Tag Archives: CIO Career Path

Jean-Michel Ares Moves Beyond CIO To Group Head Of Technology And Operations at BMO Financial Group

Jean-Michel Ares Moves Beyond CIO To Group Head Of Technology And Operations at BMO Financial Group
Peter High discusses the role and responsibilities of Jean-Michel Ares as a “Beyond CIO” in charge of Technology & Operations as well as his rise to the role & his view on IT’s role in revenue augmentation.

One Of The First Board-Level CIOs Shares Insights From 14 Years Worth Of Experience

One Of The First Board-Level CIOs Shares Insights From 14 Years Worth Of Experience
Peter High discusses the unique journey of Gregor Bailar as one of the pioneers in Board-level CIOs. Bailar provides his advise and insight into the future of CIOs on Boards and how aspiring CIOs can rise to the task.

COO Manages Strategic Initiatives, Costs and Tech

COO Manages Strategic Initiatives, Costs and Tech
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy, spoke with Barry Perkins, COO for UK General Insurance & Shared Services at Zurich, about his journey, rising through the IT ranks to become a top level executive and his advice and thoughts for those looking to follow a similar path to success.

Mike Gioja Of Paychex’s Career Ascent To Lead IT And Product Management And Development

Mike Gioja Of Paychex’s Career Ascent To Lead IT And Product Management And Development
Peter High discusses with Mike Gioja, SVP IT and Product Management & Development of Paychex, his rise to the role and his journey to becoming a CIO Plus leading the Product Management & Development group.

Suren Gupta Moves Beyond CIO At Allstate

Suren Gupta Moves Beyond CIO At Allstate
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses with Suren Gupta, EVP Technology & Operations at Allstate, his rise to the role and how his unique background and perspective enables him to lead customer-centric, innovative organizations within Allstate

From Acquired To Leading the Acquirer: Stewart McCutcheon’s Journey At Ecolab

From Acquired To Leading the Acquirer: Stewart McCutcheon’s Journey At Ecolab
Peter High discusses with Stewart McCutcheon, EVP and CIO of Ecolab, his rise to the role, his journey through the acquisition of Nalco as well as his priorities and goals in the first 100 days leading the IT organization of the B2B colossus.

79 Percent Of CIOs Hope To Move Beyond That Role

79 Percent Of CIOs Hope To Move Beyond That Role
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses 4 reasons why the CIO role today enables an executive to advance to bigger roles – a welcome sign for a growing trend among IT executives

An Omni-Channel Pioneer Explains His Methods

An Omni-Channel Pioneer Explains His Methods
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses with Chico’s FAS CIO, Eric Singleton, the unique approach to omni-channel retail that drove IT to become a more customer-focused organization that can drive top-line innovation

Johnson Controls’ CIO Helps 125 Year Old Company Become Leader In The Internet Of Things

Johnson Controls’ CIO Helps 125 Year Old Company Become Leader In The Internet Of Things
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses the transformation Colin Boyd led at Johnson Controls and how he plans on taking the company’s IT department to the forefront as technology evolves.

Strategic CIO Series Summary in Forbes

This page is the hub to the ongoing Strategic CIO series in Forbes
Chief information officers are playing an increased role in running strategy for their companies. In this new series, Peter High profiles examples of this promising trend for current IT leaders.