CIO 100 Symposium & Awards Celebrate Business Value Through IT Innovation

300+ CIOs and Sr. IT Executives to Gather August 17-19th to Share Strategies and Expertise on the Business Impact of Disruptive Technologies in Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud

Framingham, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES

FRAMINGHAM, MA--(Marketwired - Jun 2, 2014) - IDG Enterprise's CIO -- the executive-level IT media brand providing insight into business technology leadership -- is proud to announce the 2014 CIO 100 Award winners. The 27th annual awards program recognizes 100 organizations that have distinguished themselves by creating business value through the innovative use of IT. The winners will be honored during a gala awards dinner and ceremony at the CIO 100 Symposium, being held August 17-19, 2014 at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.

"For nearly three decades, our CIO 100 Awards have celebrated the innovative use of technology to deliver genuine business value," said Maryfran Johnson, editor in chief of CIO magazine & events. "Our 2014 winners are yet another outstanding example of the transformative power of IT to drive everything from revenue growth to competitive advantage."

Award Winning IT Initiatives and Beyond
In addition to honoring and hearing from the 2014 CIO 100 Award recipients, more than 300 CIOs and senior IT executives will discuss proven strategies and best practices with other leaders, shaping their business agendas, IT strategy and executive career path for the year to come. Woven into sessions throughout the three day symposium are discussions on enterprise mobility, big data/analytics, risk management, cloud, social/collaboration tools, and disruptive technologies. Collaboration across the C-suite and the challenge of transitioning to a digital enterprise will have a special focus at this year's event, which also features opening keynotes by Tom Davenport, author of "big data @ work," and Forrester Research's Ted Schadler, author of "The Mobile Mind Shift." The symposium concludes with an awards ceremony recognizing the 2014 CIO 100 winners. The full 2014 CIO 100 Symposium & Awards Ceremony agenda can be viewed here.

"Disruptive technologies are drastically changing the technology landscape and CIOs are challenged to continue to drive business value and competitive advantage utilizing these technologies. The CIO 100 winners continue to impress me with their innovative vision and ability to execute," said Adam Dennison, senior vice president & publisher of CIO. "CIO 100 attendees come to the CIO 100 event to learn from their peers and find solutions to drive their own innovations. CIO 100 sponsors find this a valuable environment to congratulate their customers, and to showcase a robust portfolio of solutions that can help bring technology vision to reality, solidifying and creating strategic partnerships."

2014 CIO 100 Honorees:

  • Accenture
  • Afilias
  • Agero
  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
  • Aon PLC
  • AT&T, Inc.
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Avnet, Inc.
  • AVS Embedded Systems
  • Bankers Financial Corp.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • BT
  • Cancer Treatment Centers of America
  • CareFusion
  • Celestica
  • Celgene Corp.
  • Charles County, Md., Government
  • Chico's FAS
  • Christiana Care Health System
  • CIMB Bank Berhad
  • Cisco
  • City of Columbus, Ohio, Department of Technology
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp.
  • Colorado Governor's Office of Information Technology
  • Covanta
  • Cox Communications, Inc.
  • Crawford & Co.
  • CUNA Mutual Group
  • Daimler Trucks North America
  • Dalian Wanda Group Corp., Ltd.
  • Defense Intelligence Agency
  • Delphi Automotive PLC
  • Deltek
  • E. & J. Gallo Winery
  • eClerx Services, Ltd.
  • EMC Corp.
  • Essar Group
  • Eurpac Strategic Partners
  • FedEx Corp.
  • Ferrovial SA
  • GE Capital
  • GE Capital Americas
  • General Motors
  • Georgetown University
  • Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Co.
  • Healthagen
  • HHSC East Hawaii Region, Hilo Medical Center
  • Honda North America Services LLC
  • Idaho National Laboratory
  • Intel Corp.
  • Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc.
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Kennametal
  • Lehigh Hanson, Inc.
  • LG&E and KU Energy
  • Lynn University
  • Malaysia Ministry of Education
  • Massachusetts Convention Center Authority
  • Middlesex Hospital
  • Molina Healthcare
  • NCR Corp.
  • NetApp, Inc.
  • Northern Trust
  • Parsons
  • Phoenix Data Corp.
  • PNC Financial Services Group
  • PPD
  • PPG Industries
  • PrimeLending
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Progressive
  • Quintiles
  • Raytheon Co.
  • Redstone Federal Credit Union
  • Siemens PLM Software
  • Sprint
  • State of California Department of Justice
  • Sungard Availability Services
  • Tarmin
  • The AES Corp.
  • The Hospital for Sick Children
  • The MITRE Corporation
  • The New York Times Co.
  • The Ottawa Hospital
  • The Weather Co.
  • Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc.
  • TTX Co.
  • Turner Industries Group LLC
  • UBS Wealth Management IT
  • United Airlines
  • University of Kentucky
  • UPS
  • Vanguard
  • Verizon
  • Virginia Credit Union
  • Watco Companies LLC
  • WSSC

Registration Information
To learn more about the symposium or to register to attend visit, call 800.366.0246 or email:

Sponsorship Information
2014 CIO 100 sponsors include BMC Software, Box, Cisco, Dell, Dimension Data, and Sungard Availability Services. For more information regarding sponsorship opportunities, please contact Adam Dennison, senior vice president & publisher, CIO at

About the CIO 100
Recipients of this year's CIO 100 Award were selected through a three-step process. First, companies filled out an online application form detailing their innovative IT and business initiatives. Next, a team of external judges (many of them former CIOs) reviewed the applications in depth, looking for leading-edge IT practices and measurable results. Finally, CIO editors reviewed the judges' recommendations and selected the final 100.

Coverage of the 2014 CIO 100 Awards will be available online at on August 1, 2014 and in the August 1st issue of CIO magazine.

About CIO
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