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November 19, 2021

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

Nominate a CIO

Nominations for the 2021 CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards are set to open in June. Feel free to pre-nominate a CIO.

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

Jim Whitehurst, President, IBM

Jim Whitehurst is the President of IBM. He is responsible for the IBM Cloud and Cognitive Software organization, and Corporate Strategy. Whitehurst is an advocate for open principles as a catalyst for business innovation. With a background in business development, finance and global operations, he has proven expertise helping companies flourish—even in the most challenging environments. Prior to IBM, Whitehurst served as the President and CEO of Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source enterprise software solutions.

 

Sponsorship

New York 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 Greater New York through a series of year-long events.

 

2021 New York 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.

Explore 20 years of CIO ORBIE finalists and winners.