Application For the Forbes CIO Innovation Award
Only recently have CIOs become leaders in “information.” Too many were focused on infrastructure rather than synthesizing valuable data. Now that information is king, an elite cadre of CIOs are using the company's most prized asset (and technology in general) to drive real revenue growth.

This award is open to chief information officers of any multi-billion dollar enterprise who have demonstrated the ability to generate real revenue growth. Please complete the following survey honestly, clearly and with sufficient examples and proof. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 10, 2017. The winners will be featured on stage at the Forbes CIO Summit on April 24th at the Ritz Carlton at Half Moon Bay, Calif. and in Peter High’s Technovation column on

*Note: all responses may be featured in Peter High's column and on
First Name *

Last Name *

Company *

Email Address *

Contact Phone Number

What opportunity or issue to be resolved led to this IT-led innovation? *

Please include a quote from the chief executive officer or chairman of your company, describing his/her impressions of the innovation and what it has meant for the company. *

Is this idea new to your industry? If not, how does it represent a new variation or twist on an existing idea? *

How much incremental revenue and/or profit resulted from this idea? Please be as specific as possible. *

Please describe the innovative idea that you and your team in IT pursued. Please be specific, including the steps you undertook to implement the idea(s). *

Please describe how this idea led to enhanced revenue. *

Enter any additional information or supporting evidence below.

Thanks and that completes your application.Please add any additional notes and information supporting your application in the text box below. You'll be hearing from us before the CIO Summit in March.
Thank you for applying for the Forbes CIO Innovation Award!
We will be announcing the winners prior to the summit in April.