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Why It’s Vital for CIOs to Speak in Business Terms, by Peter High in CIO Insight

Allen Fazio, CIO of Word & Brown, talks about his role as Chief Information Officer
The CIO of insurance company Word & Brown discusses how IT’s voice has grown in the business and how earning CPA and MBA degrees has been a tremendous asset Why It’s Vital for CIOs to Speak in Business Terms, by Peter High in CIO Insight

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Data Mining The Microbiome Toward A Cure For Inflammatory Disease

Peter DiLaura, CEO of Second Genome
Peter High interviews the CEO of Second Genome, a company working towards unlocking the value in the human microbiome. They discuss Peter’s management team, their ongoing work towards improving health from a different direction, as well as a variety of other topics. Data Mining The Microbiome Toward A Cure For Inflammatory Disease

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The CIO of WSFS Bank Talks Dollars and Sense, by Peter High in CIO Insight

James Mazarakis, CIO of WSFS Back talks about his role as Chief Information Officer
James Mazarakis, CIO of WSFS Bank, discusses cyber-security fraud, digital technology in banking and the latest tech such as cardless ATM transactions The CIO of WSFS Bank Talks Dollars and Sense, by Peter High in CIO Insight

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Oracle’s Board-Level CIO Mark Sunday Drives Innovation As The Company’s First Customer

Mark Sunday, CIO of Oracle
Peter High interviews the CIO of Oracle. They discuss Mark’s position as CIO, his placement on several boards of directors and other advisory boards, his strategic priorities at Oracle, his views on trends in technology, and a variety of other topics. Oracle’s Board-Level CIO Mark Sunday Drives Innovation As The Company’s First Customer

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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. Jenny Craig And Curves CIO Leads Service Operations And Customer Experience

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Education Technology Innovation Series Summary in Forbes

This page is the hub to the ongoing Education Technology Innovation series in Forbes
Peter high discusses strategy and the industry landscape with leaders in online education and massive open online courses (MOOCs). Education Technology Innovation Series Summary in Forbes

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CEO Of The World’s First MOOC Provides Hope To Former Prisoners Through Education

Mike Ferrick, CEO and Founder of ALISON
Peter High interviews Mike Ferrick, the founder of massive open online course “ALISON”. They discuss the future of education and how Mike plans on bringing education to the most in need people, including developments in correctional facility education, as well as expansion abroad, among other topics. CEO Of The World’s First MOOC Provides Hope To Former Prisoners Through Education

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Former CIO Takes on the Role of COO at Allianz, by Peter High in CIO Insight

Jay Levine, COO of Allianz Global Assistance talks about his role as Chief Operations Officer
Jay Levine reflects on his journey to the business side and the lessons it might provide to CIOs who aspire to a role beyond IT Former CIO Takes on the Role of COO at Allianz, by Peter High in CIO Insight

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Microsoft CIO Jim Dubois Operates IT As The Company’s First Customer

Jim Dubois, CIO of Microsoft
Peter High interviews the CIO of Microsoft. They discuss Jim’s path to the CIO position, including his eventual rise from interim CIO to the permanent position, how IT acts as the first and best customer of Microsoft, as well as a variety of other topics. Microsoft CIO Jim Dubois Operates IT As The Company’s First Customer

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Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop CIO Has a Hunger for Tech, by Peter High in CIO Insight

Jason Smylie, CIO of Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop, talks about his role as Chief Information Officer
Jason Smylie talks about the growth of Capriotti’s, his career path and how he has developed his personal brand online and a Twitter following 24,000 strong. Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop CIO Has a Hunger for Tech, by Peter High in CIO Insight