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CIO of the Year Awards


SFBT Special Section SFBT Announcement Winners Press Release

Congratulations to our 2021 winners!




Leadership

Ralph Loura

Super Global

Mark Papermaster

Global

Prakash Kota

Large Enterprise

Tom Rodden


Enterprise

Christopher Desautel

Large Corporate

Colleen Berube

Corporate

Kumud Kalia

Public Sector

Edward Kopetsky

Super Global Finalists

Atish
Banerjea

Arthur
Hu

Ravi
Naik

Mark
Papermaster

John
Wrenn

Global Finalists

Jason
Horwath

Prakash
Kota

Sanjay
Shringarpure

Saket
Srivastava

Milind
Wagle

Large Enterprise Finalists

Amy
Farrow

Ganesh V.
Iyer

Malcolm
Jack

Tom
Rodden

Cathleen
Southwick

Enterprise Finalists

Prith
Banerjee

Steven
Dee

Christopher
Desautel

Amith
Nair

Graeme
Thompson

Large Corporate Finalists

Colleen
Berube

Chet
Mandair

Eric
Tan

Christine
Vonderach

Tony
Young

Corporate Finalists

Kumud
Kalia

Ajay
Sabhlok

Tony
Sorensen

Pankaj
Tiwari

Vivian
Yeung

Public Sector Finalists

Ahsan
Baig

Lisa
Davis

Steve
Gallagher

Bill
Hudson

Edward
Kopetsky

2021 Keynote

Jim Whitehurst, Senior Advisor, IBM

Jim Whitehurst is Special Advisor, Silver Lake and Senior Advisor, IBM. He was previously President of IBM, where he was responsible for the IBM Cloud and Cognitive Software organization, and Corporate Strategy. Whitehurst is an advocate for open principles as a catalyst for business innovation. With a background in business development, finance and global operations, he has proven expertise helping companies flourish even in the most challenging environments. Prior to IBM, Whitehurst served as the President and CEO of Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source enterprise software solutions.

Leadership Award Recipient

Ralph Loura, SVP IT & CIO, Lumentum

Ralph is Lumentum’s Senior Vice President IT and Chief Information Officer. Prior to joining Lumentum he was Chief Technology Officer at Rodan + Fields Ralph where he defined and advanced the company’s technology strategy and infrastructure to support its significant growth and to deliver user-friendly digital experiences.

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