Today we have Brian Watson joining us. Brian is a Principal at the CIO Clarity Advisors company. Brian is an advisor to CIOs helping them through all the pitfalls and windfalls specifically of the CIO position. He is also a contributing co-author to the Confessions of a Successful CIO.
Today we have Mohit Sahgal joining us. He is the Managing Principal and Head of Data Engineering at EKI-Digital. He is very experienced in business intelligence and data warehousing.
Today we have Dave Burrill joining us. Dave is the Managing Director at IT's about What. He has quite a diverse background and history.
Dave Burrill is a senior executive (President, COO, CIO), entrepreneur, author, speaker, board director, and advisor. He’s been part of three successful tech companies taking each from co-founding or early stage to exit (1 IPO, 2 acquisitions) that have earned national recognition for innovation and growth.
Today we have Brian Gill and Wes Gill joining us. Brian and Wes are brothers and cybersecurity experts. They both have a great deal of business and technical experience within the space.
On our kick-off episode for season two we have a wonderful guest with us today, Ralph Loura. Ralph is the SVP and CIO at Lumentum. He has over 25 years of experience as an IT leader.
An IT strategy is crucial for businesses to provide an overall direction and plan for the business. In this episode, Jim Maholic talks about how to create an IT strategy and the importance of evaluating your current state and planning for a high-performing future state.
It’s no secret that the role of the CIO has changed over the past few years, but understanding leadership transitions is what separates average CIOs from the greats. Tony Gerth, author, clinical professor and principal of ABG Executive Advisors, conducted a study on how CIOs transition into new appointments and how long it takes for them to gain mastery of the job. Gerth learned that regardless of the transition style, CIOs will experience taking charge of a new role over the course of three distinct, overlapping phases: the entry, stabilization and renewal phase.
Dr. Ken Russell knows first-hand that the responsibilities of CIOs are evolving. With decades of experience developing and implementing organizational change, the fractional CIO is not only aware that innovation has become essential for organizations, but is what CIOs will have to understand for the next generation.