Fortune 500 | episode 542

Managing Risk with Steve Phillpott

Steve Phillpott is the senior vice president and chief information officer of Illumina and at the time of this interview, was the senior vice president, chief information officer, and head of the digital analytics office for Western Digital, one of the largest computer data storage companies in the world with annual revenues exceeding $16 billion. March 18, 2021

542: Steve Phillpott is an expert in change management having overseen change at one of the largest computer data storage companies in the world. In this interview, we discuss the importance of organizations investing in change management and how he approached change management at Western Digital. We also discuss trends in cloud and DevOps, the crucial importance of building up your peer and executive recruiter networks, among a variety of other topics. 


This episode is sponsored by Apptio.


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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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