2021 CIO of the Year

2021 CIO of the Year


CIO of the Year is your opportunity to recognize and honor the accomplishments of Pittsburgh’s most hardworking CIOs and CISOs. Join us virtually for the biggest celebratory event of the year—a night you and your IT team surely won’t want to miss!

Past finalists include Information Technology and Security Officer executives from companies of all sizes, non-profits, and government/higher education institutions. Each year, winners are selected for individual category awards with one finalist receiving the overall CIO Choice Award.

Chief Information Officers, Chief Information Security Officers, and IT team members in equivalent positions are eligible and will be recognized for their innovation and creativity in planning and deploying their enterprise systems, future technology goals, management philosophies, and service to the industry and community.


Nominations are open and we've made it easier than ever to nominate yourself or a deserving IT leader. Simply fill out a nomination short form using the links below. We do the rest to gather relevant information on all nominees! Deadline is April 16, 2021.

CIO of the Year short form: bit.ly/2021CIOnom
CISO of the Year short form: bit.ly/2021CISOnom

When: Thursday, June 24, 2021 | 5:00PM - 6:30PM
Where: Virtual

Agenda (Subject to Change):
5:00PM-6:00PM | Awards Ceremony
6:00PM-6:30PM | Optional Networking

Free | PTC Members Only
Not a member of the PTC but still want to attend? Let's talk. Contact Ryan Gent (rgent@pghtech.org) for details.

Contact Information:

  • For content or logistics questions - Program Director: Allison Kaharick, Director, Major Programs, akaharick@pghtech.org
  • For registration questions - Taylor Bombalski, Director, Event Planning & Special Programs, tbombalski@pghtech.org
  • For sponsorship questions - Ashley Steckel, Director of Business Development and Advertising, asteckel@pghtech.org
  • For membership questions - Ryan Gent, Membership Director, rgent@pghtech.org

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