Published on May 14, 2024, 7:29 am

CIO is thrilled to announce the launch of the highly anticipated CIO50 Awards in Saudi Arabia for the third consecutive year. This prestigious award aims to recognize and celebrate the outstanding achievements of the top 50 senior technology executives who are leading innovation, strengthening resilience, and driving rapid change within their organizations.

Aligned with a global awards program, CIO50 underscores Foundry’s growing commitment to the region and is widely regarded as a symbol of excellence in the enterprise sector. Nominations are currently open for the 2024 awards, inviting submissions from deserving candidates across Saudi Arabia.

The esteemed CIO50 Middle East judging panel, comprised of independent experts, will meticulously review all entries to identify the final list of honorees. The culminating event is scheduled to take place at the Hotel Fairmont Riyadh on 19th September, marking a momentous occasion in Saudi Arabia’s evolving technology landscape.

As Saudi Arabia continues to embrace digital transformation and prioritize innovation, the CIO50 Awards present an exceptional opportunity to acknowledge and honor the Kingdom’s top technology leaders. These trailblazing Chief Information Officers (CIOs) are instrumental in driving strategic value, resilience, and innovation within Saudi Arabia’s dynamic tech ecosystem.

Recognizing exceptional leadership and impact, the CIO50 Awards commend CIOs who have spearheaded pioneering digital initiatives and navigated challenges with ingenuity. By showcasing excellence in technology leadership, these awards spotlight individuals who are shaping the future of Saudi Arabia’s digital economy.

The selection process for the CIO50 Awards is thorough and transparent, with a distinguished panel of judges assessing nominees based on innovation level, strategic significance of initiatives, measurable impact on organizations and society, along with their ability to inspire teams towards success.

For CIOs and tech leaders in Saudi Arabia, winning a CIO50 Award not only brings well-deserved recognition but also validates their role in propelling digital excellence within the Kingdom. Additionally, it offers a platform for winners to share best practices, network with industry peers, and elevate their profiles on a global scale.

By celebrating achievements in technology leadership through events like the CIO50 Awards, Saudi Arabia reinforces its reputation as a center for technological innovation and thought leadership. These accolades cultivate a culture of excellence and continuous improvement within the Kingdom’s thriving technology ecosystem.

To nominate yourself or someone deserving for this prestigious award or learn more about nomination guidelines please reach out to Andrea Benito at via email – Andrea Benito is editor at CIO Middle East.


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