Pittsburgh Technical Council

Nominate a worthy CIO or CISO today!

Nominate a worthy CIO or CISO today!

EXTENDED Nomination Deadline: Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Nomination Form: CIO of the Year
Nomination Form: CISO of the Year

Requirements and Instructions 

Who is eligible: chief information officers, chief information security officers, or those in equivalent positions, are recognized for their innovation and creativity in planning and deploying their enterprise systems, future technology goals, management philosophy and service to the industry and community.

The Pittsburgh CIO of the Year Awards honor individual technology executives for their impact, accomplishments, innovation and creativity his/her role. Nominees are judged on the following criteria: technical depth, accomplishments in current role, strategic vision, partner to executive team, vendor/service provider partner, staff development, service to the industry and community and overall quality of nominee.

To meet the criteria to be nominated for Pittsburgh CIO of the Year Awards, a nominee, must:

  • Hold the job title of chief information officer or the most senior level IT position within his/her employer’s organization. For CISO category, hold the title of chief information security officer of the most senior level information security position.

  • Work at a Southwestern Pennsylvania-based business or local subsidiary.

  • Have a minimum of three (3) years of executive IT experience with twelve (12) months of tenure at his/her current employer’s organization.

  • Possess primary responsibility for the technical performance of information security of his/her employer’s organization.

  • Demonstrate innovative leadership through effective use of technology in support of the strategic initiatives of his/her employer’s organization.

  • Represent the highest standards of leadership in information technology.

  • Garner the respect and be recognized as a role model by his/her peers and staff. 

Other Important Information

  • All attendees coming to the CIO of the Year event, including the finalists must purchase a ticket.

  • Winners of the 2017 CIO of the Year Awards are not eligible to be nominated for the 2018 awards.

  • Nominees are not required to be a member of the Greater Pittsburgh CIO Group or be employed by a Pittsburgh Technology Council member company.

  • Finalists will be required to participate in a photo/video shoot.

  • If you are nominating someone other than yourself, the nominee must be notified of the nomination and must approve the content provided on the nomination form.

Nomination Deadline: Friday, January 12, 2018

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