Mario Cafaro, CIO of the Year Finalist

The Pittsburgh Technology Council’s 2022 CIO of the Year Awards are back in person for the first time since 2019! CIO of the Year is an opportunity to recognize and honor the accomplishments of Southwestern PA’s most hardworking IT leaders and up-and-coming IT stars. This year our very own Mario Cafaro has been nominated in the Megabyte Category! Congratulations Mario, and best of luck to you!

Mario has been with MSA for nearly 23 years, starting in 1999 as an Application Help Desk team member and progressing through the ranks to his current role as the SVP, Information Technology Systems & Services (ITSS) division. Mario earned a BS in Accounting and his Masters in Information Systems Management from Duquesne University.

The ITSS division provides the technology backbone for the other divisions of MSA, including technologists in the fields of Data Analytics, Health Sciences, Metals & Advanced Manufacturing, Media and Gaming. Mario leads a team of sixty IT professionals including specialists in networking, software development, virtualization, public and private clouds, cyber security, SAN storage, hardware, data center infrastructure, and service desk. Mario is a proud father of two, and lives with his lovely wife in an eastern suburb of Pittsburgh.

To see the names of all the finalists and additional info on the CIO of the Year Awards, click here.