K1 Consulting had an amazing opportunity to sponsor and attend the Philadelphia CIO of the Year Orbie Awards last week. One of our most trusted partnerships is with Knoll, Inc., a constellation of design-driven brands and people. Knoll, Inc. works together with their clients to create inspired modern interiors. We were very excited to hear that the winner of CIO of the Year for the Global category was Knoll’s CIO/CTO, Usman Waheed!
Please join us in Congratulating Usman Waheed, 2019 Philadelphia CIO of the Year!!
THE ORBIE AWARD
The ORBIE® has been presented to every CIO of the Year® winner since the inception of the Awards in 1998. The ORBIE Award is synonymous with the excellence the Award represents, meticulously handcrafted from steel and crystal – symbols of honor and achievement. The ORBIE signifies exceptional leadership, innovation, and vision; representing the characteristics and qualities that inspire others to achieve their potential.
PHILADELPHIA LEADERSHIP ASSOCIATION
The Philadelphia CIO Leadership Association (PhillyCIO) is the preeminent professional association for Philadelphia chief information officers. Our membership is comprised exclusively of CIOs (or equivalent executive roles) from public and private companies, government, education, healthcare and nonprofit organizations.
PhillyCIO is led by a CIO Advisory Board which sets the annual program agenda for the association. Events are facilitated by a full-time Executive Director and professional staff. PhillyCIO events are CIO-led and attended solely by CIO-level executives.
THE CIO OF THE YEAR ORBIE AWARDS
The CIO of the Year® ORBIE® Awards is the premier technology executive recognition program in the United States. Since inception in 1998, over 800 CIOs have been honored as finalists and over 200 CIO of the Year winners have received the prestigious ORBIE Award. The ORBIE honors chief information officers who have demonstrated excellence in technology leadership. Finalists and winners are selected by an independent peer review process, led by prior ORBIE recipients, based upon:
• Leadership and management effectiveness
• Business value created by technology innovation
• Size and scope of responsibilities
• Engagement in industry and community endeavors