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Bill Krivoshik, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Time Warner

December 31, 2012
Among other topics, Bill discusses the following issues with Metis Strategy:
  • Bill’s first steps in taking on the enterprise CIO role at Time Warner, including gathering information from vendors and consultants, familiarizing himself with the industry, and meeting with senior business people to better understand business issues
  • The rationale for having an enterprise CIO role, and how the role helps the organization drive efficiencies through standardization across business units
  • How Bill employs a  peer mentor group as opposed to a vendor management group, and this approach boosts efficiency through utilizing expertise across the businesses
  • The value of Time Warner’s brand in attracting and retaining top talent
  • Eye on Trends: Cloud and SaaS, and how it enables organizations to shift from a fixed to variable cost structure, as well as the consumerization of IT and mobility, and how it enables access to information on any device

Bill Krivoshik’s Biography

Bill is the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Time Warner.  In that role, he leads the execution of Time Warner’s enterprise-wide information technology strategy. He also oversees the Corporate Information Technology Group and is responsible for a shared services initiative that provides IT support to all Time Warner businesses in order to improve the efficiency of the company’s investments in information technology.

Prior to joining Time Warner, Bill served as the first ever enterprise CIO for Marsh & McLennan Companies, a world leading provider of advice and solutions in risk, strategy and human capital.  His responsibilities included developing and implementing a firm-wide technology strategy, as well as leading the effort to reduce the technology run rate through shared services.

Previously, Bill was CTO for Thomson Financial, a leading provider of financial information.  He also spent time as CTO for Citigroup’s Global Investment Management SBU , and as CIO of several GE Capital companies.

Bill started his career by spending eleven years as a consultant with Andersen Consulting in the Advanced Systems Group.

Bill graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science and electrical engineering and received his Master of Science in computer engineering from Stanford University.

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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