's sister title CIO UK has launched its annual CIO 100 survey, designed to find the 100 most disruptive and successful technology and business leaders in the UK. The annual CIO 100 power list is an acknowledgement and celebration of the role of the CIO, CTO, IT Director or equivalent and the value senior business technology executives provide to their organisations. Each year CIO UK celebrates and acknowledges the role technology leaders take in transforming organisations in a digital world.

CIO UK has now opened the process to CIOs who would like to take part in the annual CIO 100, which will be revealed on 27 April 2017 with a celebration evening at the Waldorf Hotel in London. If you or your organisation's CIO wishes to be considered for inclusion, simply complete this short survey: [Take part in the 2017 CIO 100]. It takes only a few minutes and is free of charge.

CIO 100: winners

Previous CIO 100 leaders have included then Halfords CIO Anna Barsby, Nissan Europe CIO Stephen Kneebone, former UCLH Director of IT James Thomas, ex-easyJet CIO Trevor Didcock and Andy Williams from Save the Children.

CIO UK Editor Edward Qualtrough said: "As in previous years, the CIO 100 is a showcase of the crucial technology projects, IT strategies, innovations, ideas, change management and transformation initiatives CIOs in and from the UK are delivering to customers, organisations, partners and sectors.

"The CIO 100 is an acknowledgement of CIOs as business leaders that deliver change, IT projects and customer benefits through information and technology. We hope you will be keen to take part and that your involvement will benefit the CIO community."

The judging panel for the 2017 edition of the CIO 100 includes a host of former CIOs, business technology executives, and startup and CIO advisors. They are Matt Ballantine, Ian Cohen, Ian Cox, Janet Day, Jerry Fishenden, Jayne Nickalls, Catherine Stagg-Macey, Richard Sykes and Adizah Tejani.

The deadline to be included in the 2017 CIO 100 is Monday, 23 January 2017. If you have any questions or queries, you can email CIO UK Editor Edward Qualtrough.

CIOs, CTOs, IT directors and equivalents are invited to can take part in the 2017 CIO 100 here.

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