INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

Recognizes executives and stakeholders for their accomplishments and/or impact in the tech sector. Winners must be based in and/or have made a positive impact in NC and their employer should be headquartered or have a significant presence in the state.

Congratulations to our 2020 Winners

Tech Executive of the Year

Timothy Humphrey

VP, Chief Data Office | North Carolina Senior State Executive
IBM

 

Private Sector CIO of the Year

Jo Abernathy

CIO
Blule Cross Blue Shield NC

 

Public Sector CIO of the Year

Raju Gadiraju

CIO
Employment Security Commission
NC Department of Commerce

 

Chief Information Security Officer
(CISO) of the Year

Christina Quaine

Chief Information Security Officer
AvidXchange

Tech Educator of the Year

Fatma Mili

Dean, College of Computing + Informatics
UNC Charlotte
 

 

Tech Woman of the Year

Joyce Weiland

President
SoftPro

 

Public Leader of the Year

Mandy Cohen

Secretary
NC Department of Health + Human Services 

 


Beacon Award
(Outstanding Achievement)

Dr. Joe DeSimone

Professor, Department of Radiology +
Molecular Imaging Program
Stanford University


Corporate Finalists

VIEW 2020 CORPORATE FINALISTS

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