Claire Rutkowski

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 leverages 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, leveraging 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.



Overcoming Proximity Bias

Claire Rutkowski (Senior Vice President, CIO Champion at Bentley Systems) discusses how to create an environment which has no proximity bias, specific ways to overcome proximity bias where it does exist, and shares tactics to ensure your value is noticed and rewarded.