Mr. Maritato is responsible for leading the Business Technology organization that enables the business to deliver a predictable, repeatable and sustainable best in class experience to customers at Sonic Automotive, one of the largest industry-leading automotive retailers in the United States that operates over 100 dealerships and with over 25 different automobile brands.
Coupled with his management and leadership experience, he held senior level positions responsible for the technology, provided steering and strategy for multiple fortune 500 organizations, as well as led the technology operations and digital transformation in many world markets that included the Americas, the European Community and Asia/Pacific regions. His role in each organization was to recreate, rebuild, and expand IT competencies through both internal development and external business acquisition initiatives.
He was one of 25 to receive the CIO Ones to Watch Award by CIO Magazine and has been named in the Charlotte Business Journal as Enterprise CIO of the Year in 2017. Mr. Maritato currently serves on the Advisory Board for the CIO Charlotte Leadership Association, Ballantyne IT Professionals, HMG/Charlotte Executive Leadership Summit and a Host Committee member for Apparo.