05 Nov IBM's new CIO sheds light on priorities and plans
To all those IT leaders—and I’m happy to say it’s a steadily diminishing number—who believe it’s not part of the CIO’s job to connect with customers and tout the company’s business value, please consider IBM’s new CIO who in just two months on the job has “lost count” of how many fellow IT leaders from around the world have called him for advice on how to help transform their companies.
Going into the job he took in early September, Pat Toole knew he’d be straddling the worlds of transformation agent, process optimizer, technology visionary, and business leader, but it’s also turned out that he’s become one of IBM’s most-valuable sales consultants as well. After all, he’s the CIO at what he calls “the world’s largest showcase for IBM solutions.”
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