Houston ORBIE Awards

Marriott Marquis Houston

1777 Walker St
Houston, TX

April 14, 2023

7:15am - 10:30am

Meet the 2023 CIO ORBIE Finalists

HoustonCIO has announced finalists for the 2023 Houston CIO ORBIE® Awards, which recognizes the best-of-the-best in Houston technology leadership. Winners will be announced at the CIO ORBIE Awards on April 14, 2023 at the Marriott Marquis Houston.

2023 Awards Season

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


2023 Keynote

Michelle Stansbury, VP, Corp Systems & Innovation

Michelle Stansbury has been with Houston Methodist since July 1993. Her current position is Vice President of Innovation and Information Technology Applications. During her 28 years at Methodist, she has had many accomplishments. In 2016, Houston Methodist started deployment of Epic to the health and in 2018 established the Center for Innovation. Before joining Houston Methodist, Michelle held leadership roles at Compaq Computer Corporation and Amoco Oil. Her most recent passion is in Digital Health Innovation and has been part of the team leading innovation initiatives at Houston Methodist. Michelle was instrumental in establishment of the Center for Innovation and works closely with Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Information Officer. Within her innovation role, Michelle has responsibilities for day-to-day management of the Innovation Department and has strategic responsibilities for Intelligent Automation and digital transformation of patient access and billing practices. Most recently the innovation center has been focusing on using voice technologies to increase efficiencies and satisfaction for patients, physicians in the outpatient clinic and the Operating Room, and nurses.



Houston CIO ORBIE 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 Houston through a series of year-long events.


2023 Houston CIO ORBIE Awards Agenda

7:15am - 8:00 a.m. Pre-Event Networking
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. VIP Reception
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. CIO ORBIE® Awards

Leadership Award Recipient

Myra Davis, Texas Children's Hospital

Myra Davis is the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Innovation Officer (CIIO) at Texas Children’s. For 30 + years she has been in the profession of bridging the gap leading and communicating the opportunities and benefits of technology. Davis has served at Texas Children’s Hospital as the Director of Customer Service in Information Services; Assistant Vice President of Information Services and Vice President of Information Services. Prior to joining Texas Children’s her career included serving roles of software development; project management; leadership positions and various consulting roles where she has not only lead technology implementations but she’s had to influence the change management that’s often forgotten and required for adoption and acceptance of technology to be successful.

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