BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The TBM Council, a nonprofit organization dedicated to developing and promoting best practices for managing the business of IT, today announced the finalists of its third annual TBM Awards. Winners are recognized for the profound impact they've made on their organization by empowering operational excellence, business innovation, business transformation, TBM vision and best practices. The TBM Awards ceremony will be hosted by Ramón Baez, Senior Vice President of Customer Advocacy at Hewlett-Packard Company and attended by TBM Conference guests at the historic Field Museum on Tuesday, October 27.
Finalists were chosen as a result of nominations submitted by their colleagues and business partners. After an extensive evaluation process, the following finalists were chosen based on their contribution to advancing the TBM methodology:
Nomura Securities International
Winners will be chosen by a selection committee comprised of industry leading technology executives, academics, and IT thought leaders. This year's TBM Awards selection committee includes:
Ramón Baez, Senior Vice President of Customer Advocacy at Hewlett-Packard Company
Carl Stumpf, Managing Director at CME Group
James LaPlaine, CIO at AOL
Judy Fitzgerald, CFO at State of Washington Consolidated Tech Services
Martha Heller, President of Heller Search Associates
George Westerman, Research Scientist at MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy
Alex Mueller-Herbst, Partner at Information Services Group
Himanshu Agarwal, Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company
Todd Tucker, General Manager of the TBM Council
"The organizations represented in this year's TBM Awards process are among the most transformational in the industry and should be credited with the advancement of the entire TBM discipline," said Chris Pick, President of the TBM Council and Chief Marketing Officer at Apptio. "I am honored to have the opportunity to recognize their hard work as an example of what can be achieved when IT leaders harness the power of Technology Business Management and their peer community."
The TBM Conference is the only event for IT leaders focused on managing the business of IT. The conference was designed to bring together Global 2000 CIOs, CTOs and CFOs to learn from their executive peers who have successfully transformed the IT organization.
This year's conference will feature keynote speakers, industry leaders, visionaries, and innovators from companies like Microsoft, ExxonMobil, DuPont, SunTrust, and Cox Automotive among many others.
About the TBM Council The Technology Business Management (TBM) Council is a nonprofit business entity focused on the development of a definitive framework for running technology organizations like a business. It is governed by an independent board of IT leaders from a diverse group of the world's most innovative companies like Cisco Systems, DuPont, ExxonMobil, First American, Goldman Sachs, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, Nike, WorleyParsons, Apptio, and more. The TBM Council's mission is to serve its members by delivering on key mandates of collaboration, standardization, and education. To learn more about the TBM Council, visit: www.tbmcouncil.org.