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CIO of the Year Awards


SLBJ Announcement

Large Enterprise Finalists

Christy
Barker

Frank
LaQuinta

David
Meyer

Shri
Ramachandran

Enterprise Finalists

Bhavani
Amirthalingham

Aaron
Geiger

Justin
McFarland

Jeff
Schuchardt

Large Corporate Finalists

Rick
Hall

Thys
Lourens

John
Meister

Teresa
Sanzottera

Corporate Finalists

Jim
Cavellier

Johnnie
Foster

Gregory
Snider

Jennifer
Walton

Perry
Yee

Healthcare Finalists

Jerry
Fox

David
Hakanson

Gerry
Lewis

Scott
Richert

Jason
Smith

2021 Keynote

Raghu Raghuram, CEO, Vmware

Raghu Raghuram joined VMware in 2003 and currently serves as the company’s CEO. He is an industry thought leader and has successfully steered the company’s strategy and technology evolution across VMware’s rich history. During his tenure at VMware, Raghuram has held multiple leadership roles across several business units and even served as part of the leadership team that took the company through its initial IPO. Prior to VMware, Raghuram held product management and marketing roles at AOL, Bang Networks and Netscape. Raghuram holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business and a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai.

Leadership Award Recipient

Mark Brooks, EVP & CIO, Centene Corporation

Mark J. Brooks is the Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Centene Corporation, a multi-national leader in government-sponsored healthcare programs serving under-insured and uninsured individuals. Since 2016, Mr. Brooks has led Centene Technologies, the company’s information technology (IT) organization, supported by 4,000+ employees across the country, and in Spain and the United Kingdom.

Join us as we honor technology leaders in Greater St. Louis.