Event Details

Hyatt Regency Birmingham

1000 Galleria Circle, Birmingham, AL

May 3, 2019

7:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Meet the 2019 ORBIE Winners!

The CIO of the Year ORBIE Award recognizes CIOs who have shown excellence in technology leadership in Alabama. Congratulations to this year’s award recipients!

2019 Awards Season

CIO of the Year nominees & finalists are honored at a series of executive events, beginning with the Nominee Reception and ending with the CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards breakfast.


2019 Keynote

James Dallas, President, James Dallas & Associates

Mr. Dallas is president of James Dallas & Associates. He consults with and speaks to companies and organizations about managing change and executive leadership development in a digital world. James is an accomplished senior executive with extensive experience as an agent of change in large domestic and international corporate settings.



Alabama CIO of the Year Awards sponsors are highly valued partners invited by local CIOs to experience the unique opportunity of recognizing the senior technology leadership of top organizations in Alabama through a series of year-long events.


2019 Alabama CIO of the Year Awards Agenda

7:00am Registration & Networking
7:00am VIP Reception*
8:00am CIO of the Year® Awards Breakfast
10:15am Q&A with Keynote**

*Access limited to CIOs and select sponsor representatives.
**Access limited to CIOs, their direct reports, and select sponsor representatives.

Leadership Award Recipient

Scott Mcglaun, CIO, BlueCross BlueShield of Alabama

Scott McGlaun joined Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama in 2008 as Sr. Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Mr. McGlaun’s technology and leadership roles provide strategic vision for the company’s information systems operations. His areas of responsibility include all application and database development, infrastructure and operations, systems data and information security, IT project management office (PMO) and systems architecture.

Explore 20 years of CIO ORBIE finalists and winners.