I recently had the distinct pleasure of hosting two IBM THINK Leaders members at a unique group coaching session with Marshall Goldsmith, THINK Leaders Pacesetter, preeminent executive coach and bestselling author of What Got You Here Won’t Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful and his latest bestseller Triggers: Creating Behavior that […]
A lot has been written about the Millennial consumer, but not so much about the influence Millennials are having on their company’s business-to-business (B2B) purchasing decisions. There’s also a lot of hype about who Millennials are and what they want, making it hard to separate fact from fiction. How are Millennials’ preferences impacting b2b marketing […]
I used to think the term “Millennials” was only used to describe the generation that takes pictures of every meal, has personal transportation on-demand and smartphones cemented into their palm. But after watching the Future-Proof: Your Boardroom webinar, I now know this group of 19 –30 year olds—myself included here—are actually being defined by the […]
Sometimes the best advice for C-suite executives at major corporations comes from unexpected places–even from a small social enterprise startup. This beautiful and inspiring video featuring Chris Gourlay, the CEO and founder of the UK-based startup Spacehive,a crowd-funding platform for civic projects, offers inspiration for CEOs (and CFOs, CMOs, CIOs, COOs or CDOs) in any […]
While in Chicago at the recent CIO Leadership Exchange event I was able to talk with Catalina’s Chief Technology Officer Steve Rubinow. You may not have heard of Catalina, but you’ve definitely experienced their services. Back in 1983 they invented the concept of targeted coupons—offering discounts to shoppers as they check out at grocery stores. […]
Whether you’ve already made it into the C-suite or you’re on your way, today’s boardroom is constantly evolving. With Millennials set to dominate the workforce of the future, it’s more important than ever to find out how best to engage—and even become—a Millennial executive. In the first of a new four-part webinar series Future-Proof: Your […]
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Highlights from the 9th Annual MIT Chief Data Officer & Information Quality Symposium It is easy to get lost without a leader. In fact, while travelling to the ninth annual MIT Chief Data Officer & Information Quality Symposium, I got lost on the way to the parking garage, and had to pull over and consult […]
The Challenge As Waypoint Homes quickly evolved from a start-up to a mid-sized public company, it dealt with several periods of rapid growth.
During the recent CIO Leadership Exchange event in Chicago, I had the pleasure to chat with Kevin Kearns, Viewpointe’s Chief Technology Officer. Viewpointe helps large, complex organizations manage, secure and monitor their data via hosted digital archives. Kevin joined Viewpointe in 2005 as Director of Application Delivery. He was named Chief Technology Officer in 2008, and […]
At a time when a company’s value is inextricably linked with the speed and power of its technology, it’s no surprise that IT decisions are crucial. What is surprising is who is increasingly likely to drive these decisions. The CFO has long been a powerful influencer for all things fiscal, but more and more this […]