Category Archives: CIO-Plus Series

Roger Gurnani Has A Front Row Seat For The Digital And IoT Revolutions At Verizon

Roger Gurnani, Chief Information and Technology Architect of Verizon Communications
Peter High interviews Roger Gurnani, Chief Information and Technology Architect of Verizon. They discuss his unique role and title, how Verizon is uniquely able to understand the future of the Internet of Things, and future strategic objectives of the organization , as well as 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.

Why Dunkin’ Brands’ CIO Was Asked to Lead Strategy As Well

Jack Clare, Chief Information and Strategy Officer of Dunkin’ Brands
Peter High interviews Jack Clare, the Chief Information and Strategy Officer of Dunkin’ Brands. They discuss how he rose to his role as CIO-Plus including his responsibilities as the head of strategy at the organization, how other CIOs can follow in his footsteps, and why he thinks CIOs are uniquely equipped to handle the strategy creation of organizations.

Bloomin’ Brands’ CIO Has Led Digital, eCommerce, Human Resources, and Supply Chain Strategy

Donagh Herlihy, Executive Vice President of Digital and Chief Information Officer of Bloomin’ Brands
Peter High interviews Donagh Herlihy, EVP of Digital and CIO at Bloomin’ Brands. They discuss the digital customer journey, mobile technology, and how Digital should be led within an organization, as well as a variety of other topics.

Mondelez International’s Mark Dajani’s Role Keeps On Growing

Mark Dajani, Chief Information and Process Officer of Mondelez International
Peter High interviews Mark Dajani, SVP and CIO-Plus about his expanding role within Mondelez International, his thoughts on process and innovation improvement, and how to create the infrastructure required to empower organizational innovation

Metis Strategy President, Peter High, Featured in CIO.com Article, CIOs Boost Their Careers Doing Double Duty

CIO.com discusses ways in which CIOs can take on functions outside of IT to go beyond the traditional CIO role, featuring Metis Strategy’s Peter High
Peter High, President at Metis Strategy featured in CIO.com’s article on CIO-Pluses

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.

Renault-Nissan’s CIO-Plus Drives Advances In The Internet Of Things

Celso Guiotoko, CIO of Nissan-Renault
Peter High interviews the CIO of Nissan-Renault, Celso Guitoko, and they discuss some of the challenges of managing a global IT organization, among other topics

The CIO Leads Innovation And Purchasing At $8 Billion Ferrovial

The CIO Leads Innovation and Purchasing at $8 Billion Ferrovial
Peter High discusses innovation with Federico Florez Gutierrez, CIO-plus at Ferrovial. They discuss his role as CIO, among other topics

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 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.