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CIO of the Year Awards


PSBJ Special Section PSBJ Announcement Winners Press Release

Congratulations to our 2021 winners!




Leadership

Gerri Martin-Flickinger

Global

Edmond Mesrobian

Large Enterprise

David Beitel


Enterprise

Lisa Wernli

Large Corporate

Bridget Frey

Corporate

Diane Tschauner

Healthcare

BJ Moore

Global Finalists

Edmond
Mesrobian

Monika
Panpaliya

Rebecca
Straka

Large Enterprise Finalists

Vikram
Baskaran

Andrew
Beers

David
Beitel

Jeff
Dirks

Enterprise Finalists

Laury
Miller

Sasi
Pillay

Lisa
Wernli

Garrett
Whitney

Large Corporate Finalists

Bridget
Frey

Chris
Purcell

Sabra
Schneider

Scott
Waters

Corporate Finalists

John Michael
Gross

Erik
Jones

Chris
Lindner

Diane
Tschauner

Healthcare Finalists

Zafar
Chaudry

BJ
Moore

Laurent
Rotival

Jon
Russell

2021 Keynote

Tom Leighton, Co-Founder & CEO, Akamai Technologies

Dr. Tom Leighton co-founded Akamai Technologies in 1998 and served as Akamai’s Chief Scientist until he became CEO in 2013. Under Dr. Leighton’s leadership, Akamai has evolved from its origins as a Content Delivery Network (CDN) into one of the most essential and trusted cloud delivery and cybersecurity platforms, upon which many of the world’s best brands and enterprises build and secure their digital experiences. During his initial four years as CEO, Akamai’s revenue and profit grew by 70%, and annual revenue from Akamai’s security business grew 15-fold to more than $400 million per year.

Leadership Award Recipient

Gerri Martin-Flickinger, EVP & CTO, Starbucks

As EVP and CTO, Gerri Martin-Flickinger leads the global technology organization at Starbucks. She is the passionate leader behind the technology strategy that plays a critical part in propelling the Starbucks Mission forward—empowering partners and delighting customers, globally. Upon joining Starbucks in 2015, Gerri led Starbucks Technology through a transformation into a best-in-class retail technology organization. Her globally respected team of technologists develops and enables industry-leading innovations including mobile order and pay, voice ordering, and social gifting.

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