A candid conversation about the CIO role with Ben Haines

This week I’m joined by Ben Haines who is the Chief Information Officer at Verizon Media. In this episode, I have a candid conversation with Ben where he outlines his perspective on the CIO role. Has it changed? Or not?…

Finding talent in unusual places with Brian Hoyt

This week I’m joined by Brian Hoyt, the CIO of Unity Technologies. Unity is a technology company with a real-time 3D development platform. In our discussion, Brian outlines how he engages with his CEO while still reporting to the CFO.…

Understanding the role of the CIO and beyond with Bryan Ackermann

This week I’m joined by Bryan Ackermann who is the Chief Information Officer at Korn Ferry and the Managing Partner for Korn Ferry Advance. We discuss how the CIO must stay immersed in technology but also understand the rest of…

Building on experiences inside and outside of IT with Bryan Muehlberger

This week I’m joined by Bryan Muehlberger who is the Chief Information Officer for Beachbody. In our discussion, Bryan discusses how his career took a step outside of IT. He discusses the value that brought as CIO along with the…

Generating IT value by solving business problems with Mark Settle

This week I’m joined by Mark Settle who is the Chief Information Officer for Okta. Mark has served as CIO for a number of companies prior to his role at Okta including IHS, BMC, Corporate Express, Arrow and Oxy. Mark…

What got you here is not going to get you there with Sheila Jordan

This week I’m joined by Sheila Jordan who is the Chief Information Officer for Symantec and author of the book “You are NOT ruining your kids.” During our conversation, we discuss the CIO role and how the outcomes are the…

Adding Value as CIO in a Digital Native World with Paul Chapman

This week I’m joined by Paul Chapman. Paul is the Chief Information Officer at Box and former CIO of HP Software. Paul also serves on the advisory boards for a number of companies. The role of the CIO is constantly…

Throwing more people at the problem no longer works

Technology is hard. Change is hard. And business requirements are changing faster than ever. Yet, as IT professionals, we sit in the nexus of these three things. Our lives are sophisticated, complicated and mixed with a strange inertia that drives…

How cloud is changing the business and IT landscape

Enterprises around the globe are facing disruption from a number of different directions. To combat this disruption, they increasingly turn to cloud computing. Cloud computing is the single biggest opportunity for organizations to dramatically change how their business operates through…

IT has a serious credibility problem and does not realize it

  One challenge for many IT organizations is that of credibility. In a recent post, I discussed the importance of credibility and the network effect in IT. What is credibility? According to Merriam-Webster, credibility is ‘the quality or power of…