Welcome to the fifth 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 will provide the innovation within their 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 c-level executive collaborates with and influences the organisation and its leadership team
  • The role technology plays in helping the organisation achieve its objectives

To self-nominate or nominate on behalf of someone else, please download the questionnaire and return it to with the subject line: CIO50 2020 Nomination.

Nominations are open from Monday June 22, 2020 and will close on Friday August 21, 2020.

Download nomination form

Nominations for the best ICT-enabled community program

In 2020, CIO Australia is 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 2020 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 with the subject line: CIO50 2020 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.