InformationWeek Announces 2016 Elite 100 Finalists

Rankings to Be Revealed at the Annual InformationWeek Elite 100 Conference in May

Feb 17, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 17, 2016 – InformationWeek has released an alphabetized list of its annual InformationWeek Elite 100, a compilation of companies that are the most innovative and imaginative users of business technology. The rankings of the 100 best-in-class organizations will be unveiled during an awards gala at the annual InformationWeek Elite 100 Conference; a two-day executive-level event taking place May 2-3, 2016, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas. The theme of the conference is "How to Build a World-Class IT Enterprise – A Celebration of the InformationWeek Elite 100."

InformationWeek Elite 100 Conference, May 2-3, 2016

"We're very excited to announce our list of finalists ahead of the conference for the first time in the 28 years InformationWeek has been ranking these stalwart companies," said Brian Gillooly, InformationWeek Elite 100 Conference Co-Chair and VP of Event Content & Strategy for UBM Americas. "By doing so, we're able to properly recognize the achievements of these companies as we build up to the unveiling of the rankings themselves. We'll also be honoring companies in a variety of categories, such as Best Use of Analytics, Best Use of Mobile, and much more. And for the first time, we'll be recognizing our Decade Award winners – the 10 companies that have consistently ranked the highest in our list over the past decade."

The InformationWeek Elite 100 tracks the IT practices of the nation's most innovative organizations and examines the business strategies of these firms across core areas of operations, including technology deployment, IT budgets, business technology infrastructure and strategies. Open to enterprises with $250 million or more in annual revenue, as well as government agencies, the 2016 Elite 100 represents InformationWeek's 28th year ranking the country's most tech-savvy user companies. To register for the conference, please visit

Congratulations to the 2016 finalists of the InformationWeek Elite 100 (in alphabetical order):

  • ADP, LLC
  • Aetna, Inc.
  • Aflac
  • Allstate
  • Arrow Electronics, Inc.
  • AstraZeneca
  • Avanade
  • Avnet, Inc.
  • Blackstone
  • Bright House Networks
  • Cancer Treatment Centers of America
  • Capital One
  • Carolinas HealthCare System
  • CDW
  • CenterPoint Properties
  • Century 21 Department Store, LLC
  • Children's Health--Children's Medical Center
  • Cisco Systems
  • City of Santa Monica
  • Coca-Cola N.A.
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Darden
  • Dell Inc.
  • Dept. of Housing Preservation & Development (NYC)
  • DHL Express
  • DirectBuy Inc.
  • DTE Energy Co.
  • Eaton
  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • Enterprise Fleet Management
  • Esurance
  • Fannie Mae
  • FedEx Services
  • FINRA - Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
  • First Horizon
  • Fiserv, Inc.
  • Florida Hospital
  • General Motors
  • Governor's Office of Information Technology (Colorado)
  • GSK
  • H. D. Smith
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ
  • Humana
  • Inland Real Estate Investment Corp.
  • Intel IT
  • Intermountain Healthcare
  • Intuit
  • Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
  • JLL
  • Johnson Controls
  • JPL – Jet Propulsion Lab
  • La Quinta Inns and Suites
  • Martin Marietta
  • Massachusetts Convention Center Authority
  • McKesson Corporation
  • Medidata Solutions
  • Merck & Co., Inc.
  • Mercy Technology Services
  • Michelin North America
  • National DCP, LLC
  • Navy Federal Credit Union
  • NBA, Information Technology
  • NCAA
  • NCR Corporation
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Office of the CIO, Indiana University
  • PayPal
  • Penn Medicine - University of Pennsylvania Health System
  • Penske Truck Leasing
  • Pfizer
  • PPD
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Progressive
  • Purdue Pharma L.P.
  • Raytheon
  • RR Donnelley
  • Saint Peter's University Hospital
  • Sanford Health
  • Securian Financial Group
  • St. John's University
  • Station Casinos
  • SunTrust
  • Synchrony Financial
  • The Boeing Company
  • The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • The MITRE Corporation
  • The Weather Company
  • Toyota Financial Services
  • Transamerica
  • TransUnion
  • United Parcel Service of America, Inc. (UPS)
  • University of Chicago Medicine
  • UPMC
  • USAA
  • VF Corporation
  • vRad (Virtual Radiologic)
  • Wheels Inc.
  • Willis Towers Watson
  • Worthington Industries


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In-depth profiles of the top 10 companies will be featured on InformationWeek's website once the rankings are announced in May. More information on the Elite 100 research and efforts of all 100 winners will appear online at

The InformationWeek Elite 100 Conference gathers the nation's top business technology executives – a "who's who" in technology purchasing power – including IT speakers and attendees from Technicolor SA, FedEx Ground & Freight Systems, Avnet, La Quinta Inns, Pfizer, and Jet Propulsion Lab.

This year's InformationWeek Elite 100 Conference is sponsored by: CA Technologies, BlueCat and SAS.  

For sponsorship information, please contact
To register for the conference, please visit
To see a list of previous winners, or for more information, please visit

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