Tag Archives: Innovation

Former Cisco CEO John Chambers Is Trying To Change The World

Peter High interviews John Chambers, the former CEO of Cisco Systems. They discuss John’s work with the leaders of France and India to digitize their countries, what he looks for when evaluating companies to invest in, insights from his new book, among other topics.

Mark Showers Progresses From CIO To Head Of $13B RGA’s Transformation Lab

Peter High interviews Mark Showers, a Managing Director at RGAX, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Reinsurance Group of America (RGA). They discuss what Mark looks for when investing in startups, RGAX’ mission, how his CIO roles prepared him for his current position, among other topics.

Schneider National’s CIO Shaleen Devgun Wins Forbes CIO Innovation Award

Schneider National’s CIO Shaleen Devgun has won the Forbes CIO Innovation Award. As CIO, Devgun has abandoned dependence on a single vendor as it was deemed too risky to be a sustainable model. Instead, Devgun and his team got to work on a a multivendor transportation marketplace with consumer grade tablets, Internet-of-Things devices, and apps.

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.

Charles Meyers Named President And Chief Executive Officer Of Equinix

Charles Meyers has joined $5 billion Equinix as their new President and Chief Executive Officer. As part of
Meyers’ distinguished 25-year career in the technology industry, he joined the firm in 2010 and served in multiple executive roles. Most recently, he served as the President of Strategy, Services and Innovation for the firm.

Former Westfield And Progressive IT Exec Joins Farmers Insurance As CIO

Paul Wilson has joined $12 billion Farmers Insurance as their new Chief Information Officer. Paul will now oversee the development and application of all strategic IT initiatives. Previously, Paul served as the Group IT Leader and Chief Information Officer at Westfield Insurance.

Former Motorola CIO Greg Meyers Takes On The Same Role at $13B Syngenta

Greg Meyers has joined $13 billion revenue Syngenta, as chief information officer (CIO) in Basel, Switzerland. Greg will now focus on leading information technology for a global agricultural innovator that is helping improve worldwide food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Previously, Meyers served as CIO of Motorola Solutions for the past four years.

The CEO Of GE Digital On What Is Next For The Industrial Icon

Peter High interviews Bill Ruh, the Chief Executive Officer of GE Digital and the Chief Digital Officer or General Electric. They discuss the importance of blending new talent with existing employees so both sides can learn, how digital and new technology is impacting business models in all sectors, especially the industrial sector, the different steps of GE’s digital transformation, among other topics.

After Five Years Of Transformation, GM CIO Randy Mott Has The Company Primed For Innovation

In this interview, Peter High interviews Randy Mott, CIO of General Motors. They discuss the perspective Randy gains from serving on a board, his perspective on autonomous vehicles and disruption in the auto industry, the strategic importance of GM’s innovation centers, among other topics.

Elon Musk-funded XPRIZE Is One Step Closer To Ending Global Illiteracy

The Global Learning XPRIZE has announced a new Impact Coalition to expand the testing of the five finalists.