Winners of 2022 Boston CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards Announced

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Executives from Boston Dynamics, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Fidelity Investments, Insulet Corporation, Putnam Investments & Yale New Haven Health Recognized for their Achievements

BostonCIO announced the winners of its 2022 CIO of the Year® ORBIE® Awards. BostonCIO recognized chief information officers in six key categories – Leadership, Super Global, Global, Large Enterprise, Enterprise, & Corporate. The Awards were presented at the Boston CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards at the Westin Copley Place.

“Every organization is technology-dependent, but strong leadership is the X-factor that can turn mundane IT into a remarkable strategic differentiator,” said Kathy Kountze, BostonCIO Chair. “The ORBIE Awards are meaningful because they are judged by peers – CIOs who understand the challenges of technology leadership.”

The 2022 BostonCIO ORBIE Award winners are:

›› Don Anderson, CIO, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (fmr) received the Leadership ORBIE.

›› Brooke Forbes, CIO, Head of Technology and Agile Business Services, Fidelity Investments received the Super Global ORBIE for organizations over $5 billion annual revenue & multi-national operations.

›› Adam Wasylyshyn, CIO, Insulet Corporation received the Global ORBIE for organizations over $1 billion annual revenue & multi-national operations.

›› Lisa Stump, SVP & CIO, Yale New Haven Health received the Large Enterprise ORBIE for organizations over $1 billion annual revenue.

›› Sumedh Mehta, CIO, Putnam Investments received the Enterprise ORBIE for organizations over $500 million annual revenue.

›› Chad Wright, CIO, Boston Dynamics received the Corporate ORBIE for organizations up to $500 million annual revenue.

The CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards is the premier technology executive recognition program in the United States. Since inception in 1998, over 500 CIO of the Year winners have received the prestigious ORBIE Award. The ORBIE honors chief information officers who have demonstrated excellence in technology leadership. Finalists and winners are selected by an independent peer review process, led by prior ORBIE recipients, based upon:

›› Leadership and management effectiveness

›› Business value created by technology innovation

›› Engagement in industry and community endeavors

The BostonCIO ORBIE Awards keynote was delivered by Rosalin Acosta, Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development at Commonwealth of Massachusetts, who was interviewed by Jim Chilton, EVP & CIO at Cengage Group. About 600 guests attended, representing leading New England organizations and their technology partners.

The 2022 BostonCIO ORBIE Awards was made possible by the following sponsors:

›› Underwriters: Akamai, Comcast Business, FPT, Google Cloud, & Markley

›› Gold sponsors: Deloitte, Fortinet, Future Tech, HCL, SoftServe, & Workato

›› Silver sponsors: DXC Technology, Elysian Technology, Kanda Software, Slack, Slalom, Snowflake, TCS, WEI, & Zscaler

›› Bronze sponsors: Aqueduct Technologies, Between Pixels, ConRes, CGI, Dell Technologies, Delphix, EY, firstPRO, LTI, Netskope, Nubik, Palantir, PWC, SHI, TIBCO, Tier1 Performance, & Wellist

›› National partner: Year Up

›› Media partner: Boston Business Journal

›› About BostonCIO

BostonCIO is the preeminent peer leadership network of New England chief information officers.
BostonCIO is one of 25 chapters of the InspireCIO Leadership Network, a national membership organization comprised exclusively of CIOs from public and private businesses, government, education, healthcare and nonprofit institutions.

BostonCIO is led by a CIO Advisory Board, supported by an executive director and staff. Underwriter executives ensure programs remain non-commercial and exclusive to qualified CIOs and members.

›› Achieve your leadership potential through BostonCIO: http://www.BostonCIO.org

›› Stay connected with BostonCIO at: http://www.linkedin.com/company/BostonCIO

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