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Twice-weekly conversations with top executives and thought leaders at the intersection of business, technology, and innovation. Each episode of Technovation explores the technology trends that are transforming business, and the leaders driving digital change inside their organizations. Produced by Metis Strategy and hosted by firm President Peter High, Technovation is the premier podcast for IT and technology professionals with the largest collection of interviews with elite CIOs, CTOs, and CDOs.

Technovation with Peter High (CIO, CTO, CDO, CXO Interviews‪)‬ Metis Strategy

    • Technology
    • 4.8 • 59 Ratings

Twice-weekly conversations with top executives and thought leaders at the intersection of business, technology, and innovation. Each episode of Technovation explores the technology trends that are transforming business, and the leaders driving digital change inside their organizations. Produced by Metis Strategy and hosted by firm President Peter High, Technovation is the premier podcast for IT and technology professionals with the largest collection of interviews with elite CIOs, CTOs, and CDOs.

    Splunk Executive Shawn Bice on Turning Data Into Doing

    Splunk Executive Shawn Bice on Turning Data Into Doing

    630: In this interview, Shawn discusses the importance of having a strong and efficient data foundation. Shawn provides an introduction to Splunk’s business and his purview. He explains how the future is shifting to a multi-cloud hybrid approach and the importance of having consistent security and observability on a shared data platform. Shawn tells us how he sees data security as a foundation for innovation, how his company is turning data into doing, and how this real-time data empowers technology teams. Finally, he talks about the evolution of the role of the IT Leader, the role that Splunk plays in the broader technology ecosystem, and trends in technology that he is excited about.



    Also available on YouTube:



    https://youtu.be/A6bqBFfaOyQ



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    This episode is sponsored by Transmit Security and Cisco.



                 

    • 27 min
    Cisco CIO Jacqueline Guichelaar on the Future of Hybrid Work

    Cisco CIO Jacqueline Guichelaar on the Future of Hybrid Work

    629: In this interview, Jacqueline goes in-depth on the future of work and what changes in culture will come about as a result. Jacqui begins with her purview as a CIO and technology leader at one of the most influential technology companies on the market and how she has curated her team over her three years in-role. She shares lessons on building a strong company culture and maintaining that culture during a hybrid working environment. Jacqui also talks about Cisco’s Customer Zero program, the future of work, and how the role of the CIO has evolved. Finally, Jacqui shares a personal story about her career journey, discusses improving the number of women in technology roles, and trends in technology as she looks ahead.



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    This episode is sponsored by Transmit Security and Splunk.



                 

    • 34 min
    CommScope CIO Praveen Jonnala on Driving IT to Co-Create Business Value

    CommScope CIO Praveen Jonnala on Driving IT to Co-Create Business Value

    627: In this interview, Praveen discusses the remarkable digital and cultural transformation of the IT organization at CommScope. He shares how he has organized his team at the company and how his diverse experience across various parts of the business has impacted the way he thinks about the value IT can bring. Praveen covers the cultural shift required to bring IT to the center of the business pushing his department to be a driver of revenue, a source of speed and nimbleness while instituting a service-based model. Finally, Praveen looks ahead at the trends in technology that he sees as being drivers of value for IT in the future.



    Also available on YouTube:



    https://youtu.be/VXTwvrwTOZk



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    This episode is sponsored by Zoho.

    • 22 min
    Target CIO Mike McNamara on Digital Transformation Through IT Prioritization

    Target CIO Mike McNamara on Digital Transformation Through IT Prioritization

    627: In this interview, Mike discusses his beginnings at the company and what drew him to the US-based company. He focuses on the company’s extraordinary digital transformation, the sanctity of data and forming a data strategy, and the cultural change required to bring Target’s IT organization to the forefront of the customer experience. Mike shares how he leads his team in “ruthless prioritization” and the ways in which Target acts as a talent factory developing the next generation of CIOs.



    Also available on YouTube:



    https://youtu.be/iyT64M0HDns



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    This episode is sponsored by Transmit Security.

    • 21 min
    Wells Fargo Senior EVP Ather Williams III on Corporate Strategy For Digital Disruption

    Wells Fargo Senior EVP Ather Williams III on Corporate Strategy For Digital Disruption

    626: Ather discusses the strategic changes at the company and how the three verticals he leads work together. Ather describes his purview in each of the verticals he leads; Strategy, Digital Platforms, and Innovation; and reflects on how the digital- and mobile-first strategy has evolved in the financial services industry. He talks about the ecosystems he’s built at the company, how they help knit together the three verticals, and what degree of coopetition exists in the space. Ather shares how good corporate strategy has changed in a time of digital disruption and what he believes successful innovation looks like. He shares how Wells Fargo’s Innovation Team operates and how it evaluates the true value-add innovations that will change the needle at the company. Finally, Ather looks ahead at increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion at the company, what the future of work looks like, and trends in technology.



    Also available on YouTube:



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27mtyL8NHMM



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    This episode is sponsored by Transmit Security.

    • 34 min
    CIO Ralph Loura of Lumentum on Curating and Leveraging an Ecosystem

    CIO Ralph Loura of Lumentum on Curating and Leveraging an Ecosystem

    625: Ralph discusses the role of IT in the company’s strategic roadmap. Ralph talks about the areas of emphasis in Lumentum’s current strategy for IT including developing a data strategy, navigating cybersecurity, and improving technological footprint on the factory floor. Additionally, he discusses the changing dynamics in the war for talent and how the relationship between employee and employer has shifted during the pandemic. Finally, Ralph covers the similarities across industries he's been in, how he built his ecosystem, and how he leverages learnings from the VC community to move on the trends coming out of it.



    Also available on YouTube:



    https://youtu.be/1WIN_E6xduA



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    This episode is sponsored by Transmit Security.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
59 Ratings

59 Ratings

malfoxley ,

Great show!

The host of the Technovation highlights all aspects of business, tech and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

Clarisse Gomez ,

Awesome Podcast!!!

Peter, host of the Technovation podcast, highlights all aspects of technology and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

JoshCrist ,

Entertaining, insightful and actionable! 🔥

Whether you’re well established as a technology innovator, or just getting started as a catalyst for change - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Peter does an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of building a thriving enterprise and life you can be proud of - with leaders who’ve actually walked the path. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

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