More than 180 up and coming tech leaders were nominated by their CIO or executive colleagues. As CIOs become increasingly involved in business strategy, new leadership opportunities exist for these rising tech stars. The 2018 winners were specifically identified as strong, collaborative relationship builders and innovators who have built high performance teams with passion, vision, business acumen and technical prowess. They are leaders of successful critical initiatives from global ERP implementations to comprehensive digital transformation efforts.
"Digital businesses need business savvy tech leaders to advance their organization, and the 2018 Ones to Watch awards recognize these individuals," said Adam Dennison, SVP & General Manager, IDG Events and CIO Executive Council, and Publisher, CIO. "The winners all demonstrated the kind of innovative spirit, focus and determination that future CIOs will need."