Event Details

Westin St. Francis

335 Powell St, San Francisco, CA

September 27, 2019

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

Meet the 2019 CIO ORBIE Finalists

BayAreaCIO has announced finalists for the 2019 Bay Area CIO of the Year® ORBIE® Awards, which recognizes the best-of-the-best in the Bay Area technology leadership. Winners will be announced at the CIO of the Year Awards breakfast on September 27, 2019 at the Westin St. Francis.

2019 Awards Season

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.


2019 Keynote

Doug Merritt, President & CEO, Splunk

Doug Merritt is the President and CEO at Splunk, previously serving as SVP of Field Operations. Prior to joining Splunk, Doug was the SVP of Products & Solutions Marketing at Cisco Systems.



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.


2019 Bay Area CIO of the Year Awards Agenda

7:00am Registration & Networking
7:00am VIP Reception*
8:00am CIO of the Year® Awards Breakfast
10:15am Q&A with Keynote**

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

Explore 20 years of CIO ORBIE finalists and winners.