PLANTATION, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 12th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium has announced Pablo Ciano at DHL as one of the four finalists for the 2015 MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Award. The winner will be announced on the eve of the Symposium, which takes place at MIT on May 20, 2015.
The MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Award honors Chief Information Officers (CIOs) who lead their organizations to deliver business value and innovative use of IT in exceptional ways.
“It is a great honor to be a finalist for this prestigious award,” said Pablo Ciano, CIO for DHL Express Americas. “This award also recognizes the DHL IT team which supports the most international logistics network in the world, 24/7 in 220 countries. They are the ones delivering an insanely customer centric experience to internal colleagues and customers.”
DHL, the world’s leading international express shipping company, was named to the 2014 list of IDG Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology (IT) for the second consecutive year. It was ranked 5th among large companies evaluated by Computerworld.
“These finalists are truly amazing leaders, and the award committee is proud to name them as finalists,” said Dr. George Westerman, Research Scientist of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy and Co-Chair of the Award Program. “These leaders, along with their business colleagues, have used technology to truly transform their businesses. They have set the course for a successful digital future.”
For the full list of 2015 MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Award finalists visit: http://www.mitcio.com/award.
After two rounds of intense review, a panel of judges that includes CIOs, academic researchers and IT professionals, selected the finalists who exhibit the key traits that make them a CIO leader:
- Strong communicator
- Proven manager
- Value driver
- Trusted partner
These criteria are adapted from the award-winning book The Real Business of IT: How CIOs Create and Communicate Value, which draws extensively upon research conducted at MIT Sloan.
For more details and to view the full agenda, visit www.mitcio.com.