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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

Capital Power’s CIO Helps the Firm’s Bottom Line

Darryl Vleeming, Capital Power’s CIO, talks about the strategic use of technology, his IT road map, attracting tech talent, analytics, the cloud and the IoT.

Mark Settle, CIO of Okta

Mark Settle, CIO of Okta
Peter High interviews Mark Settle, CIO of Okta. They discuss the importance of setting up talented teams with strong leaders without creating single points of failure; how financial management within IT helps build credibility with various business functions; how IT should build towards non-transactional relationships with business partners to influence collaboration; and how IT helps Okta to build and leverage relationships with CIOs at different companies, as well as a variety of other topics.

Bill Peduto, Mayor of Pittsburgh

Bill Peduto, Mayor of Pittsburgh
Peter High interviews Bill Peduto, Mayor of Pittsburgh. They discuss how the City of Pittsburgh forms strategic partnerships with technology leaders, how partnerships between municipal, educational, and private organizations facilitate innovation and growth moving forward, how Pittsburgh has used technology to correct an economic downturn over the last few decades, as well as a variety of other topics.

Former Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy’s New Focus On Social Media Innovation

Scott McNealy, CEO of Wayin
Peter High interviews Scott McNealy, Co-Founder and former CEO of Sun Microsystems, and current CEO of Wayin. They discuss his involvement in multiple waves of the Internet, the future of the CIO role, 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

Kevin Steele Of Cars.com Influences IT And Product

Kevin Steele, CIO of Cars.com
Peter High interviews Kevin Steele, Chief Information Officer of Cars.com. They discuss the methods he uses to stay on top of the needs of both delaers and car buyers, the sanctity of having a solid strategic planning process, and the need to develop in an agile fashion, among other topics

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

Quest Diagnostics’ Board-Level CIO Drives Data-Driven Services

Lidia Fonseca, CIO of Quest Diagnostics
Peter High interviews Lidia Fonseca, Chief Information Officer of Quest Diagnostics. They discuss her role as CIO, the huge opportunity for Big Data and Analytics within healthcare, and how she balances security with innovation, as well as a variety of other topics.

Cloudera CEO Tom Reilly Wants To Help Traditional Businesses Operate Like Google

Tom Reilly, Chief Executive Officer of Cloudera
Peter High interviews Tom Reilly, CEO of Cloudera. They discuss his position as CEO of an organization where the founders are still highly involved, how he manages talent, and the ways in which Cloudera educates its customers about its capabilities, as well as a variety of other topics.