CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 28, 2010 — The 7th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium today announced four finalists for the 2010 Award for Innovation Leadership.
This award honors Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and Chief Medical Information Officers (CMIOs) for their ability to foster a culture of innovation, while delivering best in class IT services to support the organizational mission.
The 2010 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Award finalists are:
The Award for Innovation Leadership ceremony will take place during the 7th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium from 4:45 pm to 5:15 pm in the MIT Kresge Auditorium on Wednesday, May 19, 2010, at MIT, in Cambridge, MA. Dr. David Schmittlein, John C. Head III Dean of the MIT Sloan School of Management, will present the Award.
“MIT recognizes that innovation is more than excellent technology,” said Ellen Quackenbush, Co-chair of the Award Program. “Break-through innovation requires strategic vision and leadership ability to unify people, organizational processes and technology to achieve industry-leading results. Our finalists understand this balance, and the Award for Innovation Leadership recognizes their achievements.”
After two rounds of intense review, a panel of judges that includes CIOs, academic researchers and IT professionals, selected four finalists who exhibit the key traits of a CIO leader:
A full list of the 2010 judges is available at MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Web site.
The full agenda of the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is also online.
The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is the premier global event for CIOs and senior IT executives to become better business leaders. In one day, CIOs and senior IT executives receive actionable information that enables them to meet the challenges of today’s changing global economy. The annual event offers a day of interactive learning and thought-provoking discourse on the future of technology, best practices, and business that is not available anywhere else. The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is organized and developed by a team from the MIT Sloan Alumni Club of Boston, the MIT Center for Digital Business and the Boston Chapter of the Society for Information Management. Visit www.mitcio.com for more information and registration.
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