Category Archives: CIO-Plus Series

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 Article, CIOs Boost Their Careers Doing Double Duty 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’s article on CIO-Pluses

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.

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.

Forbes CIO-plus Series: Vic Bhagat, EMC

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.