Harish Chanra, GM-IT, Sarovar Hotels named Travel & Hospitality Icon in the 3rd Edition of CIO POWER LIST

Harish Chanra, GM-IT, Sarovar Hotels named Travel & Hospitality Icon in the 3rd Edition of CIO POWER LIST

CIO POWER LIST 2017 with knowledge partner KPMG honoured the country’s most influential and powerful CIOs and ICT leaders over a two-day event held across May 5 and 6, 2017. It was a grand celebration of CIOs who are changing the IT landscape with their ground-breaking strategies and technology foresight. Harish Chandra, GM- IT, Sarovar Hotels & Resorts, has been named the travel & hospitality icon.

More than 100 CIOs were honoured in over 39 categories that ranged across Business verticals, from BFSI to Media, Agro Tech, Pharma, Automobiles, etc, and Technology verticals like Analytics, DCIM, Intelligent bots and RPA to IoT, Transformation, etc.

Commenting on the recognition, Harish Chandra, GM- IT, Sarovar Hotels & Resorts, says, “It is matter of pride and honour for me to win ‘Travel & Hospitality Icon’ award second time in row. I would like to thank core media and team for recognising Hospitality vertical as one of main vertical among various popular verticals like BFSI, IT & ITES, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Transportation, Energy and others”.

The stellar CIOs were recognised for their executive excellence in driving business growth, customer centricity, and for using the power of technology to transform their organisations and the ecosystem at large in a highly competitive marketplace. The awards are a vindication of their IT strategy and scope of influence to drive business and create innovations that define their legacy.

The two-day event was hosted at the Novotel Hotel, Imagica, and the winners’ list was curated around the themes of power and influence. Winners were chosen on their scale of influence and power within their organisation, the industry, and beyond! The selection for CIO POWER LIST was based on an algorithm that was developed using a wide range of data collected from multiple channels. These included the CIO’s online reputation, business publications and technology magazines, awards, honours and recognitions won, achievements, a random sampling of social media engagements, and a nation-wide survey of CIO peers. Added to that were inputs from the CIO himself/herself on their key moments in the last year.

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