Category Archives: CIO-Plus Series

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.

Forbes CIO-plus Series: Bill Schlough, San Francisco Giants

CIO and Chairman of a Subsidiary- a true business leader that knows how to leverage technology for business value
As CIO of the San Francisco Giants and San Jose Giants Chairman, Bill Schlough represents a unique example of how CIOs are adopting business leadership roles of entire organizations.