The CIO of the Year ORBIE Award recognizes CIOs who have shown excellence in technology leadership in the Bay Area. Congratulations to this year’s award recipients!
CIO of the Year nominees & finalists are honored at a series of executive events, beginning with the Nominee Reception and ending with the CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards breakfast.
As President of Worldwide Field Operations at Splunk, Susan St. Ledger is at the helm of one of the fastest growing cybersecurity and IT innovators. St. Ledger is a passionate learner who identifies market opportunity and anchors her leadership in a 'high-growth mindset', which is required to continuously transform and accelerate business.
Bay Area 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 the Bay Area through a series of year-long events.
|7:00 a.m.||Registration & Networking|
|7:00 a.m.||VIP Reception*|
|8:00 a.m.||CIO of the Year® Awards Breakfast|
|10:15 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.
Pat Gelsinger became CEO of Vmware in September 2012, bringing more than 35 years of experience in a variety of technical and executive leadership roles. Under his leadership, VMware expanded from its core strength in virtualization to become a recognized global leader in cloud infrastucture, enterprise mobility and cyber security. During his tenure, Pat has nearly doubled the size of the company.