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

Finding talent in unusual places with Brian Hoyt– CIOitk #19

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. Brian’s CEO attends his all-hands IT meetings and shares how his relationship got started. Brian … Continue reading Finding talent in unusual places with Brian Hoyt– CIOitk #19

The CIO plays a key role as the connective tissue of the organization with Mark Grimse– CIOitk #18

This week I’m joined by Mark Grimse, the Vice President of IT at Rambus. Rambus is an engineering and intellectual property company with many different revenue models. In our discussion, Mark takes a pragmatic look at how new technology such as RPA, ML and AI play a role in a 25 year old company. The … Continue reading The CIO plays a key role as the connective tissue of the organization with Mark Grimse– CIOitk #18

The CIO engaging customer experience for enterprise success with Yousuf Khan – CIOitk #17

This week I’m joined by Yousuf Khan, CIO and VP of Customer Success at Moveworks. Yousuf has served as CIO for multiple companies and shares his perspective on the changing CIO role. CIOs are finding themselves moving beyond operational functions and taking on customer-facing responsibilities. In this episode, we discuss the importance customer experience plays … Continue reading The CIO engaging customer experience for enterprise success with Yousuf Khan – CIOitk #17

Understanding the role of the CIO and beyond with Bryan Ackermann – CIOitk #16

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 the business. Bryan acknowledges that the CIO role is complex but critical to the business … Continue reading Understanding the role of the CIO and beyond with Bryan Ackermann – CIOitk #16

Building on experiences inside and outside of IT with Bryan Muehlberger – CIOitk #15

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 challenges it presented and how he overcame them. Bryan outlines how the role of the … Continue reading Building on experiences inside and outside of IT with Bryan Muehlberger – CIOitk #15