Established in 1991, the Lattanze Executive of the Year Award recognizes leaders who have distinguished themselves in the strategic application of information technology to achieve organizational objectives. The nominating committee consists of senior executives and professors of business in the Baltimore area.
- 2012: Phyllis Schneck, Ph.D.
Chief Technology Officer for Public Sector, McAfee, Inc.
- 2011: David Norton
Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Ceasers Entertainment Corporation
- 2010: John D. Halamka, M.D.
Chief Information Officer, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Chief Information Officer, Harvard Medical School
- 2008: LaVerne H. Council
Chief Information Officer, Johnson & Johnson
- 2007: David Barnes
Senior Vice President of Information Services and CIO, United Parcel Service
- 2006: Charles Geschke
Chairman of the Board, Adobe Systems
- 2005: Robert P. DeRodes
Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Home Depot
- 2004: Linda Dillman
Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Wal-mart Stores, Inc.
- 2003: Thomas Shelman
Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Northrop Grumman
- 2002: Verizon 9/11 Recovery Team
Chuck Dunsey, Vice President of Network Engineering, Verizon, accepted the award on behalf of the team
- 2001: William D. Friel
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, The Prudential Insurance Company of America
- 2000: Robert R. Ridout
Vice President Information Systems and Chief Information Officer, DuPont Company
- 1999: Dawn G. Lepore
Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Charles Schwab & Company, Inc.
- 1997: Patrick S. Steele
Senior Vice President, Information Systems & Technology, Albertson's, Incorporated
- 1996: Dr. William T. Houghton
President, Chevron Information Technology Company, Chevron Corporation
- 1995: Michael Heschel
Executive Vice President, Information Systems and Services, The Kroger Company
- 1994: Jonathan J. Palmer
Chief Technology Executive, Barnett Banks, Inc.; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Barnett Technologies, Inc.
- 1993: Dennis Jones
Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of the Information Systems and Telecommunications Division, Federal Express Corporation
- 1992: Patricia C. "Tosh" Barron
President, Office Document Products Division, Xerox Corporation
- 1991: DuWayne J. Peterson, Jr.
Executive Vice President, Operations Systems and Telecommunications, Merrill Lynch Co., Inc