CIO of the Year

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2017 Finalists

CharlotteCIO has announced finalists for the 2017 Charlotte CIO of the Year® Awards, which recognizes the best-of-the-best in Charlottes’s technology leadership. Winners will be announced at the CIO of the Year Awards breakfast on August 18th at the Westin Charlotte.

Global

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Todd Atwood
CIO
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2017 CIO Awards
Ames Flynn
Executive VP & CIO
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2017 CIO Awards
Kirby Miner
SVP, IT
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2017 CIO Awards
Martin Schneider
VP & CIO
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Enterprise

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Ben Hancock
CIO
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2017 CIO Awards
Markus Hill
CIO
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2017 CIO Awards
Christopher Maritato
VP, Business IT
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2017 CIO Awards
Jim Taylor
VP, IT
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Corporate

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Ronnie Bryant
CIO
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2017 CIO Awards
Paul Cavnaugh
CIO
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2017 CIO Awards
Allen Kim
CIO
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2017 CIO Awards
Kevin O’Rourke
CIO
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Nonprofit

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David Blattner
CIO
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2017 CIO Awards
David Kim
CIO & VP, IT
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2017 CIO Awards
Jeffrey Stovall
CIO
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2017 CIO Awards
Tim Wease
Director, IT
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2017 Keynote

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James Dallas

Former SVP & CIO, Georgia Pacific | Former SVP, Medtronic

James is an accomplished senior executive with extensive experience as an agent of change in large domestic and international corporate settings. With over 30 years’ experience in General Management/business operations roles as well as Chief Information Officer positions, James retired in September 2013 as Senior Vice President of Quality, Operations and IT at Medtronic, Inc.

Prior to joining Medtronic in 2006, James was Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Georgia-Pacific Corporation, a global forest products company with over 55,000 employees. Over 22 years at Georgia Pacific, James served in many information technology and operating roles, including the executive management team. Much of James’s career has been focused on bridging the gap between strategy and execution, using IT for competitive advantage, and leadership development.

“Mastering the Challenges of Leading Change: Succeed Where Others Fail” was released in 2015 by Wiley Publishing.  James currently serves on the corporate boards of several public and non-profit organizations. He has been named one of the most powerful black men in corporate America and received GeorgiaCIO’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015. James is a native of Atlanta, GA., where he and his wife of 34 years, Celest, reside. They have three daughters. 

Leadership Award

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Craig D. Richardville, MBA, FACHE, FHIMSS

SVP & Chief Information and Analytics Officer, Carolinas HealthCare System

As senior vice president and chief information and analytics officer, Craig Richardville has overall System responsibility for information services, data analytics and strategy.

Mr. Richardville was awarded the 2015 John E. Gall, Jr. CIO of the Year by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and HIMSS in recognition of his efforts to bring better care to patients in North and South Carolina. In 2013, he was awarded CIO of the Year by the Charlotte Business Journal. Under his leadership, Carolinas HealthCare System has earned the “Most Wired” designation for 13 consecutive years, received the “Most Wired Advanced” award in 2016 and achieved HIMSS EMR Adoption Model Stage 7 for both Acute and Ambulatory.

Mr. Richardville is a fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society; chairman of Premier Member Technology Improvement Committee; and board member of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Foundation, CareConnect, and Carolinas Shared Services. He holds a masters of business administration degree and a bachelor’s degree in system analysis.

2017 Charlotte CIO of the Year® Awards Agenda

7:00am – 7:30am

Registration & Networking

7:30am – 8:00am

Pre-Event VIP Reception*

8:00am – 10:00am

CIO of the Year® Awards Breakfast

10:00am – 10:30am

Post-Event Q&A

*Access limited to CIOs, Underwriters, Sponsors, and one representative from each VIP Table-of-Ten

SPONSORSHIP

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

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