SAN FRANCISCO — Berry Appleman & Leiden, one of the country’s largest corporate immigration law firms, today announced that its Chief Information Officer, Vince DiMascio, has been selected as the 2017 Bay Area CIO of the Year for a private company.  The prestigious award is presented annually by the Silicon Valley Business Journal and the San Francisco Business Times.

“We are proud that Vince has been honored as the CIO of the Year,” said Berry Appleman & Leiden Managing Partner, Jeremy Fudge.  “We have made IT a top priority at our firm and Vince has done a tremendous job leading the way.  He’s a big reason why so many clients trust us with their business—they know we have the most advanced and most secure IT operation anywhere.”

DiMascio serves as the Global Chief Information Officer at Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. He is responsible for technology strategy worldwide. As CIO, DiMascio leads technology innovation and product development, data analytics, front office technology, IT for business operations, digital, infrastructure and security.

“I am honored to receive this award,” DiMascio said.  “It recognizes our team’s determination to develop and deliver innovative technologies that are unparalleled in our industry. This is of paramount value to us, as the world’s most sophisticated immigration programs depend on BAL’s unwavering dedication to security and constant technological advancement.” He added, “It’s a privilege to be a part of this team’s success.”

Prior to joining BAL, DiMascio spent over eleven years at PwC in a variety of positions, including as the firm’s legal technology and e-discovery leader.

Berry Appleman & Leiden is a global immigration firm that helps corporate clients around the world meet immigration challenges. The firm has 18 offices around the world.

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