Computerworld Honors Enlists Borland President and CEO to Chairmen’s Committee
FRAMINGHAM, MA – APRIL 25, 2006 – Bob Carrigan, Chairman of the Computerworld Honors Program Chairmen's Committee and President of IDG Communications, has announced that Tod Nielsen, President and Chief Executive Officer, Borland Software (Nasdaq:BORL), has joined its prestigious Chairmen's Committee.
Comprised of an elite group of top technology executives, the committee strives to recognize IT companies that have leveraged technology through the betterment of society.
"Nielsen and other members of the Chairmen's Committee are chosen for their unmatched awareness of how technology can be implemented to achieve the organization's greater goals," said Carrigan. "Nielsen and his peers will be fundamental in helping to recognize those individuals that truly embody the spirit of the program."
The Computerworld Honors Program (http://cwhonors.org) unites Chairmen and CEOs of the world's foremost information technology companies to recognize the most outstanding user achievements in technology each year. The process culminates with an awards ceremony, which will take place on June 5, 2006 in Washington, D.C., with a guest list that represents a who's who in IT. The technology achievements honored by this program are preserved and protected in national archives, and in over 250 universities, museums and research institutions throughout the world.
As members of the Committee, Nielsen and his peers will help to identify the organizations whose use of information technology has been especially noteworthy for the originality of its conception, the breadth of its vision and the significance of its benefit to society.
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About the Computerworld Honors Program
Founded by International Data Group (IDG) in 1988, the Computerworld Honors Program is governed by the not-for-profit Computerworld Information Technology Awards Foundation. In its 18th year, Computerworld Honors is the longest running global program to honor individuals and organizations that use information technology to benefit society.
Each year, the program's Chairmen's Committee, a group of 100 Chairmen/CEOs of global technology companies, nominates individuals and organizations around the world whose visionary application of information technology promotes positive social and economic progress. Nominations are evaluated by an independent board of CIO-level judges who select laureates, finalists and award winners, in 10 industry-related categories, to be honored at a Laureate Medal Ceremony. This year's ceremony and accompanying Gala Awards Program will take place on June 5, 2006 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.
The technology achievements honored by this program are preserved and protected in national archives, and in over 250 universities, museums and research institutions throughout the world. Additional information about the program and a Global Archive of past laureate case studies and oral histories can be found at the Computerworld Honors website: http://www.cwhonors.org.