Tag Archives: External Partnerships

Kimberly Johnson’s Path From Chief Credit Officer To Chief Operating Officer Of Fannie Mae

Peter High interviews Kimberly Johnson, COO of Fannie Mae. They discuss Kimberly’s path to the COO role, Kimberly’s take on green financing, the similarities between risk and operations, among other topics.

Former Colorado Governor Bill Ritter Continues To Influence Clean Energy

Peter High interviews Bill Ritter, the 41st Governor of Colorado. They discuss the new technologies that will assist in managing energy portfolios, why it is more effective to work with the states and the private sector to achieve the energy transformation than it is to partner with the Federal Government, Bill’s work as strategy partner at Blackhorn Ventures, among other topics.

How Blackstone CTO Bill Murphy Drives Innovation

Peter High interviews Bill Murphy, Chief Technology Officer of Blackstone. They discuss the evolution of the CTO role, how Blackstone develops partnerships to aid strategic ventures, organization’s burning need to clean up technical debt, among other topics.

Mike Capone’s Journey From CIO To COO To CEO

Peter High interviews Mike Capone, Chief Executive Officer of Qlik. They discuss Mike’s advice to CIO’s looking to make similar career advances to other C-Level positions, Qlik’s focus on streamlining the analytics process to deliver one platform, how Mike’s technology background has allowed him to better understand Qlik’s customers’ needs, among other topics.

Interview With The Leading Investor In Self-Driving Tech

Peter High Interviews Mike Volpi, General Partner at Index Ventures. They discuss the benefits of open-source software, how the role of IT has evolved as every department within the business is becoming more fluent in technology, how Mike focuses on the founding team and individual entrepreneurs, rather than the sector, when making an investment, among other topics.

Okta’s Co-Founder And COO On His Path To Success And What’s Next For The Company

Peter High interviews Frederic Kerrest, Chief Operating Officer of Okta. They discuss his entrepreneurial journey, the evolving challenges for CIO’s, the increasing issue of identity within organizations, among other topics.

How Best Buy, The New York Times, And John Deere Have Become Digital Leaders

Peter High interviews Sunil Gupta, Edward W. Carter Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. They discuss the differences between an ecosystem or platform strategy, and a product strategy, the four major areas companies must evaluate when making a digital transformation, the importance of senior executives leading cultural change and giving employees the resources to continually learn, among other topics

CIO Hall of Famer Steve Phillips Joins Alorica As CIO

Steve Phillips has joined Alorica as their new Chief Information Officer after serving in the same role at the $17 billion revenue Avnet. Steve will now focus on prioritizing Alorica’s business needs from an IT perspective and enhancing operational excellence.

How 174 Year Old Pearson Is Developing The Netflix Of Education

Peter High interviews, Albert Hitchcock, the Chief Operating and Technology Officer at Pearson. They discuss the skills revolution taking place in the workplace, Pearson’s digital transformation centered around switching to a single platform for users and transitioning from data centers to the public cloud, how Pearson is building AI and machine learning capabilities to transform all aspects of the business, among other topics.

How Alvina Antar And Zuora Drive The Subscription Economy

Peter High interviews Alvina Antar, the Chief Information Officer of Zuora. They discuss Zuora’s goal to enable all companies to be successful in the Subscription Economy, Alvina’s personal relationships with innovative CIOs, the evolution of the CIO role, among other topics.