Event Details

Hyatt Regency Dallas

February 20, 2020

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Meet the 2020 ORBIE Winners!

The CIO of the Year ORBIE Award recognizes CIOs who have shown excellence in technology leadership in North Texas. Congratulations to this year’s award recipients!

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.


2020 Keynote

Angela Yochem, EVP & Chief Digital Officer, Novant Health

Angela Yochem is EVP & Chief Digital Officer for Novant Health, a super-regional healthcare system with one of the largest medical groups in the US. She and her teams deliver the world-class consumer capabilities, differentiating technologies, and advanced clinical solutions that allow the high-growth system to provide remarkable patient care.



Dallas 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 North Texas through a series of year-long events.


2020 Dallas CIO of the Year Awards Agenda

8:00 a.m. Registration & Networking
8:00 a.m. VIP Reception*
9:00 a.m. CIO of the Year® Awards Breakfast
11:15 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.

Leadership Award Recipient

Valerie Freeman, CEO, Imprimis Group, Inc.

Valerie Freeman is the Founder and CEO of a group of specialized companies whose services include staffing, search, outsourcing, project management and consulting.  The companies operate under the brand names Imprimis Group, BravoTech, Freeman+Leonard and ANSERteam and operate all over the U.S.  Over the years, the companies have been named to the Inc.500/5000, Dallas 100, WPO Fast 50, and Cougar 100 (Univ. of Houston). 

Explore 20 years of CIO ORBIE finalists and winners.