2018 CIO 100 winners exemplify IT excellence

The companies selected for this year's CIO 100 Awards span multiple industries and range from private organizations with a million dollars in revenue to multibillion-dollar global powerhouses. Their winning projects not only created new business value using IT but did so in uncommon, innovative ways: pioneering a new technology, applying a familiar technology to a new purpose, setting the bar higher for their competitors.

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Learn about the 2018 CIO 100 Award winners and their winning projects with this interactive chart. Click on the company name to get more details, including a description of the winning project, the business goal, technologies used, and additional company information.
Company Location Industry Business Goal CIO
Workday, Inc. Pleasanton, Calif. Computer Software Security & Risk Management Diana McKenzie
Wheels, Inc. Des Plaines, Ill. Transportation Customer Experience, Operational Impact Tim O'Hara
West Coast University Irvine, Calif. Education Competitive Advantage Segar Annamalai
Visteon Corporation Van Buren Township, Mich. Manufacturing Competitive Advantage Raman Mehta
Verizon Basking Ridge, N.J. Telecommunications Other Shankar Arumugavelu
United States Cold Storage, Inc. Voorhees, N.J. Transportation Customer Experience Srini Gudipati
United Parcel Service Atlanta, Ga. Transportation Competitive Advantage, Customer Experience, Strategic Impact Juan Perez
United Nations Federal Credit Union Long Island City, N.Y. Financial Services (e.g. Banking, broker and Dealers, Exchanges) Customer Experience, Regulatory Compliance, Strategic Impact Prasad Surapaneni
United AIrlines Chicago, ill. Transportation Financial Impact Linda Jojo
Unisys Blue Bell, Penn. Computer Software Competitive Advantage Upinder Phanda
University of Colorado Health (UCHealth) Aurora, Colo. Healthcare (e.g. Medical Services, Pharmaceutical, Biotech) Operational Impact Steve Hess
Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) Plano, Texas Manufacturing Customer Experience Zack Hicks
TIAA New York, N.Y. Financial Services (e.g. Banking, broker and Dealers, Exchanges) Customer Experience Rahul Merchant
The Suddath Companies Jacksonville, Fla. Transportation Customer Experience Len O'Neill
The New School New York, N.Y. Education Customer Experience Anand Padmanabhan
TGI Fridays Dallas, Texas Hospitality, Travel & Leisure Competitive Advantage Sherif Mityas
Synchrony Financial Stamford, Conn. Financial Services (e.g. Banking, broker and Dealers, Exchanges) Competitive Advantage Carol Juel
SUEZ North America Paramus, N.J. Utilities (Oil, Water, Gas, Electric) Customer Experience Michael Salas
Stanford Health Care Stanford, Calif. Healthcare (e.g. Medical Services, Pharmaceutical, Biotech) Customer Experience, Operational Impact, Strategic Impact Eric Yablonka
SRF Limited Gurgaon, Haryana Manufacturing Operational Impact Sayan Ray
Sprint Overland Park, Kan. Telecommunications Security & Risk Management Scott Rice
Southland Industries Garden Grove, Calif. Manufacturing Operational Impact Linda Smart
Siemens Munich, Bavaria Manufacturing Financial Impact, Security & Risk Management, Strategic Impact Helmuth Ludwig
Sheltered Harbor Reston, Va. Financial Services (e.g. Banking, broker and Dealers, Exchanges) Customer Experience, Financial Impact, Security & Risk Management Carlos Recalde
Shell Houston, Texas Mining, Oil or Gas Customer Experience, Operational Impact Harry De Grijs
Securian Financial Group Saint Paul, Minn. Insurance Financial Impact Siddharth Gandhi
Sealed Air Corporation Charlotte, N.C. Manufacturing Financial Impact Marc Hamer
Sanofi Paris, France Healthcare (e.g. Medical Services, Pharmaceutical, Biotech) Strategic Impact Remi Le Goas
Samsung Electronics Germany Schwalbach am Taunus, Hessen Retail, Wholesale or Distribution Supply Chain Impact Jeongjin Park
Sabesp São Paulo, São Paulo Utilities (Oil, Water, Gas, Electric) Strategic Impact Osvaldo Antonio Pazianotto
Ricoh USA Inc. Malvern, Penns. Computer Hardware Competitive Advantage, Customer Experience, Supply Chain Impact Kris Rao
Rice University Houston, Texas Education Operational Impact Klara Jelinkova
Raytheon Waltham, Mass. Aerospace or Defense Contractor Regulatory Compliance Kevin Neifert
PPG Pittsburgh, Penn. Manufacturing Competitive Advantage Christopher Caruso
Ports America Jersey City, N.J. Transportation Competitive Advantage, Customer Experience, Operational Impact Tianbing Qian
Pennsylvania Treasury Department Harrisburg, Penn. Government: State or Local (including Law Enforcement) Other PN Narayanan
Penn Medicine Philadelphia, Penn. Healthcare (e.g. Medical Services, Pharmaceutical, Biotech) Operational Impact Michael Restuccia
Owens Corning Toledo, Ohio Manufacturing Competitive Advantage Steven Zerby
Oral Roberts University Tulsa, Okla. Education Globalization Michael Mathews
Office of Information Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs Washington, D.C. Government, Federal (including Military) Customer Experience Scott Blackburn
Nicklaus Children's Health System Miami, Fla. Healthcare (e.g. Medical Services, Pharmaceutical, Biotech) Customer Experience Ed Martinez
Monsanto St. Louis, Mo. Agriculture Strategic Impact James Swanson
The MITRE Corporation Bedford, Mass. Government, Federal (including Military) Customer Experience Joel Jacobs
Micron Technology, Inc. Boise, Idaho Computer Hardware Competitive Advantage Trevor Schulze
Merck Manufacturing IT Whitehouse Station, N.J. Healthcare (e.g. Medical Services, Pharmaceutical, Biotech) Strategic Impact Michele D'Alessandro
McDermott International Inc. Houston, Texas Mining, Oil or Gas Competitive Advantage, Financial Impact, Operational Impact Akash Khurana
Lenovo Group Morrisville, N.C. Computer Hardware Customer Experience Arthur Hu
Lear Corporation Southfield, Mich. Manufacturing Competitive advantage Bonnie K. Smith
Larsen & Toubro Infotech (LTI) Mumbai, Maharashtra Computer Software Customer Experience Kamal Shah
LanguageLine Solutions Monterey, Calif. Business or Management Services (including Consulting) Competitive Advantage Jeff Cordell
Korea Electric Power Corporation, KEPCO Naju, Jeollanam-do Utilities (Oil, Water, Gas, Electric) Competitive Advantage Dongsub Kim
KLX Energy Services Houston, Texas Mining, Oil or Gas Customer Experience, Financial Impact, Operational Impact Biren Kumar
Khalifa Empowerment Program - UAE Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Government, Federal (including Military) Competitive Advantage, Customer Experience, Globalization, Strategic Impact Ibrahim Al Dabal
Kansas City Southern Kansas City, Missouri Transportation Financial Impact, Operational Impact, Other Mike Naatz
Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, Calif. Government, Federal (including Military) Customer Experience, Operational Impact, Strategic Impact James Rinaldi
International Organization of Migration (IOM) Geneva, Grand-Saconnex Nonprofit Customer Experience Bernardo Mariano
International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children Alexandria, Va. Nonprofit Operational Impact Michael N. Cachine, Sr.
Idaho National Laboratory Idaho Falls, Idaho Government, Federal (including Military) Globalization Robert Hillier
IBM Research Yorktown Heights, N.Y. Business or Management Services (including Consulting) Customer Experience, Financial Impact, Operational Impact, Security & Risk Management, Other Lorraine Herger
IBM Corporation Armonk, N.Y. Computer Software Strategic Impact Fletcher Previn
Humana Inc. Louisville, Ky. Healthcare (e.g. Medical Services, Pharmaceutical, Biotech) Digital Experience Brian LeClaire
HSBC London, England Financial Services (e.g. Banking, broker and Dealers, Exchanges) Customer Experience Darryl West
Houston Methodist Houston, Texas Healthcare (e.g. Medical Services, Pharmaceutical, Biotech) Security & Risk Management Robert Eardley
General Motors Detroit, Mich. Manufacturing Financial Impact Randy Mott
Fleet Advantage Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Transportation Financial Impact James Griffin
Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) Reston, Va. Financial Services (e.g. Banking, broker and Dealers, Exchanges) Customer Experience, Financial Impact, Security & Risk Management Greg Temm
FBMC Benefits Management, Inc. Tallahassee, Fla. Insurance Operational Impact Sajed Khan
Farmers Insurance® Woodland Hills, Calif. Insurance Competitive Advantage Ron Guerrier
Fannie Mae Washington, D.C. Financial Services (e.g. Banking, broker and Dealers, Exchanges) Strategic Impact Bruce Lee
EURPAC Service, Incorporated Norwalk, Conn. Retail, Wholesale or Distribution Strategic Impact Mike Skinner
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Worldwide Campus Daytona Beach, Fla. Education Competitive Advantage, Customer Experience Becky Vasquez
Easterseals Blake Foundation Tucson, Ariz. Nonprofit Operational Impact Thomas Wolfe
Dutchess County Government Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Government: State or Local (including Law Enforcement) Customer Experience, Operational Impact Glenn Marchi
Discover Financial Services Riverwoods, Ill. Financial Services (e.g. Banking, broker and Dealers, Exchanges) Competitive Advantage, Customer Experience Glenn P. Schnieder
Dine Brands Global Glendale, Calif. Hospitality, Travel & Leisure Financial Impact, Operational Impact, Strategic Impact Adrian Butler
Deloitte New York City, N.Y. Business or Management Services (including Consulting) Operational Impact Larry Quinlan
Dangote Industries Limited Lagos, Nigeria Manufacturing Operational Impact Prasanna Kumar Burri
Cushman & Wakefield Chicago, Ill. Real Estate Competitive Advantage Adam L. Stanley
Covanta Morristown, N.J. Utilities (Oil, Water, Gas, Electric) Strategic Impact Benedict Cabrera
City of Virginia Beach Information Technology Department Virginia Beach, Va. Government: State or Local (including Law Enforcement) Strategic Impact Peter Wallace
Celgene Corp. Summit, N.J. Healthcare (e.g. Medical Services, Pharmaceutical, Biotech) Competitive Advantage, Strategic Impact Richard Williams
Carhartt, Inc. Dearborn, Mich. Retail, Wholesale or Distribution Globalization John Hill
Cargill Hopkins, Minn. Agriculture Customer Experience Justin Kershaw
Capital One McLean, Va. Financial Services (e.g. Banking, broker and Dealers, Exchanges) Competitive Advantage, Customer Experience Rob Alexander
Cancer Treatment Centers of America® Boca Raton, Fla. Healthcare (e.g. Medical Services, Pharmaceutical, Biotech) Customer Experience Kristin Darby
Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas, Nevada Hospitality, Travel & Leisure Competitive Advantage, Customer Experience, Financial Impact, Other Les Ottolenghi
CA Technologies New York, N.Y. Computer Software Competitive Advantage, Other Paul Pronsati
Biogen Cambridge, Mass. Healthcare (e.g. Medical Services, Pharmaceutical, Biotech) Competitive Advantage, Customer Experience, Strategic Impact Mark Hernon
Bechtel Reston, Va. Mining, Oil or Gas Operational Impact Carol Zierhoffer
Beachbody, LLC Santa Monica, Calif. Retail, Wholesale or Distribution Customer Experience, Strategic Impact Bryan Muehlberger
Bank Yahav Jerusalem, Israel Financial Services (e.g. Banking, broker and Dealers, Exchanges) Competitive Advantage, Customer Experience, Operational Impact, Security & Risk Management Gadi Davidyan
Asurion Nashville, Tenn. Insurance Strategic Impact Barry Vandevier
Arrow Electronics Centennial, Colo. Retail, Wholesale or Distribution Competitive Advantage, Customer Experience, Financial Impact Vincent Melvin
Arizona Department of Child Safety Phoenix, Ariz. Government: State or Local (including Law Enforcement) Operational Impact, Strategic Impact Linda Jewell
Applied Materials, Inc. Santa Clara, Calif. Manufacturing Competitive Advantage Jay Kerley
Allstate Northbrook, Ill. Insurance Customer Experience Suren Gupta
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP Washington, D.C. Legal Competitive Advantage, Operational Impact, Security & Risk Management, Supply Chain Impact Aaron Ruleman
Adobe San Jose, Calif. Computer Software Customer Experience, Financial Impact, Operational Impact, Strategic Impact Cynthia Stoddard
ACI Specialty Benefits San Diego, Calif. Business or Management Services (including Consulting) Operational Impact, Security & Risk Management Ryan Fay
Accenture (Enterprise Analytics Platform + Enterprise Insight Studio) Dublin, Ireland Business or Management Services (including Consulting) Use of analytics to improve business outcomes Andrew Wilson
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