CIO Symposium Contributor

Andre Mendes


Special Olympics International

Symposium Roles

CIO Award Finalist 2008


Andre transformed donated hardware and software and team of volunteers into a world-class media event for the 2007 Special Olympics in China.

Using RFID tags and GPS, Andre assured the safety of 7500 athletes and, leveraging volunteer videographers and a global webcasting infrastructure, assured that parents and supporters of athletes could view event footage worldwide.