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CIO of the Year Awards

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July 17, 2020

7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.


DBJ Special Section DBJ Announcement Winners Press Release

Congratulations to our 2020 winners!




Leadership

Vin Melvin

SVP & CIO
Global

Paul Algreen

CIO
Large Enterprise

Craig Richardville

SVP & CIO
Enterprise

Aaron Everett

VP IT

Large Corporate

Wayne White

CIO
Corporate

Dr. Wes Williams

VP & CIO
Public Sector

Dr. Theresa Szczurek

CIO & Executive Director

Global Finalists

Paul
Algreen

CIO

Michael
Feliton

SVP & CIO

Michael
Rhymes

CIO

Amit
Sharma

CIO

Large Enterprise Finalists

James
Capps

SVP Institutional Engineering

Alan
Cullop

CIO & SVP

Chris
Meyerpeter

CIO

Craig
Richardville

SVP & CIO

Enterprise Finalists

Eileen
Baines

SVP & CIO

Pete
DuPré

CIO

Aaron
Everett

VP IT

Stephen
Katsirubas

CIO

Large Corporate Finalists

Paula
Kautzmann

CIO

Melissa
Penza

VP of Technology Services & PMO (fmr)

Russ
Trainor

SVP IT

Wayne
White

CIO

Corporate Finalists

John
Edwards

SVP & CIO

Rob
Grant

VP & CIO

Dr. Wes
Williams

VP & CIO

Public Sector Finalists

Dr. David
Bessen

Director IT & CIO

Aleta
Jeffress

CIO & CDO

Andrew
Moore

CIO

Dr. Theresa
Szczurek

CIO & Executive Director

2020 Keynote

Fran Dramis, Author, Speaker & Innovator, F. Dramis LLC

F.A. (“Fran”) Dramis is recognized as one of the country's top IT leaders, and has been recognized by a variety of publications as one of the nations top CIOs. He brings extensive knowledge and experience with implementing effective leadership systems in IT organizations and managing technological transformation. Currently, Fran serves as the CEO of F. Dramis LLC, a technology consulting and investment firms. He is a renowned speaker and consultant and has published three books on leadership principles and retention. Formerly, Fran served as the Chief Information, Ecommerce and Security Officer for BellSouth corp. During his tenure, BellSouth's IT and Security groups were nationally recognized as top organizations in their fields.

Leadership Award Recipient

Vin Melvin, SVP & CIO, Arrow Electronics

As SVP & CIO at Arrow Electronics, Vin is responsible for the company’s global IT systems and services, leading a diverse worldwide team while also managing the real estate and facilities functions. Vin joined Arrow in 2006 and has directed numerous global transformational projects, leading large-scale enterprise resource planning upgrades while supporting their digital transformation. Vin has established and optimized support and development capabilities globally while continuing to drive mobility, security and hybrid cloud initiatives.

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