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Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards
Posted on 18-Jun-2018 13:03 | Tags Filed under: News

Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards

IDC and Conferenz congratulate this year’s winners in the 2018 CIO Awards held in Auckland. The Awards recognise the individuals and teams who have shown leadership, innovation and foresight in their contribution to ICT and business.

 

Winners were announced tonight at a glittering Gala Dinner on Auckland’s waterfront at the ANZ Viaduct Events Centre in front of a record attendance of 950 senior IT professionals.

 

The Awards were supported by Dell EMC, ClearPoint, Halo Consulting, Sharp, TechnologyOne, The University of Auckland Business School and Juniper Networks.

 

Highlights include:

 

Avi Golan, Chief Digital Officer at Air New Zealand named as CIO of the Year, and;

 

Ian Taylor named for his outstanding contribution to business and technology in New Zealand.

 

Winners were announced in six categories:

 

CIO AWARD WINNERS 2018 

 

CIO of the Year 2018 – Sponsored by Technology One

 

WINNER: Avi Golan, Chief Digital Officer, Air New Zealand

 

FINALISTS:

 

Chris Buxton, CDO, Stats NZ Tatauranga Aotearoa
David Scullin, CIO, Ballance Agri-Nutrients
Roger Jones, Chief Technology Officer, Auckland Transport

 

Outstanding Contribution to Technology and Business in New Zealand - Sponsored by Sharp

 

Recipient – Ian Taylor 

 

NZ Emerging ICT Leader of the Year 2018 – Sponsored by University of Auckland Business School

 

WINNER: Rohan Aggrawal, Head of Digital and Technology Solutions, AMP Financial Services NZ

 

FINALISTS: Josh Warman, Chief Customer Officer, Spectrum Consulting
Staci Scott, Digital Product Manager, The Warehouse Group

 

Engaging Youth in ICT – Sponsored by Juniper Networks

 

WINNER: TechWomen

 

FINALISTS: MindKits, MYOB

 

Best ICT Team Culture – Sponsored by Halo Consulting

 

WINNER: Fraedom

 

FINALISTS: Air New Zealand, eStar, The Instillery

 

Business Transformation through Digital and ICT – Sponsored by ClearPoint

 

WINNER: Auckland Transport

 

FINALISTS: Abano Healthcare Group, Fulton Hogan, New Zealand Inland Revenue

 

Peter Wise, Country Manager of IDC New Zealand, applauded the winners and finalists for their outstanding work. “The high standard of entries reflects the growing importance of ICT in the delivery of business and digital strategies. The examples that the winners set in driving business transformation initiatives in their organisations demonstrate to all in the industry what is possible when leadership is combined with a culture of innovation and change.”

 



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