Virginia Tech’s Scott Midkiff named 2021 Capital CIO of the Year


Virginia Tech Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer (CIO) Scott Midkiff has been named a 2021 Capital CIO of the Year, earning an “ORBIE” Award for his excellence in leadership and innovation in information technology as Virginia Tech navigated one of the most unusual and challenging years in its history.

Midkiff, who has served as CIO since 2012, said, “I am honored to receive this award, but the entire Division of IT at Virginia Tech has earned the recognition. This award reflects our employees’ hard work and dedication to providing Virginia Tech with the best possible technology services, especially considering the extraordinary challenges we have faced since March 2020.”

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