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Terry Bradwell, Chief Enterprise Strategy and Innovation Officer at AARP

In this interview, Terry Bradwell, Chief Enterprise Strategy and Innovation Officer of AARP, discusses World Class IT Principle Four, IT and Business Partnerships, and Principle Five, External Partnerships. Some of the topics discussed include:

  • Terry’s role as AARP’s chief enterprise strategy and innovation officert
  • AARP’s innovation lab
  • Driving an IT team to “be” the business, not only support the business
  • AARP’s Formula for innovation: Innovation= Culture + Process
  • Why CIOs make great strategy leaders
  • AARP’s mission to close the digital literacy gap
  • AARP’s broad ecosystem of external partners

Kyle Nel, Executive Director of Lowe’s Innovation Labs

In this interview, Kyle Nel, Executive Director of Lowe’s Innovation Labs, discusses World Class IT Principle One, People, and Principle Five, External Partnerships. Some of the topics discussed include:

  • Lowe’s Innovation Labs
  • Lowe’s uncommon partnerships
  • Maximizing efficiency and success by integrating internal and external talent
  • Lowe’s Innovation Labs’ Collider
  • The value of external partnerships
  • Incremental verses meaningful innovation
  • Lowe’s Narrative-driven innovation model
  • Using behavioral science to drive transformation
  • Metrics for measuring the success of innovation labs
  • Lowe’s Innovation Labs’ projects: Lowe’s Holoroom, self-roaming robots, additive manufacturing

Mike Keller, CIO at Nationwide

In this interview, Mike Keller, CIO of Nationwide, discusses World Class IT Principle One, People, World Class IT Principle Four, IT and Business Partnerships, and Principle Five, External Partnerships. Some of the topics discussed include:

  • Nationwide’s One-Brand alignment
  • IT’s role in Nationwide’s initiatives to simplify, modernize, and reinvent their core businesses
  • Optimizing for both business intimacy and economies of scale
  • Vendor goverance
  • Workforce planning for developing and transitioning team members for evolving organizations
  • The opportunities provided by a long tenure as CIO
  • Leadership strategies for creating an environment of learning, collaboration, and innovation
  • Executive development and internal rotational development
  • Columbus 2020: a private/public partnership to encourage economic development
  • Eye on the trends: autonomous vehicles, the sharing economy, smart mobility

Jay Rogers, CEO of Local Motors

In this interview, Jay Rogers, CEO of Local Motors, discusses World Class IT Principle Four, IT and Business Partnerships, and Principle Five, External Partnerships.

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.

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.

Roger Gurnani Has A Front Row Seat For The Digital And IoT Revolutions At Verizon

Roger Gurnani, Chief Information and Technology Architect of Verizon Communications
Peter High interviews Roger Gurnani, Chief Information and Technology Architect of Verizon. They discuss his unique role and title, how Verizon is uniquely able to understand the future of the Internet of Things, and future strategic objectives of the organization , as well as a variety of other topics.

Tata Group’s First Ever CTO Sets Sights On Making Company Top Ten Innovator In The World

Gopichand Katragadda, CTO of Tata Group
Peter High interviews the CTO of India’s most well known company, Tata Group, and discusses innovation, how India is a doorway to the global marketplace, and his thoughts on India’s education system, as well as a variety of other topics

Law Firm’s Global CIO Raises the Bar for IT, by Peter High in CIO Insight Article

Mike Lucas, CIO of Hogan Lovells, talks about his role as Chief Information Officer
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy, speaks with Mike Lucas, CIO of a leading legal services organization, about IT Strategy and his approach to the business of knowledge management and intellectual capital.

How CIOs Transform Companies Into Digital Leaders, by Peter High in CIO Insight Article

Dave Finnegan, CIO and VP of Technology and Interactive for Orvis discusses how they get the most of out technology
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy, speaks wth Dave Finnegan about the role of the “Interactive” department, the customer experience strategy, strategic planning, and his previous role at “Build-A-Bear Workshop”