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Mike Keller, CIO at Nationwide

In this interview, Mike Keller, CIO of Nationwide, discusses World Class IT Principle One, People, World Class IT Principle Four, IT and Business Partnerships, and Principle Five, External Partnerships. Some of the topics discussed include:

  • Nationwide’s One-Brand alignment
  • IT’s role in Nationwide’s initiatives to simplify, modernize, and reinvent their core businesses
  • Optimizing for both business intimacy and economies of scale
  • Vendor goverance
  • Workforce planning for developing and transitioning team members for evolving organizations
  • The opportunities provided by a long tenure as CIO
  • Leadership strategies for creating an environment of learning, collaboration, and innovation
  • Executive development and internal rotational development
  • Columbus 2020: a private/public partnership to encourage economic development
  • Eye on the trends: autonomous vehicles, the sharing economy, smart mobility

Bill Miller, CIO & SVP at NetApp

In this interview, Bill Miller, CIO of NetApp discusses World Class IT Principle Four, IT and Business Partnerships. Some of the topics discussed include:

  • Bill’s role in NetApp’s transformation from a data storage to a data management company
  • NetApp’s internal product testing initiatives: Customer-1 and NetApp on NetApp
  • The development of NetApp’s Data Fabric for seamlessly managing data
  • The valuable feedback loop created when your CIO or IT peers are your customers
  • How a culture of fraternity and flexibility encourages innovation
  • The three topics on every CIO’s mind
  • The importance of civility and collaboration for successfully running an IT department in a tech organization
  • Pre-working the First 100 Days plan
  • Eye on the Trends: Companies utilizing a hybrid of cloud-based utilities; Pay-as-you-go cloud model

Mike Schroepfer, Chief Technology Officer of Facebook

Mike Schroepfer, CTO of Facebook
Peter High interviews Mike Schroepfer, CTO of Facebook. They discuss the three innovation pillars that underpin Facebook’s ten-year roadmap, the talent needs of Facebook extending beyond computer engineering and strategies for unifying a diverse talent pool to achieve a common goal, among a variety of other topics.

Tesla CIO Builds IT That Keeps Pace With Its Cars, by Peter High in CIO Insight

Jay Vijayan, CIO of Tesla Motors
Jay Vijayan, CIO for Tesla Motors, helped IT evolve into a global organization that is a key enabler supporting the growth and success of the firm’s business

As The US Open Concludes The USTA CIO Reflects On The Role Technology Plays In US Tennis

Larry Bonfante, Chief Information Officer of the United States Tennis Association
Peter High interviews Larry Bonfante, CIO of the USTA about his responsibilities, how technology has changed during his tenure as head of technology of a major sporting organization, and thoughts for the future

Transforming Various Data Sources Into One Platform, by Peter High in CIO Insight

Jon Harding, CIO of Conair
Conair’s CIO has forged a strong partnership with marketing and sales to enable easier and faster analytics of customer preferences to drive sales

Davíd Guzmán Makes H.D. Smith’s IT More Efficient Then Makes It A Source Of Revenue

David Guzman, Chief Information Officer of H.D. Smith
Peter High interviews David Guzman, CIO of H.D. Smith, discussing the strategic priorities of the organization, how “as-a-service” models will be the future of IT, as well as a variety of other topics.

Metis Strategy President, Peter High, Featured in CIO.com Article, CIOs Boost Their Careers Doing Double Duty

CIO.com 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 CIO.com’s article on CIO-Pluses

Singapore Post’s Digital Makeover Creates A New E-Commerce Leader

Ramesh Narayanaswamy, CIO of Singapore Post
Peter High interviews the CIO of Singapore Post, a leader in understanding E-Commerce in Singapore. They discuss Ramesh’s role within Singapore Post, how his background in financial services aids his current role, and the digital transformation taking place at his organization

Disrupting Disruption: CIOs as Change Agents

Advice from Peter High
Consultant and author Peter High talks about why – and how – CIOs can become strategic pioneers in their organizations