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Membership Criteria

SIM's wealth of information and outreach capacity is a direct result of its diverse membership. In addition to being technology leadership-focused, SIM Membership spans across industries, concentrations and professions. To continue fostering a valuable membership experience, ensuring a quality exchange, and representative influence, SIM San Diego's current member categories are:

A senior-level technology professional in either a public or private sector organization meeting the following criteria:

  • Corporate/divisional head of an IT organization.  For example, CIO, VP of IT, Director of IT. 
  • Any or all direct reports of corporate/division IT head for companies with annual revenue $500+ million
  • Executives outside of "traditional" IT with a strong technology focus/component in their overall responsibilities including (but not limited to):Head of Engineering or Product (VP of Engineering; VP of Product)
    • Head of Digital (CMO, CDO/CDIO) Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
    • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
    • Chief Innovation Officer (CIO)
    • Chief Operating Officer (COO)
    • Chief Data Officer (CDO)

NOTE:  Organization membership may include executives across multiple business/functional areas (e.g. CIO, VP of Engineering, CISO, CMO, CTO)


A full-time university or college faculty member making a significant contribution to the technology field.

Membership Dues
2024 Memberships are below (fees include Chapter and SIM International dues). Our membership year is January 1 - December 31.

Individual Membership

For Profit $445 annually


$222 annually

Retired For Profit $222 annually
Retired Non-Profit          $110 annually


San Diego Membership Application