AITP, with its Partners, currently sponsors three awards to recognize outstanding performance in the IT community. All three of these highly coveted awards go through an in depth application process where the nominees are judged by a panel of their peers.
CIO of the Year Award
Jointly sponsored by the Executives' Club of Chicago, AITP Chicago, and SIM Chicago. This award was first presented in 1995. Past winners include:
2020 - Heather Nelson, SVP & CIO, University of Chicago Medicine
CIO Innovator of the Year Award
2020 - Sean Katz, CIO, The Vitality Group USA
CIO+ of the Year Award
2020 - Jill Albin-Hill, VP for Operations & Technology and CIO, Dominican University
Most Effective IT Team Award
sponsored by AITP Chicago . This Award was first presented in 2008. Prior to 2018 the Award is made in three categories covering Large, Medium and Small organizations. Beginning in 2018 the size categories were eliminated and awards are given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place.
Past winners include:
2019 - 1st Place, PSAV; 2nd Place, CIBC; 3rd Place, Delta Dental Plans Associatio
CISO of the Year Award
jointly sponsored by the Chicago Chapters of AITP, ISSA and InfraGard. This Award was first presented in 2013. Past winners include:
2020 - CISO of the Year, Paige Adams, Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the Zurich Insurance Company Ltd