marinaHSS Chief Information Officer Marina Johnson again served as a C-level Information Technology executive “celebrity” at the Colorado Technology Association’s annual C-Level @ A Mile High, held at Denver’s Sports Authority Field. C-Level @ A Mile High is Colorado’s largest B2B technology networking event and is the association’s primary fundraiser. “The best and strongest Colorado companies are part of C-Level @ A Mile High. HSS is proud to have participated in this high-caliber event for several years. It’s a true investment in Colorado’s IT community,” says Johnson.

More than 80 celebrities volunteer their time annually and provide custom “experience packages” such as a round of golf or dinner at a fine-dining restaurant, which was Johnson’s offering. Winners of the auctioned celebrity experiences enjoy opportunities to build business relationships with top Colorado professionals such as Johnson.

As HSS CIO, Johnson is responsible for researching, evaluating, selecting, and implementing cost-effective technology strategies that make HSS and its employees more productive and competitive and increase customer value. She and her team support all HSS information systems and IT infrastructure in the headquarters and remote offices, including telecommu¬nications, networks, collaboration and communication systems, field technology, and the HSS Security Operations Center. She is currently leading the application of Big Data to improve productivity and utilize predictive analytics to increase the application of security technology and drive greater customer value.