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Conversations on leadership, technology, and managing change with the world's top business leaders. Hosted by well-known Industry Analyst Michael Krigsman.

See our free video library: https://www.cxotalk.com

    Digital Transformation: Investment Strategy at Oshkosh Corp.

    Digital Transformation: Investment Strategy at Oshkosh Corp.

    #cio #chiefinformationofficer #digitaltransformation

    Oshkosh Corp., founded in 1917, has 15,000 employees and builds specialty trucks and construction equipment. In this exclusive interview with CXOTalk, the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Oshkosh Corp., Anu Khare, explains how the company invests in digital transformation.

    Keep reading to learn how a major American conducts business and financial planning for its digital transformation strategy.

    The conversation includes these topics:
    -- Innovation and digital transformation
    -- What is digital transformation?
    -- How does digital transformation enable innovation?
    -- How does the Oshkosh CIO conduct IT investment planning?
    -- Foundations of digital transformation strategy at Oshkosh Corp.
    -- What is the role of IT in creating business and digital strategy?
    -- Change management and the digital transformation journey
    -- Metrics and KPIs to evaluate digital transformation
    -- Role of data management and analytics in digital transformation
    -- On the importance of employee experience
    -- Advice for change management in digital transformation consulting
    -- Employee hiring, retention, and loyalty
    Anupam Khare is Oshkosh Corporation’s Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, a position he has held since April 2018. Mr. Khare has responsibility for all digital technology efforts to support Oshkosh’s business growth and innovation efforts. In this role, he leads the Company’s intelligent enterprise agenda which includes data science and artificial intelligence practice, digital manufacturing, cybersecurity and technology shared services to drive technology-enabled business transformation.

    Prior to joining Oshkosh, Mr. Khare served as the Executive Director of Digital Technology at United Technologies Corporation from 2015 to April 2018. Mr. Khare also served in positions of increasing responsibility at DuPont and Koch Industries in the U.S. and Asia.

    • 40 min
    CMO Role 2022: Marketing Investment and Strategy

    CMO Role 2022: Marketing Investment and Strategy

    #cmo #chiefmarketingofficer #investment

    What is the CMO role in 2022 and how should Chief Marketing Officers think about marketing strategy and prioritizing marketing investments?

    To learn more, we talk with Gaurav Chand, the CMO of Cognizant about technology investments, customer experience, the importance of brand, experiential marketing, how he leverages data for better decision-making, and much more.

    In this episode, we discuss:
    -- On aligning business priorities and marketing goals
    -- On the importance of thought leadership and content marketing
    -- On where Cognizant focuses its marketing investments
    -- On marketing measures, metrics, and KPIs
    -- On measuring marketing influence on sales and other areas
    -- On the importance of culture change in business transformation
    -- On the relationship between the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) role and the Chief Information Officer (CIO) role
    -- On the importance of experiential marketing
    -- On using experiential marketing to build trust among customers and clients
    -- On account-based marketing (ABM) as the future

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    As CMO, Gaurav oversees all aspects of Cognizant’s global marketing, including brand, creative, digital, events, communications, field and corporate marketing. Gaurav’s primary mission is to facilitate growth by developing and executing a comprehensive marketing plan that promotes Cognizant’s digital leadership, increases brand recognition and extends its competitive advantage in all market segments.

    Gaurav serves on the board of directors of the Cognizant U.S. Foundation, a 501(c) (3) private foundation supporting STEM education and skills training across the United States. Gaurav holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Fergusson College in Pune, India, and an MBA from Southern Methodist University.

    • 42 min
    How to Manage Cybersecurity in 2022

    How to Manage Cybersecurity in 2022

    #cybersecurity #security

    Our reliance on digital infrastructure and the Internet makes everyone vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks. Given the importance of cybersecurity, everyone from CEOs to board members and employees must understand the nature of this threat. Although cybersecurity involves technology, managing the problem relies on people and the willingness of individuals to change their behavior.

    To learn how to manage a cybersecurity program, we spoke with Gregory Touhill, director of the world-renowned CERT Division of the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (SEI). Proactive cybersecurity strategy should be an important element of any digital transformation effort.

    The conversation includes these topics:
    -- On the state of cybersecurity in 2022
    -- On security weakness arising from the intersection of administrative and operational systems
    -- On the challenges of enterprise security
    -- On the importance of prioritizing enterprise cybersecurity
    -- On managing ransomware attacks
    -- On creating a culture of cybersecurity
    -- On the future of managing cybersecurity

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    At the SEI Cert Division, Greg Touhill leads a diverse group of researchers, software engineers, security analysts, and digital intelligence specialists working together to research security vulnerabilities in software products, contribute to long-term changes in networked systems, and develop cutting-edge information and training to improve the practice of cybersecurity.

    Touhill was appointed by former President Barack Obama to be the first chief information security officer (CISO) of the United States government. Previously, he served in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as deputy assistant secretary in the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications. Before joining the Software Engineering Institute, he was president of Appgate Federal, a provider of cybersecurity products and services to civilian government and defense agencies.

    Touhill is a 30-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force where he was an operational commander at the squadron, group, and wing levels. He served as a senior leader of military cybersecurity and information technology programs, culminating as the chief in-formation officer of the United States Transportation Command, one of the nation’s 10 combatant commands. A combat veteran, he is the recipient of numerous awards and decorations including the Bronze Star medal and the Air Force Science and Engineering Award. He retired from the Air Force with the rank of brigadier general.

    He is an adjunct faculty member of the CMU Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy and the Deakin University (Australia) Centre for Cybersecurity Research and Innovation. A member of many organizational boards and committees and recipient of many awards, Touhill was recog-nized by Security Magazine as one of its Most Influential People in Security and by Federal Computer Week in the Federal 100. He is the co-author of the books Cybersecurity for Executives: A Practical Guide and Commercialization of Innovative Technologies.

    • 37 min
    Digital Transformation at Stanley Black & Decker

    Digital Transformation at Stanley Black & Decker

    #DigitalTransformation #WomenInTechnology

    What does digital transformation mean for Stanley Black & Decker? This iconic American brand has been in business for 175 years, with products ranging from hand tools to healthcare to heavy equipment. Katherine Monasebian, President & General Manager, NA Commerce at Stanley Black and Decker, joins us to discuss how a company so successful for so long can stay relevant in a digital world.

    The conversation includes these topics:
    -- About Stanley Black & Decker
    -- What is digital transformation at an established company?
    -- What is the role of data in digital transformation?
    -- How does Stanley Black & Decker manage pilot projects for transformation?
    -- What is the role of culture change in digital transformation?
    -- What are the metrics for evaluating digital transformation?
    -- How does Stanley Black & Decker compete for technical talent?

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    Katherine Monasebian is President & General Manager, NA Commerce at Stanley Black and Decker. She is a results-oriented leader, with broad experience driving transformation and growth at both large-scale and early-stage organizations. Katherine earned her Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and her undergraduate degree from Harvard University.

    • 36 min
    Simmons University President: Higher Education in 2022

    Simmons University President: Higher Education in 2022

    The future of higher education is changing. Millions of students now have access to online courses from the world's top universities. As college becomes ever more expensive, the traditional business model of higher education is under threat

    How can Simmons University and other institutions remain relevant in this rapidly shifting environment? We talk with Lynn Perry Wooten, the president of Simmons University, to explore what's happening in higher education today.

    The conversation includes these topics:
    -- About Simmons University
    -- The state of higher education in 2022
    -- The business model of higher ed
    -- How to develop an economically viable business model for colleges and universities
    -- Technology is an enabler of higher education
    -- Supporting a diverse student body
    -- On the book Arrive and Thrive
    -- Advice for college students making the transition to graduate school
    -- Creating a transformational university experience for students
    -- Advice to women on gender equality in the workplace
    -- What is inclusive leadership?
    -- How to balance economic efficiency against educational quality

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    Lynn Perry Wooten, a seasoned academic and an expert on organizational development and transformation, became the ninth president of Simmons University on July 1, 2020. She is the first African American to lead the university.

    Specializing in crisis leadership, diversity and inclusion, and positive leadership—organizational behavior that reveals and nurtures the highest level of human potential—Dr. Wooten is an innovative leader and prolific author and presenter whose research has informed her work in the classroom and as an administrator.

    Dr. Wooten’s research has ranged from an NIH-funded investigation of how leadership can positively alleviate health disparities to leading in a crisis and managing workforce diversity. She is the author of two books, Positive Organizing in a Global Society: Understanding and Engaging Differences for Capacity Building and Inclusion (2016) and Leading Under Pressure: From Surviving to Thriving Before, During, and After a Crisis (2010). Sharing her work at nearly 60 symposia and conferences, she also is the author of nearly 30 journal articles and more than 15 book chapters, as well as managerial monographs and numerous teaching cases.

    She currently serves on the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, the Association for Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts (AICUM) Board of Directors, the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Trustee Advisory Board, the JFK Library Foundation Board of Advisors, the Fenway Alliance Board of Directors, The George School Board of Trustees, the MASCO Board of Directors, and the WBGH Board of Trustees. In addition, Dr. Wooten serves on the Alumni Association of the University of Michigan Board of Directors and the North Carolina A&T University Board of Trustees.

    She is the co-author of WSJ Bestseller, Arrive & Thrive: 7 Impactful Practices for Women Navigating Leadership.

    • 40 min
    CTO View: From Cloud to Metaverse

    CTO View: From Cloud to Metaverse

    #metaverse #omniverse #cto #cloudcomputing #datacenter #nvidia

    What is the metaverse and what does it mean for you? Michael Kagan, Chief Technology Officer at NVIDIA, explains the metaverse (or omniverse, as NVIDIA calls it) and links concepts around cloud computing, data centers, digital twins, and AI.

    If you've wondered what the metaverse is or how our digital world is changing, you'll want to watch this interview.

    The conversation includes these topics:
    -- About Michael Kagan, CTO, of NVIDIA
    -- What is the metaverse or omniverse?
    -- On digital twin applications in the metaverse (or omniverse)
    -- On computing platforms and the metaverse (or omniverse)
    -- On AI and the metaverse (or omniverse)
    -- On collecting data for advanced digital simulations
    -- On federated learning and autonomous vehicles
    -- On differences between smart manufacturing digital twins and the metaverse (or omniverse)
    -- On cloud computing platforms, data centers, and the metaverse (or omniverse)
    -- On cryptocurrencies and the metaverse
    -- On how the metaverse (omniverse) will change distributed computing and data storage

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    Michael Kagan has been NVIDIA's CTO (Chief Technology Officer) since May 2020. He joined NVIDIA through the acquisition of Mellanox, where he was CTO and a co-founder of the company, founded in April 1999. From 1983 to April 1999, Kagan held a number of architecture and design positions at Intel Corporation. Kagan holds a BSc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion — Israel Institute of Technology.

    • 40 min

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