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September 10, 2019 | Rose Room at the Moda Center

An Executive Community 

Led by your Peers


The PDX Technology Forum is an invitation only summit for technology executives from the leading brands in the Portland area. Hosted at the Moda Center, the forum is steered by a leadership team of Technology Executives. These executives are responsible for driving the strategic direction of the forum, ensuring the sessions bring relevant content and maximum value. 


The PDX Technology Forum is part of the PDX Executive Forums, a series of summits created to build a stronger community among brand executives in the greater Portland Metro area. Speakers, topics, attendees and partners are selected through a nomination process and participate by invitation only.  

About Technology Forum
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The Forum is steered by the Leadership Team. These executives are responsible for the strategic direction of the Forum, and each of the sessions are structured to bring relevant content and maximum value. 

Ken Nagel

EVP, Chief Technology Officer 

Umpqua Bank

Jenni Doyle

Vice President

Enterprise Applications

KinderCare Education

Jesper Frederiksen

Chief Information Officer

Mars Petcare

Michael Hirt

Chief Information Officer

Columbia Sportswear

Scott Williams

Chief Technology Officer

CD Baby

Leo Howell

Chief Information Security Officer

University of Oregon

Arron Privatsky

Director of

Information Technology

Craft Brew Alliance

Jim Downing

Chief Information Officer

NW Natural

Jessie Minton

Chief Information Officer

University of Oregon

Syed Hussain

Chief Information Officer

Oregon Lottery 

Rob Blaskowsky

Chief Information Officer


Jeff Maurer

Vice President

Information Technology

Nautilus, Inc. 

Dan Gaul

Co-Founder &

Chief Technology Officer

Digital Trends

Bill McBain

Vice President,

Global Business


KEEN Footwear

Damien Francaviglia

Vice President, Technology

& Business Transformation


Tim Meier

Senior Director,


Lattice Semiconductor

T. R. Srikanth

Chief Information Officer

Banfield Pet Hospital

Bob Leek


Multnomah County

Tech Leadership

Thank You To Our Sponsors

Sponsors are nominated by the forum leadership team and participate by invitation. 

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Attendance is by invitation only. To learn about the invitation process,

please contact

PDX Executive Forums

The Technology Forum is part of the PDX Executive Forums, a series of invitation only summits for Portland brand executives. 

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