SOURCE: Enterprise CIO Forum

Enterprise CIO Forum

August 20, 2012 17:23 ET

Mike McClaskey, Senior Vice President and CIO, DISH, Receives Transformational CIO Award From Enterprise CIO Forum

Mike McClaskey Recognized for Outstanding Leadership and IT Guidance

FRAMINGHAM, MA--(Marketwire - Aug 20, 2012) -   The Enterprise CIO Forum (ECF) ( -- an exclusive membership-based community site for global senior IT executives driving business transformation -- announces Mike McClaskey, senior vice president and CIO of DISH, as the latest Transformational CIO Award honoree. This award program recognizes CIOs who have demonstrated clear and tangible leadership qualities in the strategic use of IT to transform his/her organization and the business processes within it.

In his current role as senior vice president and CIO at DISH, McClaskey is responsible for building and managing an IT infrastructure, while also ensuring that all IT activities map back directly to DISH's business processes, goals and strategies.

Prior to joining DISH in 2007, McClaskey was employed by Perot Systems for twelve years, where he worked as the vice president and CIO in charge of internal IT operations. His responsibilities at Perot Systems included establishing business operations in India, Mexico and Romania.

McClaskey's current challenge at DISH is focused around the journey that DISH is currently undertaking to transform their company from a basic satellite TV provider into a multi-play, nationwide provider. This new goal has required vast changes to be made to the organization's IT infrastructure, ensuring that it both supports and enables the business strategy. Specifically, McClaskey has been focused on establishing and managing the DISH Business Transformation program, which contains components spanning the major business systems for all of DISH.

"Mike McClaskey has brought outstanding leadership and IT guidance to DISH throughout its major transformation process," said Bill Laberis, Content Director for the Enterprise CIO Forum. "We are pleased to honor him with a Transformational CIO Leadership Award." 

About the Enterprise CIO Forum
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