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 2021 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.”
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Gary Gooden is currently the Chief Technology and Security Officer (CTSO) for Seattle Children’s (Hospital, Research, Foundation). He reports into the Chief Information Officer for Seattle Children’s.
Prior to the CTSO role, Gary was driving the IT Security Strategy for the organization (people, process and technology). He and his team were executing against a roadmap that was created by him in an effort to modernize the Information security footprint within the hospital, research and foundation environment both from a technology and governance perspective (inclusive of the technology for physical security). This is currently being done in close collaboration with other IT departments and related business areas within the larger enterprise environment. In his current role as CTSO he is now creating an aligned strategy for core infrastructure and security.
Gary who joined Seattle Children’s in March of 2019 previously held the CISO role at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
Prior to joining Seattle Children’s, Gary spent the last 26yrs at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Amgen, Mattel and The Walt Disney Company in several IT executive leadership roles within Information Systems Infrastructure and Application Development and delivery.
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 2021, we are extending our recognition program to honor exemplary technology leaders and leadership teams who are delivering exceptional value to their organizations: The 2021 Global Leadership Institute Awards.
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.
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 2021, click here.
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