HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global IT services company, sponsored the Technology for the Next Decade, Today categories in The 2022 American Business Awards®, the premier business awards program in the USA.
The Technology for the Next Decade, Today Awards categories recognize leadership, customer experience, and redefining the workplace. This is the 20th year that The American Business Awards have recognized achievements of organizations operating in the USA, and the fifth year that HCL Technologies has sponsored awards in the competition.
The Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie® Award placements from among the following Finalists will be determined over the next week by a specially-convened jury of IT professionals, and the results will be revealed at the 20th ABA awards banquet in New York on Monday, June 13. The Finalists are:
Excellence in Transforming Business
Chevron Corporation, San Ramon, CA: Raymond R. Smelly, Head of IT Foundation Platform
Haemonetics, Boston, MA: Kim Weatherbee, CIO
Laundris Corporation, Manor, TX: Don Ward, CEO
The Mosaic Company, Tampa, FL: Jeff Wysocki, CIO
Wells Fargo, San Francisco, CA: Nadeem Kayani, Executive VP & CIO
Leading Through Uncertainty
Performance Food Group, Richmond, VA: Don Bulmer, Senior VP & CIO
Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO: Kyle Collins, VP & CIO
Stanley Black & Decker, New Britain, CT: Robert Castello, CIO, Global IT Solution Delivery & Employee Experience
Warner Music Group, New York, NY: Ralph Munsen, CIO & Executive VP
Leadership in Nextgen Technology
The Boeing Company, Chicago, IL: Balaji Rangaswamy, VP, IT&DA Supply Chain
Cox Communications, Atlanta, GA: John Civiletto, VP Technology
Johnson Controls, Glendale, WI: Michael Ellis, Executive VP & Chief Customer and Digital Officer
Light & Wonder, Las Vegas, NV: Rob Bone, Senior VP, Global Systems and Services
New-Normal Digital Transformer
Cummins, Inc., Columbus, IN: Prasad Poludasu, Head of CBS IT Services
Dollar General, Goodlettsville, TN: Julie Elmore, CTO
Unum, Chattanooga, TN: Gautam Roy, Senior VP & CTO
All organizations operating in the U.S.A. – large and small, public and private, for-profit and non-profit - are eligible to submit nominations to the ABAs in a wide range of categories, honoring achievement in every aspect of work life, from customer service and management to public relations and product development. More than 3,700 nominations, a record number, were reviewed in the judging process this year by more than 240 professionals worldwide, whose average scores determined the winners.
2022 Stevie winners will be celebrated during an awards ceremony on Monday, June 13 at 7 pm ET. Details of the event are available on the website.