LSU Alum named one CIO Hall of Fame honorees

This article originally appeared on on June 6, 2019.  Patrick Thompson, Immediate Past President of SDEIS Advisory Board, CIO of Albemarle and LSU Accounting Alumni was named to the Class of 2019 CIO Hall of Fame.

Patrick Thompson Headshot

Patrick Thompson

The CIO Hall of Fame was created in 1997 to spotlight 12 outstanding IT leaders who had significantly contributed to and profoundly influenced the IT discipline, the use of technology in business and the advancement of the CIO role. Ten years later, in 2007, CIO inducted its second class of honorees into the CIO Hall of Fame during CIO magazine’s 20th anniversary celebration.

This elite group has a reputation for leadership among their peers (or outside entities such as the media or industry experts) and have shown a positive influence on the IT profession and/or advancement of the CIO role. Previous successful nominees have been current CIOs with at least 10-15 years' experience in CIO positions at mid-sized to large enterprises.

Below is a list of the 140 members of the CIO Hall of Fame, showing the year of their induction and their company affiliation at the time. 2019's honorees will be celebrated at the annual CIO 100 Symposium & Awards Ceremony to be held August 19-21, 2019, at The Broadmoor resort in Colorado Springs.

2019 Judges

25 judges — all of them members of the CIO Hall of Fame — selected this year's class of inductees. We thank them for their time.

  • Suja Chandrasekaran, Global Chief Information and Digital Officer, Kimberly Clark Corp.
  • Helen Zadarlik Cousins, Board of Directors, Jamestown Yorktown Foundation Inc.
  • Bob Fecteau, CIO (retired), SAIC
  • Tom Flanagan, Chief Transformation Officer, Issquared, Inc.
  • Donagh Herlihy, EVP and CTO, Bloomin' Brands Joel Jacobs, VP & CIO, The MITRE Corporation
  • Steven John, CIO, AmeriPride Services Paul Martin, SVP & CIO, Baxter International Inc.
  • Bill McCorey, CIO, Universal Parks and Resorts, Orlando
  • Scott McKay, Chief Strategy Officer (retired), Genworth
  • Keith Morrow, Technology Executive, Epsilon
  • Tom Murphy, CIO, University of Pennsylvania
  • Dan Olley, EVP & CTO, RELX Group
  • Tom Peck, CIO and CDO, Ingram Micro
  • John Repko, CIO, AIG
  • Rebecca Rhoads, President, Global Business Services, Raytheon
  • Steve Rubinow, Director, Institute for Professional Development, DePaul University College of Computing and Digital Media
  • Bill Schlough, SVP & CIO, San Francisco Giants / Chairman, San Jose Giants
  • Eash Sundaram, EVP – Chief Digital & Technology Officer, JetBlue
  • Teri Takai, Executive Director, Center for Digital Government, eRepublic
  • David Thompson, CIO and CTO, American Express Global Business Travel
  • Robert Urwiler, CIO (retired), Vail Resorts
  • Peter Weis, CIO, Matson Navigation
  • Rich Williams, SVP and CIO (retired), Celgene Corporation
  • Deanna Wise, CIO, Banner Health

Class of 2019

  • Rob Alexander, CIO, Capital One
  • Steve Betts, SVP & CIO, Health Care Service Corporation
  • Alan Cullop, CIO, DaVita
  • Craig Cuyar, SVP & Global CIO, Omnicom Group
  • Richard (Dick) Daniels, EVP, CIO, Kaiser Permanente
  • Anuj Dhanda, CIO & EVP, Albertsons Companies
  • Randall Gaboriault, CIO; SVP, Innovation and Strategic Development, Christiana Care Health System
  • Zack Hicks, Chief Digital Officer & EVP, Toyota Motor North America; CEO & President, Toyota Connected North America, Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) & Toyota Connected North America
  • Ann Joyce, EVP & Chief Customer Officer, Technology, Supply Chain & Omni Operations, Chico's FAS, Inc.
  • Vince Kellen, CIO, University of California, San Diego
  • Michael R. Kingston, SVP, CIO, L'Oreal Americas
  • Michael Mathias, EVP, Customer Experience & CIO, Blue Shield of California
  • Kathy McElligott, EVP, CIO/CTO, McKesson
  • Gregory Morrison, SVP & CIO, Cox Enterprises
  • Steven J. Randich, EVP & CIO, FINRA
  • Cynthia Stoddard, SVP & CIO, Adobe Inc.
  • Lynden Lee Tennison, EVP, Chief Strategy & Information Officer (retired), Union Pacific Railroad
  • Patrick Thompson, CIO, Albemarle
  • Stephen Warren, CIO, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
  • Walter Yosafat, SVP/CIO, Wyndham Destinations