Sam Ishak Recognized as a 2023 NJBIZ Leader in Digital Technologyby: Nicole Veenstra
Sam Ishak was recognized as one of the 2023 NJBIZ Leaders in Digital Technology, a reimagined award stemming from the publication’s Digi-Tech Innovators Awards. This program honors individuals and companies demonstrating excellence in technology and making a difference in the digital space.
As Langan’s Chief Information Officer since 2002, Ishak has led the firm’s digital transformation while growing the technology team from four people to over 100. Ishak oversees Langan’s Infrastructure, Design, and Applied Technologies groups, which support over 1,600 employees across 40+ offices. He is responsible for technological strategy, development, and implementation across the firm, including financial accountability and the advancement of innovative solutions. Ishak’s career highlights include building custom applications that allow field and office workers to collaborate in real-time, harnessing artificial intelligence/machine learning to automate processes and workflows, and converting 1,200 onsite users to remote employees in one weekend at the onset of COVID-19.
Recipients were honored during a virtual awards ceremony on Thursday, March 30, and will be highlighted in the April 10 issue of NJBIZ, New Jersey’s leading business journal.