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CIO of the Year Awards

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March 26, 2021

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


DBJ Announcement

Super Global Finalists

Luis
Canepari

VP & CIO

Velia
Carboni

EVP, Chief Digital & Technology Officer

Brian
Gabbard

VP IT & Services

Tim
Langley-Hawthorne

SVP & CIO

Chad
Moss

Partner, CIO

Global Finalists

Jason
Giachino

VP, IT

Tammie
Hilend

VP IT & Facilities, CIO

Sandi
Mays

Co-Founder, CIO & CXO

Michael
Ringman

CIO

Chandra
Venkataramani

CIO

Mike
Wade

SVP Global Technology & Enterprise PMO

Large Enterprise Finalists

Joyce
Crocker

CIO & Sr. Manager IT

Jamie
Cutler

SVP of IT & CIO

Carrie
Damon

CIO

Carol
Kline

CIO

Atilla
Tinic

SVP & CIO

Purnima
Wagle

CIO & Digital Transformation Leader

Enterprise Finalists

Dev
Ashish

CIO

Eileen
Baines

SVP & CIO

Rich
Benner

CIO

Bill
Case

CIO

Geoff
Felder

CTO

Corporate Finalists

Charles
Billings

CIO & VP of IS

Michael
Bush

Sr. Director of IS

Paul
Farnsworth

CTO

James
Johnson

Interim CIO & CISO

Klavs
Miller

CTO

Nonprofit/Public Sector Finalists

Dr. David
Bessen

CIO& Director IT

Michael
Jefferies

VP & CIO

Dr. Monique
Sendze

CIO

Chris
Watkins

Director of IT

Kevin
Wilkins

CIO

2021 Keynote

Robert Dixon, CIO (fmr), PepsiCo

Robert L. Dixon has over a 40-year career influenced the direction of two of the world’s most iconic organizations. As the longest tenured CIO in PepsiCo’s 50+ years of operation, he led the global function that delivered all information technology and information risk management solutions worldwide. He assumed the CIO and Transformation role for almost 9 years from 2007-2016. Prior to joining PepsiCo, Robert was a 30-year veteran with Procter & Gamble and concluded as Vice President in the Global Business Services Organization. Critical experiences gained throughout his career include leading digital transformations, IT, Engineering, Supply Chain, Brand Management and International.

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