CIO Ones to Watch Honorees

Remember the "Ones to Watch" part of this event? Here they are! With this award CIO magazine in conjunction with the CIO Executive Council, recognizes the rising stars of information technology as tomorrow’s technology leaders. CIO Ones to Watch honorees demonstrate leadership, drive innovation and deliver to their organizations the kind of value that proves they are ready to assume the title and responsibilities of CIO. 

The 2005 CIO Ones to Watch Honorees are (drum roll please...):

  • Ash Brooks, vice president, IT infrastructure & operations,

    Arrow Electronics, Inc. (Melville, NY)
  • Michael Carlson, vice president, business transformation & customer value, XcelEnergy, Inc.  (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Bill Chapman, senior vice president and chief technology officer(CTO), Avnet, Inc. (Phoenix, AZ) 
  • Cheryl Cohen, executive director, enterprise systems, ManTech International Corporation (Fairfax, VA) 
  • Daren Collins, director, infrastructure IT, TransAlta Corp. (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
  • Christopher Crowhurst, vice president and principle architect, Thomson Learning (Baltimore, MD)
  • Peg Davis, deputy CIO, City of Phoenix, Information Technology Department (Phoenix, AZ)
  • Eric Dirst, vice president, CIO, moving services and international relocation, SIRVA, Inc. (Westmont, IL)
  • Darren Dworkin, chief technology officer, Boston Medical Center 

    (Boston, MA)
  • Yomi Famurewa, former  vice president of IT supply chains and design systems, ArvinMeritor, Inc. (Troy, MI) 
  • Mary Finlay, deputy CIO, Partners HealthCare System, Inc. (Wellesley, MA )
  • Tony Habash, director, IT strategy, planning and implementation services, AARP (Washington, DC)
  • Kashif Hashmi, co-director/DPM, State Bank of Pakistan (Karachi, Pakistan)
  • John Heveran, vice president and functional information officer for customer relationship management, MCI (Ashburn, VA)
  • Deborah Judy, manager, IT value, United States Postal Service (Washington, DC) 
  • Raymond Karrenbauer, CTO, ING Americas (Hartford, CT) 
  • Mark Kiernan, vice president, production operations, GMAC Commercial Holding Corporation (Horsham, PA)
  • Pradeep Kumar, vice president of application development, APL Limited (Oakland, CA)
  • Leslie Lambert, vice president, IT service management, Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Santa Clara, CA)
  • Kim Langford, director, road user safety application solutions,

    Ministry of Transportation for Ontario (Downsview, Ontario, Canada)
  • Robert Machen, vice president, corporate & brand solutions, Hilton Hotels Corporation (Beverly Hills, CA)
  • Cheryl Monroe, senior director, global IT operations, Align Technology

    (Santa Clara, CA)
  • Gudrun Neumann, senior vice president , information technology,

    American Century Investments Inc. (Kansas City, MO)
  • Max Rayner, vice president, systems architecture, Salesforce.com

    (San Francisco, CA)
  • Kay Sallee, general manager, enterprise information services, ConocoPhillips (Houston, TX)
  • Chuck Scoggins, vice president, OnQ customer solutions,

    Hilton Hotels Corporation (Memphis, TN)
  • Dale Slaughenhaupt, deputy CIO, BEA (Calgary, Alberta)
  • Kevin Smith, director of business operations in information services, Intermountain Health Care (IHC) (San Jose, CA)
  • Judith Spitz, senior vice president of network systems, Verizon Information Technology, Verizon (New York, NY)
  • Larry Stofko, vice president, IT strategy & innovation, St. Joseph Health System (Orange, CA)
  • Timothy A. Waire Jr., manager of IT infrastructure, Constellation Energy (Baltimore, MD)
  • Rusty Yeager, vice president and CTO, HealthSouth Corporation

    (Birmingham, AL)
  • Shadman Zafar, senior vice president, architecture and eServices, Verizon Communications, Inc. (Irving, TX)

Abbie Lundberg, CIO magazine’s editor in chief, says, “These 33 individuals demonstrate the essential leadership, initiative and drive that are necessary to be a successful CIO as well as help any organization succeed.  I would like to offer my congratulations to this year’s Ones to Watch and I look forward to watching their contributions to business and IT unfold in the years ahead.”

The 2005 CIO Ones to Watch awards and honorees will be featured in the July 15 issue of CIO magazine.

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