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CIO of the Year Awards

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

1201 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA

October 18, 2019

7:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.


PBJ Special Section PBJ Announcement Winners Press Release

Congratulations to our 2019 winners!




Leadership

Michael Golz

Global

Usman Waheed

CIO & CTO
Large Enterprise

Greg Driscoll

SVP Service Operation & CIO

Enterprise

Robert Thielmann

CIO
Corporate

Kevin Switala

CTO
Healthcare

Tom Gordon

SVP & CIO

Global Finalists

Mark
Baker

CTO

Jon
Bergman

CIO

Usman
Waheed

CIO & CTO

Large Enterprise Finalists

John
Critikos

SVP & CIO.

Greg
Driscoll

SVP Service Operation & CIO

Whitney
Kellett

VP & CIO

Enterprise Finalists

Steve
Heilenman

VP of IT

Michael
Rinehart

CIO

Robert
Thielmann

CIO

Anthony
Troy

CIO & SVP

William
Zebrowski

CIO

Corporate Finalists

RJ
Juliano

CIO & Director of Marketing

Kenneth
Krieger

CIO

Kevin
Switala

CTO

Markus
Weidner

CIO

Kim
Wismer

CIO

Healthcare Finalists

Tom
Gordon

SVP & CIO

Ed
Malinowski

CIO

Thomas
Pacek

VP & CIO

C. Thomas
Stride

SVP & CIO/CISO

2019 Keynote

Becky Blalock, IT Thought Leader, Author, Speaker

Author of the bestselling book DARE: Straight Talk on Confidence, Courage, and Career and a trailblazer to the C-suite, Becky Blalock is a sought after speaker, IT thought leader and champion of skill and relationship building to achieve success in the workplace. Blalock is the Managing Partner at Advisory Capital, a consulting firm providing strategic insight for companies involved in the energy, information technology, and medical industries. During her 33-year career with Southern Company, Blalock held a variety of leadership positions before becoming SVP & CIO.

Leadership Award Recipient

Michael Golz, SVP & CIO Americas, SAP America Inc

Michael Golz is the Chief Information Officer for SAP America and in this role he helps SAP and businesses across 25+ industries become Intelligent Enterprises through the power of technology. Previously, he held senior global leadership roles in Business Applications, in Product System Services, and Infrastructure after joining SAP in Service & Support in 1998. His focus is on business and organizational transformation, and driving a purpose driven culture. Throughout his tenure with the company, SAP has experienced exponential growth to become a world leader in business applications, with more than $30bn in revenue and 100,000 employees.

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