Five individuals received IT Leadership Awards at the 2021 Tech Forum: Jacob Ricke (rising star), Alison Pauley (transformational achievement), José Jiménez (diversity, equity, and inclusion), Em Domingues (community engagement), and Mike Noel (lifetime achievement).

Joe Hetrick, senior director of ITS Research Services, has received the university's 2021 Staff Award for Distinguished Leadership in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Sriram Chari has accepted the position of executive director of Administrative Information Systems in Information Technology Services (ITS), effective Nov. 1. Chari has worked as director of middleware IT operations at Emory University for the past seven years, leading strategic initiatives and business plans spanning service management, identity and access management, webhosting and research IT, integration, and database management.