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CIO of the Year Awards


CBJ Special Section CBJ Announcement Winners Press Release

Congratulations to our 2021 winners!




Leadership

Cathy Bessant

Super Global

Cynthia Miller

Global

Murali Bandaru

Large Enterprise

Aaron Gwinner


Enterprise

Rich Rogers

Large Corporate

Kevin Eamigh

Corporate

Michael Taylor

Super Global Finalists

Rama
Kandala

Cynthia
Miller

Suhas
Yerra

Global Finalists

Murali
Bandaru

Ben
Hall

JP
Saini

Patrick
Thompson

Large Enterprise Finalists

Andy
Crowder

Aaron
Gwinner

Amish
Patel

Bonnie
Titone

Enterprise Finalists

Reenie
Askew

Sathish
Muthukrishnan

Onyeka
Nchege

Rich
Rogers

Large Corporate Finalists

Kevin
Eamigh

Allen
Look

Nancy
Templeton

Phill
Wood

Corporate Finalists

Angelic
Gibson

Brian
Minnix

Raja
Musunuru

Michael
Taylor

2021 Keynote

Jim Whitehurst, President, Senior Advisor

Jim Whitehurst is Special Advisor, Silver Lake and Senior Advisor, IBM. He was previously President of IBM, where he was responsible for the IBM Cloud and Cognitive Software organization, and Corporate Strategy. Whitehurst is an advocate for open principles as a catalyst for business innovation. With a background in business development, finance and global operations, he has proven expertise helping companies flourish even in the most challenging environments. Prior to IBM, Whitehurst served as the President and CEO of Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source enterprise software solutions.

Leadership Award Recipient

Cathy Bessant, Chief Operations and Technology Officer, Bank of America

Cathy Bessant is chief operations and technology officer at Bank of America, and is a member of the company’s executive management team. Since 2010, Bessant has led Global Technology and Operations, delivering end-to-end technology and operating services across the company through a team of 95,000 people in over 35 countries. She also oversees the company’s business continuity and information security efforts.

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