Info-Tech Research Group Names Butler's Bill Young 2023 CIO Award Winner | Butler Community College

Info-Tech Research Group Names Butler's Bill Young 2023 CIO Award Winner

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Published: Thursday, November 16th, 2023

Awards aim to recognize outstanding industry leaders who deliver exceptional value to their organizations.

Butler Community College is proud to announce that the College’s CIO, Bill Young, has been named a 2023 Info-Tech CIO Award winner by Info-Tech Research Group, one of the world’s leading IT research and advisory firms. Young has been recognized as one of the top winners for the Growth Leader division. 

Since 2016, the Info-Tech CIO Awards have recognized outstanding industry leaders for delivering exceptional value to their organizations and achieving high scores in stakeholder satisfaction in Info-Tech’s CIO Business Vision program. This program measures an organization’s satisfaction with IT’s core services and provides CIOs with the foundation to jumpstart a successful IT strategy. 

Butler Community College’s Information Services division has been at the forefront of harnessing cutting-edge technology to enhance the educational experience for both students and faculty. Through a path of unwavering dedication to staying ahead of the technological curve, the division has consistently provided exceptional value and satisfaction to college stakeholders. Leveraging innovative solutions, they have cultivated a dynamic digital environment for students. By adapting to the evolving needs of the college community and embracing emerging tech trends, Butler Community College's Information Services division has been a key driver in ensuring that the college remains a technology leader in the ever-changing landscape of higher education. 

Bill Young, CIO of Butler Community College, proudly reflects on receiving the 2023 Info-Tech CIO Award in the "Growth Leader" category, saying, "This award is a testament to the incredible teamwork and dedication of our Information Services division. I believe in empowering our employees to be successful by fostering a culture of curiosity, innovation, autonomy, and purpose. As CIO it’s not just about managing technology; it's about inspiring and enabling our team to push boundaries, explore uncharted territory, and align their work with a larger sense of purpose. When our people thrive, our technology thrives, and, most importantly, our students and institution thrive." 

The winners of the 2023 Info-Tech CIO Awards were selected from hundreds of eligible contenders and were determined based on their IT satisfaction and value scores, as assessed, and quantified by their direct business stakeholders. 

“IT leadership in today’s world is more than just technology mastery – it means shaping organizations through relentless innovation and delivering on the vision and needs of business leaders. The 2023 Info-Tech CIO Award winners embody this ethos, setting exceptional standards for the industry, as reflected by their stakeholder satisfaction scores,” says Geoff Nielson, senior vice president of global services and delivery for Info-Tech Research Group. “It is our honor to acknowledge this year’s award winners and commend these leaders for their dedication and drive in propelling their organizations forward.” 

To see the full list of winners and learn more about the awards, please click here