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

Generating IT value by solving business problems with Mark Settle – CIOitk #12

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 is also author of the book ‘Truth from the trenches: A practical guide to the … Continue reading Generating IT value by solving business problems with Mark Settle – CIOitk #12

What got you here is not going to get you there with Sheila Jordan – CIOitk #10

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 same, but the mechanics have changed and are more complex. Sheila talks about cleaning the … Continue reading What got you here is not going to get you there with Sheila Jordan – CIOitk #10

Running IT as a customer-focused organization with Jonathan Feldman – CIOitk #6

In this episode, I’m joined by CIO Jonathan Feldman. Jonathan is the Chief Information Officer for the City of Asheville, North Carolina. One of Jonathan’s core beliefs is that you can’t run IT without being a customer-focused organization. Civic organizations are not that different from corporate organizations. During his 14-year tenure at the City of … Continue reading Running IT as a customer-focused organization with Jonathan Feldman – CIOitk #6

What it means to be a transformational leader with Jay Ferro – CIOitk #5

In this episode, I’m joined by CIO Jay Ferro. Jay serves as the Chief Information Officer for Quikrete and previously served as CIO for a number of other companies including Earthlink, American Cancer Society and AIG. The transformational CIO is a very different persona from that of a traditional CIO. Do you know the difference? … Continue reading What it means to be a transformational leader with Jay Ferro – CIOitk #5

How a CIO Builds a Culture of Innovation with Jag Randhawa – CIOitk #4

In this episode, I’m joined by CIO and author Jag Randhawa. Jag currently serves as the Vice President of Information Technology and E-Commerce at CAMICO Mutual Insurance. Jag is also the author of the book “The Bright Idea Box”. Innovation is not about one idea, it’s about a something bigger. In this episode, we discuss … Continue reading How a CIO Builds a Culture of Innovation with Jag Randhawa – CIOitk #4