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October 16, 2020

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

Meet the 2020 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!

2020 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.


2020 Keynote

Jeff Storey, President & CEO, Lumen

Jeff Storey is the President and CEO of Lumen. He also serves on its board of directors. Jeff has held many leadership positions over his 30-year career. Prior to the Level 3 acquisition by Lumen, he was the CEO of Level 3 Communications. Other leadership roles include President and CEO of WilTel Communications and President of Leucadia Telecommunications Group. He also held senior executive positions at Cox Communications, where he was a founding member of Cox Business Services. Jeff’s career began in the telecommunications industry with Southwestern Bell Telephone. Jeff has served as a Presidential appointment on the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee since 2016.



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.


2020 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

John Marcante, CIO & Managing Director, Vanguard

John T. Marcante is Vanguard’s chief information officer and managing director, leading Vanguard Information Technology and Security Division. He oversees all aspects of Vanguard’s global technology agenda. Before his current role, John held leadership positions in Vanguard’s technology and business areas. He has led Vanguard’s high-net-worth business, Advice Services Group, Six Sigma program, and Technology Operations Centers.

Explore 20 years of CIO ORBIE finalists and winners.