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Adam Waldron

The Midmarket CIO Award of Excellence


The award for the Spring 2018 Midmarket CIO Forum April 8-10 in Savannah is open for nominations and submissions!



This distinguished award honors an IT executives who has successfully partnered with a leading solution provider(s) to drive business forward, celebrating those standout midmarket organizations and showcasing their stories with peer executives and IT teams.

Adam Waldron, CIO at Idaho Farm Bureau Insurance, was honored in October 2017 with the Midmarket CIO Award of Excellence for his partnership with Scale Computing.

Scale helped deploy a modern, high-tech suite of services for tech-savvy millennial work force, including a cloud-based P&C insurance lifecycle solution that is projected to save millions of dollars over the lifetime of the equipment by reducing licensing costs and infrastructure complexity.

CIOs, IT executives and vendors are encouraged to submit nominations. Previous winners include Jeff Young, VP, CIO at Haynes International for his partnership with Mimecast; Steve Brown, VP of MIS at ECMD for his partnership with Cellular Optimization; Michael Cahoon, VP and CIO, CP Kelco for his partnership with OutSystems; Cory Mason, CIO, Twin Disc for his partnership with Netreo;  Mike Kelley, Dir. of IT, MVT Services for his partnership with Kubisys; John Valker, CIO of Daybreak Venture for his company’s partnership with Aerohive to upgrade to a controller-less solution at their 75 facilities; Harrison Lewis, CIO of Northgate Markets for his company’s partnership with SnapLogic to modernize and connect the ERP and warehouse management systems in only 12 weeks; Lea Deesing, CIO for City of Riverside, who was recognized for her company’s partnership with ACS, a Xerox company, where significant technology investments anchored the area’s economic recovery; and Endre Walls, then CTO of Resources for Human Development, for a partnership with VMWare and MaaS360 to implement a national electronic records platform and supporting systems.

The winner will be selected by a panel of CIOs based on: the nature, breadth and complexity of the project; results measured in terms of performance improvement and financial benefits; and finally, the ability to characterize the project and effectively communicate its significance.

The Midmarket CIO Award of Excellence will be presented at the conclusion of the Midmarket CIO Forum April 10, 2018 at the Westin Savannah Harbor in Savannah, GA.

Adam Waldron, CIO
Idaho Farm Bureau Insurance
SCALE Computing at the Midmarket CIO Forum presented by Boardroom Events

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