Forum on World Class IT - 185 Interviews and Podcasts

Welcome to the Forum on World Class IT podcast series, a collection of exclusive interviews with Chief Information Officers and other IT industry thought leaders. Learn from the experts on how best to establish a truly World Class IT organization.

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January 14, 2013: Kim Stevenson, Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Intel Corporation

Among other topics, Kim discusses the following issues with Metis Strategy:
  • How Intel is establishing business intelligence programs, and how they contribute value to the business
  • The war for talent in IT, and how Intel seeks IT leaders who understand business strategy, in addition to having depth and breadth of technical knowledge
  • How Intel’s IT organization at every level seeks to understand the business and the direction of the organization through consistently engaging business leaders in addition to rotating IT individuals on business assignments
  • Intel’s innovative IT on the Go vending machines, and how the program makes PC support much more user friendly.
  • Eye on Trends: How cloud computing will be fundamental for IT, as well as social computing and how it will affect work conducted in the enterprise

Kim Stevenson’s Biography

Kim is the vice president and Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Intel Corporation. In that role, she leads a team of over 6,000 IT professionals worldwide, and is responsible for the corporate-wide use of Information Technology.

Prior to her current role, Kim was vice president and general manager of Intel’s Global IT Operations and Services, where she led both the strategic and tactical support of Intel’s worldwide infrastructure components, including Data Centers, Network and Telecommunications, Enterprise Application Support, Client computing and a 24×7 internal Service Desk.

Prior to joining Intel, Kim spent seven years at the former EDS (now HP enterprise services), in a variety of positions including vice president of the Worldwide Communications, Media and Entertainment (CM&E) Industry Practice, and vice president of Enterprise Service Management where she oversaw the global development and delivery of enterprise services. Before joining EDS, Kim spent 18 years at IBM in several executive positions including vice president of Marketing and Operations of the eServer iSeries division.

Kim has a bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University. She also has an MBA from Cornell University, Johnson School of Management, where she is currently a member of the Advisory Board.

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