IDC CIO Summit Awards


The IDC Saudi Arabia CIO Summit 2022 will also play host to the IDC Excellence Awards, on Day 2 (September 20, 2022.) The awards will recognize the efforts of the country's leading technology executives, based on their ability to drive innovation, strengthen resiliency, and shape rapid change. Securing a place on our list of finalists will be viewed as a genuine mark of enterprise excellence, so submit your nominations today!

The IDC Excellence Awards will honor Saudi Arabia's most pioneering technology leaders across 3 categories, with a winner and 10 finalists named in each:

CISO of the Year

Open to IT leaders who have significantly improved the security posture, resilience, and regulatory compliance of their organization and successfully positioned security as an enabler for digital transformation.

CIO of the Year

Open to IT leaders who have successfully spearheaded major digital transformation initiatives in alignment with senior executives and lines of business to deliver significant and tangible business results.

Women in Technology & Business

Open to female business and IT leaders who have positively impacted the business outcomes, work cultures, and levels of innovation required to drive significant improvements in financial performance.

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