ChicagoCIO ORBIE Awards

Marriott Marquis Chicago

2121 South Prairie Avenue
Chicago, IL

April 11, 2024

8:15am - 11:15am

Meet the 2024 ORBIE Winners!

The CIO ORBIE Award recognizes CIOs who have shown excellence in technology leadership in Chicagoland. Congratulations to this year’s award recipients!

2024 Awards Season

CIO ORBIE nominees & finalists are honored at a series of executive events, beginning with the Nominee Event and ending with the CIO ORBIE Awards.


2024 Keynote

Tom Leighton, CEO & Co-Founder



Chicago CIO ORBIE 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 Chicagoland through a series of year-long events.


2024 Chicago CIO ORBIE Awards Agenda

8:15 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Pre-Event Networking
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. VIP Reception
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. CIO ORBIE® Awards

Leadership Award Recipient

Deb Hall-Lefevre, Starbucks

Deb Hall Lefevre joined Starbucks as executive vice president, chief technology officer in May 2022. In her role, she leads the tech function with the mission of ensuring our stores run smoothly each and every day while delivering winning digital partner and customer experiences. Prior to coming to Starbucks, she was the Global Chief Technology Officer & EVP for Couche-Tard/Circle K where she was responsible for the global technology and digital strategy and execution across a network of approximately 15,500 locations and 125,000 employees. She also serves on the board of directors of Wintrust Financial.

Explore 20 years of CIO ORBIE finalists and winners.