Computerworld Names Udo Waibel of FrontRange to Premier 100 IT Leaders

CTO of FrontRange Honored for Technology Leadership and Business Innovation

CTO of FrontRange Honored for Technology Leadership and Business Innovation

November 4, 2014FrontRange, the Hybrid Service Management software company, today announced IDG’s Computerworld has selectedUdo Waibel, Chief Technology Officer of FrontRange, as a 2015 Premier 100 IT Leaders honoree. This year’s Premier 100 spotlights 100 leaders from both the technology and business sides of companies for their exceptional technology leadership and innovative approaches to business challenges.

“The Premier 100 awards program showcases the innovative work of a dedicated group of IT leaders who are using technology to solve business problems in their organizations,” said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. “Every day, these tech-savvy professionals are positioning their organizations for success by mapping IT projects to strategic business initiatives. They also ensure that their departments are set up to quickly enable new ideas, and they balance the need for free and open access to information with concerns about security and compliance. These 100 men and women are using their vast experience in managing people and projects to stay a step ahead. We’re pleased to recognize their leadership and honor their achievements.”

“It is indeed an honor to be selected by Computerworld as one of the 100 most influential technologists given the extraordinary talent in our industry,” said Udo Waibel, CTO of FrontRange. “Perhaps most gratifying is the fact that the selection process is conducted by one of the IT industry’s most prestigious publications.”

Udo Waibel is responsible for all FrontRange product management and development efforts. He brings more than 20 years of engineering management experience to FrontRange spearheading the creation and delivery of the industry’s first Hybrid service management solution, which extends the reach of service management outside of IT into broader areas of the enterprise including human resources, finance, facilities and customer service. Among his numerous other achievements, Udo has also lead the company’s strategy for the full integration of its service management platform with its Unified Endpoint Management suite which uniquely facilitates complete automation of the IT incident lifecycle..

The Premier 100 awards ceremony will be one of the highlights of the AGENDA 15 Conference held March 30 – April 1, 2015, at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, Amelisa Island, Florida. The Conference, to be attended by more than 300 influential business and senior IT executives, will focus ontransforming business for the digital world. (More information available at AGENDA15,

About the Premier 100
The Premier 100 program was created in 2000 to spotlight individuals who have had a positive impact on their organizations through technology. These are individuals who manage internal IT organizations, mentor and motivate their IT teams and business colleagues, create a positive work environment, envision innovative solutions to business challenges and effectively manage and execute IT strategies. Each year, nominees are invited to complete a questionnaire that addresses a number of topics, including their background and experience and their attitude toward risk and innovation. Using Computerworld’s IT Leader Index, which is a measurement of how closely an individual matches our definition of the IT Leader, we analyze the data. Each year, 100 honorees areselected to receive this life-time recognition award. Information on previous honorees can be viewed at:

About FrontRange

FrontRange is a leading provider of Hybrid Service Management software solutions for organizations of all sizes. With our suite of HEAT applications, FrontRange is the only company in the world that provides, from a single platform, Service Management and Unified Endpoint Management software on-premise and in the cloud. HEAT manages millions of service interactions and millions of endpoints every day for more than 15,000 leading organizations across IT, HR, Facilities, Finance, Customer Service, and other enterprise functions. Our customers deliver world-class service while maximizing operationalefficiencies with reduced cost and complexity. FrontRange is headquartered in Milpitas, Calif., and can be found at

About Computerworld
Computerworld is the leading IT media brand helping Sr. IT, business decision-makers and key influencers navigate change with effective business strategy. Computerworld enables the IT value chain with unique editorial coverage from setting strategies to deriving value and continues to be the voice
of business technology. Computerworld’s award-winning website (, strategic marketing services and research form the hub of the world’s largest (40+ edition) global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT vendors to engage this audience. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 7.2 million monthly page views (Omniture, Jan. 2014 – June 2014 average) and was recognized in BtoB’s 2013 Media Power 50 list; recognition Computerworld has received for more than 5 consecutive years. Comupterworld is published by IDGEnterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading media, events and Research Company. Company information is available at

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