March 18-20, 2019

Winning with Digital


Awards at #AGENDA19

View photos from the AGENDA19 Gala Award Ceremony.

The Digital Edge 50 Award is a recognized honor of digital innovation. The 5th annual program for 2019 will recognize 50 organizations for digital initiatives that are transforming organizations and driving business success. Organizations with innovative, complex and scaled initiatives that have modernized operations, improved the customer experience and resulted in new product launches are those that typically make the list.   Awards will be presented at the AGENDA19 conference on Wednesday evening. Click here to view the 2019 Digital Edge 50 honorees


The Ones to Watch awards, produced by CIO and the CIO Executive Council, spotlight rising technology leaders who have what it takes to become the strategic, C-level business technology executives of tomorrow. Candidates have not yet reached the C-level, yet have a track record of success, an essential blend of communication and collaboration skills, and a keen understanding of business goals. The award is an opportunity for senior leaders to publicly recognize those who routinely go above and beyond in delivering value to their organization and your business, and the senior leader’s endorsement is a key element of the submission process. Awards will be presented at the AGENDA19 conference on Wednesday evening. Meet the 2019 Ones to Watch Award honorees.

Congratulations to our 2019 Winners!

The 2019 Digital Edge 50 & Ones to Watch Press Release

2019 Digital Edge 50 Award Winners

Allstate – API Technology

Arapahoe County, Colorado – Cloud/Multi-Cloud-based Technologies and/or Services

AXA XL – AI/Machine Learning/Cognitive Computing

Bank of America – AI/Machine Learning/Cognitive Computing

Bayer – AI/Machine Learning/Cognitive Computing

City of Los Angeles – AI/Machine Learning/Cognitive Computing

Clerk & Comptroller, Palm Beach County – Automation

Commercial International Bank – AI/Machine Learning/Cognitive Computing

Cornell University – Customer Relationship Management

Discover Financial Services – AI/Machine Learning/Cognitive Computing

Evoqua Water Technologies – Internet of Things (IoT)

Ginnie Mae – Data Analytics/Data-as-a-Service

Health Care Service Corporation – Data Analytics/Data-as-a-Service

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG – Cloud/Multi-Cloud-based Technologies and/or Services

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey – Security for the Digital Enterprise

HP Inc. – Automation

Humana – Cloud/Multi-Cloud-based Technologies and/or Services

IBM CIO – Cloud/Multi-Cloud-based Technologies and/or Services

Jackson Health System – Data Analytics/Data-as-a-Service

Jefferson Health, Thomas Jefferson University – Data Analytics/Data-as-a-Service

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) – Mobile/Smart Devices

JK Cement Ltd. – Cloud/Multi-Cloud-based Technologies and/or Services

King County Information Technology – Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality/Augmented Intelligence

LiRo Applied Technologies – Automation

Massport – Cloud/Multi-Cloud-based Technologies and/or Services

McGraw-Hill Education – Data Analytics/Data-as-a-Service

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center – Mobile/Smart Devices

Mercer – AI/Machine Learning/Cognitive Computing

Merck 3D Technologies – Automation

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority – Biometric Technology/ Mobile

Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget partnered with Michigan Department of Health and Human Services – Cloud/Multi-Cloud-based Technologies and/or Services

PayPal, Inc. – Automation

Penn Medicine – UPHS – Data Analytics/Data-as-a-Service

Power Design Inc. – Mobile/Smart Devices

PVH – 3D Product Design and Development

SimpleTire – AI/Machine Learning/Cognitive Computing

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – Cloud/Multi-Cloud-based Technologies and/or Services

Startek/Aegis – Automation

Subaru of America – Communications/Collaboration/Social

Suffolk Construction – Innovative Space with VR/AR and Real-Time Collaboration Tools

The Suddath Companies – Cloud/Multi-Cloud-based Technologies and/or Services

TIAA – Automation

TKC Holdings, Inc. – Combination of cloud and mobile technologies

Total Quality Logistics – AI/Machine Learning/Cognitive Computing

TVS Motor Company Limited – AI/Machine Learning/Cognitive Computing

Universal Orlando Resort – Facial Recognition

Verizon Communications – AI/Machine Learning/Cognitive Computing

WABCO – AI/Machine Learning/Cognitive Computing

Werner Logistics– Internet of Things (IoT)

Whirlpool Corporation – Internet of Things (IoT)

2019 Ones to Watch Award Winners

David Abbott, VP, Technology Operations, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Katrina Agusti, VP Solutions Delivery, Carhartt

Kathy Alexion, Associate CIO, Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center

Jomel Angat, Product Owner, Integrated Technology Solutions, Fannie Mae

John Antonietta, Senior Manager Digital Marketing IT, Altria Client Services

Raghbir Banwait, VP of Engineering, Dealer Products, CarGurus, Inc.

Vikram Baskaran, Managing Director IT Applications, ITS, Alaska Air Group

Annie Baymiller, Director, Global Information Services, Roofing and Insulation, Owens Corning

Bryan Bee, VP of Applications & Service Operations, EBSCO Industries Inc.

Blake Brannon, VP, Products, OneTrust

Jennifer Burger, Executive Director of Epic Applications, UC Davis Health

James Butler, Director of Instructional Technology, Tucson Unified School District

Diane Butler, Associate VP, Rice University

Brett Caldon, Senior Director, Software Innovations, Liberty Mutual Insurance

Scott Carter, Senior VP, Digital Innovation, TSYS

Jason H. Cherry, Director, IS Technology Services, Lexington Medical Center

Michael Cockrell, IT Specialist, Internal Revenue Service

Chris Cummings, Technology Director, Klein ISD

Dan Denenberg, Senior Director, Enterprise Information Services, CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield/Service Benefit Plan Administrative Services Corporation

Michael Derry, VP, Federal Reserve Bank, San Francisco

Tami Evanson, Senior VP, IT Emerging Businesses, Ascensus

Peter Fourie, Executive Director, Information Technology, Celgene Corporation

Joseph George, VP, Product Management, Global Recovery Services, Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS)

Carol Goh, Senior Director, Global Infrastructure Services – Network Services, Cisco IT, Cisco Systems Inc.

Matthew Hubbard, Senior Manager, Infrastructure Delivery, Whirlpool Corporation

Babu Kuttala, VP, Advance Analytics, ABB

Eric Loyd, Senior Director, Delivery Office, Vistra Energy

Alexander Maximenko, Director, Applications Development Services, Miratech

Vishal Morde, VP, Data Science, Barclays US

Anbu Ganapathi Muppidathi, Senior VP, Digital Systems & Technology, Cognizant

Mark Nadler, Director of Corporate Applications, TKC Holdings, Inc.

Joel Nichols, Head of Software and Automation, MilliporeSigma

Jaideep Oberoi, VP, BNY Mellon’s Pershing

Matt O’Dell, Director, Global Software Services, Allegion

Renee Orser, VP, Engineering, NS1

Drew Pawlak, Director, End User Computing & Collaboration, Alexion

Greg Petersen, Senior Director, Global Security Technology & Operations, Avanade, Inc.

Jaganath Ram Shankar, VP & Head, Platforms & Solutions, MindTree Ltd.

Vasu Sambasivam, Director, Enterprise Architecture and Emerging Technologies, Zions Bancorporation

Thomas Scarpati, Managing Director, TD Ameritrade

Kunal Sehgal, Executive Director, APAC, FS-ISAC

Alisa Sheyn, Director of Business Operations, Technology, Avid Technology

Matt Skinner, Senior VP, Corporate Applications, Technology & Process Group, PVH

Dave Slifka, VP, Infrastructure & Service Operations, EBSCO

Kelly Smith, IT Program Manager, Americas, Gates Corporation

Todd Soisson, IT VP, Business Experience, Tokio Marine North America Services

Mark Sparks, Director of Products, IT, Bayer

Ravi Vedala, Director, IT & Applications Engineering, Ascensus

Petra Volckaert, Head of IT Digital Transformation for Global Marketing & Commercial Excellence, Bayer Crop Science

Kristin Wisnewski, VP, CIO Design, IBM