Taking a people centered leadership approach with Ken Grady– CIOitk #31

This week I’m joined by Ken Grady, the Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Officer at IDEXX. We discuss Ken’s perspective on people-centered leadership and how it has changed in just in the past six months. We talk about the role of IT, the changes that are taking place along with several silver linings that … Continue reading Taking a people centered leadership approach with Ken Grady– CIOitk #31

Moving from tactical to strategic with Ralph Loura – CIOitk #30

This week I’m joined by Ralph Loura, the CIO of Lumentum. In our conversation, Ralph discusses how he is leading through crisis. He shares his perspective on the social impact to business and things that might be overlooked. Ralph also touches on the changes to technology and innovation. Links Ralph Loura Twitter: https://twitter.com/RalphLoura Ralph Loura LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ralphloura/Continue reading Moving from tactical to strategic with Ralph Loura – CIOitk #30

The role of technology in the fan experience with Charles Sims – CIOitk #29

This week I’m joined by Charles Sims who is the Head of Technology for the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team. In our discussion, Charles starts with what his day looks like as Head of Technology for an NBA basketball team. He talks about his experience working for Steve Ballmer and the incredible value he brings … Continue reading The role of technology in the fan experience with Charles Sims – CIOitk #29

Starting with the customer and working backwards with Prakash Kota– CIOitk #28

This week I’m joined by Prakash Kota who is the Chief Information Officer for Autodesk. In our discussion, we talk about how Autodesk changed from a company that shipped software to a subscription-based business. We talk about the role of the CIO and what it means to work backwards. Prakash shares his perspective on digital … Continue reading Starting with the customer and working backwards with Prakash Kota– CIOitk #28

Leading Digital Transformation in a Financial Institution with Sangy Vatsa – CIOitk #27

This week I’m joined by Sangy Vatsa who is the EVP and Chief Information Officer at Comerica Bank. In our discussion, Sangy outlines how digital transformation came to a 178-year-old bank. As part of that transformation, Sangy shares the details of their Tech Vision 2020 initiative along with their two-in-a-box and ALEX models. Using these … Continue reading Leading Digital Transformation in a Financial Institution with Sangy Vatsa – CIOitk #27

Building the innovative learning health system with Aaron Miri– CIOitk #26

This week I’m joined by Aaron Miri, the Chief Information Officer for Dell Medical School and the University of Texas Health Austin. In our discussion, Aaron talks about the complexity within the healthcare ecosystem and how they leverage innovation in atypical ways. He outlines his view of building the learning health system including the hospital … Continue reading Building the innovative learning health system with Aaron Miri– CIOitk #26

The unique value a CIO brings to customer engagement with Colleen Berube– CIOitk #25

This week I’m joined by Colleen Berube, the Chief Information Officer for Zendesk. In our discussion, Colleen outlines how today’s CIO is different from that of the past with regards to customer engagement. She talks what the CIO brings to customer engagement and how the CIO has a vantage point that other leaders don’t have. … Continue reading The unique value a CIO brings to customer engagement with Colleen Berube– CIOitk #25

The cost of awesome – Turning CHAOS into Order with Mitch Davis– CIOitk #24

This week I’m joined by Mitch Davis, who is the Chief Information Officer at Dartmouth College. In this episode, Mitch talks about how IT really manages chaos and how it ultimately turns CHAOS into Order. He goes further by discussing the ‘cost of awesome’ and how he moved clients from a change-negative to change-positive culture. … Continue reading The cost of awesome – Turning CHAOS into Order with Mitch Davis– CIOitk #24

The customer and digital sovereignty are central to transformation with Les Ottolenghi – CIOitk #23

This week I’m joined by Les Ottolenghi who is the EVP and CIO for Caesars Entertainment. In this episode, Les shares his perspective on how the CIO sits at the epicenter of strategy, execution and value creation within the enterprise. He talks about his journey to modernize 40-year-old systems to create a modern digital platform … Continue reading The customer and digital sovereignty are central to transformation with Les Ottolenghi – CIOitk #23

Enabling the millennial and Gen Z workforce with Wendy Pfeiffer– CIOitk #22

This week I’m joined by Wendy Pfeiffer who is the Chief Information Officer at Nutanix and the UC Berkeley 2019 Fisher CIO of the Year. In this episode, Wendy shares her perspective on how IT and the role of the CIO is evolving. She talks about how she runs IT in a fishbowl and the … Continue reading Enabling the millennial and Gen Z workforce with Wendy Pfeiffer– CIOitk #22

Using technology as a business game changer with Mark Tonnesen – CIOitk #21

This week I’m joined by Mark Tonnesen who is the Chief Information Officer at Freedom Financial Network. In this episode, Mark shares his perspective on what business leaders are looking for and why he approaches problems differently. He talks about his experience leading different organizations and it has helped provide greater business value. Mark explains … Continue reading Using technology as a business game changer with Mark Tonnesen – CIOitk #21

A candid conversation about the CIO role with Ben Haines – CIOitk #20

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? We go deeper and he shares how doing a ‘tour’ leading the helpdesk gains business … Continue reading A candid conversation about the CIO role with Ben Haines – CIOitk #20