2017 CxO Auction

Missing this year’s CxO Auction may be unfortunate for some, as this and every year, IT vendors, suppliers, CEOs, VPs and others took advantage of the extraordinary opportunity to bid on our region’s most prominent CxOs. In the end, Nick Coussoule of BlueCross BlueShield was the CxO receiving the highest bid, and is this year’s, “The Big Cheese!”

This is ChaTech’s most successful fundraiser and biggest party of the year. Guests enjoyed a “meet-and-greet” VIP Reception, with a Who’s Who of expertise in technology from Chattanooga, Atlanta and surrounding areas, and a great meal with all the fun of a lively auction included.

The CxO is an annual event. Missed us this year? There’s always 2018, scheduled for Thursday, November 8. Details to come.

To participate as a CxO, for sponsorship, or to find out how you can get involved, contact Carla Askonas at 423.826.8700.

2017 Highlights

What is a CxO?

Our CxOs are chief information officers, technology leaders, executives or specialists who head a technology department, corporation, organization or other team. They all hold high-level, technology-related and decision-making responsibilities.

These “Chief Experience Officers” volunteer their expertise and time for ChaTech through our annual CxO Auction by granting highly-sought after B2C or B2B consultation to the IT vendors, professionals and corporations placing the winning bid on them. The CxO receiving the highest bid is coined, “The Big Cheese.”

Through the Auction, CxOs raise funds for ChaTech programs and services, including youth code camps and college scholarships for technology majors in the Chattanooga area.

The CxO Auction is ChaTech’s largest and most successful fundraiser. The connection of CxOs and ChaTech, helps to build relationships with their vendors. The Auction has been a creative way for like-minded IT professionals to come together for a worthy cause, while getting to know each other on a personal and business level.

CxOs Auctioned in 2017

2017 CxO Auction Sponsors


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