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Tambellini Group Opens Nominations for 6th Annual Tambellini Technology Awards

Irvington, Virginia January 7, 2021 —  The time has come to put your institution’s technology leaders and teams on a well-deserved national pedestal by nominating them for the 6th annual Tambellini Technology Awards.

In a year defined by heroic and innovative responses to unexpected disruptions on campuses across the country, these awards showcase the exceptional leaders and talented teams who stand out for their commitment and success in driving impactful technology changes to serve their students, faculty, and staff in challenging times.

“There’s no doubt in my mind that more than ever before, the higher education community understands and appreciates how central their campus CIOs and technology teams are to their success,” said Vicki Tambellini, CEO and President of the Tambellini Group.

“That’s why we are especially proud this year to sponsor this opportunity for their peers to shine a bright spotlight and reward their hard work and ingenuity with these national distinctions.”

Award Requirements and Deadlines

Nominations for both the CIO Award and Technology Team Award open to the public today, January 7, and anyone can learn more about evaluation criteria and submit their entries until February 12.

Award winners will be announced in early March 2021.

Tambellini Technology Award History

The Tambellini Technology Leadership Awards are given in honor of Dr. Wayne Brown, as a tribute to his tremendous impact on CIOs in higher education. Dr. Brown is a longtime chief information officer in higher education and has devoted his professional and academic studies to CIO attributes and effectiveness in higher education.

In 2020, senior advisor for George Mason University, Marilyn T. Smith, earned the CIO Award for her incredible leadership and impact over a decade working in higher education technology at both GMU and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Last year’s Innovative Technology Team award was granted to St. Xavier University’s IT team for their commitment to putting students first.

About the Tambellini Group

The Tambellini Group is the leading independent technology research and advisory firm dedicated exclusively to higher education. Our trusted market advisors provide members with credible resources and strategic advising through direct interaction with the top industry analysts and market-leading research.

Tambellini Group members benefit from more than 100 new research reports every year that provide insight and analysis on the changing technology landscape. Our unbiased expertise and resources help institutional leaders make fact-based decisions and build consensus for their technology strategies and selections.

Founded in 2001, The Tambellini Group is a woman-owned business headquartered in Irvington, Virginia and has been certified as a Great Places to Work® company for 2020–2021.

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