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November 6, 2020

7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Meet the 2020 ORBIE Winners!

The CIO of the Year ORBIE Award recognizes CIOs who have shown excellence in technology leadership in Georgia. Congratulations to this year’s award recipients!

2020 Awards Season

CIO of the Year nominees & finalists are honored at a series of executive events, beginning with the Nominee Event and ending with the CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards.


2020 Keynote

Fletcher Previn, CIO, IBM

As IBM’s Chief Information Officer, Fletcher Previn leads a global team of 12,000 whose mission is to prioritize the user experience and provide secure, global IT at scale for ~350,000 IBM employees worldwide. Fletcher defines the IT strategy, tools, devices, and infrastructure that create a productive internal environment. Under his leadership, IBM has pioneered new ways of delivering IT by establishing an agile culture and operationalizing design to better enable IBM's transformation to a cognitive enterprise.



Georgia CIO of the Year Awards sponsors are highly valued partners invited by local CIOs to experience the unique opportunity of recognizing the senior technology leadership of top organizations in Georgia through a series of year-long events.


2020 Georgia CIO of the Year Awards Agenda

7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Pre-Event Networking
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. VIP Reception*
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. CIO of the Year® Awards
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Post-Reception

*Access limited to CIOs and select sponsor representatives.
**Access limited to CIOs, their direct reports, and select sponsor representatives.

Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Greg Morrison, SVP & CIO (fmr), Cox Enterprises

Greg is the retired Senior Vice President and Corporate Chief Information Officer for Cox Enterprises, Inc. Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company with revenues exceeding $22 billion and approximately 60,000 employees. For eighteen years as CIO of Cox Enterprises, Greg was responsible for delivering all information technology and cyber security solutions. He is known for authorship of large-scale business transformations, key technology deployments that accelerate the digitization of manual business processes, a commitment to career path modeling of IT professional and his passion for diverse leadership teams. He was named among the industry's top performing CIOs who have shown unparalleled leadership to drive innovation and transformation in their businesses.

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