SoCal ORBIE Awards

Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach

21500 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, CA

October 4, 2023

8:15am - 11:30am

Meet the 2023 CIO ORBIE Finalists

SoCalCIO has announced finalists for the 2023 SoCal CIO ORBIE® Awards, which recognizes the best-of-the-best in Southern California technology leadership. Winners will be announced at the CIO ORBIE Awards on October 4, 2023 at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach.

2023 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.



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.


2023 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

Sven Gerjets, Mattel

Sven Gerjets is Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Mattel. He joined Mattel in 2017. In his role, Mr. Gerjets oversees all aspects of technology innovation and implementation, including shared technology platforms, software and hardware development, and connected product design. He also leads Mattel’s online security and privacy. Mr. Gerjets has three decades of technology leadership experience. Prior to Mattel, he was Chief Information Officer at Time Warner Cable, where he was responsible for consolidating the IT and cybersecurity groups and led the team through the company’s acquisition by Charter Communications.

Explore 20 years of CIO ORBIE finalists and winners.