Board Level CIO | episode 497

Cushman & Wakefield CIO & CDO Adam Stanley

Adam Stanley is the chief information officer and chief digital officer at Cushman & Wakefield, a Chicago-based commercial real estate services firm with revenues around $8.8 billion. In this role, Adam provides strategic and operational direction for the company’s client-facing and company-facing technology systems and infrastructure across all business lines and markets. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Adam was the Technology and Security Services Director for Aviva PLC. October 26, 2020

497: Cushman & Wakefield CIO & CDO Adam Stanley discusses 

  • Adam’s view on working from home
  • Why Adam moved from Chicago to Austin
  • Adam’s belief that technology cannot replicate the full in person work experience
  • Adam’s advice for those looking to make a positive change in social justice
  • Why every board of a Fortune 500 company needs to demand a quarterly diversity report
  • Some of the recruiting tools that are looking to take away subconscious bias out of recruiting
  • Adam’s advice for CIOs looking to join boards
  • Adam’s interest in technologies that positively impact the environment
  • How the pace of technological change is faster today than ever before

Among a variety of other topics.


This episode is sponsored by Zoho and Sykes

"We believe in the three-legged school of innovation, so we work with universities, we work with startups and venture capital firms, and then, of course, our business leaders."

The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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