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MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Award: Call for Nominations

If you’re a good Chief Information Officer (CIO), here’s a chance for you to get recognized in the international tech arena.

The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium seeks nominations for the 5th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Award, which distinguishes CIOs who lead their organizations to pursue the innovative use of Information Technology (IT) and business processes to deliver business value.

While the nominees must hold the title of CIO or Chief Medical Information Officer, the 2012 Award recipients will be honored during a ceremony at The Symposium on May 22, 2012.

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When reviewing applications, judges will examine candidates to see that they are a:

  • Trusted Advisor to the CEO, CFO and other senior executives by demonstrating how they incorporated IT into business decision-making, educated executives on IT’s potential, used IT to manage risk, and participated in key operational and executive committees.
  • Business Leader and can demonstrate how they understand business challenges, competition, market trends, and the organization’s core competencies.
  • Strong Communicator who has articulated a vision for IT-enabled innovation, and has worked across the organization and with external stakeholders to gain support of and acceptance for this vision.
  • Proven Manager and have delivered core IT services that enabled innovation and growth.
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The deadline for submissions is March 23, 2012. The Application Form can be found at www.mitcio.com/award. Award finalists will be announced on April 27.

The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is a global event for CIOs and senior IT executives to become better business leaders.

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