Tag Archives: IT-Business Communication

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

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.

Susan Swart, CIO, International Monetary Fund, CIO, International Monetary Fund

Peter High 11/21/16 This is one in a series of interviews with financial services CIOs conducted in collaboration with CIO Straight Talk magazine. Read additional articles by other technology executives at www.straighttalkonline.com. Susan has been the Chief Information Officer of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) since 2012. As CIO she is responsible for the provision […]

Mike Schroepfer, Chief Technology Officer of Facebook

Mike Schroepfer, CTO of Facebook
Peter High interviews Mike Schroepfer, CTO of Facebook. They discuss the three innovation pillars that underpin Facebook’s ten-year roadmap, the talent needs of Facebook extending beyond computer engineering and strategies for unifying a diverse talent pool to achieve a common goal, among a variety of other topics.

David Thompson, EVP, Global Operations and Technology, CIO of Western Union, EVP, Global Operations and Technology, CIO of Western Union

Peter High interviews David Thompson, the Executive Vice President of Global Operations and Technology and the Chief Information Officer at The Western Union Company. They discuss approaches to safeguarding company data, building partnerships to facilitate innovation, among many other topics.

Intuit CIO Atticus Tysen Develops Product Mentality Within IT

Atticus Tysen, Cio of Intuit
Peter High interviews Atticus Tysen, Chief Information Officer of Intuit. They discuss his journey across multiple parts of Intuit, culminating with the CIO position, resources he uses to stay on top of innovation, how he has a “customer-driven” mindset, as well as a variety of other topics.

JPMorgan Chase CIO Turned First Data President Guy Chiarello Reflects On His Rise

Guy Chiarello, President of First Data Corporation
Peter High interviews Guy Chiarello, Former CIO of JPMorgan Chase and current President of First Data Corporation. They discuss his career path to the president role, the role of security in financial services, and a variety of other topics.

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

CIO Gus Shahin Leads Flex’s Digital Transformation

Gus Shahin, CIO of Flex
Peter High interviews Gus Shahin, Chief Information Officer of Flex. They discuss the Pulse Center, which monitors the company’s supply chain, the innovation lab, and how to stay on the cutting edge, as well as a variety of other topics.

Intel’s CIO Kim Stevenson Moves IT And Herself From Backroom To Boardroom

Kim Stevenson, CIO of Intel
Peter High interviews Kim Stevenson, the Chief Information Officer of Intel about her experience on the board level of organizations, the state of women in technology, and a variety of other topics.