and technology vendors, and much more!


Date: March 7, 2017
Time: 4:30PM - 8:00PM
Where: Loudermilk Center
Speakers: Exciting line-up to be announced very soon! 
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Dana Barrett, TV & Radio Host, The Dana Barrett Show

Dana Barrett is a Business Commentator, Social Critic, TV & Radio Host,  Actress and owner of DB Media, LLC. She is the host of The Dana Barrett Show which airs weekdays at 9AM EST on biz1190AM in Atlanta or at






Nick Costides, Vice President Information Services, UPS

Nick Costides has global responsibility for UPS’ industry leading portfolio of operations and automation technologies which enable the processing, sortation and delivery of millions of packages each day in over 220 counties and territories worldwide. He is also a member of the UPS Information Technology Governance Committee, which is responsible for the direction of UPS technology investments, ensuring they stay aligned with the company's business vision and strategy.



Mark Dawson, Vice President Information Technology, Cox Enterprises

Mark Dawson is a results-driven executive with 20 years of experience leading people and project teams, implementing and overseeing technology programs, and administering multi-million dollar budgets. He has developed, sold and executed strategic technology plans to support enterprise initiatives. He has worked in multiple industries including manufacturing, energy, transportation, retail and media. At Cox, he has staffed and managed an IT department with employees and consultants skilled in project management, business/technical analysis, software development, database administration, quality assurance, configuration management, training, organizational change and production support.


Greg Gatti, Senior Director, Information Technology, Atlanta Braves

Greg Gatti manages the Information Technology Department for the Atlanta Braves. This includes all aspects of technology from Infrastructure and Applications to Stadium signage and broadcast technologies. He has more than 18 years of Information Technology experience, managing Enterprise Size Infrastructures and Application environments. His specialties include: Voice and Data Networking, Storage and Disaster Recovery, Data Center Management, Imaging and Workflow, SharePoint, Office 365 Platform, Microsoft Dynamics.



Paolo Palombo, Chief Technology Officer, Coca-Cola Refreshments and Coca-Cola North America
Paolo Palombo joined the BIG IT Infrastructure team in April 2014, leading IT data center operations for the International Bottlers and the North America organizations. In February 2015 he took on the additional responsibility of Chief Technology Officer for Coca-Cola Refreshments and Coca-Cola North America. Mr. Palombo is a technology executive with extensive experience in the High Tech and Manufacturing sectors, in such areas as IT Operations, IT Services, Business Systems Development, Product Management, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management. He started his career at Hewlett Packard, leading a team of engineers that pioneered the introduction of network scanners



Tom Roach, Director, North American IT, Porsche

Tom Roach is a seasoned, results-oriented IT executive with extensive experience implementing and managing complex, enterprise IT systems for global corporations. As General Manager, Information Technology, for Porsche, he is directly responsible for all aspects of IT, ranging from network operations, application systems, project management, client support, and information security.




Sallie Wright, Chief Information Officer, Fulton County Government

Sallie Wright is guiding Fulton County’s efforts to become a leader in digital government.  She brings more than 30 years of experience in information technology executive leadership. Previously, she served as Deputy CIO for Georgia State University and held technology leadership positions at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, the University of North Carolina, and within the private sector.  Her specialty areas include strategic planning, enterprise infrastructure implementation, technology security and compliance, and business continuity and disaster recovery plans.




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Lowell Pratt, Director of Executive Engagement, at or 404-526-6032.


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