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CIO of the Year Awards


PBJ Special Section PBJ Announcement Winners Press Release

Congratulations to our 2021 winners!




Leadership

Rick Rioboli

Global

Mike Wondrasch

Large Enterprise

Kelly Lyman


Enterprise

Sankha Ghosh

Large Corporate

Kelly Kleinfelder

Corporate

Rick Lindberg

Healthcare

R. Hal Baker

Global Finalists

Charles
Hoyt

Cathleen
Lilli

Diane
Rogerson

Jim
Swanson

Mike
Wondrasch

Large Enterprise Finalists

John
Collier

Kelly
Lyman

Steven
Naphy

Adam
Noble

Robert
Pick

Enterprise Finalists

Sankha
Ghosh

James
Johnson

Whitney
Kellett

Claire
Rutkowski

Priya
Serai

Large Corporate Finalists

Dan
Alig

Lawrence
Bilker

Kelly
Kleinfelder

Justin
Loose

Michael
Sokorai

Corporate Finalists

Douglas
Benalan

Andy
Farella

Rick
Lindberg

Rajeev
Nair

Markus
Weidner

Healthcare Finalists

R. Hal
Baker

William
Compton

Cletis
Earle

Kisha
Hortman Hawthorne

2021 Keynote

James Dallas, CIO (fmr), Georgia Pacific

James is an accomplished senior executive with extensive experience as an agent of change in large domestic and international corporate settings. He has successfully implemented over 10 transformational and turnaround initiatives, 30 acquisition integrations, 5 operations/quality shared services centers of excellence, and 3 innovation centers. James has over 30 years experience in General Management/business operations roles as well as Chief Information Officer positions. He retired in September 2013 as Senior Vice President of Quality, Operations and IT at Medtronic, Inc., a global medical technology company that employs approximately 45,000 people and does business in more than 120 countries. James also served as a member of Medtronic’s executive management team. Prior to joining Medtronic in 2006, he was Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Georgia-Pacific Corporation, a global forest products company that employed over 55,000 people.

Leadership Award Recipient

Rik Rioboli, EVP & CIO, Comcast Cable

As EVP & CIO of Comcast Cable, Rick Rioboli leads the information technology organization responsible for the technology, systems and tools that support the customer lifecycle (sales, activation, billing, support, etc.), as well as employee-facing functions such as human resources, finance, and workplace information technology. Rick and his team are responsible for leading the technology strategy and execution of Comcast’s customer experience transformation, which strives to make the customer experience simple, consistent and digital.

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