Burbank’s chief information officer, Kevin Gray, has been selected as one of five finalists in the enterprise category for the 2023 SoCal CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards.
“Beginning with more than 200 nominations received, this recognition underscores Mr. Gray’s exceptional leadership, innovation, and vision within the business community and further demonstrates his commitment to inspiring the next generation of technology leaders,” city officials wrote in a statement.
The final round of ORBIE award winners will be announced on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the SoCal ORBIE Awards ceremony in Huntington Beach.
SoCal CIO is Southern California’s chief information officers’ preeminent peer leadership network. It is one of more than 30 chapters in the Inspire Leadership Network, a national membership organization comprised of technology leaders from public and private businesses, government, education, health care and nonprofit institutions. Since its inception in 1998, more than 500 CIOs have received the prestigious ORBIE award.
“Enhancing team, technical and business agility, as well as creating better business processes and technology solutions that align with the evolving needs of our city is my passion,” said Gray. “It’s an honor to be recognized by SoCal CIO.”
To learn more about the ORBIE Awards and meet the 2023 finalists and winners, visit Orbie.org.
First published in the July 29 print issue of the Burbank Leader.