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July 17, 2020

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

Meet the 2020 ORBIE Winners!

The CIO of the Year ORBIE Award recognizes CIOs who have shown excellence in technology leadership in Colorado. Congratulations to this year’s award recipients!

2020 Awards Season

CIO of the Year nominees & finalists are honored at a series of executive events, beginning with the Nominee Event and ending with the CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards.


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.



Colorado CIO of the Year Awards sponsors are highly valued partners invited by local CIOs to experience the unique opportunity of recognizing the senior technology leadership of top organizations in Colorado through a series of year-long events.


2020 Colorado CIO of the Year Awards Agenda

7:30 a.m. Registration & Networking
7:30 a.m. VIP Reception*
8:30 a.m. CIO of the Year® Awards Breakfast
10:45 a.m. Q&A with Keynote**

*Access limited to CIOs and select sponsor representatives.
**Access limited to CIOs, their direct reports, and select sponsor representatives.

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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