The Midmarket CIO Award of Excellence
The award for the Fall 2018 Midmarket CIO Forum September 30 – October 2 in San Antonio 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.
Submission Deadline: Friday, August 17
Finalists Announced: Thursday, August 23
Winner Honored: Tuesday, October 2
RC Woodson, VP of IT at Doyon, Limited, was honored with the Midmarket CIO Award of Excellence for his partnerships with Information Builders, Morphisec and Netreo.
Information Builders provided high-level KPI style reports for employees to quickly understand and effectively communicate the organization’s overall performance. Morphisec empowered the company’s security team with real-time insight including, never before available, critical attack behavior details of every advanced threat blocked. Netreo‘s OmniCenter allowed a window into the entire company’s infrastructure environment and increased the speed of the IT group’s reaction time.
CIOs, IT executives and vendors are encouraged to submit nominations. Previous winners include Adam Waldron, CIO at Idaho Farm Bureau Insurance for his partnership with Scale Computing; 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 October 2, 2018 at the La Cantera Hill Country Resort and Spa in San Antonio.