The 9th edition of CIO CHOICE 2021 Red Carpet Night – ALL ONLINE received a stupendous response with over 500 CIOs and ICT leaders gathering together for the virtual felicitation ceremony.
The 9th edition of CIO CHOICE Recognition & Honour was a home run this year with a virtual gathering of 500 plus CIOs and ICT leaders, convening to felicitate the most-trusted ICT brands of the year at the Red Capet Night- ALL ONLINE. Red Carpet Night, considered to be the most powerful networking platform and ICT event in the industry, underscored the importance of meaningful collaboration between technology leaders and brands in navigating the New Normal.
CIO CHOICE recognition program selects and honours ICT brands through an extensive Pan- India Online referral voting process conducted among technology leaders in the country. The 9th edition, held on 15th January 2021, recognized different brands across 42 categories.
Along with some of the leading large brands that secured consecutive wins, several niche brands too took away the title in the jostling competition to be the CIOs’ most-trusted and preferred brands. CIO CHOICE this year received a whopping 5900 plus votes from technology leaders and CIO from across the country.
Professional services firm, KPMG was the Knowledge Partner for CIO CHOICE 2020.
A distinguished CIO Advisory Panel, comprising industry leaders and CIOs from across various verticals, was instrumental in guiding the entire process for this edition of CIO Choice. The panel comprised Goutam Datta, CIO & CDO, Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance; Nitin Agarwal, President & Group CIO, CTO & CDO, Edelweiss Financial Services; Prakash Ramchandran, CTO, Byju's; Prasad Badiwale, Joint President, Birla Management Services; Sanjay Kotha, Joint President & Group CIO, Adani Enterprises; Sreeji Gopinath, Global CIO, Lupin; Tarun Anand, Head - Global IT, Dabur; Vinod Sivarama Krishnan, CIO, Indus Towers and VV Balaji, Head - Business Technology Group, ICICI Bank.
Speaking on the occasion, Anoop Mathur, Founder & President, CORE Media, said, “Congratulations to all the winning brands for being the CIOs’ preferred choice of partners. This unique recognition program brings together CIOs, Digital and Brand leaders to foster stronger collaboration and meaningful engagements in the ICT ecosystem as we navigate the New Normal. The response we received for the 9th edition of CIO CHOICE has been overwhelming. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the CIO community and the ICT ecosystem for the unwavering support in our journey.”