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October 22, 2021

7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Meet the 2021 ORBIE Winners!

The CIO of the Year ORBIE Award recognizes CIOs who have shown excellence in technology leadership in Philadelphia. Congratulations to this year’s award recipients!

2021 Awards Season

CIO of the Year nominees & finalists are honored at a series of executive events, beginning with the Nominee Event and ending with the CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards.

 

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.

 

Sponsorship

Philadelphia CIO of the Year Awards sponsors are highly valued partners invited by local CIOs to experience the unique opportunity of recognizing the senior technology leadership of top organizations in Philadelphia through a series of year-long events.

 

2021 Philadelphia CIO of the Year Awards Agenda





7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Pre-Event Networking
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. VIP Reception*
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. CIO of the Year® Awards
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Post-Reception

*Access limited to CIOs and select sponsor representatives.
**Access limited to CIOs, their direct reports, and select sponsor representatives.

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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