CIO First 100 Days |

Stuart McGuigan, Chief Information Officer of Johnson and Johnson

February 24, 2014

Among other topics, Stuart discusses the following issues with Metis Strategy:

  • Johnson & Johnson IT’s organizational divisions and how IT balances standardization and customization across its 250 operating companies
  • Stuart’s takeaways from his first 100 days as CIO at three different companies
  • How Stuart’s IT team aligns itself with the business by engaging the J&J credo
  • J&J IT’s effort to promote transparency in the use of dashboards
  • How Stuart fosters innovation and idea generation across a global IT group of 4,000
  • Eye on trends: Understanding and serving the customer through actionable data and analytics, and facilitating real-time IT operations with virtual computing embedded in cloud

Stuart McGuigan’s Biography

Stuart is the Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Johnson & Johnson. In that role, he has responsibility for shaping the IT strategy and leading the global IT organization. He is responsible for working closely with leaders across Johnson & Johnson to ensure that IT accelerates innovation, delivers against key business performance goals and helps drive growth initiatives. He is also a member of the Corporate Group Operating Committee.

Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Stuart was Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President for CVS Caremark, the largest pharmacy health care provider in the United States.

Prior to that, Stuart was Senior Vice President and CIO for Liberty Mutual Insurance Group. Before joining Liberty Mutual, he was Senior Vice President for Information Services for Medco Health Solutions.

Stuart has a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Fairfield University and earned Master of Science and Master of Philosophy degrees in the Cognitive Science program at Yale University. In 2010, he was appointed to the Rhode Island Science and Technology Advisory Council.

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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