Joe Topinka is a dynamic author, speaker, coach, and career CIO. He has over 35 years of success leading IT organizations and driving meaningful business results in the process. His game-changing IT Business Partner Program bridges the chasm between business stakeholders and IT organizations. Joe is a frequent keynote speaker on this subject where he shares his vision at industry events across the country. His bestselling book, IT Business Partnerships: A Field Guide was named a top-ten read for CIOs in 2014.
Joe is the founder of CIO Mentor, LLC, a consultancy focused on helping companies leverage the power of technology to achieve profit-driven business results. Joe also co-founder of CXO Global 100, a professional network for top IT leaders worldwide. Joe is a two-time CIO of the Year award winner in both Charlotte (2015) and Minneapolis (2013).