SoCal ORBIE Awards

Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach

21500 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, CA

November 11, 2022

8:15am - 11:30am

Meet the 2022 ORBIE Winners!

The CIO ORBIE Award recognizes CIOs who have shown excellence in technology leadership in Southern California. Congratulations to this year’s award recipients!

2022 Awards Season

CIO ORBIE nominees & finalists are honored at a series of executive events, beginning with the Nominee Event and ending with the CIO ORBIE Awards.


2022 Keynote

Jed Yueh, Founder and CEO

Jedidiah Yueh is the best-selling author of Disrupt or Die, a book that refutes conventional ideas on innovation with proven frameworks from Silicon Valley. Prior to his book, Jed put his frameworks to the test, leading two waves of disruption in data management, first as founding CEO of Avamar (sold to EMC in 2006 for $165M). Avamar pioneered data de-duplication and generated over $4B in cumulative sales. After Avamar, Jed founded Delphix, which accelerates enterprise data delivery for over 30% of the Global 100 and has surpassed $100 million in ARR. In 2013, the San Francisco Business Times named Jed CEO of the Year. Jed has over 30 patents in data management and graduated Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude with a degree in English from Harvard.



SoCal CIO ORBIE Awards sponsors are highly valued partners invited by local CIOs to experience the unique opportunity of recognizing the senior technology leadership of top organizations in Southern California through a series of year-long events.


2022 SoCal CIO ORBIE Awards Agenda

8:15am - 9:00 a.m. Pre-Event Networking
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. VIP Reception
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. CIO ORBIE® Awards

Leadership Award Recipient

Diane Jurgens, The Walt Disney Company

As EVP and Chief Information Officer, Diane Jurgens leads the global Enterprise Technology team whose purpose is to connect, empower and protect the Disney magic. Her team focuses on digital strategy and transformation, architecture and standards, user experience, core platforms, networking, operations, cloud and data engineering, and cybersecurity. Over the course of her career, Diane has led technology teams in 25 countries and was awarded the Shanghai government’s prestigious Magnolia Award for her contributions to the city’s social and economic development through innovations in telematics. Diane’s experience driving technology and innovation on a global scale led to her invitation to represent Disney as a board member on the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum, an organization committed to strengthening bilateral investments in technology, clean energy, health, and education. Additionally, Diane has been recognized for her leadership across several industries. In 2018, she was named one of the Top 5 Technology Influencers by Australian Financial Review Magazine and, more recently, she was spotlighted in Technology Magazine’s Top 10 Women in Technology.

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