Tag Archives: Career Planning

How a Tech Background Hones Business Sense

Dan Fallon, COO and President of GFMI Metalcrafters
At the end of the day, it’s about information, automation and execution, whether plugging away in a data center or setting strategy and reaching goals in the C-suite.

CIO-Plus Series Summary in Forbes

This summary page provides access to the multi-part CIO-Plus series in Forbes
The CIO-Plus series in Forbes explores the trend of CIOs who are taking on more C-level titles. Most CIOs where many hats. The good news is, those hats are getting more strategic.

Vanguard’s CIO Leverages Insights From Technology Start-ups And The Scale Of A Massive Company

John Marcante, Chief Information Officer of the Vanguard Group
Peter High interviews John Marcante, CIO of Vanguard. They discuss the skills needed to be successful as a CIO, how he has brought start-up mentality to the organization, and how IT is able to bring insights to the company as both employees and customers, as well as a variety of other topics.

Gerri Martin-Flickinger Named First Ever CTO Of Starbucks

Gerri Martin-Flickinger, Chief Technology Officer of Starbucks
Peter High reports on updates to the career path of former Forum on World Class IT Interviewee Gerri Martin-Flickinger, former CIO of Adobe, as she joins Starbucks as Chief Technology Officer

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.

How to Implement an IT Overhaul, by Peter High in CIO Insight

Karen Renner, CIO of Novelis
The CIO of Novelis, a producer of rolled aluminum used in everything from soda cans to Ford trucks, reveals how she helped revamp the company’s IT infrastructure

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

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

Procter and Gamble’s Board Level CIO Filippo Passerini Reflects On His Successful Career

Filippo Passerini, CIO of Proctor & Gamble
Peter High discusses Filippo Passerini’s upcoming retirement with the man himself as they discuss Filippo’s plan for the future and his work at Proctor & Gamble

Beyond CIO Series Summary in Forbes

This page is the hub to the ongoing Beyond CIO series in Forbes
The most talented IT executives are advancing beyond CIO to take on the very top leadership positions of companies. In this new series, Peter High profiles examples of this promising trend for current IT leaders.