"This year's group of Ones to Watch honorees bring a sharp sense of business savvy and technology leadership to their companies," says Maryfran Johnson, Editor in Chief, CIO magazine & Events. "They've all demonstrated the kind of innovative spirit, focus and determination that future CIOs will need in such abundance."
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