Claire Rutkowski

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Claire Rutkowski

SVP & CIO Champion
Technology, Software
Exton, PA, USA

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Claire Rutkowski is the SVP and CIO Champion of Bentley Systems.

Claire Rutkowski joined Bentley in 2016 from MWH where she served as CIO, responsible for delivering IT strategy, services, and support to 7,000 engineering professionals globally. At Bentley, Claire led the global IT organization, shaping and delivering a technology agenda across Bentley’s business. By collaborating with executive leadership, she ensured Bentley leveraged the most advanced solutions to achieve the goals of the company and its users.

Claire recently augmented her role to include serving as the company’s CIO Champion, using her extensive engineering background to advocate for CxOs at engineering firms and serve as a bridge between Bentley and its engineering accounts. Claire is a PMP and has received numerous awards, most recently the Top 80 CIOs You Should Know in 2020, and the Top 10 Most Inspiring Women Leaders in 2022.

Claire Rutkowski is a C-Level Technology Executive with deep experience in IT Leadership who repeatedly delivers creative and cost-effective solutions that address complex problems and drives business strategy advancement.

Her passion for technology and improving processes to enhance productivity and save time emerged just after finishing school. She believes her successful career has been directly influenced by her understating of the importance of adding value, working hard, and never giving up.

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