2019 CIO of the Year

ORBIE Awards

2019 Finalists

ChicagoCIO has announced finalists for the 2019 Chicago CIO of the Year® ORBIE® Awards, which recognizes the best-of-the-best in Chicagoland’s technology leadership. Winners will be announced at the CIO of the Year Awards breakfast on May 17th at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile.

Super Global

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Dennis Boecker
Global IT Innovation
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2019 CIO Awards
Danielle Brown
VP & CIO
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2019 CIO Awards
Scott Ramsbottom
EVP & CIO
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2019 CIO Awards
Glenn Schneider
CIO & EVP Business Technology
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2019 CIO Awards
Steve Turner
SVP & CIO
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Global

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Rita Fisher
CIO
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2019 CIO Awards
David Houck
CIO
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2019 CIO Awards
Jason Najacht
US CIO
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2019 CIO Awards
Daniel Nottke
CIO
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2019 CIO Awards
Creighton Warren
VP & CIO
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Large Enterprise

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Miles English
CIO
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2019 CIO Awards
Brad Hildestad
EVP & CIO
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2019 CIO Awards
Kevin Lowell
VP IT
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2019 CIO Awards
Chris Nash
CIO
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2019 CIO Awards
Diane Randolph
CIO
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Enterprise

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Scot Berkey
CIO
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2019 CIO Awards
James Connors
Partner & CTO
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2019 CIO Awards
Lisa Dykstra
SVP & CIO
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2019 CIO Awards
Robin Hamerlinck Lane
SVP & CIO
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2019 CIO Awards
Andrew McIntyre
VP Technology
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Corporate

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Joe Cannella
CIO
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2019 CIO Awards
Tracy Elmblad
CIO & COO
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2019 CIO Awards
Karen Fedyszyn
CTO
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2019 CIO Awards
David Hoag
SVP & CIO
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2018 Chicago CIO Keynote Speaker

2019 CIO Awards

Linda Jojo

EVP, Technology & Chief Digital Officer

Linda Jojo is a proven executive who has served as the Chief Information Officer for complex, global, publicly traded and privately held organizations across a variety of industries.

Since 2014 Linda has served as Executive Vice President and CIO of United Airlines (UAL). Her mandate is to deliver a strategy that improves and differentiates United’s operations and customer experience through the innovative use of technologies including mobility and data analytics, all while minding increasing cyber security requirements.

From 2011-2014, Linda lead the IT organization at Rogers Communications (RCI) in Toronto, ON. Rogers is a diversified communications and media company, including wireless voice and data communications services, cable television, high speed internet, radio and television broadcasting, sports entertainment, and digital media. She lead a technology strategy that moved customer interactions from traditional call centers and retail stores to an omni-channel experience and rolled out internet-based streaming media products.

Prior to joining Rogers, she was the CIO for Energy Future Holdings Corporation in Dallas, TX, joining in 2008, soon after TXU Corp was taken private. She was charged with leading the renegotiation and restructuring of its IT outsourcing arrangements, strengthening its IT infrastructure, and building a world class IT leadership team. From 2004-2008, Linda was CIO at Flowserve Corporation (FLS), a global manufacturer of engineered pumps and valves based in Irving TX. Operating in over 50 countries, Flowserve benefited from Linda’s leadership as she simplified & streamlined its IT operating footprint. She started her career at Digital Equipment Corporation, and spent nearly 15 years at General Electric.

Linda is a member of the Board of Directors at Exelon Corporation (EXC). She also participates on a variety of not for profit and educational boards. She has served as member of the Board of Trustees at the Adler Planetarium since 2015, and it’s Executive Committee since 2016. Since 2010, she has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the Rensselaer Alumni Association, and has been VP & Treasurer since 2015. She is a member of The Chicago Network, an organization of the leading women of Chicago’s business, professional, cultural, nonprofit and educational communities.

Linda holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and a master’s degree in industrial engineering, both from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy NY.

SPONSORSHIP

Chicago CIO of the Year Awards sponsors are highly valued partners invited by local CIOs to experience the unique opportunity of supporting and recognizing the senior technology leadership of Chicagoland’s top organizations through a series of year-long events.

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