IDG’s InfoWorld Names the Top 25 Chief Technology Officers for 2005; Fourth Annual Awards Honor CTOs Leading Their Companies and the Industry

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – APRIL 11, 2005 – InfoWorld Media Group, the leading provider of comprehensive technology intelligence, announced the recipients of its 2005 CTO 25 Awards. Results appear in the April 11 edition of InfoWorld and are also available at http://www.infoworld.com/2701 .

"Technology leadership requires technology vision and expertise," said Steve Fox, InfoWorld editor in chief. "This year's CTO 25 award winners continue to utilize cutting-edge technologies to improve their businesses."

This year's InfoWorld CTO 25 recipients (listed alphabetically)

include:

Ravi Arimilli, IBM

Carl Banzhof, Citadel Security

Brian Behlendorf, CollabNet

Stuart Berman, Emulex

Brent Carlson, LogicLibrary

Hossein Eslambolchi, AT&T

Dan Foody, Actional

Eng Lim Goh, Silicon Graphics

Laurence Grant, Talk America

Tim Howes, Opsware

Scott Hrastar, AirDefense

Eugene Kuznetsov, DataPower

Jim Lester, Aflac

Kristin Lovejoy, Consul risk management

Dave Martin, Farm Credit Services of America

Addison McGuffin, Health Care Service Corp.

Robert Otto, U.S. Postal Service

Toby Redshaw, Motorola

Barry Robinson, Trizec Properties

Alberto Savoia, Agitar

Bruce Schneier, Counterpane Internet Security

Barry Shuler, Marriott International

Pradeep Sindhu, Juniper Networks

Greg Whitehead, Trustgenix

Brent Zempel, Life Time Fitness

Each year, InfoWorld honors IT executives who have shown leadership both inside and outside of their companies. Nominations are reviewed by the InfoWorld CTO Advisory Council, which makes recommendations to InfoWorld editors for final selection. For more information about InfoWorld's awards programs, visit http://www.infoworld.com/awards .

About InfoWorld Media Group

For 25 years, InfoWorld Media Group has provided cutting-edge coverage and evaluation of IT products and services for technology experts in senior management. Through integrated channels, including print, online, events, and demand generation, InfoWorld reaches the most influential senior-level information technologists — those who drive their enterprise's strategies and technology purchases. Powered by a continued investment in an independent Test Center, InfoWorld analysts and editors provide both hands-on analysis and evaluation, as well as expert commentary on issues surrounding emerging technologies and products. Visit InfoWorld at www.infoworld.com .

About IDG

InfoWorld Media Group is a division of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and event company. IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers and offers online users the largest network of technology-specific sites around the world through IDG.net ( www.idg.net ), which comprises more than 300 targeted Web sites in 70 countries. IDG is also a leading producer of 168 computer-related expositions worldwide and provides IT market analysis through 51 offices in 43 countries worldwide. Company information is available at www.idg.com .

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