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 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

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

The value of the CIO as anthropologist with Jason “JJ” James – CIOitk #14

This week I’m joined by Jason “JJ” James who is the CIO for Optima Healthcare Solutions. JJ is also the author of the upcoming book “Make IT work: Practical IT guide to mergers and acquisitions.” In our conversation, JJ outlines how the CIO is similar to an anthropologist and must be a study of human … Continue reading The value of the CIO as anthropologist with Jason “JJ” James – CIOitk #14

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

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

Great employee experiences lead to great customer experiences with Ashwin Ballal – CIOitk #11

This week I’m joined by Ashwin Ballal who is the Chief Information Officer for Medallia. Ashwin has served as CIO for companies of different sizes and is Medallia’s first CIO. One of Ashwin’s passions is customer experience. In our conversation, Ashwin outlines how great employee experiences lead to great customer experiences. He outlines how everyone … Continue reading Great employee experiences lead to great customer experiences with Ashwin Ballal – CIOitk #11