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Now more than ever CIOs play an increasingly pivotal role in building a digital-savvy culture and driving business strategy. Dan Roberts, considered one of the best-connected thought leaders in the CIO space, invites you to join him for the CIO Whisperers Podcast series. Get a front-row seat to hear his candid conversations with some of the world’s most successful technology executives as they share the secret sauce and experiences that shaped their leadership philosophies and amazing career journeys.As he does in his books “Unleashing the Power of IT” and “Confessions of a Successful CIO,” Dan will give you an insider’s view of how the best CIOs anticipate the future, persevere through challenges, place big bets, and lead through it all with courage and poise. He’s joined by co-host David Alexander, a digital pioneer who knows how to tell raw authentic stories with relevance, impact, and high ROI. Together Dan and David will present the stories of top CIOs and digital leaders who will inspire, educate, and equip audience members in their journey of innovative leadership.

The CIO Whisperers Dan Roberts, David Alexander

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Now more than ever CIOs play an increasingly pivotal role in building a digital-savvy culture and driving business strategy. Dan Roberts, considered one of the best-connected thought leaders in the CIO space, invites you to join him for the CIO Whisperers Podcast series. Get a front-row seat to hear his candid conversations with some of the world’s most successful technology executives as they share the secret sauce and experiences that shaped their leadership philosophies and amazing career journeys.As he does in his books “Unleashing the Power of IT” and “Confessions of a Successful CIO,” Dan will give you an insider’s view of how the best CIOs anticipate the future, persevere through challenges, place big bets, and lead through it all with courage and poise. He’s joined by co-host David Alexander, a digital pioneer who knows how to tell raw authentic stories with relevance, impact, and high ROI. Together Dan and David will present the stories of top CIOs and digital leaders who will inspire, educate, and equip audience members in their journey of innovative leadership.

    The Power of Values and Vision - with Danielle Brown, SVP & CIO at Whirlpool Corporation

    The Power of Values and Vision - with Danielle Brown, SVP & CIO at Whirlpool Corporation

    In our next episode on the CIO Whisperers podcast you'll hear from Danielle Brown, SVP and CIO at Whirlpool Corporation. In 2020, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers. Join the conversation as she shares insights on maintaining company and personal values, the “learn, do, teach” mindset, and keys to successful networking. She’s bold, authentic, and creates a culture of continuous learning at Whirlpool.

    Listen to the end as David Alexander captures the brilliance of Technovation podcast host and author Peter High for the Thought Leadership Moment!
    Credits:
    Guest - Danielle Brown
    Host - Dan Roberts
    Co-Host - David Alexander
    Produced and distributed by - Social Origin
    Join the Tech4Good Movement! Would you like to underwrite a scholarship to the TechLX leadership program for your favorite non-profit? Join the movement by contacting Amanda Smith at asmith@ouellette-online.com.

    • 42 min
    5 Pillars for Digital Differentiation - with Jim Swanson, EVP & CIO at Johnson & Johnson

    5 Pillars for Digital Differentiation - with Jim Swanson, EVP & CIO at Johnson & Johnson

    Leading IT in one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in the world is no small feat, but Jim Swanson stays grounded in the mission of Johnson & Johnson Technology: transforming the trajectory of human health by unlocking the power of people, technology, and insights. Jim believes in the power of integrating technology into the business foundation of the company, rather than keeping it separate; every part of the company is touched by tech. Tune in this week to hear Dan and Jim discuss how to remain future-ready in IT, building digital acumen company-wide, using technology for good, and thinking and acting with empathy. 
    Listen to the end as David Alexander captures the brilliance of  Deloitte’s US CIO Program Research Leader Khalid Kark for the Thought Leadership Moment!

    Credits:
    Guest - Jim Swanson
    Host - Dan Roberts
    Co-Host - David Alexander
    Produced and distributed by - Social Origin

    Join the Tech4Good Movement! Would you like to underwrite a scholarship to the TechLX leadership program for your favorite non-profit? Join the movement by contacting Amanda Smith at asmith@ouellette-online.com.

    • 53 min
    Inspiring the future workforce - with Melanie Kalmar, CIO & CDO at Dow

    Inspiring the future workforce - with Melanie Kalmar, CIO & CDO at Dow

    This week, Dan Roberts sits down with Melanie Kalmar, Corporate Vice President, Chief Information Officer, and Chief Digital Officer at Dow, a Fortune 82 company with $39 billion in revenue. Melanie’s vision for the future of IT at Dow is simple: changing the narrative and becoming a digital company in all aspects. When asked about her IT team, she says that all 36,000 employees are really her team, as IT and technology touches every single person. IT must be truly integrated into the business as a whole. Join Dan and Melanie as they discuss her role as CIO, using technologies to drive innovation, keys to overcoming imposter syndrome as a woman in IT, and inspiring the future workforce.

    Listen to the end as David Alexander captures the brilliance of CIO Whisperers Advisory Board member Julie Cullivan for the Thought Leadership Moment!

    Credits:
    Guest - Melanie Kalmar
    Host - Dan Roberts
    Co-Host - David Alexander
    Produced and distributed by - Social Origin

    Join the Tech4Good Movement! Would you like to underwrite a scholarship to the TechLX leadership program for your favorite non-profit? Join the movement by contacting Amanda Smith at asmith@ouellette-online.com.

    • 46 min
    From CIO to CEO - with Ted Colbert, CEO of Boeing Global Services

    From CIO to CEO - with Ted Colbert, CEO of Boeing Global Services

    Welcome to the inaugural episode of the CIO Whisperers podcast, we are delighted that you are here this week to listen to Ted Colbert, a brilliant public speaker, leader, former CIO at Boeing, and current CEO of Boeing Global Services. Before joining Boeing and leading the rebranding of their IT department, Ted worked at Ford for over 10 years. In addition to being a great leader, Ted is known for being kind, humble, and for truly caring about the people who work for him. His advice for up-and-coming leaders: show up, be prepared, and have a point of view. Join Dan this week as he and Ted discuss learning from tough situations, taking the hardest jobs, the power of being a good communicator, and the importance of IT in business today.

    Listen to the end as David Alexander captures the brilliance of CIO Whisperers Advisory Board member Wayne Shurts for the Thought Leadership Moment!

    Credits:
    Guest - Ted Colbert
    Host - Dan Roberts
    Co-Host - David Alexander
    Produced and distributed by - Social Origin
    Website - https://www.ciowhisperers.com/

    Join the Tech4Good Movement! Would you like to underwrite a scholarship to the TechLX leadership program for your favorite non-profit? Join the movement by contacting Amanda Smith at asmith@ouellette-online.com.

    • 48 min
    An introduction to the CIO Whisperers Podcast

    An introduction to the CIO Whisperers Podcast

    Welcome to the CIO Whisperers Podcast with your host Dan Roberts and Co-Host David Alexander. This is your front-row seat to hear candid conversations with some of the world’s most successful technology executives as they share the secret sauce and experiences that shaped their leadership philosophies and amazing career journeys.

    In this short trailer episode, you will hear from 4 of our inaugural guests:
    Theodore (Ted) Colbert III - CEO of Boeing Global ServicesMelanie Kalmar, CIO of Dow ChemicalJim Swanson, CIO of Johnson & JohnsonMary Gendron, CIO of QualcommPlease rate, subscribe & visit our website to find out more: www.ciowhisperers.com

    This podcast is brought to you by Social Origin LLC and Ouellette & Associates Consulting, Inc

    • 3 min

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