Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Black Executives Receive Top Honors for their Contribution to the Advancement of Technology and Diversity in the IT Profession

The Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) has recognized five African Americans from leading organizations for their extraordinary contributions to the advancement of Information Technology while continuously demonstrating proactive leadership in advancing diversity. Their achievements will be celebrated and recognized at the ITSMF Annual Awards Gala on February 13, 2009 at the Four Seasons in Dallas, Texas.

UBS will be honored as the ITSMF Corporate Sponsor of the Year.

The five individual award winners are:
  1. Monte Ford, SVP and CIO for American Airlines
  2. Dr. Randal Pinkett, Chairman and CEO of BCT Partners
  3. Dr. Elva Jones, Chairman of the Computer Science Department at Winston Salem State University
  4. Dr. Cheick Modibo Diarra, Africa Chairman Middle East & Africa for Microsoft Corporation
  5. James D. Cook, VP Data Center Transformation at HP
Click here to learn more about the ITSMF Annual Awards Gala.

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