Dobler Consulting Congratulates the Winners of the Tampa Bay Business Journal 2016 CIO of the Year Awards



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Last week, Dobler Consulting was proud to join the Tampa Bay Business Journal, CDW and Tampa-based IT services company Cologix, in celebrating the exceptional leadership, innovative spirit and technical excellence of nine local IT professionals at the 2016 CIO of the Year Awards. These outstanding individuals were recognized at a formal luncheon hosted at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in beautiful Downtown Tampa.


Here are the Tampa Bay Business Journal CIO of the Year Winners:

Government – Todd Bayley, Pasco County Government

Healthcare – Timothy Thompson, BayCare Health System

Non-Profit – Chad Lewis, Tampa Preparatory School

Private-Large – Scott Cashette, Albertelli Law

Private-Medium – Michael Geis, myMatrixx

Public – Kimberly Anstett, The Nielsen Co.

Emerging Leader – Stephanie Davis, Cox Target Media/Valpak


Additionally, awards were given to companies who deployed IT solutions in innovative ways to deliver exemplary results:

Best Big Data & Analytic Project – Catalina Marketing

Innovative Technology Project – Triad Retail Media


All of us here at Dobler would like to express our heartfelt congratulations to the winners. Additionally, we’d like to recognize all the award nominees whose technical skill and leadership exemplify the highest standards and qualities one would expect of a CIO.


As official sponsors of the CIO of the Year Awards, Dobler Consulting team members Peter Dobler, Founder and CEO, and Raju Chidambaram, Chief Technology Officer and Managing Partner attended the event to show our commitment to the local business community, as well as our ongoing dedication to promoting Tampa Bay as a place for technology, digital services, science and engineering companies to grow and succeed.