Welcome to the sixth annual CIO50. The list is open to the top technology leader within an organisation who has overall responsibility and control of the ICT vision and direction for the company.

This c-level executive leads innovative projects across the organisation, while also being at the forefront of decision-making and strategic change.

Nominations should focus on:

  • The technology innovation/s that have changed the way an organisation operates
  • Why the innovation/s are unique in the marketplace
  • How the nominee is influencing people across the organisation to ensure technology is always part of the conversation when it comes to meeting an organisation’s objectives.

To self-nominate or nominate on behalf of someone else, please download the questionnaire and return it to byron_connolly@idg.com with the subject line: CIO50 2021 Nomination.

Nominations are open from Wednesday June 23, 2021 and will close on Friday August 20, 2021.


Download nomination form

Nominations for the best ICT-enabled community program

CIO Australia is also recognising the leading organisation that has developed a technology-enabled initiative that helped address a community or social issue.

The award will be presented in November 2021 during a gala dinner where we will also present the CIO50, a list of the most innovative and transformative technology chiefs in Australia.

If you wish to nominate your organisation, please download the questionnaire and email it to byron_connolly@idg.com with the subject line: CIO50 2021 Community Award.


Download nomination form

The entries will be reviewed in-depth by our judges who are looking for leading edge ICT practices and measurable results.

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