Congratulations go to ITA General Manager Ted Ross, Club Member, for being selected as an ORBIE SoCal CIO of the Year winner for 2021.
The SoCal CIO of the Year ORBIE Award honors chief information officers who have demonstrated excellence in technology leadership. CIOs are typically recognized in multiple categories, based on the size and scope of their organization and responsibilities.
Nominated by others and competing with more than 47 prominent Southern California CIOs, Ted was honored with this unique award. Ted shares this recognition with all the ITA staff who have worked tirelessly over this last year to deliver responsive, responsible, and excellent technology at the City of Los Angeles.
Since inception of the first CIO of the Year Awards in 1998, over 500 CIO of the Year winners have received the prestigious ORBIE Award.
The ORBIE Award is synonymous with the excellence the award represents, meticulously handcrafted from steel and crystal – symbols of honor and achievement. The ORBIE signifies exceptional leadership, innovation, and vision; representing the characteristics and qualities that inspire others to achieve their potential.
The ORBIE award is produced by Inspire CIO Leadership Network, a professional peer group with chapters in most US cities.