The IT Hall of Fame (HoF) recognizes the contributions of “game-changers” in the IT channel and IT innovators. The IT Hall of Fame is comprised of two wings –IT Channel and IT Innovator – and is administered by CompTIA, the leading non-profit association for the IT industry.
An independent HoF selection committee, comprised of six to eight industry veterans, reviews all nominations and selects the honorees.
The class is announced and members inducted during an in-person ceremony at the CompTIA Annual Member Meeting, held every April in Chicago.
The deadline to nominate an individual or group for the IT Hall of Fame Class of 2011 is Tuesday. Feb. 1, 2011.
Nominee Criteria (IT Channel):
- Significant experience in the IT channel
- Innovative product/service or marketing introductions
- Service in an important capacity in or related to the IT channel (e.g. volunteer board position)
- An unimpeachable record of integrity and respect in the channel
- A prominent role in promoting the public’s awareness of the IT channel as a significant and responsible member of the business community
Nominee Criteria (IT Innovator):
- Creator of a major innovation in IT
- An unimpeachable record of integrity and respect in the industry
- No current voting member of the CompTIA Board of Directors may be nominated for induction into the HoF during their board tenure.
- Candidates must be retired from the position for which they are being nominated for at least two years, but may otherwise be active in the industry.