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Somayaji Bulusu of Marin General Hospital and Balaji Rangaswamy of Ricoh Americas Corporation honored at ConNEXTions 2014
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan honored IT leaders from Ricoh Americas Corp. along with Brown and Toland Physicians as top winners of their CIO Impact Awards program at ConNEXTions 2014 in San Francisco, CA.
Frost & Sullivan recognized recipients of the CIO Impact Awards Best-in-Class, Technology Partner, and CIO Game-Changer honors, at the awards gala held at the ConNEXTions 2014 Executive MindXchange.
Winners of the CIO Impact Awards are recognized as individuals and companies enabling breakthrough new business models and strategies through the innovative use of transformative technologies. Frost & Sullivan was pleased to present these awards, and congratulates all award recipients on their achievements.
Frost & Sullivan honored two CIO Innovators of the Year among all project award recipients. These recipients are CIOs whose teams had the most positive impact on their enterprises' strategic innovation, and who delivered a significant competitive advantage.
The recipients of the CIO Innovators of the Year went to:
Somayagi Bulusu, recipient of the medium-size enterprise CIO Innovator of the Year Award, dedicated this honor to his team at Marin General Hospital. He specifically recognized Dr. Susan Cumming, who he said was the principal supporter of the award-winning project.
"It was her brain-child project, and she was the driving force for its successful conclusion," said Bulusu, formerly Marin General's CIO, and now CIO of Brown and Toland Physicians. "I share this with her and on behalf of the entire hospital."
Frost & Sullivan also announced recipients of the CIO Impact Best-in-Class Awards. These were the companies that scored the highest in each of six CIO Impact Awards project categories.
The recipients of the CIO Impact Best-in-Class Awards are:
"We are honored to receive the 2014 CIO Impact Award from Frost & Sullivan," said Dane Atkinson, CEO of SumAll. "Being recognized for helping businesses of all sizes tear down data silos by connecting sales, social, and web data all in a single place, is a major achievement for our team."
The CIO Game Changer Award went to:
Frost & Sullivan also announced recipients of the CIO Impact Technology Partner Awards, given to providers who played important roles in winning projects.
The recipients of the CIO Impact Technology Partner Awards are:
To view the complete list of 2014 CIO Impact Award winners, visit: www.frost.com/cioawards
Each of the three winners of the top individual CIO Impact Awards delivered high levels of innovation and competitive advantage to his organization:
The theme for the 2014 ConNEXTions Executive MindXchange was "Driving Innovation and Industry Transformation Through Information Technology." The event enables senior-level executives to embrace their increasingly strategic role as CIO, while building an action plan to reap more value from information technology investments.
For more information on the 2nd Annual ConNEXTions: A Frost & Sullivan executive MindXchange, go to: www.bestinformationtechnologyevent.com. For more information regarding the CIO Impact Awards & Gala, please go to: www.frost.com/cioawards.
Nominations for the 2015 CIO Impact Awards will open in April 2014.
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