CIO Spotlight: Mark Hopkins, Skullcandy, Inc.

Name: Mark Hopkins Company: Skullcandy, Inc. Job title: CIO – my area of responsibility includes IT, Digital and Customer Service Time in current role: 2 years Location: Park City, Utah As CIO at Skullcandy, Mark Hopkins is responsible for worldwide IT, Digital, and Customer Service. His team is constantly adapting to and meeting the challenges of…

Do you have what it takes to be an interim CIO?

A growing number of IT leaders are joining the contracting community to become interim CIOs. Temporary leadership roles come with their own obvious challenges, such as speed-learning a company’s organizational structure, technology portfolio, and politics. But the interim CIO also has the opportunity to make vital changes in preparation for a permanent replacement. Success depends…

CIO playbook: 10 tips for leading IT in the digital era

CIOs have never had greater opportunities to impact their businesses. With 81 percent of CEOs viewing technology as the biggest disruptive threat to their organizations, according to KPMG’s new U.S. CEO Outlook 2018 report,  more IT leaders are getting leeway to invest in in strategic digital capabilities to reinvent their companies and disrupt competitors. But…

CIO Leadership Live Ep 1: Bernie Gracy

In this lively hourlong discussion, Maryfran Johnson, executive director of CIO programs for CIO Events and the CIO Executive Council, talks with Bernie Gracy, Chief Digital Officer of Agero, the largest provider of roadside assistance services to car makers and insurance providers across North America. Johnson and Gracy talk about the sophisticated data analytics behind…

CIO Leadership Live Episode 3: Kristin Darby

In this episode, Maryfran Johnson, executive director of CIO programs and events at IDG, talks with CIO Kristin Darby of the Cancer Treatment Centers of America about IT’s critical role in the convergence of genomic advances, clinical research and digital capabilities in healthcare – and how all of that is creating a new world of…

CIO Leadership Live Episode 4: Joel Jacobs

Show host Maryfran Johnson talks with CIO Joel Jacobs of MITRE Corp., a private non-profit research organization that provides consulting, engineering, and technical services for numerous federal government agencies. A big part of its mission is to keep innovating — in everything from predictive analytics to mobile app development. To read this article in full,…

CIO Leadership Live Episode 5: John Hill

In this lively one-hour discussion, show host Maryfran Johnson talks with Carhartt’s CIO John Hill about the evolving role of the IT leader, the quest for innovation game changers and how Carhartt tackled digital transformation by digitizing processes end-to-end. To read this article in full, please click here Read More from This Article: CIO…

CIO Leadership Live Episode 6: Mojgan Lefebvre

Host Maryfran Johnson talks with Mojgan Lefebvre, CIO for Liberty Mutual’s Global Specialty business, about how the insurance firm is leveraging the cloud, creating business-specific data strategy and getting the best from its acquisitions. To read this article in full, please click here Read More from This Article: CIO Leadership Live Episode 6: Mojgan…