Introducing the 2016 Technology Leadership Awards
By Michael J. Mika
Delaware is home to world-class IT organizations led by accomplished executives with strong and talented teams.
Today Media and Delaware Business Times created the Technology Leadership Awards program to recognize those individuals and teams that are leveraging technology to positively impact the economy and business community.
The 2016 nominations will be judged by an independent judging panel of professional IT practitioners, business managers and Today Media executives. Nominees selected as award finalists will be profiled in the May 10 issue.
Finalists selected as award recipients will be announced at awards ceremony in June. All nominees, finalists and award winners will receive mention at the event.
Make nominations by filling out this form at DelawareBusinessTimes.com/TLA2016
Nominations are open to the top technology executive who provides technology-related strategy/leadership for a business based in Delaware. Job titles include: CIO, vice president of information technology, CTO or other technology oriented titles. Self-nominations are encouraged. Candidate must have held their position on or before January 1,2015.
Nominations for project of the year are open to any project completed by a Delaware-based company that benefited a Delaware company or any other business in the world.
2016 Award Categories
Awards will be presented to CIOs (or a team for the project of the year category) serving in the following capacities:
CIO of the Year
Finalists will be selected from CIOs at private/publicly-held companies, nonprofit organizations and government entities.
The CIO of the Year will be selected from these four finalists.
Project of the Year
Award will be presented to company/team that successfully completed a project in 2015 that led to innovative solutions to stated problem.
IT Team of the Year
Award will be presented to the team that demonstrated the qualities associated with collaboration and out-of-the box thinking to accomplish company’s financial and strategic objectives.
Rising Star of the Year
Award will be presented to the individual who best represents all the qualities necessary to move into future leadership roles in the IT industry. Supervisor must make nomination.