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CTO Sessions: Chris Royles, Cloudera

CTO Sessions: Chris Royles, Cloudera

Which emerging technology are you most excited about the prospect of? “The electrification of transport, combined with initiatives for carbon capture, excite me.”

C-suite career advice: Jim Richberg, Fortinet

C-suite career advice: Jim Richberg, Fortinet

What tips would you give to someone aiming for a c-level position? “Be strategic! Identify problems and bring solutions… Be a problem solver, i.e., Here is a problem and here are three things we could do to address it.”

CIO Spotlight: Michel André, Banking Circle

CIO Spotlight: Michel André, Banking Circle

What advice would you give to aspiring IT leaders? “Above all you should be curious and willing to learn.”

Secret CSO: Gunnar Peterson, Forter

Secret CSO: Gunnar Peterson, Forter

What do you feel is the most important aspect of your job? “Communication and coordination – making sure people are working in a cohesive way.”

Business Intelligence (BI): Which solution is best?

Business Intelligence (BI): Which solution is best?

Peerspot users review the highest rated solutions in the business intelligence market

CTO Sessions: Fred Lherault, Pure Storage

CTO Sessions: Fred Lherault, Pure Storage

Which emerging technology are you most excited about the prospect of? “It will have to be sustainable technologies... it’s no longer about just being the best solution, it’s also about being the most sustainable.”

C-suite career advice: Ryan Lasmaili, Vaultree

C-suite career advice: Ryan Lasmaili, Vaultree

What, if anything, would you change about the route your career path has taken? “Absolutely nothing. I would never replace my life experiences… The good and the bad have taught me how to have thicker skin and understand how to...

CIO Spotlight: Mairtin O’Riada, Ravelin

CIO Spotlight: Mairtin O’Riada, Ravelin

What has been your greatest career achievement? “It’s a tie between creating the self-contained intelligence system used for covert anti-corruption agencies used in several countries and co-founding Ravelin.”

Secret CSO: Jos Aussems, Xydus

Secret CSO: Jos Aussems, Xydus

What advice would you give to aspiring security leaders? “Don’t be cautious in making career choices. Making risky choices and experiencing whether the work helps you learn.”

PaaS Clouds: Which solution is best?

PaaS Clouds: Which solution is best?

Peerspot users review the highest rated solutions in the PaaS Clouds market

CTO Sessions: Fred Stark, Forterro

CTO Sessions: Fred Stark, Forterro

Which emerging technology are you most excited about the prospect of? “AI is game changing… We’re in the cyberpunk world. What AI can now do, seemed impossible just a few years ago.”

C-suite career advice: Don MacNeil, GTT Communications

C-suite career advice: Don MacNeil, GTT Communications

What are some common misconceptions about working in IT/tech? “Many think you have to have an engineering or deep technical background – but you don’t. Like any industry, it’s really about understanding the business.”

CIO Spotlight: Michael Bouchet, Newfold Digital

CIO Spotlight: Michael Bouchet, Newfold Digital

Looking back with 20:20 hindsight, what would you have done differently? “I would have bought stock in Apple.”

Secret CSO: Karl Mattson, Noname Security

Secret CSO: Karl Mattson, Noname Security

What is the best current trend in cybersecurity? “The best trend is the move to ephemeral microservices workloads.”

Enterprise Password Managers: Which solution is best?

Enterprise Password Managers: Which solution is best?

Peerspot users review the highest rated solutions in the enterprise password manager market.

CTO Sessions: Yonatan Eldar, Apiiro

CTO Sessions: Yonatan Eldar, Apiiro

What makes an effective tech strategy? “… my strategy is to use the proven and most stable technology where the edge is still sharp, but you don’t necessarily bleed.”

C-suite career advice: Christa Quarles, Corel

C-suite career advice: Christa Quarles, Corel

What are the three skills or abilities you look for in prospective candidates? “Adaptability is key. As we’ve seen over recent years, circumstances can change unexpectedly in a matter of hours…”

CIO Spotlight: Lesley Salmon, Kellogg Company

CIO Spotlight: Lesley Salmon, Kellogg Company

What advice would you give to aspiring IT leaders? “Be confident in yourself because your company believes in you. And finally, to lead people is a privilege and if you do it with empathy, you will see the rewards.”

Secret CSO: Jameeka Green Aaron, Auth0

Secret CSO: Jameeka Green Aaron, Auth0

What is the worst current trend in cybersecurity? “Probably the mistakes that companies still make, even after all these years, like failing to manage permissions and access properly.”

Endpoint Encryption: Which solution is best?

Endpoint Encryption: Which solution is best?

Peerspot users review the highest rated solutions in the endpoint encryption market.

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