Thank you for nominating the local CIOs who have implemented innovations, created competitive advantage, inspired teams to exceed expectations and aligned technologies to accomplish business strategy. The 2021 finalists will be announced in July.
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.
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.
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.
|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.