IT Personality, Visionary CIO award nominations close
Nominations have closed for the SA ICT industry's top annual awards - the IT Personality and the Visionary CIO of the Year 2015, presented by the Institute of IT Professionals SA (IITPSA), in association with ITWeb, the Gordon Institute of Business Science and Gartner Africa.
Dozens of nominations have been received, and over the next two weeks, the judges will review and rank them. The top 10 finalists in each category will be announced in early September.
This year's judges are:
IT Personality Award
1. Gian Visser (2014 IT Personality winner) 2. Wellington Matope (IITPSA immediate past president) 3. Adrian Schofield (IITPSA) 4. Tony Parry (IITPSA) 5. Dr Helena Barnard (GIBS) 6. Neville Willemse (Gartner Africa) 7. Ranka Jovanovic (ITWeb)
Visionary CIO Award
1. Tshifhiwa Ramuthaga (2014 Visionary CIO winner) 2. Wellington Matope (IITPSA immediate past president) 3. Adrian Schofield (IITPSA) 4. Tony Parry (IITPSA) 5. Dr Helena Barnard (GIBS) 6. Neville Willemse (Gartner Africa) 7. Jane Steinacker (ITWeb Brainstorm)
The IT Personality of the Year Award, now in its 37th year, acknowledges an individual who has made a notable impact on the local IT industry and a significant contribution to the IT profession over the last 12 months.
The Visionary CIO Award, now in its eighth year, recognises an executive who has demonstrated exceptional leadership in using technology to support and grow business.
The winners of both awards will be announced at the IITPSA President's Awards event on 12 November 2015, at the Hilton Hotel, Sandton.