IDG’s InfoWorld Names the Top 25 Chief Technology Officers for 2006

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – JUNE 5, 2006 – IDG's InfoWorld, the leading integrated media brand for IT solutions management, today announced the recipients of its 2006 CTO 25 Awards. Results appear in the June 5th print edition of InfoWorld and are also available at:

"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:

Todd Brennan, Bit9

Matt Bross, BT

Dan Canzano, Paychex

Russell Daniels, HP Software

Bob DeRodes, The Home Depot

Fred Dillman, Unisys

Gerhard Eschelbeck, Webroot

Bruce Fleming, Verizon Federal Network Systems

Mark Foster, NeuStar

Greg Framke, Etrade Financial

Mark Goodge, National Naval Medical Center

Keith McGarr, Reed Elsevier

Scott Metzger, TrueCredit

Frank Modruson, Accenture

Andrew Nash, Reactivity

Niraj Patel, Capmark Financial Group

Suzanne Peck, District of Columbia

Beth Perlman, Constellation Energy Group

Amichai Shulman, Imperva

John Smith,

John Stankey, AT&T

Tim Stanley, Harrah's Entertainment

Mike Stonebraker, StreamBase Systems

David Ting, Imprivata

Roland Whitehead, Bonhams

Each year, InfoWorld honors IT executives who have shown leadership both inside and outside their companies. Nominations are reviewed and winners selected by the InfoWorld executive editorial team. For more information about InfoWorld's awards programs, visit

About InfoWorld Media Group

InfoWorld Media Group helps IT solutions management choose the right technology, within the context of a cohesive strategy, for business impact at their organizations. Rather than merely covering the enterprise technology market, InfoWorld identifies and promotes emerging technology segments that add unique value for the organizations that implement them, as well as the vendors that provide those solutions. Using an integrated communications approach including online, events, a weekly print publication, research, and 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

About IDG

International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, events, and research company. IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers in 85 countries including CIO, CSO, Computerworld, GamePro, InfoWorld, Macworld, Network World, and PC World. IDG's online network includes more than 400 Web sites spanning business technology, consumer technology, digital entertainment, and gaming worldwide. IDG is a leading producer of more than 170 technology-related events including LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, Macworld Conference & Expo, DEMO, and IDC Directions. IDC, a subsidiary of IDG, is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events. Over 850 IDC analysts in 50 countries provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends. Additional information about IDG, a privately held company, is available at