Tampa Bay, FL – May 19, 2016 – The Tampa Bay Technology Forum congratulates Board Chairman Chris Cate for being a finalist in the Nutanix NEXT Awards! Cate was nominated in the Elevate IT CIO Award category.
Daniel J. Scott, Executive Director of the Tampa Bay Technology Forum responded to the news, “It’s not a surprise to any of us that Chris Cate has been named a finalist. He is a true leader in our community and plays an important role in our organization. It’s wonderful to see him being recognized nationally.”
NEXT awards recognize excellence in IT leadership and innovation in the categories of Champion, Disruptor, Elevate IT CIO, Industry Innovator and Public Sector Visionary and recently announced the finalists.
Elevate IT CIO Award: Nominees are CIOs or VPs who have demonstrated best-in-class leadership, strategy and business impact combined. Candidate has shown motivational or inspirational leadership that resulted in the elevation of the IT organization’s performance and impact on the overall business.
- Chris Cate, EVP and CIO, Cox Target Media
- Mark Hindle, Head of Technology/CIO, Relationships Australia NSW
- John Mason, CIO, Bottomline Technologies
- Kelly Michel, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Charter
Read the full Nutanix release here.
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