PITTSBURGH, April 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenArc CIO, Jonathan Colby, was recently named CIO of the Year by the Pittsburgh Technology Council and Greater Pittsburgh CIO Group. Each year an esteemed group of talented professionals in the Information Technology industry are gathered to celebrate innovation and excellence through exceptional leadership.
An annual opportunity to recognize and honor the hard work of CIOs for their accomplishments, the CIO of the Year Award encompasses the passion and leadership it takes to forge through an ever evolving industry and remain atop the emerging competition. Nominated by peers, supervisors, colleagues and customers, CIOs from companies of all sizes, nonprofits, security and education, were honored at the awards ceremony held at Heinz Field on Thursday, April 21, 2016.
Jonathan has served OpenArc for four years in the roles of CIO and COO, being a key contributor to OpenArc's growth of mobile and web-based application development, and specialized mobility services such as online configuration tools for manufacturers and product companies. Jonathan has also been an innovator in Healthtech, engineering a system for connecting wearables to dashboards via bluetooth technologies. Prior to OpenArc Jonathan worked in various technical and strategic managerial roles, including the Manager of Network Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh, and the Vice President of Engineering at ASCC, Inc. Jonathan studied Electrical Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh.
"The award is a source of great pride to our firm, and shows our dedication to creating the best possible environment for employees so that we in turn can provide the highest level of service to our clients," says OpenArc CIO, Jonathan Colby.
OpenArc is a technology consulting firm providing industry-leading technical talent placement, software development, and technology strategy services to clients nationwide. OpenArc has recently been named one of Inc. 5000's Fastest Growing Companies and awarded 7th Fastest Growing Firm by Consulting Magazine. OpenArc works closely with business clients and talent candidates to understand their strategies and goals for a customized approach to their needs. More information about OpenArc can be found by visiting www.openarc.net.
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