Five Exceptional CIO Award Finalists Speak

The MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Award honors Chief Information Officers (CIOs) who lead their organizations to deliver business value and innovative use of IT in exceptional ways. The Award winner will be announced May 20, 2014, selected from the 5 finalists listed below.

Come to the Symposium and hear each of these 5 outstanding CIOs share their insights.

Thaddeus Arroyo Thaddeus Arroyo, CIO, AT&T Services
Panel: CIO, CMO, CDO Perspectives on Digital Transformation

As CIO for AT&T, Mr. Arroyo has successfully advanced AT&T's IT transformation strategy from integration, rationalization, and capabilities development to an innovation-fueled organization focused on transforming business processes and market offerings in ways that create new value and velocity for AT&T's business, customers, and partners.

Dr. Dieter Haban Dr. Dieter Haban, CIO, Daimler Trucks NA
Panel: Capitalizing on the Internet of Things

Dr. Haban is responsible for the entire Daimler Trucks North America IT systems network and overarching IT technology strategy for the company's manufacturing network across North America. His organization guides the company's technology strategy with a specific focus on creating innovative solutions to improve company IT processes.

Adriana Karaboutis Adriana Karaboutis, VP & Global CIO, Dell
Panel: Leading the Digital Enterprise

Ms. Karaboutis was appointed Vice President and Global CIO for Dell in November 2011. She is responsible for managing an efficient and innovative global IT enterprise focused on enabling the transformation of Dell into an end-to-end solutions provider. She has been with Dell since 2010.

Stephen Neff Stephen Neff, Enterprise CTO, Fidelity Investments
Panel: Working with the CEO and the Board

Mr. Neff is the Enterprise CTO at Fidelity Investments. As a member of the firm's Executive Committee, he is responsible for the coordination and execution of the firm's technology functions and chairs the enterprise CIO council.

Rebecca Rhoads Rebecca Rhoads, President, Global Business Services and CIO, Raytheon
Panel: Leading the Digital Enterprise

Rebecca was named CIO in April 2001 and is responsible for the company's global IT strategy, processes and personnel. Her vision to leverage common systems and deliver business value led to the creation of Global Business Services in January 2013. She heads this shared services group of functional service delivery areas for supply chain, finance, IT, HR and advanced media.