Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 21, 2023 -- CapitalCIO announced the winners of its 2023 ORBIE® Awards. CapitalCIO recognized technology executives in eight key categories – Leadership, Super Global, Global, Large Enterprise, Enterprise, Large Corporate, Corporate, Healthcare. The Awards were presented at the Capital ORBIE Awards at JW Marriott Washington DC.
“Member-led, non-commercial programs like the ORBIE Awards, build meaningful professional relationships with colleagues facing similar challenges, solving problems and avoiding pitfalls,” said Chris Soong, CapitalCIO Chair. “Successful leaders understand the ‘superpower’ of trusted relationships. In any gathering of technology leaders, the answer is in the room.
The 2023 Capital ORBIE Award winners are:
›› Aaron Weis, Managing Director of Technology, Google Public Sector received the Leadership ORBIE.
›› Lauren Knausenberger, CIO, Department of the Air Force received the Super Global ORBIE for organizations over $30 billion annual revenue & multi-national operations.
›› Anne Kottmeier, CIO, Chemonics International received the Global ORBIE for organizations over $1 billion annual revenue & multi-national operations.
›› Ghada Ijam, System CIO, Federal Reserve System received the Large Enterprise ORBIE for organizations over $8 billion annual revenue.
›› Judith Apshago, VP CDO, Amtrak received the Enterprise ORBIE for organizations over $2 billion annual revenue.
›› Judith Conklin, CIO, Library of Congress received the Large Corporate ORBIE for organizations over $500 million annual revenue.
›› Scott Frost, CIO, 3Pillar Global received the Corporate ORBIE for organizations up to $500 million annual revenue.
›› Tim Skeen, EVP & CIO, Sentara Health received the Healthcare ORBIE for hospitals and healthcare organizations.
The ORBIE Awards is the premier technology executive recognition program in the United States. Since inception in 1998, over 700 technology leaders have received the prestigious ORBIE Award. The ORBIE honors chief information officers who have demonstrated excellence in 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 Capital ORBIE Awards keynote was delivered by Aaron Weis, Managing Director of Technology at Google Public Sector, who was interviewed by Chris Soong, CIO & EVP of HII. Nearly 300 guests attended, representing leading Capital Area organizations and their technology partners.
The 2023 Capital ORBIE Awards was made possible by the following sponsors:
›› CapitalCIO Underwriters: ePlus, Fortinet, Google Cloud, Lumen
›› Gold sponsors: Comcast Business, Iron Bow, Moveworks, Okta, VMware, Zones Inc.
›› Silver sponsors: Cloudflare, Oteemo, Snowflake, Tata Consultancy Services
›› Bronze sponsors: Between Pixels, CDW, Juniper Networks, MAXX Potential, McKinsey & Company, Pure Storage, Rubrik, ServiceNow, TTEC Digital
›› Media partner: Washington Business Journal
›› National partner: Year Up
›› About CapitalCIO
CapitalCIO is the preeminent peer leadership network of Capital Area chief information officers. CapitalCIO is one of over 30 chapters of the Inspire Leadership Network, a national membership organization comprised exclusively of CIOs from public and private businesses, government, education, healthcare and nonprofit institutions.
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Lexi Ballard, Inspire Leadership Network, 1 4042135461, [email protected]
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