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Lenovo And NetApp Will Partner To Help Customers Drive Intelligent Transformation

Peter High interviews the CEO of Lenovo, Yang Yanqing and the CEO of NetApp, George Kurian. They discussed the global multi-faceted partnership between the companies, which is designed to bring innovative technology and a simplified experience to help customers modernize IT and accelerate their digital transformation. Lenovo And NetApp Will Partner To Help Customers Drive Intelligent Transformation

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Former CIO Of CVS Joins Hudson’s Bay Company As CTO And Chief Digital Operations Officer

Stephen Gold has joined $11 billion Hudson’s Bay Company as their new Chief Technology and Chief Digital Operations Officer. In this role, he is responsible for leading the technology and digital strategy for the company, with a focus on aligning the end-to-end customer experience through data and digital innovation across the enterprise and HBC’s brands in North America. Most recently, Stephen served as the CIO and EVP, Technology, Operations, and Innovation. Former CIO Of CVS Joins Hudson’s Bay Company As CTO And Chief Digital Operations Officer

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How Blackstone CTO Bill Murphy Drives Innovation

Peter High interviews Bill Murphy, Chief Technology Officer of Blackstone. They discuss the evolution of the CTO role, how Blackstone develops partnerships to aid strategic ventures, organization’s burning need to clean up technical debt, among other topics. How Blackstone CTO Bill Murphy Drives Innovation

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Charles Meyers Named President And Chief Executive Officer Of Equinix

Charles Meyers has joined $5 billion Equinix as their new President and Chief Executive Officer. As part of
Meyers’ distinguished 25-year career in the technology industry, he joined the firm in 2010 and served in multiple executive roles. Most recently, he served as the President of Strategy, Services and Innovation for the firm. Charles Meyers Named President And Chief Executive Officer Of Equinix

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Mike Capone’s Journey From CIO To COO To CEO

Peter High interviews Mike Capone, Chief Executive Officer of Qlik. They discuss Mike’s advice to CIO’s looking to make similar career advances to other C-Level positions, Qlik’s focus on streamlining the analytics process to deliver one platform, how Mike’s technology background has allowed him to better understand Qlik’s customers’ needs, among other topics. Mike Capone’s Journey From CIO To COO To CEO

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Interview With The Leading Investor In Self-Driving Tech

Peter High Interviews Mike Volpi, General Partner at Index Ventures. They discuss the benefits of open-source software, how the role of IT has evolved as every department within the business is becoming more fluent in technology, how Mike focuses on the founding team and individual entrepreneurs, rather than the sector, when making an investment, among other topics. Interview With The Leading Investor In Self-Driving Tech

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Okta’s Co-Founder And COO On His Path To Success And What’s Next For The Company

Peter High interviews Frederic Kerrest, Chief Operating Officer of Okta. They discuss his entrepreneurial journey, the evolving challenges for CIO’s, the increasing issue of identity within organizations, among other topics. Okta’s Co-Founder And COO On His Path To Success And What’s Next For The Company

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Former Westfield And Progressive IT Exec Joins Farmers Insurance As CIO

Paul Wilson has joined $12 billion Farmers Insurance as their new Chief Information Officer. Paul will now oversee the development and application of all strategic IT initiatives. Previously, Paul served as the Group IT Leader and Chief Information Officer at Westfield Insurance. Former Westfield And Progressive IT Exec Joins Farmers Insurance As CIO

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Longtime VMware Exec Named Named CIO Of Rubrik

Avon Puri has joined $300 million Rubrik as their new Chief Information Officer. Avon will now focus on assembling the infrastructure to support the company’s growth to $1 billion in revenue and making the company’s IT department the first and best customer of Rubrik’s products. Previously, Avon served as the Vice President of IT at VMware. Longtime VMware Exec Named Named CIO Of Rubrik

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How Best Buy, The New York Times, And John Deere Have Become Digital Leaders

Peter High interviews Sunil Gupta, Edward W. Carter Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. They discuss the differences between an ecosystem or platform strategy, and a product strategy, the four major areas companies must evaluate when making a digital transformation, the importance of senior executives leading cultural change and giving employees the resources to continually learn, among other topics How Best Buy, The New York Times, And John Deere Have Become Digital Leaders