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Past Leadership Award Recipients

1990–2008




2008
JOHN WHITE, Head of Manufacturing, RBS Americas, The Royal Bank of Scotland
The EMC Information Leadership Award
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MIKE LAZARIDIS, President & Co-Chief Executive Officer, Research In Motion
The Morgan Stanley Leadership Award for Global Commerce
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RICHARD WILLIAMS, VP & Global CIO, AstraZeneca
The IBM Global Public Sector Innovation Excellence Leadership Award
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2007
LAURA E. CAMPBELL, Associate Librarian for Strategic Initiatives, Library of Congress
The EMC Information Leadership Award
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JOHN W. THOMPSON, Chairman of the Board & CEO, Symantec Corporation
The Morgan Stanley Leadership Award for Global Commerce
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MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG, Mayor, City of New York
The IBM Global Public Sector Innovation Excellence Leadership Award
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2006
HECTOR DE J. RUIZ, Ph.D., Chairman & CEO, Advanced Micro Devices
The Morgan Stanley Leadership Award for Global Commerce
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LINDA M. DILLMAN, EVP, Risk Management & Benefits Administration, Wal-Mart Stores
The EMC Information Leadership Award
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2005
MATTHEW J. SZULIK, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & President, Red Hat
The Morgan Stanley Leadership Award for Global Commerce
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RALPH SZYGENDA, Group Vice President & Chief Information Officer, General Motors
The EMC Information Leadership Award
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2004
JOSEPH M. TUCCI, President and Chief Operating Officer, EMC Corporation
Morgan Stanley Leadership Award for Global Commerce

JOHN HAMMERGREN, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, McKesson Corporation
Cap Gemini Ernst & Young Leadership Award for Global Integration

KENNETH D. LEWIS, Chief Executive Officer, Bank of America
The EMC Information Leadership Award


2003
JOE FOREHAND, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Accenture
Morgan Stanley Leadership Award for Global Commerce

PAUL OTELLINI, President and Chief Operating Officer, Intel Corporation
Morgan Stanley Leadership Award for Global Commerce

JEFF HAWKINS, Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Product Officer, Handspring
J. D. Edwards Leadership Award for Collaborative Innovation

CRAIG BARRETT, Chief Executive Officer, Intel Corporation
Cap Gemini Ernst & Young Leadership Award for Global Integration

LINUS TORVALDS, Software Engineer, Transmeta Corporation, and Creator of Linux
Cap Gemini Ernst & Young Leadership Award for Global Integration

J. CRAIG VENTER, President and Chairman, The Institute for Geonomic Research
EMC Information Leadership Award


2002
CRAIG CONWAY, President & Chief Executive Officer, PeopleSoft, Inc.
Cap Gemini Ernst & Young Leadership Award for Global Integration

EDWARD C. JOHNSON III, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Fidelity Investments
EMC Information Leadership Award

VINTON G. CERF, SR., Vice President of Internet Architecture & Technology, MCI
J. D. Edwards Leadership Award for Collaborative Innovation

STEVE BALLMER, Chief Executive Officer, Microsoft Corporation
Morgan Stanley Leadership Award for Global Commerce


2001
TIM BERNERS-LEE, Chair, MIT Laboratory for Computer Science, Director, W3C
Cap Gemini Ernst & Young Leadership Award for Global Integration

RAY LANE, General Partner, Kleiner, Perkins, Caulfield & Byers
J. D. Edwards Leadership Award for Collaborative Innovation

STRATTON SCLAVOS, Chief Executive Officer, VeriSign Inc.
Morgan Stanley Leadership Award for Global Commerce


2000
BILL BASS, Senior Vice President, e-Commerce & International, Lands' End
eLoyalty Award for Leadership in the Relationship Revolution

STEVE CASE, Chairman, AOL Time Warner
Morgan Stanley Leadership Award for Global Commerce

CARLY FIORINA, President & Chief Executive Officer, Hewlett-Packard
Cap Gemini Ernst & Young Leadership Award for Global Integration

MAX HOPPER, Principal, Max D. Hopper Associates
J. D. Edwards Leadership Award for Collaborative Innovation

GORDON MOORE, Chairman Emeritus, Intel
PricewaterhouseCoopers Award for Lifetime Achievement

ANN VESPERMAN OLSON, Vice President, Customer Service, Lands' End
eLoyalty Award for Leadership in the Relationship Revolution


1999
ANDREAS BECHTOLSHIEM, Vice President of Gigabit Switching Group, Cisco Systems
MCI WorldCom Leadership Award for Innovation

JOHN CHAMBERS, Chief Executive Officer, Cisco Systems
PricewaterhouseCoopers Award for Lifetime Achievement

MICHAEL DELL, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Dell Computer Corporation
Morgan Stanley Leadership Award for Global Commerce

JOHN GAGE, Director, Science Office, Sun Microsystems
Toshiba America Leadership Award for Education

IRWIN MARK JACOBS, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Qualcomm Inc.
Cap Gemini Ernst & Young Leadership Award for Global Integration

BILL JOY, Chief Scientist & Co-Founder, Sun Microsystems
MCI WorldCom Leadership Award for Innovation


1998
SCOTT ECKERT, Dell
Technology Solutions Company/Relationship Revolution 21st Century Pioneer Award

JAY W. FORRESTER, Sloan School of Management, MIT
PricewaterhouseCoopers Award for Lifetime Achievement

ALBERT GORE, JR., Vice President, United States of America
Toshiba America Leadership Award for Education

SCOTT MCNEALY, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Cap Gemini Ernst & Young Leadership Award for Global Integration

ROBERT METCALFE, Founder, 3COM
MCI WorldCom Leadership Award for Innovation

JOHN A. POPLE, Northwestern University
Silicon Graphics Inc. Leadership Award for Breakthrough Science


1997
ANDREW GROVE, Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Intel Corporation
Price Waterhouse Leadership Award for Lifetime Achievement

FREDERICK HAUSHEER, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, BioNumerik Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Silicon Graphics/Cray Leadership Award for Breakthrough Science

TIM BERNERS-LEE, Inventor of the World Wide Web and Director, WWW Consortium, MIT
MCI Leadership Award for Innovation

SEYMOUR PAPERT, LEGO Professor of Learning Research, MIT Media Lab
NEC Leadership Award for Education

HASSO PLATTNER, Co-founder, SAP AG
Ernst & Young Leadership Award for Global Integration

GASTON CAPERTON, Former Governor of the State of West Virginia
Zenith Data Systems Leadership Award for Education

VINTON CERF, Senior Vice President of Internet Architecture and Engineering, MCI
MCI Leadership Award for Innovation

DAVID EVANS, Founder, Evans and Sutherland
Price Waterhouse Leadership Award for Lifetime Achievement

ROBERT KAHN, Founder and President, Corporation for National Research Initiatives
SAIC Leadership Award for Global Integration

JOHN MCDONALD, Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology, Ohio State University
Cray Research Leadership Award for Breakthrough Science

DON STREDNEY, Senior Research Scientist, Ohio State University
Cray Research Leadership Award for Breakthrough Science

IVAN SUTHERLAND, Founder, Evans and Sutherland
Price Waterhouse Leadership Award for Lifetime Achievement


1995
MARC ANDREESEN, Co-founder, Netscape Communications Corporation
SAIC Leadership Award for Global Integration

C. GORDON BELL, Minicomputer Developer
Price Waterhouse Leadership Award for Lifetime Achievement

WILLIAM R. HEWLETT, Co-founder, Hewlett-Packard Company
MCI Leadership Award for Innovation

J. ANDREW MCCAMMON, Pioneer in Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, University of San Diego
Cray Research Leadership Award for Breakthrough Science

DAVID PACKARD, Co-founder, Hewlett-Packard Company
Price Waterhouse Leadership Award for Lifetime Achievement

LINDA ROBERTS, Director, Office of Educational Technology, U.S. Department of Education


1994
SEYMOUR CRAY, Founder, Cray Research
MCI Leadership Award for Innovation

LAWRENCE J. ELLISON, Co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Oracle Corporation
SAIC Leadership Award for Global Integration

DOUGLAS ENGLEBART, President, Bootstrap Institute, Stanford University
Price Waterhouse Leadership Award for Lifetime Achievement

DAVID MCQUEEN, Professor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
Cray Research Leadership Award for Breakthrough Science

INABETH MILLER, Vice President of Affiliate Programs, Curriculum Television Corporation
Computerworld Smithsonian/C.E. Stone Foundation Leadership Award for Education

CHARLES PESKIN, Professor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
Cray Research Leadership Award for Breakthrough Science


1993
SHARON MCCOY BELL, Director of the Information Technology Department, New Orleans Public School System
Computerworld Smithsonian Leadership Award for Education

ROBERT CHERVIN, National Center for Atmospheric Research
Cray Research Leadership Award for Breakthrough Science

WILLIAM H. GATES, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Microsoft Corporation
Price Waterhouse Award for Lifetime Achievement

R.E. TURNER, Founding Chairman and President, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
SAIC Leadership Award for Global Integration

ALBERT SEMTNER, Naval Postgraduate School
Cray Research Leadership Award for Breakthrough Science

GORDON E. MOORE, Chairman of the Board, Intel Corporation
MCI Leadership Award for Innovation


1992
KENNETH H. OLSEN, Founder, Digital Equipment Corporation
MCI Leadership Award for Innovation

RONALD K. THORNTON, Director of the Center for Science and Mathematics Teaching, Tufts University
Computerworld Smithsonian Leadership Award for Education

THOMAS J. WATSON, JR., Chairman, IBM Corporation
Price Waterhouse Award for Lifetime Achievement


1991
ERICH BLOCH, Distinguished Fellow, Council on Competitiveness
MCI Leadership Award for Innovation

GAIL MORSE, Christa McAuliffe Educator and Science Teacher, Zebulon Middle School
Siemen's Leadership Award for Education

ROBERT N. NOYCE, Co-founder, Fairchild and Intel Corporation
Price Waterhouse Leadership Award for Lifetime Achievement


1990
H. ROSS PEROT, Founder, EDS
Price Waterhouse Leadership Award for Lifetime Achievement

ROBERT TINKER, Developer of the Technical Education Research Center
Siemen's Leadership Award for Education

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