SSD | CEO Network

is a private and exclusive forum of SIIA member CEOs to share and exchange ideas related to launching, building and growing a successful technology company.

The CEO Community delivers high quality content and networking to help CEOs improve their effectiveness and gain competitive advantage. Through in-person events and virtual forums, CEOs have the opportunity to share innovative ideas, solve specific problems and uncover best practices for running a successful technology company in today’s marketplace.

Use this platform to share insights, solve problems, keep up to date on industry trends, and foster innovation and growth through peer-to-peer connections. Check out the resources below for industry information or get actively involved by participating on a virtual forum, joining the group discussion on LinkedIn, and connect directly with your peers.

If you want to join the advisory board or share your thoughts on resources or events, please contact Jennifer Carl, Program Manager of the Software & Services Division.

Stay Up to Date

Send an email to Jennifer Carl to receive updates with current News & Activities taking place in the CEO Network.



Resources & Blogs

How to Succeed with Managed Services | Waterstone Management Group White Paper

Driving Technology Subscription Adoption: A Prescription for Success | Waterstone Management Group

Improving Your Managed Services Selling Model | Waterstone Management Group

Managing Risk for an Evolving IT Environment within High Tech | Crowe Horwath Group White Paper

alliantgroup and SIIA Co-host Software & Technology CEO Roundtable | alliantgroup Press Release

Disruption Ahead: 6 Signs You’re Vulnerable & 3 Ways to Respond | Waterstone Management Group White Paper

2015: 7 Tech Trends in Focus | Waterstone Management Group White Paper

The Cloud Software Shift: Rethinking Professional Services Economics | Waterstone Management Group White Paper

PwC's 18th Annual Global CEO Survey - Technology Industry key findings | PwC Survey Report, 2015

Building Enterprise Agility | PwC Report 2015

The Journey to SaaS Profitability | PwC Report

Where Does the Cloud Stand in Healthcare Today | DICOM Grid Blog, May 2014

4 Vital Initiatives Improving the Healthcare Industry | DICOM Grid Blog, January 2014

Med Apps Help Make Doctors Visits More Effective | DICOM Grid Blog, December 2013

Technology Vision 2014 | Accenture, 2014

From Looking Digital to Being Digital: The Impact of Technology on the Future of Work | Accenture White Paper, May 2014

Supply on Demand: Changing Patterns in Consumption and Delivery Models | Zuora Report via The Economist Intelligence Unit

Mastering Your Subscription Pricing Game Plan: The Keys to Driving Recurring Revenue Growth | Zuora eBook, 2014

The 4 Blind Spots of ERP | Zuora White Paper, 2104

The Shift to Digital Recurring Revenue: A Saugatuck Technology Research | Zuora White Paper, 2014

9 Keys to Building a Successful Subscription Business | Zuora White Paper, 2014

Accelerate Success in the Subscription Economy: Practical Guidance for your subscription business | Zuora eBook, 2014

Advisory Board Mission

The overall mission for the community advisory boards is strategic planning and community development. As a result of these objectives, SIIA will work with Advisory Board members to help set the future community direction. The advisory board will serve as the advising body for the community, assessing needs, trends and success of community activities.

Term: 2-years

Advisory Board Responsibilities and Objectives:

  • Attend quarterly meetings
  • Be knowledgeable about the mission and actively support the growth of the community
  • Provide thought leadership on prevailing issues
  • Organize and focus community topics on the most important issues
  • Identify and discuss professional and industry best practices for community
  • Lead or assist in content development where and when appropriate
  • Contribute content to community content channels

Additional Areas Where Advisory Boards Can Help:

  • Marketing
  • Ideas and suggestions on marketing of community activities and content
  • Promotion of community activities and content through various personal or professional channels (LinkedIn, Twitter, email, etc.)
  • Recruitment of fellow members to contribute to communities activities
  • Host an event
  • Serve as a thought leader by presenting at relevant SIIA forums and other events


If you are an SIIA member and would like to have your resources and events posted in the CEO network, please email Jennifer Carl.