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The 2013 IT Leadership Awards: Honoring effective leadership styles

Last updated:July 2013

Editor's note

Our 2013 SearchCIO IT Leadership Awards recognize the contributions and innovations of IT executives at enterprise companies who have made strides in the areas of cultural innovation, technological advancement, business value, green IT, IT engagement and customer experience. Here, we introduce our finalists.

All finalists receive certificates honoring their contributions, as well as VIP invitations to IT insider networking and leadership events throughout the country. Each winner of the Cultural Innovation, Technological Advancement, Business Value, Green IT, IT Engagement and Customer Experience Awards receives a $150 Amazon.com gift card and an engraved glass trophy. From these nominations, our judges also selected the IT professional they felt displayed the most innovative leadership to receive the overall Enterprise IT Leader of the Year Award. The winner of this award will win a glass trophy and an iPad.

Please join us in congratulating these technology professionals who are demonstrating innovation and effective leadership styles in the IT field. The winners in each category will be announced in July.

1The Cultural Innovation Award

The Cultural Innovation Award recognizes a leader who has made a positive impact on the company and/or industry's culture.

The finalists for the 2013 SearchCIO Cultural Innovation Award are:

2The Technological Advancement Award

The Technological Advancement Award recognizes a leader whose focus on emerging technologies has had a significant positive impact on the organization.

The finalists for the 2013 SearchCIO Technological Advancement Award are:

3The Business Value Award

The Business Value Award is given to a leader whose initiative promoted business goals and increased revenue.

The finalists for the 2013 SearchCIO Business Value Award are:

4The Green IT Award

The Green IT Award is given to a leader whose initiative promoted ecological and sustainable IT.

The finalists for the 2013 SearchCIO Green IT Award are:

5The IT Engagement Award

The IT Engagement Award is given to a leader who has encouraged optimal relationships between IT and a majority of the organization.

The finalists for the 2013 SearchCIO IT Engagement Award are:

6The Customer Experience Award

The Customer Experience Award is given to a leader who has made strides in building customer relationships and enhancing the experience of the external customer.

The finalists for the 2013 SearchCIO Customer Experience Award are:

7The Enterprise IT Leader of the Year Award

The Enterprise IT Leader of the Year Award is given to a leader whose efforts signified an achievement on many levels, including several other categories, and has made a substantial impact to a business or industry.

The finalists for the 2013 SearchCIO IT Leader of the Year Award are:

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