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

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

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

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

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