Upcoming events

    • 22 Sep 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar, 250 Main St, King of Prussia, PA 19406
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    Return to in person networking and bring a prospective member. Drinks and food are pay on your own. Our host will be Larry Bilker.

    • 28 Sep 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Continental Midtown Rooftop, 1801 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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    Return to in person networking and bring a prospective member. Drinks and food are pay on your own. Our host will be Mark Alberto.

    • 29 Sep 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • VIA ZOOM https://simnet.zoom.us/j/3588874961
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    Bring your own lunch and join lunch host Kathy Bellwoar to catch up with other SIM members and discuss hot topics during an informal ZOOM meetup.

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    • 30 Sep 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • VIA ZOOM - https://simnet.zoom.us/j/3588874961
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    Transforming Facilities business operations with IoT

    The journey through a technology and data-driven approach with an award winning IoT product and how it transformed business operations reducing costs, improving efficiencies and providing cleaner & safer building environments.

    About our Presenters

    As a technology leader and change catalyst, Raju Sankuratri is recognized for building new teams and scaling IT operations to drive growth for market le

    ading global enterprises. His innovation-focused work includes delivering digital transformations that improve competitive advantage through AI-based products, IoT tools, and real-time data analytics. 

    Since joining Aramark in 2012, Mr. Sankuratri’s roles include currently serving as the Vice President of Technology for the Facilities Services division after holding the role of Associate Vice President, helping transform food services with digital technology and setting up Aramark’s first enterprise-wide Analytics Center of Excellence as Senior IT Director, Enterprise Analytics & Client Insights.

    Prior to joining Aramark, he held technology leadership roles with SIG and Oracle.

    Mr. Sankuratri earned a master’s degree in Computer Science and a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science and Engineering. Additionally, he recently completed a program on Delivering Digital Innovations through the MIT Sloan School of Management.

    As an industry thought leader, he was recognized by the Society of Information Management (SIM) in 2019 with the SIM Leadership Award for outstanding technology achievement in business innovation, leadership, and value.

    Matthew Judge possess greater than 25 years of experience in engineering, facility services, program development, and project management. Mr. Judge has working knowledge of facilities operations, energy management, utility system infrastructure planning, building system commissioning, building information modeling, facility management software and system integration.

    Matthew is currently the Senior Director of the Facilities Program Development Division for Aramark Facility Services with oversight of the Professional Services and Facilities Internet of Thing (IoT) teams. The Professional Services team comprises of engineers, architects and facility management professionals providing Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Landscape Architectural Solutions. The Facilities IoT Team leads the development and deployment of the Aramark Intelligent Workplace Experience (AIWX) IoT program. Matthew works closely with Aramark’s Information Technology (IT) division for development, integration and quality control of the AIWX program. Matthew has national responsibility for these teams along with providing facilities innovation, execution, service quality and the advancement of the staff expertise.

    • 5 Oct 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Virtual
    • 118
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    TBA


    • 14 Oct 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • VIA ZOOM
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    My journey creating an innovative organization

    Over my career, I have co-authored a book, published various articles and have been asked to give many presentations on the subjects of “Innovation,” “IT revenue generation,” and “IT as a profit center.” With the current challenges and ever evolving world of technology, the need for innovation is more important than ever. I plan to present my journey creating an innovation group .. processes, lessons learned etc . Thought leadership comes from all corners, so I welcome dialog and an opportunity to explore these ideas further.

    About our speaker: Stephen C. Heilenman, Information Technology Executive

    Steve Heilenman offers three decades of extraordinary success in a series of high level roles at top tier companies that include Computer Aid Inc, Vanguard Investment Group and Price Waterhouse LLC.

    Upon being named Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Computer Aid Inc, Steve has demonstrated a record of success and achievement at this $760M global provider of information technology services and products.

    With a forte for successfully building strong teams and holding a key role leading all facets of technology and strategy, Steve has successfully positioned Computer Aid Inc as a leading expert in its field with respect to IT services and transforming the company from a traditional IT services company to a services and products company. Some highlights include:

    ● Created an innovative group focused on developing new IoT products and converting existing internal solutions to revenue generating services.

    ● Responsible for the creation of the Robotic Process Automation (RPA) group inside CAI, and transitioning company to 100% cloud for business applications.

    ● Oversaw the operations of five solution/delivery centers, with two located in offshore facilities in India and the Philippines; responsible for the performance of over 345 team members engaged in development and maintenance of applications, product innovation, and business process outsourcing.

    ● Safeguarded mission-critical applications, systems, and information from unauthorized access and distribution through the implementation of a strong NIST cyber security strategy and associated controls.

    Prior to assuming the role of Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Computer Aid Inc, Steve gained over two decades of experience driving positive outcomes across Information Technology Leadership, Strategic Development, Team Leadership, Revenue Growth, Operations Management, and Continuous Innovation in multiple roles with Ashton Technology Group, Vanguard Investment Group, Price Waterhouse and Electronic Data Systems (EDS).

    Since leaving Computer Aid, Inc. Steve has started his own Strategic Consulting company called Nextgen Innovative Advisors.

    Steve is on the SIM National Board (Society for Information Management), member of the finance and the strategic board committees. He is a current member of the Philadelphia Innovation Council, PhillyCIO Member and on the Advisory Committee, previous 10 year member of SIM’s Advanced Practices Council, and a former Philadelphia SIM board member and past President. He has co-authored a book “Inside the Minds: Driving Business Value with Innovative Technology Strategies” 2014 – Thomson Reuters. Steve was a finalist for the 2019 PhillyCIO of the year award, was Philadelphia SIM’s 2016 – Leadership of the Year award winner, Smart CEO’s – 2015 Executive Management Award winner, and 2013 CAI’s Associate’s Choice Leadership award winner. He is valued speaker on innovation and IT transformation regularly presenting at CIO forums and IT executive conferences.

    Steve graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Science Degree from Widener University.

    • 19 Oct 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • VIA ZOOM https://simnet.zoom.us/j/91239248865?pwd=N1BZZ0pFTW5Bem9NTDc5dFl2bHBnUT09
    • 120
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    Join fellow SIM members for networking and open discussion.

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    • 27 Oct 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • VIA ZOOM https://simnet.zoom.us/j/3588874961
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    Bring your own lunch and join lunch host Kathy Bellwoar to catch up with other SIM members and discuss hot topics during an informal ZOOM meetup.

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    • 11 Nov 2021
    • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    • VIA ZOOM - https://simnet.zoom.us/j/3588874961
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    • 16 Nov 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • VIA ZOOM https://simnet.zoom.us/j/91239248865?pwd=N1BZZ0pFTW5Bem9NTDc5dFl2bHBnUT09
    • 120
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    Join fellow SIM members for networking and open discussion.

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    • 18 Nov 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • VIA ZOOM
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    During his presentation, Greg will review how you and your team can save time, money and frustration by using a Managed Service Provider including examples of what does and doesn't work.

    He will review secrets to a strong relationship and tips for selecting the right MSP for your organization.

    About our Speaker:

    Greg Black, Senior Account Manager, PTG Now

    Greg brings 15 years of passionate devotion to customer satisfaction and client service to the sales team at PTG. With responsibilities in solution design, consulting, customer satisfaction, and client success, Greg plays an impactful role in our organization. Greg’s entire career has revolved around customer service excellence, and his integrity and earnest dedication to always do the right thing in every moment has proven out over time. He is the sort of person who, when he says, “We make sure the customer comes first…always,” truly and deeply means it.

    As a father of three young children – including a set of twins – Greg stays busy in his personal life. He loves to cook and spend time outdoors, and his commitment to improving himself, pursuing his best self, and modeling integrity for his young family is an extension of the same passion, discipline, and drive we see every day at PTG.

    Greg wants to be and do his best every day, and he models persistence, drive, and zeal for everyone around him. This perfect alignment between his personal values and the ideals of our company make him a natural and valuable member of the passionate PTG sales team. With his eyes on expanding the vast portfolio of solutions we offer our clients, and his heart on enhancing the value and quality of the world-class experience we provide, it is obvious that Greg is perfectly positioned to serve as one of PTG’s champions for our partners, our clients, and our community.

    • 24 Nov 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • VIA ZOOM https://simnet.zoom.us/j/3588874961
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    Bring your own lunch and join lunch host Kathy Bellwoar to catch up with other SIM members and discuss hot topics during an informal ZOOM meetup.

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    • 7 Dec 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • TBA
    • 120
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    Details to be announced.

    • 8 Dec 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Chima Steakhouse, 1901 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19103
    • 119
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    Driving Great Culture with Data: How Personality and Leadership Behaviors Correlate to Highly Engaged Teams

    Speaker: Kevin Kruse

    Kevin Kruse is the Founder and CEO of LEADx, an AI-powered leadership development platform that scales engagement and high performing culture. He is also a Forbes columnist and a New York Times bestselling author of nine books including Great Leaders Have No Rules: Contrarian Leadership Principles to Transform Your Team and Business and Employee Engagement 2.0. He lives outside of Philadelphia with his three kids.

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    • 9 Dec 2021
    • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    • VIA ZOOM - https://simnet.zoom.us/j/3588874961
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Past events

17 Sep 2021 ELIT Lunch (ELIT Members Only)
14 Sep 2021 Happy Hour - South Jersey
8 Sep 2021 Philadelphia CIO Executive Leadership Summit
18 Aug 2021 Happy Hour - South Jersey
11 Aug 2021 Happy Hour - Center City Philadelphia
4 Aug 2021 Happy Hour - King of Prussia
16 Jul 2021 ELIT Lunch (ELIT Members Only) - Driving Operational Efficiency: From Current State to AI and Beyond
18 Jun 2021 ELIT Lunch (ELIT Members Only) - Productivity for the Remote Workforce
10 Jun 2021 Member Highlight - InfoSec and Privacy Programs in a World Gone Wild
1 Jun 2021 SIM Philadelphia Virtual Meeting with Mark Wheeler, AICP, Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the City of Philadelphia
26 May 2021 Virtual Lunch
21 May 2021 ELIT Lunch (ELIT Members Only) - Your Data Analytics Journey to the Cloud
4 May 2021 Philadelphia Technology Leadership Forum
28 Apr 2021 Virtual Lunch
20 Apr 2021 Maximizing Your Cloud Service Provider: How Best to Consume Microsoft Products through a CSP
16 Apr 2021 ELIT Lunch (ELIT Members Only) - CIO Career Management
15 Apr 2021 Member Highlight with RJ Juliano, Vice President, Chief Information Officer and Chief Marketing Officer, Parkway Corp.
6 Apr 2021 Important Updates on the Legal Scene: What Every IT Leader Should Know with Ira Kalina
31 Mar 2021 Virtual Lunch
16 Mar 2021 SIM Philadelphia Virtual Meeting
11 Mar 2021 Breakfast Meeting - Mastering Stakeholder Engagement
24 Feb 2021 Virtual Lunch
16 Feb 2021 SIM Philadelphia Virtual Meeting
11 Feb 2021 Member Highlight - How to Save a Cool Million with Telecommunications Optimization
2 Feb 2021 Virtual Meeting on Emotional Wellness with Dr. Leo Flanagan
27 Jan 2021 Virtual Lunch
19 Jan 2021 SIM Philadelphia Virtual Meeting
14 Jan 2021 Breakfast Meeting with SIM Philadelphia Leadership Award Winner Rajeev Nair
15 Dec 2020 SIM Philadelphia Virtual Meeting
8 Dec 2020 December Meeting - Leading with Focus: Collaboration and Productivity
3 Dec 2020 Management Musings with Angelo Valletta
24 Nov 2020 Virtual Lunch
17 Nov 2020 SIM Philadelphia Virtual Event: Brave New World: The Evolution of Data Privacy and Cybersecurity
28 Oct 2020 Virtual Lunch
27 Oct 2020 SIM Philadelphia Virtual Event with Dr. Laura Sicola
20 Oct 2020 SIM Philadelphia Virtual Event with Kathy Junod
16 Oct 2020 ELIT Lunch (ELIT Members Only)
13 Oct 2020 SIM Philadelphia Virtual Meeting
6 Oct 2020 SIM Philadelphia / PHISIM Foundation Roundtable Discussion Event
30 Sep 2020 SIM Philadelphia Virtual Lunch
18 Sep 2020 ELIT Lunch (ELIT Members Only)
16 Sep 2020 Philadelphia CIO Executive Leadership Summit
15 Sep 2020 Philadelphia Technology Leadership Summit
26 Aug 2020 Virtual Lunch
25 Aug 2020 SIM Philadelphia Virtual Event: Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)
29 Jul 2020 Virtual Lunch
28 Jul 2020 SIM Philadelphia Virtual Meeting
22 Jul 2020 Networking Lunch
14 Jul 2020 SIM Philadelphia Virtual Event: Creating Opportunities in Crisis with Kim Wismer, CIO of Ballard Spahr
23 Jun 2020 SIM Philadelphia Virtual Meeting
9 Jun 2020 SIM Philadelphia Virtual Meeting
2 Jun 2020 SIM Philadelphia Virtual Meeting with Frank Diana
19 May 2020 SIM Philadelphia Virtual Meeting
15 May 2020 ELIT Lunch (ELIT Members Only)
28 Apr 2020 SIM Philadelphia Virtual Meeting
17 Apr 2020 ELIT Lunch (ELIT Members Only)
7 Apr 2020 SIM Philadelphia Virtual Meeting
20 Mar 2020 ELIT Lunch (ELIT Members Only)
5 Mar 2020 Breakfast Meeting - How to Make Your Change Leadership Magic Happen!
21 Feb 2020 ELIT Lunch (ELIT Members Only)
19 Feb 2020 CANCELLED: Networking Lunch
4 Feb 2020 Seminar and Dinner
22 Jan 2020 Networking Lunch
17 Jan 2020 ELIT Lunch (ELIT Members Only)
16 Jan 2020 Fireside Chat with Larry Bilker and Helane Stein
13 Dec 2019 ELIT Roundtable Holiday Social Lunch (ELIT Members Only)
3 Dec 2019 Seminar and Dinner Meeting
15 Nov 2019 ELIT Roundtable Lunch (ELIT Members Only)
13 Nov 2019 How One Person Co-Founded a Multi-Billion Dollar Tech Company: Veeva Systems

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