Executive Team


Through years of experience within the technology community, the CIO Executive Council leadership team has a profound understanding of the ever evolving role of the CIO – the challenges, risks and rewards. Because the stakes are high, this team is dedicated to providing the strategic support and high-level services needed for CIOs to succeed in their role and drive business forward.

Mary Conroy

Vice President of Marketing, IDC Worldwide IT Executive Programs and Industry Research & CIO Executive Council

Chris Goodhue

Vice President, CIO Strategy

Maryfran Johnson

CEO & Founder, Maryfran Johnson Media

Kathryn Marston

Group Vice President Client Experience/Operations

Per Melker

Group Vice President and General Manager for IDC’s IT Executive Programs & CIO Executive Council

Ryan Patterson

Vice President, IDC IT Executive Programs Client Services and Customer Experience

Tim Scannell

Director of Strategic Content

Meredith Whalen

Chief Research Officer, IDC