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

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

Solving complicated problems using people, cloud and data with Dave McCandless – CIOitk #13

This week I’m joined by Dave McCandless who serves as the Vice President of IT for Navis. In our conversation, Dave outlines the complicated challenges facing the shipping industry and how he is leveraging technology such as cloud computing. While vendors oversimplify the value that technology can bring, the reality can be incredibly more complicated. … Continue reading Solving complicated problems using people, cloud and data with Dave McCandless – CIOitk #13