CIO of the Year

ORBIE Awards

The Charlotte CIO of the Year® ORBIE® Awards is the premier technology executive recognition program of its kind. The ORBIE Award recognizes chief information officers who have demonstrated excellence in technology leadership.

Finalists and winners are selected through an independent peer review process, led by prior ORBIE recipients.

Experience what giving a CIO the

recognition they deserve looks like

Selection Criteria

  • Innovation in strategy and implementation of enterprise-wide IT systems.

  • Leadership and management effectiveness.

  • Business value created as a direct result of IT operations for the organization.

  • Community involvement in industry and or philanthropy outside their organization.

Nominee  Requirements

  • Holds the title of chief information officer or equivalent senior IT leadership position.

  • Is a member of top management.

  • Primarily responsible for the IT operations of a Charlotte-based organization or subsidiary located in Charlotte.

  • Has held current position for at least 1 year.

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