Professor Emeritus C.C. (Kelly) Gotlieb was honoured this month with the 2012 Outstanding Contribution to ACM Award.
His citation notes that, during his 20-year stewardship of the ACM Awards Committee, "Gotlieb helped define the program and raise its prestige and recognition worldwide, allowing ACM to play a major role in promoting excellence and achievement across the computing community. He chaired the ACM A.M. Turing Award Committee, and promoted the Turing Award, propelling its visibility globally, which helped increase the award’s cash prize from $1,000 two decades ago to the current $250,000."
Gotlieb has been an active member of the ACM for over 60 years, also serving as editor-in-chief of Communications of the ACM (1962-1965) and Journal of the ACM (1966-1968).
Gotlieb will formally receive his award at a ceremony this June in San Francisco. See more information on this prestigious award here. Congratulations!