Category Archives: All Column Pieces

Beyond CIO Series Summary in Forbes

This page is the hub to the ongoing Beyond CIO series in Forbes
The most talented IT executives are advancing beyond CIO to take on the very top leadership positions of companies. In this new series, Peter High profiles examples of this promising trend for current IT leaders.

The CIO Of The Largest Customer Owned Health Insurer In The US Reinvents Himself And IT

Steve Betts, CIO of Health Care Service Corporation
Peter High interviews the CIO of Health Care Service Corporation, the largest customer owned health insurer in the United States. They discuss his first 100 days as CIO, his strategic priorities for the future, and the increasing use of technology within the healthcare industry

Singapore Post’s Digital Makeover Creates A New E-Commerce Leader

Ramesh Narayanaswamy, CIO of Singapore Post
Peter High interviews the CIO of Singapore Post, a leader in understanding E-Commerce in Singapore. They discuss Ramesh’s role within Singapore Post, how his background in financial services aids his current role, and the digital transformation taking place at his organization

Why It’s Vital for CIOs to Speak in Business Terms, by Peter High in CIO Insight

Allen Fazio, CIO of Word & Brown, talks about his role as Chief Information Officer
The CIO of insurance company Word & Brown discusses how IT’s voice has grown in the business and how earning CPA and MBA degrees has been a tremendous asset

Oracle’s Board-Level CIO Mark Sunday Drives Innovation As The Company’s First Customer

Mark Sunday, CIO of Oracle
Peter High interviews the CIO of Oracle. They discuss Mark’s position as CIO, his placement on several boards of directors and other advisory boards, his strategic priorities at Oracle, his views on trends in technology, and a variety of other topics.

CIO-Plus Series Summary in Forbes

This summary page provides access to the multi-part CIO-Plus series in Forbes
The CIO-Plus series in Forbes explores the trend of CIOs who are taking on more C-level titles. Most CIOs where many hats. The good news is, those hats are getting more strategic.

Jenny Craig And Curves CIO Leads Service Operations And Customer Experience

Abe Lietz, CIO of Jenny Craig and Curves International
Peter High interviews the CIO of Jenny Craig and Curves. They discuss Abe’s position as CIO, how he has taken on additional responsibilities beyond that role, some of Jenny Craig/Curves’ strategic priorities for the future, and a variety of other topics.

The CIO’s First 100 Days Series Summary in Forbes

This summary page provides access to the multi-part CIO’s First 100 Days series in Forbes
The CIO’s First 100 Days series in Forbes explores what the CIOs at some of the world’s most recognizable firms did, and what they could have done differently at the onset of their tenure.

Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop CIO Has a Hunger for Tech, by Peter High in CIO Insight

Jason Smylie, CIO of Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop, talks about his role as Chief Information Officer
Jason Smylie talks about the growth of Capriotti’s, his career path and how he has developed his personal brand online and a Twitter following 24,000 strong.

CIO Changes IT Into Driver of Innovation, by Peter High in CIO Insight Article

Ananthan Thandri, CIO of Mentor Graphics, talks about his role as Chief Information Officer
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy, speaks with Ananthan Thnandri about how he converted the IT organization into an engine of innovation, and how his team engages customers, among other topics.