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

Jim Chilton

EVP & Chief Information Officer - Cengage Group


Jim is a five-time CIO with broad business experience in global enterprise software, high tech, and more recently the ed-tech industry.  With 25+ years of experience in both start-ups and larger businesses, he has driven technology and business system innovations throughout his career. Early on, he focused on business process consulting and system turnarounds for high-growth start-ups. Jim has held executive level positions at several technology companies, including the CIO of  SOLIDWORKS, followed by CIO at parent-company Dassault Systemes, a top-10 enterprise software company, supporting the global, multi-billion-dollar business, and  continued there in a go-to-market Vice President Strategy role for software-as-a-service and cloud-based products.  Jim has held executive level positions at several technology companies. In his spare time Jim is an active Advisor to several Boston based startup companies, including Apprenti, Actifio, Cloud Zero and was an Advisor/Investor in SimpliVity prior to the acquisition by HPE.

 

Currently he is CIO at Cengage, a $1.4B, global education and technology company based in Boston. He is responsible for driving Cengage’s digital transformation and building successful internal technology roadmaps, including the recent launch of the company’s first subscription offer; Cengage Unlimited.

 

Jim Chilton

EVP & Chief Information Officer - Cengage Group


Jim is a five-time CIO with broad business experience in global enterprise software, high tech, and more recently the ed-tech industry.  With 25+ years of experience in both start-ups and larger businesses, he has driven technology and business system innovations throughout his career. Early on, he focused on business process consulting and system turnarounds for high-growth start-ups. Jim has held executive level positions at several technology companies, including the CIO of  SOLIDWORKS, followed by CIO at parent-company Dassault Systemes, a top-10 enterprise software company, supporting the global, multi-billion-dollar business, and  continued there in a go-to-market Vice President Strategy role for software-as-a-service and cloud-based products.  Jim has held executive level positions at several technology companies. In his spare time Jim is an active Advisor to several Boston based startup companies, including Apprenti, Actifio, Cloud Zero and was an Advisor/Investor in SimpliVity prior to the acquisition by HPE.

 

Currently he is CIO at Cengage, a $1.4B, global education and technology company based in Boston. He is responsible for driving Cengage’s digital transformation and building successful internal technology roadmaps, including the recent launch of the company’s first subscription offer; Cengage Unlimited.

 

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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