The CIO of the Year ORBIE Award recognizes CIOs who have shown excellence in technology leadership in Minneapolis/St. Paul. Congratulations to this year’s award recipients!
CIO of the Year nominees & finalists are honored at a series of executive events, beginning with the Nominee Reception and ending with the CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards breakfast.
James "Jim" Whitehurst is president and CEO of Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source enterprise IT products and services. Whitehurst is an avid advocate for open software as a catalyst for business innovation. With a background in business development, finance, and global operations, Whitehurst has proven expertise in helping companies flourish—even in the most challenging economic and business environments. Since joining in January, 2008, he has more than quadrupled the company’s revenue.
Twin Cities 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 Minneapolis/St. Paul through a series of year-long events.
|7:00am||Registration & Networking|
|8:00am||CIO of the Year® Awards Breakfast|
|10:15am||Q&A with Keynote**|
*Access limited to CIOs and select sponsor representatives.
**Access limited to CIOs, their direct reports, and select sponsor representatives.
The Leadership ORBIE Award recognizes individuals who have provided long-term contributions to their organization, industry, and community. The 2019 Leadership Recipient will be announced in March.