Bill VanCuren of NCR Corporation received the prestigious Ed Steinike CIO Award during an entertaining and inspiring evening at TechBridge’s annual Digital Ball. The CIO award is a cornerstone of a conclave that celebrates how common business technology solutions assist Georgia nonprofits to serve more people in new and effective ways. The ward was presented to Bill VanCuren by Insight’s Rick Grande.
SVP & CIO VanCuren oversees the strategic IT portfolio, global networks and processing services for both internal and external customer managed services for NCR Corporation. The NCR IT organization is consistently named to the InformationWeek 500, and in CIO Magazine’s CIO 100. The Wall Street Journal, Forbes magazine and our Georgia’s own Atlanta Business Chronicle have regularly interviewed VanCuren to catch his insights about the potential impact of new technologies and the expanding role of IT leadership in managing business strategies. VanCuren serves the advisory board for Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business and University of Georgia MIS program. VanCuren co-chairs the GeorgiaCIO Leadership Association and devotes energy to Atlanta area nonprofits that provide technology to the underprivileged, including PowerMyLearning and the hundreds of IT projects tackled by TechBridge consulting teams.
A stalwart proponent of TechBridge’s mission to help nonprofits use information like businesses do, VanCuren has served as a member of Awards Voting Committee, emeritus host of the Digital Ball, lead organizer of NCR’s Adopt-A-Nonprofit (technology solutions) program and supporter of the TeeITUp for TechBridge tournament which raises money annual for nonprofit organizations. Bill has also served in the arguous but meaningful role in evaluating grant applications for nonprofit organization IT projects. William (Bill) T. VanCuren graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from The Ohio State University and earned his MBA from the University of Dayton. He also participated in the executive education program at Stanford University.
About the Ed Steinike CIO Award Honoring:
Ed Steinike was a tech industry colleague who led with great care and became a mentor to many. He was valued for his intellectual curiosity, quick wit and passion for developing the potential in people. An effective communicator and thought leader, this CIO was admired as the consummate corporate leader serving both General Electric and The Coca-Cola Company. As a visionary for community organizations like TechBridge, his example sets a high standard. This award seeks to recognize chief information officers who exhibit exceptional qualities and abilities.
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