May 5, 2012
TechBridge is pleased to announce that the annual Digital Ball celebrated continued success in its twelth year. The black tie event held on Saturday, May 5, 2012, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis brought together 800 technology, business and nonprofit leaders for an evening of dinner, dancing and entertainment. Welcomed by over 40 IT executive Digital Ball Hosts, ninety-one sponsors joined presenting sponsor, Accenture, to raise nearly $1.1 million in cash and in-kind donations to continue the TechBridge mission – to help nonprofits be more impactful through technology.
2012 Digital Ball Co-Chairs
EVP & CIO
Hometown: Worcester, MA
Host since 2010
VP & CIO
The Coca-Cola Company
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Host since 2007 | TIA Judge 2008-9
2012 Digital Ball Hosts Emeritus
TechBridge is grateful for the support of the CIO community, past and present. This year, we would like to salute the following as inaugural members of the Digital Ball Hosts Emeritus group for their significant commitment to TechBridge.
2012 Digital Ball Hosts
3i People, Inc.
B2B Technologies, LLC /Microsoft
CCCi/Generation Mortgage Company
Dimensional Thinking, LLC
Ernst & Young, LLP
Macy’s Systems and Technology
Norfolk Southern Corporation
Orasi Software, Inc.
Research In Motion
Silicon Valley Bank
The Home Depot
Thompson Technologies, Inc.
Troutman Sanders, LLP
Xpanxion/Grant Thornton, LLP
Anteo Group, LLC
Atlantic Trust Private Wealth Management
Garrett Group Marketing Communications
Georgia CIO Leadership Association
Imlay Investments, Inc.
Oversight Systems, Inc.
Primus Software Corporation
Pyramid Consulting, Inc.
SA IT Services
Smith & Howard
The Great Ridge Company
The Madison Henry Group
Marva Bailer, IBM – Digital Ball Board Committee
Clint Bailey, HUNTER Technical – Digital Ball Board Committee
Braden Barras, Slalom Consulting – Co-Chair – Sponsorship
Tiffany Brott, Accenture – Technology Innovation Award
Jennifer Cole, Accenture – Technology Innovation Award
Maryann Goebel, Fiserv – Digital Ball Co-Chair
Joan Guillory, GSquared Solutions – Co-Chair – Host
Carter Johnson, SAP – Co-Chair – Sponsorship
Beth Smith, Corus360 – Co-Chair – Volunteer, Raffle
Michael Smith – Co-Chair – Host
Ed Steinike, The Coca-Cola Company – Digital Ball Co-Chair
Scott Wells, RCG Global Services – Co-Chair – Volunteer