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Mike Giresi, CIO of Royal Caribbean Cruises

In this interview, Mike Giresi, CIO of Royal Caribbean Cruises, discusses World Class IT Principle One, People, Principle Two, IT Infrastructure, Principle Four, IT and Business Partnerships, and Principle Five, External Partnerships. Some of the topics discussed include:

  • Digital Transformation journey at Royal Caribbean
  • Importance of Executive sponsorship for IT
  • Role of CIO to as an interconnector between Enterprise strategy and IT implementation
  • Value of technology from a customer point of view
  • IT’s ability to gain customer feedback in a B2C organization
  • The needs of Data management and analytics
  • Implications of shadow IT
  • Bleeding technology trends for IT
  • Relevance of cross functional teams to help push innovation within IT forward

Q+A With Jeff Dean: The Brain Behind Google’s Artificial Intelligence

Jeff Dean, Head of Google Brain
Peter High interviews Jeff Dean, Senior Google Fellow head of Google Brain. They discuss the AI first world that the search giant is working to usher in, among a variety of other topics.

Box CIO Paul Chapman Finds New Ways To Add Value In A Tech Centric Company

Paul Chapman, CIO of Box
Peter High interviews Paul Chapman, Chief Information Officer of Box. They discuss how he differentiates his business, how he prepared for the role of CIO, and cyber security, as well as a variety of other topics.

Vicarious Is The AI Company That Includes Zuckerberg, Bezos, Musk, And Thiel As Investors

Scott Phoenix, Co-Founder of Vicarious
Peter High interviews Scott Phoenix, Co-Founder of Vicarious. They discuss artifical intelligence, the importance of prioritizing social good, and a variety of other topics.

Harvard’s Education Technology Pioneer CIO, Anne Margulies

Anne Margulies, CIO of Harvard University
Peter High interviews Anne Margulies, Chief Information Officer of Harvard University. They discuss innovation, her approach to training, and the future of online education

Ford CIO Marcy Klevorn Puts IT In The Driver’s Seat

Marcy Klevorn, CIO of Ford Motor Company
Peter High interviews Marcy Klevorn, Chief Information Officer of Ford. They discuss her thoughts on women in technology, the future of autonomous driving and vehicles, her strategic priorities, as well as a variety of other topics

Amy Doherty’s Path From Interim To Permanent CIO Of AARP

Amy Doherty, CIO of AARP
Peter High interviews Amy Doherty, Chief Information Officer of the AARP. They discuss her rise to the role of CIO, how she shifted from the interim to full-time CIO position, and advances in technology that can benefit those of retirement age, as well as a variety of other topics.

The First Ever CIO of $16 Billion Micron Technology

Trevor Schulze, Chief Information Officer of Micron Technology
Peter High interviews Trevor Schulze, the first-ever CIO of Micron Technology, about his first days at the organization, how his job began as the first ever CIO of the organization, how Micron Technology manages its talent, as well as a variety of other topics.

Jet.com Takes Off Offering Lowest Prices On The Internet

Marc Lore, CEO and Founder of Jet
Peter High interviews the CEO and Founder of Jet, an online e-commerce venture, launching July 13th, 2015. They discuss Marc’s previous online retail experience, how he plans on taking advantage of inefficiencies in current online marketplaces, as well as a variety of other topics

Forbes Beyond CIO Series: Vivek Kundra, Salesforce.com

Moving beyond CIO to EVP of Emerging Markets at Salesforce.com
Vivek Kundra leveraged his experience as the first ever CIO of the federal government to launch his career into business development for emerging markets.