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CIO of the Year Awards


HBJ Special Section Winners Press Release

Congratulations to our 2021 winners!




Leadership

Shachella James

VP of IT
Super Global

Rashmi Kumar

SVP & CIO
Global

Brad Breau

SVP & CIO
Large Enterprise

Kim Hales

SVP IT

Enterprise

Jesse Carrillo

SVP & CIO
Corporate

Jason Lu

VP & CIO
Nonprofit/Public Sector

Klara Jelinkova

CIO & VP of International Operations

Super Global Finalists

Rashmi
Kumar

SVP & CIO

Stuart
Millar

SVP & CIO

Kathy
VanLandingham

CIO

Craig
Wood

Director of Infrastructure & Security

Global Finalists

Brad
Breau

SVP & CIO

Lisa
Carr

CIO Retail Americas

Timothy
Jackson

CIO

ML
Madhavarao

CIO

Large Enterprise Finalists

Joe
Carroll

General Manager IT & Security

Kim
Hales

SVP IT

Amanda
Hammel

SVP & CIO

Ken
Letkeman

SVP & CIO

Laura
Tibodeau

CIO

Enterprise Finalists

Jesse
Carrillo

SVP & CIO

Tom
Clark

EVP & CIO

Venu
Madduri

CIO

Ken
Piddington

VP & CIO

Baron
Unbehagen

CIO

Corporate Finalists

Chris
Hanz

VP & CIO

Rocco
Ivanovich

CIO

Jason
Lu

VP & CIO

Greg
Moreno-Earle

VP IT

Mike
Prochaska

VP IT

Nonprofit/Public Sector Finalists

Tanya
Acevedo

CTO

Klara
Jelinkova

CIO & VP of International Operations

Lisa
Kent

CIO

Lee
Leiber

VP & CIO

Long
Pham

CIO

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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