26 min

Understanding the role of the CIO and beyond with Bryan Ackermann – CIOitk #16 CIO In The Know (CIOitk) Podcast

    • Technology

This week I’m joined by Bryan Ackermann who is the Chief Information Officer at Korn Ferry and the Managing Partner for Korn Ferry Advance.

We discuss how the CIO must stay immersed in technology but also understand the rest of the business. Bryan acknowledges that the CIO role is complex but critical to the business beyond just considering IT a cost center. We discuss the muscle memory that leads to this and how the CIO can change it. Bryan emphasizes that, today, someone in the organization will lead technology. The question is, will it be the CIO?

This week I’m joined by Bryan Ackermann who is the Chief Information Officer at Korn Ferry and the Managing Partner for Korn Ferry Advance.

We discuss how the CIO must stay immersed in technology but also understand the rest of the business. Bryan acknowledges that the CIO role is complex but critical to the business beyond just considering IT a cost center. We discuss the muscle memory that leads to this and how the CIO can change it. Bryan emphasizes that, today, someone in the organization will lead technology. The question is, will it be the CIO?

26 min

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