2016 Event

2016 HONOREES

  • Mark Caldwell, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Apmetrix Inc.
  • Marc Romano, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Seismic Software Inc.
  • Peter Hissong, Director of Technology, Teamwork Athletic Apparel
  • Brian Alexander, Vice President of Information Technology, ARS National Services Inc.
  • Brian Andrews, Vice President of Technology, Stone Brewing Company
  • Kenneth Lanewood, Senior Information Technology Officer for Pfenex, Inc.
  • Philippe Marchand, Chief Information Officer, Gemoptix (Now with Samumed, LLC)
  • Gary Nimtz, Senior Information Technology Director, San Diego Futures Foundation
  • Andres Gutierrez, Chief Information Officer, Family Health Centers of San Diego
  • David Delacalzada, Director of Information Technology, Encinitas School District
  • Brian Croom, Manager of Information Systems, Padre Dam Municipal Water District

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT HONOREE

  • Steve Hart, Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer, ViaSat Inc.

COX BUSINESS EXEMPLARY AWARD

  • Linda Scott, Chief Information Officer, Guild Mortgage Company

NOMINATION COMMITTEE

  • Casey Cotton, Chief Technology Officer, Asset Marketing Systems, Insurance Service, LLC Madison Avenue Securities, Inc.
  • Kurt Cumming, Managing Director, Root, Inc.
  • Kelly Gunning, BAE Systems (retired)
  • Christopher Petersen, Chief Information Officer, Assay Depot, Inc.
  • Brad Williams, Director of IT, Petco Animal Supplies

JUDGES

  • Tal Almog, Vice President of Opertations, MaintenanceNet
  • Prudence August, Vice President of Information Technology, Palomar Health
  • Andrew Blocksidge, Director of Global Technology, Nixon
  • Rich Coppa, Vice President of Infrastructure & Chief Information Officer, The Arc of San Diego
  • Doug Cyphers, Vice President of Information Technology, Welk Resort Group
  • Jessie Daly, Executive Director of Information Technology (Ret.), Ionis Pharmaceuticals
  • Abe Esquerra, Director of Information Technology, DUDEK
  • Joe Gursky, Director of Information Technology, USS Midway Musem
  • David Henderson, Chief Information Officer, GenomeDX
  • Debra Jensen, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Charlotte Russe
  • Tom Kennedy, General Manager, Rainbow Municipal Water District
  • Abe Lietz, Chief Information Officer, Jenny Craig and Curves International
  • Heather Moshier, Executive Vice President of Information Technology, San Diego County Credit Union
  • Terry Orletsky, Vice President of Information Technology, The Ken Blanchard Companies
  • Guillermo Perez, Senior Director, Technical Support San Diego Union Tribune
  • Nimer Saikaly, Director of Information Technology, Episcopal Community Services
  • Sal Saldivar, Chief Information Officer, La Maestra Community Health Centers
  • Jeanette Sanchez, Chief Information Officer, AMN Healthcare
  • Robert Swisher, Chief Technology Officer, Business.com
  • Harold Tuck, County of San Diego (Retired)
  • Mike Zill, Senior Vice President, Global Shared Services Beckton Dickinson

TTE ADVISORY COUNCIL

  • Jessie Daly, Executive Director of Information Technology (Ret.), Ionis Pharmaceuticals
  • Dave Druker, Executive Vice President, Dataskill, Inc.
  • John Merritt, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, YMCA of San Diego County
  • Heather Moshier, Executive Vice President of Information Technology, San Diego County Credit Union
  • Steve Romeo, Executive Technologist, BREG

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