StateScoop Holds First Annual StateScoop 50 Awards

Leading Gov IT Media Company StateScoop Honors Top 50 Most Innovative State IT Leaders Carlos Ramos, Karen Robinson and Randy Anderson, Among Others, Who Make State Government More Efficient and Effective.

09 May, 2014, 10:00 ET from StateScoop

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last night, government IT media company StateScoop announced the winners for its first annual 2014 StateScoop 50 Awards, held at the Hilton Baltimore. The event celebrated the outstanding achievements of the top 50 state IT and tech industry leaders. From Director & State CIO Carlos Ramos to VP of SLED Sales, HP Randy Anderson – StateScoop honored a slew of politico powerhouses working to make a positive impact in the government community and in public service. StateScoop readers submitted nominations to six executive categories, and over 50,000 voters narrowed the hundreds of submissions down to the top 50 nominees.

Winners spanned categories that included GoldenGov: State Executive of the Year, State Leadership, Industry Leadership, State Innovation of the Year, State IT Program of the Year, and State Up & Comer/Most Inspiring Newcomer.

Other notable StateScoop 50 Awards recipients included Microsoft VP Mike Donlan, CIO and Executive Director, Texas Dept. of Information Resources Karen Robinson, and CIO State of Illinois Sean Vinck, among others. For a full list of StateScoop 50 Recipients, visit

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