Computerworld Names Steve Phillpott a Premier 100 Technology Leader for 2016

We are so proud to share that our CIO, Steve Phillpott, is one of Computerworld’s Premier 100 Technology Leaders for 2016. Now in its 17th year, the award recognizes 100 leaders from technology and business for their exceptional technology leadership and innovative approaches to business challenges.

Steve, along with his talented IT team, have been driving a massive digital transformation and optimization of business StevePhillpott_Computerworld_bloginsetcapabilities across the organization.

Under Steve’s leadership, in only two short years, six major cloud-based communication and collaboration technologies have replaced legacy on-premise systems—reducing on-boarding of newly acquired companies from six months to five days. Additionally, a platform for detailed operational and logistics tracking of several-hundred million HGST HDDs was developed—driving innovation and unearthing new insights. The list goes on for examples of the many IT accomplishments under his stewardship.

And there’s no end in sight. Steve and his team are actively working to increase expertise and tools. They know a deluge of data is coming from Internet-of-Things and an increasingly connected world. They are ready for it.

Steve is in great company with this well-deserved recognition. Learn more about the others: Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leaders for 2016.

Congrats again Steve! We cannot wait for what’s next!

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