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June 20, 2012
Effective Organizational Change Management
Dinner Event at the Marriott Residence Inn, Bellevue
Speaker: CJ Venkataraman, CIO, Delta Dental/Washington Dental Service

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Lead...and They Will Follow
Dinner Event at the Marriott Residence Inn, Bellevue

February 15, 2012
An Interactive Discussion on Trends in IT for 2012
Speaker: Ingvar Petursson

November 16th, 2011
Mobility - A Game Changing Technology

October 19, 2011
The "Future of IT" an interactive conversation
Panel Members:
  • John Matthews, Vice President of Information Technology & CIO, F5 Networks
  • Marianne Marck, Senor Vice President of Technology, Blue Nile, Inc.
  • Drexel DeFord, Senior Vice President and CIO, Seattle Children's

September 21, 2011
Data Privacy and Security Breaches
Speaker: Christen Blunt, Deputy General Counsel, PopCap Games

August 15, 2011
18th Annual Golf Tournament
Bear Creek Country Club

September 21, 2011
Data Privacy and Security Breaches

  • Speaker: Christen Blunt, Deputy General Counsel, PopCap Games

June 15, 2011
The CIO as Chief Intelligence Officer

  • Speaker: Doug Harr Chief Information Officer, Splunk

May 18, 2011
How a Local Insurance Company is Using Social Media to be a Little Different

  • Rod Brooks, V.P. and Chief Marketing Officer, PEMCO Mutual Insurance Company
  • Jeff Weeks, V.P. and Chief Information Officer, PEMCO Mutual Insurance Company

January 19, 2011
Enterprise Architecture--CIOs: Leading the Evolution of Today's Enterprises

  • Ray McKenzie, Enterprise Architect

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010
Keys to Building a Rock-Solid Personal Brand

  • Speaker: Matt Youngquist, President and Founder of Career Horizons

October 21st, 2009
Practical Daydreams: Early Lessons Learned in Enterprise Cloud Computing

  • Speaker: Darrell Snow - CTO & Head of Product Management, Infosys

Wednesday, June 17, 2009
How CIOs Create and Communicate Value in a Difficult Economy

  • Speaker: Richard Hunter, VP Distinguished Analyst and Fellow in Gartner's CIO Research Group

Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Aligning Security & Compliance Functions with Business Need

  • Speaker: Mark Mattis is Director of Information Security, Compliance, PMO, and Enterprise Management at Costco Wholesale Corporation

Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Yes You! Yes Now! Leadership

  • Speaker: Steven C. Tarr, CIO at Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Emerging Web Solutions

  • Speaker: Karthik Ravindran, Director of Emerging Web Solutions, Microsoft

Wednesday, January 21, 2009
CIO Presentation: Moving from Innovation to Breakthrough

  • Speaker: Bob Reeder, CIO of Alaska Airlines (retired)

Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Half Day CIO Panel: Innovation--Venturing on the Edge

  • Speaker: Chuck Porter
  • Moderator: Steve Brilling
  • CIO Panelists:
    Joel Chaplin, former CIO-Motricity
    Michael Danon, CIO-Fluke Manufacturing
    Jack Brown, CIO-PEMCO

Wednesday, October 15, 2008
AT&T Mobility: Experiences in Product & Partner Integration

  • Jennifer D. Tillson, Assistant Vice President – AT&T Mobility IT

Wednesday, September 17, 2008
The Forrester 2009 IT Market Outlook: What Lies Ahead for IT Purchases in 2009 and Beyond

  • Peter Burris, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research Group

Wednesday, May 21, 2008
How to Strengthen the Business/IT Relationship through the Science and Metrics of Software Delivery

  • David J. Anderson, President, Modus Co-operandi Inc.

Wednesday, April 21, 2008
BPM Challenges -- How do you "do?"

  • Roger Burlton, Process Renewal Group

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008
How Collaboration Tools Can Change the Way You Work

  • Jerry Kaczmarowski, Slalom Consulting

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008
"Extreme" Project Management: Rescuing Failing Application Implementation Efforts

  • Greg Scala, founded Technology Leadership LLC

Wednesday, January 17th,2008
2020 Foresight--Practical IT Trends

  • Ingvar Petursson, Chief Strategist for Slalom Consulting

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007
Leadership Styles: What's Gender Got to Do with It?

  • Susan Mersereau – Senior VP and CIO, Weyerhaeuser (keynote and panel)
  • Julia King - Executive Editor, at Computerworld (moderator)
  • Steve Tarr – Ph.D., Chief Information Officer, Northwest Hospital
  • Wilma Flanagan - Managing Director, CSC
  • Villette Nolan - CEO, Alphabet Lane
  • Patricia Ryan- General Manager, PacWest District, Microsoft
  • Allen Sheldon, VP, West Business Unit, CGI

Wednesday, September 19th
Business Alignment through Better Requirements

  • Ricardo Buenaventura, President, Ventura
  • Scott Barnard, Project Manager, Ventura
  • Todd Christen, Industrial Engineering, the Boeing Company
  • Peter Becker, CEO, Critical Logic

Monday, August 20th
14th Annual SeaSIM Golf Tournament
To view pictures from the tournament, click here.

Saturday & Sunday, August 4th & 5th
SeaSIM Members at the Seafair Hydroplane Races
To view pictures, click here.

Wednesday, June 20th
Data-Centric Security

  • Ernie Hayden, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)/Manager, Enterprise Information Security for the Port of Seattle
  • Michael Mosher, Partner with CSC's Consulting Group and Director of Security Strategy for the Global Security Solutions - Consulting practice

Wednesday, May 16th
Flipping the Ratios: How do we metric, measure and improve on IT's gains in growing the business so we can flip the ratios to decrease maintenance costs and put more of IT's budget into innovation?

  • Julia Arteritano, Sr. Solutions Architect, Consultant with HP
  • Giuliano Di Vitantonio, Marketing Director, HP
  • Jan-Maarten van Dongen, HP distinguished technologist & Management Software expert
  • MikeMcAlpen, HP IT Best Practices Americas Program Manager

Wednesday, April 18th
Unlocking Value: Using Val IT™ to realize value from IT-enabled business

  • John Thorp, an independent consultant who specializes in Strategic Planning and author of The Information Paradox

Wednesday, March 14th
Ensuring Business Continuity: The Human Equation in Disaster Recovery - How Prepared are You?

  • Dick Hudson, heads a nationwide executive IT consulting and disaster recovery practice headquartered in Richmond, Virginia


  • Shelby Edwards, Business Continuity Manager, PEMCO Insurance
  • Mike Simon, Chief Technical Officer, Creation Logic
  • John Schultz, Chief Security Officer, Connexions by Boeing

Tuesday, February 13th, 2007
Future Potential in IT

  • Joel Chaplin, Chief Information Officer & Vice President of Information Technology, Infospace, Inc.

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007
The Future of SeaSIM
Meeting Notes

Wednesday, November 15th, 2006
Business-IT Alignment in the Internet Age

  • Ed Yourdon, The Cutter Consortium

Wednesday, October 18th, 2006
Creating an IT Organization that Transforms Business

Wednesday, September 13th, 2006
What Makes IT Leaders Effective in the Eyes of Business Executives?

  • George Westerman, MIT Research Scientist, Center for Information Systems Research (no slides available)

Wednesday, June 21st, 2006
Mobility Reaching the "Red Zone”: Trends in Cellular Data and Convergence

  • Ray Gilbert, AVP-IT Enterprise Collaboration, Lucent Technologies

Wednesday, May 17th, 2006
Emerging Trends in Information Management Series
Part 2: The Information Technology Workforce – Trends and Implications: Now to 2008

  • Phil Zwieg, VP for Advocacy & Communities of Interest, SIM International;
    Vice President of Information Systems, Northwestern Mutual Life

Wednesday, April 19th, 2006
Emerging Trends in Information Management Series
Part 1: Infrastructure Virtualization - An Industry Panel Shares Success Stories and Lessons Learned


  • Ronan Ellis, Director of Service Delivery, Codesic Consulting


  • Jim Mathison – Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Frontier Bank
  • Scott Grey – Brokered Services Manager, Russell Investment Group
  • Jeff Callender – Director of Solution Development, Qpass
  • Scott Harvey – Regional Systems Engineering Manager, VMware
  • Jim Ni, - Product Manager, Microsoft

Wednesday, March 15th, 2006
Enterprise Risk Management Series Part 3: ERM Communication & Integration

  • Kevin Desouza, Assistant Professor, Information School, UW
  • Jim Franklin, Director of Information Security and Risk Management, Mutual of Enumclaw
  • Ken Kinloch, Information Protection Officer, Boeing Employees Credit Union
  • Patrick O’Briant, Senior Manager, IT Systems Delivery, Port of Seattle
  • Harold Zeitz, Chief Operating Officer, ShareBuilder Corporation

Wednesday, February 15th, 2006
Enterprise Risk Management Series Part 2: Selling Security to Upper Management

Wednesday, January 18th, 2006
Enterprise Risk Management Series - Part 1: Business Risk Management
Introduction to the Series

  • Ken Biery Jr., Managing Consultant with Covestic, Inc’s Business Risk Management Unit

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