Each year, ISACA members and digital trust professionals around the world serve their organizations, industries, and communities with exemplary achievements and notable contributions to the advancement of technology. Outstanding professionals in IT audit, risk, governance, privacy and cybersecurity are recognized with the 2023 Global Achievement Awards and ISACA Hall of Fame induction for their achievements and their contributions that advance the professional community and exemplify ISACA’s purpose: to help individuals and organizations realize the positive potential of technology and build a more trusted digital world.
Recipients of the 2023 Global Achievement Awards, Chapter Awards, Certification Exam High Scores, and Hall of Fame Class of 2023 will be recognized at the ISACA Awards Celebration in Boston on Wednesday, May 10, at the Global Conference on ISACA’s Digital Trust.
Global Excellence Award Winners
The following recipients of the 2023 ISACA Global Achievement Awards will be recognized at the celebration:
ISACA Technology for Humanity Award: Chiaka Ben-Obi, Group Leader, Digital and Innovation Support Group, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Nigeria
“For championing efforts to transform Nigeria’s Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) into a digitized organization, thereby closing living standards disparities and reducing fraud, and for supporting coding programs for women and the children.”
ISACA Excellence in Education Awards: Jeimy J. Cano M., Ph.D, Ed.D., professor and independent international consultant, Colombia
“For his passion and his pedagogy sharing his in-depth knowledge in information security and cybersecurity.”
ISACA Inspirational Leadership Award: Ramona Ratiu, CISA, CISM, Cybersecurity Program Manager, Zurich Insurance, USA
“For inspirational work, education, mentorship and guidance to advance current and future generations of technologists and for the advocacy of women worldwide.”
ISACA Innovative Solutions Award: Castlepoint Systems, Australia
“For innovating in the field of risk management and information security with artificial intelligence.”
Hall of Fame inductees
The Hall of Fame Class of 2023 – members honored for demonstrating exemplary dedication to furthering the purpose of ISACA through volunteer service and/or member engagement activities – are member-nominated inductees:
Allan Boardman, CISA, CRISC, CISM, CGEIT, CDPSE (UK)
Mike Hughes, CISA, CRISC, CISM, CGEIT, CDPSE (UK)
Robert Parker, CISA, CRISC (Canada)
Lily M. Shue, CISA, CRISC, CISM, CGEIT (USA)
Jo Stewart-Rattray, CISA, CRISC, CISM, CGEIT (Australia)
“The outstanding contributions of ISACA’s committed professionals are making a significant difference in advancing digital trust globally,” said Julia Kanouse, ISACA Membership Director. “We are honored to shine a light on the impressive impact they have had on our community and the industry around the world.”
ISACA members can vote for a 2023 Hall of Fame inductee to receive the ISACA Eugene Frank Founders Award, the highest honor given to a member. To vote, visit https://isaca.secure-platform.com/a/gallery?roundId=76; the deadline is February 15.
Nominations for the 2024 Global Achievement Awards, Chapter Awards and Hall of Fame will be open from June 1 through August 15. To nominate a colleague, organization or program, visit https://isaca.secure-platform.com/a/page/awards/aboutawards.
To learn more about ISACA awards, including recipients of top certification exam scores and chapter awards, go to www.isaca.org/awards.
ISACA® (www.isaca.org) is a global community that advances individuals and organizations in their quest for digital trust. For more than 50 years, ISACA has provided individuals and businesses with the knowledge, credentials, education, training, and community needed to advance their careers, transform their organizations, and build a more trusted and ethical digital world. . ISACA has more than 165,000 members in 188 countries, including 225 chapters. Through its One In Tech foundation, ISACA supports the education and career paths in computer science of disadvantaged and underrepresented populations.