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CIO of the Year Awards

Falls Church Marriott Fairview Park

3111 Fairview Park Dr.
Falls Church, VA

December 6, 2019

7:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Global Finalists

Tim
Dickson

VP, Digital Business Platform

Dave
Duvall

EVP - Global Head of IT

John
George

SVP & CIO

Craig
Williams

CIO

Craig
Young

CIO

Enterprise Finalists

Rob
Giannetta

SVP & CIO

Kristie
Grinnell

Global CIO & Chief Supply Chain Officer

Jamshid
Khazenie

CTO

Brian
Kirkland

CTO

Shamim
Mohammad

SVP and Chief Information & Technology Officer

Corporate Finalists

Praveen
Chopra

CIO

Jane
Dunigan

CIO

Karla
Gill

SVP and Chief Information & Innovation Officer

Reid
McLaughlin

CIO

Charles
Oliver

CIO

Nonprofit/Public Sector Finalists

Amy
Doherty

SVP & CIO

Tony
Habash

CIO & Chief Business Integration Officer

Rizwan
Jan

VP & CIO

Al
Short

VP & CIO

Roger
Stone

Director, White House I.T.

Michael
Tilkin

CIO

2019 Keynote

James Dallas, Two-Time Fortune 500 CIO

James Dallas is an accomplished senior executive with extensive experience as an agent of change in large domestic and international corporate settings. Previously serving as the SVP of Quality, Operations & IT at Medtronic Inc. and VP & CIO at Georgia-Pacific Corporation, Dallas has over 30 years experience in business operations roles & CIO positions. The majority of Dallas’ career has been focused on bridging the gap between strategy and execution, using IT both strategically and entrepreneurially. He is currently the President of James Dallas & Associates, where he consults and speaks to companies about managing change & executive leadership development in a digital world.

Leadership Award Recipient

Carol Zierhoffer, Retired SVP & Global CIO, Bechtel

Recently retired, Carol Zierhoffer was the SVP & Global CIO for Bechtel Corporation, a global leader in engineering, procurement, construction, and project management with signature projects including the Hoover Dam, Bay Area Rapid Transit, and Hong Kong International Airport. Prior to joining Bechtel, Carol was VP & Global CIO for Xerox Corporation, ITT Corporation and Northrop Grumman where she was responsible for all aspects of I.T. Carol currently serves as an Independent Director for Vizient, Inc. and chairs the Governance committee for “A Little Compassion," a non-profit company whose mission is to create work experience & employment for young adults with disabilities, building a bridge to adulthood.

Join us as we honor technology leaders in the Capital Area.