ITSMF lT Achievement Awards CeremonyFriday, February 8, 2013
Celebrate with us as ITSMF hosts the 9th annual IT Achievement Awards on Friday evening at the Charlotte Westin, located in the heart of Charlotte's "Uptown" district. Through these awards, we salute not only the business and technical achievements of distinguished leaders, but also their impact in creating IT opportunities for the success of future African-American leaders.
The Awards Ceremony evening will include a "Who's Who" of executives in the IT industry from both the public and private sectors, typically attracting 500+ corporate, government, academic and association executives and invited guests. This Black Tie affair begins with an elegant Cocktail Reception, followed by a special dinner and keynote address and culminates with a post-event Networking Reception.
Join us for an evening that you won't soon forget!
The 2013 IT Achievement Recipients:
Diamond Leadership Award
Dr. C. Martin Harris, Chief Information Officer & Chairman of the IT Division of the Cleveland Clinic
The Diamond Leadership Award recognizes individuals who have contributed to the advancement of the information technology industry through thought leadership and active personal role-modeling/mentoring. Additionally, the recipient demonstrates a commitment to diversity initiatives that open doors for others.
Summit Heritage Award
Lauren States, Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, IBM Corporate Strategy
The Summit Heritage Award acknowledges a thought leader, within the information technology field, who is widely- recognized for their vast contributions to the industry and for being an innovative role model for others.
Roy L. Clay, SR., Chief Executive Officer of ROD-L Electronics
The Beacon Award recognizes an entrepreneur or small business leader of an information technology firm who has demonstrated innovation and/or significant growth in the industry, while demonstrating active personal role-modeling/mentoring and support of diversity initiatives that have supported the growth and development of others.
Ivory Dome Award
Emmit J. McHenry, Chairman Archura, LLC; CEO NetCom Solutions International/NSI-Energy One
The Ivory Dome Award recognizes an individual who is dedicated to the education and advancement of students in the STEM disciplines and fulfilling the ITSMF mission of filling the pipeline with the next generation of African-American IT leaders.
Ceremony Dress Code: Black Tie/Formal
IT Executive Achievement Awards Agenda
|Friday, February 8, 2013|
|5:30 pm - 6:30 pm||Sponsors/VIP Reception (Invitation Only)|
|6:00 pm - 6:45 pm||Cocktail Reception|
|7:00 pm - 9:30 pm||IT Executive Achievement Awards Ceremony & Dinner|
|9:30 pm - 12:00 am||Post-Ceremony Networking/Social Gathering|