The CIO 20 20 Vision Awards

Honorees

Andrea Anania

Tim Berners-Lee

Jeff Bezos

John Boushy

Claude Cargou

Robert B. Carter

Vinton Cerf

Alfred S. Chuang

Michael Dell

John Doerr

Lawrence J. Ellison

William Esrey

Frank Fairbanks

William H. Gates

Louis V. Gerstner

John Glaser

Subrah Iyar

David Kepler

Ray Kurzweil

Ken Lacy

Mike Lazaridis

Dawn Lepore

Scott McNealy

Teresa H. Meng

Dawn Meyerriecks

Nigel W. Morris

Hasso Plattner

Michael Prince

Stephanie Reel

Gary Reiner

Hal Rosenbluth

David Schell

Don Schneider

Gil Shwed

Thomas M. Siebel

Gregory Stephanopoulos

Matthew Szulik

Ralph Szygenda

Kevin Turner

Meg Whitman

Award Methodology

How We Chose the honorees

We used a multitier process for selecting the CIO 20/20 Vision Awards honorees. First, we put together an application seeking nominations of leaders in two categories: one for the creators and marketers of technology, and one for users and practitioners of technology?CIOs, CTOs and CEOs. This application was available online and open to anyone who wanted to nominate. At the same time, we convened a panel (see "Nominations Expert Panel," below) of leading business and technology gurus, industry experts and academics who nominated candidates in both categories.

Then CIO editors screened and judged the 300 nominees. After much debate and research, we selected a list of 40 whose vision, execution and impact changed the rules of business and even, in some cases, the way we live.

Nominations Expert Panel

As part of the CIO 20/20 Vision Awards judging process, the following distinguished panel of experts, academics and consultants from various industries nominated candidates for our consideration.

Jordan Battani, Vice President, First Consulting Group (consultancy providing IT services to health-care, pharmaceutical and insurance agencies); Pam Boschee, Managing Editor, PennWell Corp.?Electric Light and Power; Charles Andre Brouwers, Vice President, The Boston Consulting Group (international strategy and general management consultancy); Erica Drazen, Vice President of Emerging Practices, First Consulting Group; John Edwards, Business and Technology Writer; Robert W. "Doc" Hall, Editor in Chief, Target Magazine (available through the Association for Manufacturing Excellence); Dan C. Heinemeier, CAE, President, Government Electronics and Information Technology Association; Michael Krouse, Regional Vice President, First Consulting Group; Robert S. Langer, Germeshausen Professor of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, MIT; H. Stephen Lieber, President and CEO, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society; William W. Millar, President, American Public Transportation Association; Harris Miller, President, Information Technology Association of America; Bob Samborski, Executive Director, Geospatial Information & Technology Association; Jim Shepherd, Senior Vice President, General Manager and Research Fellow, Enterprise Management Service, AMR Research Inc.; Mark P.J. Sievewright, President and CEO, Tower Research Group (consultancy specializing in technology in the financial services industry); Zachary Tumin, Executive Director, The Financial Services Technology Consortium (nonprofit professional association for the financial services industry); Patricia Wallington, Former CIO, Xerox Corp., now President, CIO Associates (provides businesses with computer-related support services); Peter Weill, Director, Center for Information Systems Research, and Senior Research Scientist, MIT Sloan School of Management

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