The Executives' Club of Chicago, AITP and SIM Recognize OptionMonster's Sanjib Sahoo as CIO of the Year

May 14, 2013, 17:34 ET from The Executives' Club of Chicago

CHICAGO, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OptionMonster Holdings' Sanjib Sahoo was selected as the 2013 CIO of the Year award honoree by The Executives' Club of Chicago, The Association of Information Technology Professionals and the Society of Information Management – Chicago.   The award will be presented at a luncheon program on Thursday, May 16 at the Hilton Chicago.


More than 600 business leaders are expected to attend. The awards luncheon will include a corporate citizenship award, an innovator of the Year award, and a keynote presentation on water scarcity and business risk from Ecolab Chairman & CEO Doug Baker.

Sanjib was selected from a group of top IT executives from some of Chicagland's largest and most-recognized companies.  A panel of 13 judges reviewed nominations that were scored in 11 weighted categories, to determine the winner.  Sanjib received the highest scores in several categories including Leadership in Driving Business Value, Vision and Tactics and Managing the IT organization.

"This is a great honor that reflects on the whole of our truly world class technology team.  We have achieved huge successes using disruptive technologies to create a leading industry financial trading experience within a short time," said Sahoo.  "It has been a phenomenal experience building this team from the ground up to solve complex challenges and create competitive differentiation for our business."

OptionMonster Holdings, Inc. is the parent of tradeMONSTER, an online brokerage firm.

Awarded since 2003, past CIO of the year honorees include technology leaders from Nalco, Loyola University, Boeing and Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Program sponsors include KPMG, Catamaran Corp., Motorola Solutions, and Schneider Electric – who are founding members of the Innovation Council. 

Accenture, Astellas, BT, CDW, Mesirow Financial, Cisco, Discover Financial, Kemper, & William Blair are gold-level program sponsors.  

For more information or for tickets, visit or call The Executives' Club at 312-263-3500.

Event Details: Thursday, May 16; Registration and Networking: 11:30 a.m.
Luncheon and Program: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. at the Hilton Chicago, 720 South Michigan

About The Executives' Club of Chicago
One of the nation's oldest and most prestigious organizations, founded in 1911, the Club facilitates strategic relationship development, intellectual exchange and development of future leaders.  Through its Global Leaders, Women's Leadership, Chicago CEO Series and other programming, the Club brings together business, civic and academic leaders from all industries to discuss strategies that address challenges and opportunities affecting Chicago and the world.

SOURCE The Executives' Club of Chicago