About the Awards

The IT Executive of the Year Awards recognize IT business people and IT related businesses that have employed Information technology or communications to improve lives within the communities they serve. The awards which are sponsored by SIM Austin are the most prestigious awards the Austin IT community has to offer.  The IT Executive of the Year Awards bestow entrants and the winners with broad public recognition of their contributions, whether big or small.  Examine the impacts on the service IT provides and the difference it makes within the businesses and community you live and work in. You might be amazed at how the biggest accomplishments can come from the smallest undertakings.

 

Since 1998, the awards have brought together local organization's to collaborate with the organizers and sponsors of the InnoTech Austin IT & Innovation Conference & Expo to produce the IT Executive of the Year Awards.  This year marks the 22nd anniversary of the program.  The Awards are IT Public Sector Executive of the Year Award and IT Corporate Executive of the Year Award.

 

The IT Executive of the Year Awards spotlight IT Executives and Managers for their Creativity, Impact, Innovation, Process Transformation, and/or Leadership to the organizations they work so hard to support.  We are excited to announce that nominations for the 2019 IT Awards are now being accepted through October 11, 2019.

Nominees will be judged on the following criteria:
 

  • Creativity/Innovation - A strengthening of the competitive position of an organization's product or service through the creative use of information technology.  Creation of a new system, technology, or application of IT that is unique and/or market-leading.
     

  • Impact/Process Transformation - An increase in the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization through the use of information technology.  A significant transformation of business processes to improve customer service or vendor relationships.
     

  • Leadership/Community Service – Excellence in leadership skills and execution in the eyes of the IT staff and the executive management of the organization. Excellence in leadership skills through community involvement and service.

 


All Nominees will be invited to the Nominees VIP Reception on November 18, 2018, the night before the InnoTech Austin Conference.  This is a by-invitation-only event for the 2019 Nominees, SIM Austin Board, InnoTech Advisory Committee and reception sponsors.

The IT Executive of the Year Awards are presented during the InnoTech Conference – Austin’s premier IT event happening October 2 where the SIM Austin chapter in partnership with InnoTech Austin will recognize the winners of the 2019 IT Executive of the Year Award.

 

Apply today!