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CIO of the Year Awards


HBJ Special Section Winners Press Release

Congratulations to our 2021 winners!




Leadership

Shachella James

Super Global

Rashmi Kumar

Global

Brad Breau

Large Enterprise

Kim Hales


Enterprise

Jesse Carrillo

Corporate

Jason Lu

Nonprofit/Public Sector

Klara Jelinkova

Super Global Finalists

Rashmi
Kumar

Stuart
Millar

Kathy
VanLandingham

Craig
Wood

Global Finalists

Brad
Breau

Lisa
Carr

Timothy
Jackson

ML
Madhavarao

Large Enterprise Finalists

Joe
Carroll

Kim
Hales

Amanda
Hammel

Ken
Letkeman

Laura
Tibodeau

Enterprise Finalists

Jesse
Carrillo

Tom
Clark

Venu
Madduri

Ken
Piddington

Baron
Unbehagen

Corporate Finalists

Chris
Hanz

Rocco
Ivanovich

Jason
Lu

Greg
Moreno-Earle

Mike
Prochaska

Nonprofit/Public Sector Finalists

Tanya
Acevedo

Klara
Jelinkova

Lisa
Kent

Lee
Leiber

Long
Pham

2021 Keynote

Ric Campo, Chairman of the Board & CEO, Camden Property Trust

Richard Campo is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Camden Property Trust and has served in this capacity since May 1993. As the Chairman and CEO of one of the nation’s largest multifamily Real Estate Investment Trusts, Ric holds strategic roles within the real estate industry. He is currently a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts where he previously served on both the Executive Board and Advisory Board, the National Multifamily Housing Council where he served on the Executive Committee and was past chairman, and the Urban Land Institute.

Leadership Award Recipient

Shachella James, VP of IT, CenterPoint Energy

As the Vice President of Information Technology, she provides leadership to a technology organization that enables and supports the corporate technology enterprise, including merger technology integration, Solution Planning Delivery and Development Support, Finance & Field Operations Application Services, Customer Application Services, Capital Portfolio Planning and Customer Engagement Technologies. She engages the enterprise to identify innovation and solutions to meet the capabilities and industry demands. Shachella drives development plans leading to the transformation of the organization to achieve greater efficiencies, effectiveness, security, continuity and resilience via technology and resources. Her span of control includes managing the fiduciary, strategic, and operational accountabilities commensurate to this position.

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