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September 18, 2020

7:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

2020 Nominations are Closed

Thank you for nominating the local CIOs who have implemented innovations, created competitive advantage, inspired teams to exceed expectations and aligned technologies to accomplish business strategy. The 2020 finalists will be announced in June.

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 breakfast.

 

2020 Keynote

Tom Leighton, Co-Founder & CEO, Akamai

Dr. Tom Leighton co-founded Akamai Technologies in 1998 and served as Akamai’s Chief Scientist until he became CEO in 2013. Under Dr. Leighton’s leadership, Akamai has evolved from its origins as a Content Delivery Network (CDN) into one of the most essential and trusted cloud delivery and cybersecurity platforms, upon which many of the world’s best brands and enterprises build and secure their digital experiences. During his initial four years as CEO, Akamai’s revenue and profit grew by 70%, and annual revenue from Akamai’s security business grew 15-fold to more than $400 million per year.

 

Sponsorship

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.

 

2020 Twin Cities CIO of the Year Awards Agenda





7:00 a.m. Registration & Networking
7:00 a.m. VIP Reception*
8:00 a.m. CIO of the Year® Awards Breakfast
10:15 a.m. Q&A with Keynote**

*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.