Julia Anderson - Julia Anderson is the Global Chief Information Officer at Smithfield Foods, a $15 billion global food company. As a member of the executive leadership team, she supports the company’s strategic targets by executing enterprise wide strategies to allow the company to scale its operations. Julia is focused on innovation and her team is building out the foundation for Smithfield’s future including a Hybrid Cloud platform, Enterprise SAP S4/Hana ERP foundation, advanced analytics platform and digitization of business through IoT, Blockchain and AI.
Julia serves on the Board of Directors for Make-A-Wish Virginia and the CGT Consumer Goods Technology, Executive Advisory Council. Julia has been active in SIM (Society of Information Management) since 1999. She served on the board of the Fairfield Westchester chapter for three years and is a member of the Advanced Practices Council since 2006.
Stephen C. Heilenman - 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 $600M global provider of information technology services and products, marked by a promotion to a position of increased influence, authority, and accountability. 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.
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).
Steve is on the SIM National Board (Society for Information Management) as a member of the finance and the strategic board committees. He is a current 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 Philadelphia SIM’s 2016 – Leadership of the Year award, 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.
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