Joel Jacobs Named CIO of the Year for Innovative LeadershipMay 2012
The Boston Business Journal and its sister publication Mass High Tech have named MITRE Vice President and Chief Information Officer Joel Jacobs as a 2012 CIO of the Year. The award sponsors selected Jacobs for exemplifying "how innovation in the use of information technology and in IT strategy can bring success to your organization, whether in driving profits or providing improved service to customers, end users or the public." As CIO, Jacobs leads MITRE's Center for Information and Technology and oversees four key areas for the corporation—IT, enterprise architecture planning, knowledge management, and corporate communications and public affairs. In addition to Jacobs, other winners include individuals from Boston Technologies, EMC Corporation, and Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company.