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C-suite career advice: Christopher Cabrera, Xactly

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C-suite career advice: Christopher Cabrera, Xactly

What are the three skills or abilities you look for in prospective candidates? "I value a candidate who is quick on their feet, someone who is creative and a risk...

CIO Spotlight: Jason Pratts, Appetize Technologies

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CIO Spotlight: Jason Pratts, Appetize Technologies

Are you leading a digital transformation? If so, does it emphasise customer experience and revenue growth or operational efficiency? "Yes. 100%. Helping enterprises...

Secret CSO: Chris Bush, ObserveIT

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Secret CSO: Chris Bush, ObserveIT

What do you feel is the most important aspect of your job? "...To filter and analyse information in order to drive strategy and manage risk for the business."

CTO Sessions: Morey Haber, BeyondTrust

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CTO Sessions: Morey Haber, BeyondTrust

What predictions do you have for the role of the CTO in the future? "The CTO of the future will work more closely with the CISOs, and technology and cybersecurity...

C-suite career advice: Tim Martin, WorkInConfidence

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C-suite career advice: Tim Martin, WorkInConfidence

Which would you recommend: A coding bootcamp or a computer science degree? "I don't think its one or the other. It's about making the most of the opportunities you...

CIO Spotlight: Niel Nickolaisen, O.C. Tanner

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CIO Spotlight: Niel Nickolaisen, O.C. Tanner

Does the conventional CIO role include responsibilities it should not hold? "I think the traditional CIO role is probably becoming obsolete… [and is] slowly morphing...

Secret CSO: Mark Houpt, DataBank

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Secret CSO: Mark Houpt, DataBank

What metrics or KPIs do you use to measure security effectiveness? "We are a customer-facing, private equity company so anything related to a customer is a KPI..."...

CTO Sessions: James Mason, MUSO

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CTO Sessions: James Mason, MUSO

What is the biggest issue that you're helping customers with at the moment? At MUSO we're helping our clients better understand the piracy audience, to help them...

C-suite career advice: Howard Dickel, Step5 Group

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C-suite career advice: Howard Dickel, Step5 Group

Do you think it is better to have technical or business skills - or a mix of both? "Technology is now an integral part of any organisation and the ability to provide...

CIO Spotlight: Michael Cantor, Park Place Technologies

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CIO Spotlight: Michael Cantor, Park Place Technologies

What does good culture fit look like in your organisation? "There's [...] a willingness to go hands-on when necessary. No one will hesitate to step into any role..."...

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