2021-2022 Global Leadership Institute Awards

 

Premier technology executives are expected to come armed with fresh ideas for leveraging technology to deliver new waves of business value and drive future growth for their companies. The 2022 Global Leadership Institute Awards recognize those who have reimagined and reinvented themselves to place their organizations on the fast track to groundbreaking transformation in dynamic times. 

“As the global health crisis continues technology executives must foster a culture of connectedness in an isolated setting while providing authentic and compassionate leadership that can offer their teams confidence, hope and inspiration for a brighter future.” 

— Founder and CEO of HMG Strategy, Hunter Muller

 

CLICK HERE to Nominate Yourself, Your Peers, Colleagues or Friends

 

Meet the 2021 Winners:

 

2021 Global Leadership Institute — Rashmi Kumar, HPE

2021 Global Leadership Institute — Jennifer Hartsock, Chief Information & Digital Officer, Cargill

2021 Global Leadership Institute — Kim Stevenson, NetApp

Dr. Kenneth Russell

Chief Information & Innovation Officer - New College Institute, Commonwealth of Virginia


Ken is an award-winning technologist, trusted digital transformation leader, and innovation amplifier. He is an author, speaker, and board member known for helping organizations define and pursue their digital transformation journeys with guiding experience, connections, conversations, and collaborations. Key to his success as an active practitioner and coach/mentor is helping senior executives embrace the value of values and prepare for next generation processes and workplace challenges (including resiliency, policy/process development, validation of technology vision/direction, road-mapping, and Enterprise Architecture).

• 2021 Award Winner - HMG Global Leadership Institute Award
• 2020 Award Finalist for the North Carolina Tech Awards (for Industry Driven Healthcare Tech)
• 2018 CIO of the Year Award (finalist) ORBIE Awards/Charlotte Business Journal

Senior Roles/Projects/Investments include:
• Chief Information & Innovation Officer, New College Institute
• Chief Innovation Officer, Curran Biotech
• VP of Digital Transformation and CIO, Pfeiffer University
• Chief Architect & Executive Director, Applied Technology Acceleration Institute
• EVP Digital Transformation & Emerging Markets, iTalent Digital Solutions
• Chief Information Officer, Murdock Research Institute
• Executive roles at Cisco, Bank of America, Duke Energy
• Private Equity Advisor Practitioner - Organization, Technology, and Process

A technology pioneer, Ken developed early Intranet systems for large banks which led to his participation in developing one of the first successful Internet-based training platforms.

• Enterprise Architecture Thought Leader and Coach (TOGAF Certified)
• Nanotechnology and Digital Water Thought Leader
• Focus on Simplification, Resiliency, and Automation via Cloud based solutions

IoT, PMO Acceleration, AI/ML, Business Intelligence, Data Science, M&A, DLT, CPaaS integration, Collaboration, Privacy, Cybersecurity, Help Desk/Contact Center, DevOps & Managed Cloud transformations

Board of Advisors - Curran Nanotechnology Transformation Group
Board Member - Water Innovations Alliance
Board of Advisors - NanoBCA

Dr. Kenneth Russell

Chief Information & Innovation Officer - New College Institute, Commonwealth of Virginia


Ken is an award-winning technologist, trusted digital transformation leader, and innovation amplifier. He is an author, speaker, and board member known for helping organizations define and pursue their digital transformation journeys with guiding experience, connections, conversations, and collaborations. Key to his success as an active practitioner and coach/mentor is helping senior executives embrace the value of values and prepare for next generation processes and workplace challenges (including resiliency, policy/process development, validation of technology vision/direction, road-mapping, and Enterprise Architecture).

• 2021 Award Winner - HMG Global Leadership Institute Award
• 2020 Award Finalist for the North Carolina Tech Awards (for Industry Driven Healthcare Tech)
• 2018 CIO of the Year Award (finalist) ORBIE Awards/Charlotte Business Journal

Senior Roles/Projects/Investments include:
• Chief Information & Innovation Officer, New College Institute
• Chief Innovation Officer, Curran Biotech
• VP of Digital Transformation and CIO, Pfeiffer University
• Chief Architect & Executive Director, Applied Technology Acceleration Institute
• EVP Digital Transformation & Emerging Markets, iTalent Digital Solutions
• Chief Information Officer, Murdock Research Institute
• Executive roles at Cisco, Bank of America, Duke Energy
• Private Equity Advisor Practitioner - Organization, Technology, and Process

A technology pioneer, Ken developed early Intranet systems for large banks which led to his participation in developing one of the first successful Internet-based training platforms.

• Enterprise Architecture Thought Leader and Coach (TOGAF Certified)
• Nanotechnology and Digital Water Thought Leader
• Focus on Simplification, Resiliency, and Automation via Cloud based solutions

IoT, PMO Acceleration, AI/ML, Business Intelligence, Data Science, M&A, DLT, CPaaS integration, Collaboration, Privacy, Cybersecurity, Help Desk/Contact Center, DevOps & Managed Cloud transformations

Board of Advisors - Curran Nanotechnology Transformation Group
Board Member - Water Innovations Alliance
Board of Advisors - NanoBCA

The History

Since the inception of its Transformational CIO Awards in 2012, HMG Strategy has been recognizing the industry’s premier technology executives who are making a difference in their organizations through the industry’s most distinguished and recognizable awards program. In 2020, HMG Strategy introduced the Global Technology Executives Who Matter Awards to recognize the top-performing Chief Information Officers, Chief Information Security Officers, Senior Technology Leaders, Venture Capitalists and Search Executives who have demonstrated unparalleled leadership in areas such as Innovation, Business Transformation and Digital Disruption.

In 2022, our cross-functional and cross-industry recognition program honors exemplary technology leaders and leadership teams who are delivering exceptional value to their organizations: The 2022 Global Leadership Institute Awards.


The Criteria

These annual awards recognize the top-performing Chief Information Officers, Chief Technology Officers, Chief Information Security Officers, Venture Capitalists, Search Industry Executives and other Senior Technology Leaders who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the following areas: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Leading into the C-Suite, Creating New Go-to-Market Business Models, Modernizing Enterprise Architecture and Building Culture of Trust.


The Details

Nominations are open and are being accepted on a rolling basis. Nominations must be received at least 14 days prior to the regional summit of choice to be considered for recognition. To see HMG Strategy’s full calendar of events for 2022, click here.

To learn more about HMG Strategy’s 2022 Global Leadership Institute Awards Program, please call (203) 221-2702 or email HMG Strategy’s Digital Managing Editor, August Pelliccio at august.pelliccio@hmgstrategy.com.

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