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CIO of the Year Awards

Hyatt Regency Dallas


8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.


DBJ Special Section DBJ Announcement Winners Press Release

Congratulations to our 2019 winners!




Leadership

Tom Nealon

President
Super Global

Hammad Azzam

CIO of New Digital Business
Global

Barry Shurkey

CIO
Large Enterprise

Joan Kuehl

CIO

Enterprise

Andrew Brock

EVP & CIO
Corporate

Roberto Arrocha

CIO
Healthcare

Matt Chambers

CIO
Nonprofit/Public Sector

Chris Nchopa-Ayafor

CIO

Super Global Finalists

Hammad
Azzam

CIO of New Digital Business

Chandra
Dhandapani

Chief Digital &Technology Offier

Scott
Lindblom

SVP & CIO

Rajesh
Nagarajan

VP of IT & CIO

Mario
Skertchly

VP of IT

Global Finalists

Sunil
Dudi

CIO of VP of IT

Michelle
Johnson

SVP & CIO, CORP IT

Sherif
Mityas

CXO & CIO

Barry
Shurkey

CIO

Mary
Von Ahen

CIO

Large Enterprise Finalists

Larry
Freed

VP & CIO

Jeffrey
Kok

CIO

Joan
Kuehl

CIO

Dan
Reyero

SVP of IT & CIO

Tarek
Timol

SVP, CIO & Group Head of Operations

Enterprise Finalists

Andrew
Brock

EVP & CIO

Jason
Chancellor

CIO

Brent
Chapman

CIO

Clinton
Osteen

SR. Director of IT

Neelu
Sethi

SVP & CIO

Corporate Finalists

Roberto
Arrocha

CIO

Jamie
Frost

VP, Head of IT

Joan
Holman

CIO

Bob
Rayes

CIO

Steve
Reynolds

CIO

Healthcare Finalists

Matt
Chambers

CIO

Leslie
Clonch JR.

VP & CIO

George
Conklin

SVP & CIO

R. John
Ragsdale

CIO

James
Zoccoli

EVP & CIO

Nonprofit/Public Sector Finalists

Nicole
Fontayne-Bardowell

EVP & CAO

Leisha
Meine

CTO

Chris
Nchopa-Ayafor

CIO

Jim
Watkins

CTO

2019 Keynote

Becky Blalock, IT Thought Leader, Author, Speaker

Author of the bestselling book DARE: Straight Talk on Confidence, Courage, and Career and a trailblazer to the C-suite, Becky Blalock is a sought after speaker, IT thought leader and champion of skill and relationship building to achieve success in the workplace.

Leadership Award Recipient

Tom Nealon, President, Southwest Airlines

In his role as President, Tom is responsible for the Commercial, Finance, Technology, Corporate Delivery and Strategy & Innovation Departments. He will continue to foster the energy that Southwest—famous for its entrepreneurial spirit and creative problem solving—puts into developing innovative products, services, and processes. Before assuming the role of President, Tom served as the Executive Vice President of Strategy & Innovation at Southwest. 

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