Category Archives: CIO-Plus Series

Mike Gioja Of Paychex’s Career Ascent To Lead IT And Product Management And Development

Mike Gioja Of Paychex’s Career Ascent To Lead IT And Product Management And Development
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses with Mike Gioja, SVP IT and Product Management & Development of Paychex, his rise to the role and his journey to becoming a CIO Plus leading the Product Management & Development group.

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.

Forbes CIO-plus Series: Vic Bhagat, EMC

CIO-Plus
Vic Bhagat, EVP Enterprise Business Solutions and CIO of EMC, discusses his path to becoming CIO of EMC and extending those responsibilities by becoming a CIO-Plus with Metis Strategy.

Forbes CIO-plus Series: Linda Reed, Atlantic Health System

A Registered Nurse Becomes CIO-Plus
Peter High speaks with Linda Reed, CIO-Plus of Atlantic Health System, who improves the company’s top and bottom line with a practitioner’s perspective.

Forbes CIO-plus Series: Joe Topinka, Red Wing Shoes

A CIO and Marketing Executive
Peter High speaks with Joe Topinka, CIO-plus of Red Wing Shoes, who improves the company’s top and bottom line with tech-enabled multichannel marketing strategies.

Why Ambitious Executives Should Spend Time as a CIO, video in Forbes

Peter High conducts a video interview with Ben Allen on why CIO is a critical career step in business leadership
Ben Allen is an executive that has gone from being a business unit president, to a global CIO, and back to being president of Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh.

Forbes CIO-plus Series: Filippo Passerini, Procter & Gamble

CIO and President of Global Business Services- a “non-traditional” CIO powering P&G through analytics
Peter High speaks with Filippo Passerini of Procter & Gamble, who powers the $84 billion company with advanced analytics and diligent strategic planning.

Forbes CIO-plus Series: Karl Salnoske, GXS

CIO and EVP of Service Delivery- when B2B integration is the business, IT and operations have to go hand in hand
Peter High speaks with Karl Salnoske, who identified the need for a CIO-plus role at his company before he was even hired, and recommended the creation of the position he would eventually fill.

Forbes CIO-plus Series: Tim Theriault, Walgreens

Chief Information, Innovation, and Improvement Officer- a leader that is never settled
Peter High speaks with Tim Theriault about the constant search for new avenues for adding business value.

Forbes CIO-plus Series: Matt Aiello on recruiting for the CIO-plus role

Peter High speaks with Matt Aiello, Partner in the CIO/CTO executive placement practice at Heidrick & Struggles
As Partner in the CIO/CTO practice for an executive placement firm, Matt has keen insight into the growing trend of CIO’s adopting “plus” responsibilities.