Interviews

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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.”

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ClickUp CEO on the present and future of work

Zeb Evans has seen his productivity hub startup grow rapidly and has had a close-up view of changing trends

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Secret CSO: Karl Mattson, Noname Security

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

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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.”

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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…”

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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.”

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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.”

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CTO Sessions: Alex Heneveld, Cloudsoft

Which emerging technology are you most excited about the prospect of? “I’m most excited by the opportunities presented by the richness and growing maturity of cloud and online services — serverless, data services, analytics, front...

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C-suite career advice: Jeff Hudson, Venafi

What advice would you give to someone starting their career in IT/tech? “Be extraordinarily curious about how everything works – both technically and from a business perspective.”

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CIO Spotlight: Thomas Donnelly, BetterCloud

Does the conventional CIO role include responsibilities it should not hold? “CIOs are turning into COOs. You need to have a higher understanding of the business goals so you can be a force multiplier for every department using...

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Secret CSO: Jim Doggett, Semperis

What is the best current trend in cybersecurity? “I find the trend of CISOs becoming equal parts security professional and risk professional to be a very positive trend. There are too many security risks to solve them all, so we must...

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CTO Sessions: Tim Carmody, IPC

What type of CTO are you? “I leverage my technical experience to act as a conduit between technology and business to drive the best solutions possible not only for today but also the future.”

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C-suite career advice: Gav Winter, RapidSpike

What was the worst piece of business advice that you received? “Only leaders can make decisions. I’d much rather have everyone’s input and empower my team so they can take ownership of their choices and help me do the same…”

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CIO Spotlight: Tim Smith, Dispersive Holdings

What advice would you give to aspiring IT leaders? “Listen more and speak less… always be open to hearing – as well as listening – to a different perspective.”

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Brightcove’s new CEO seeks starring role in video revolution

Media veteran Marc DeBevoise wants to make Brightcove the default partner for companies becoming media companies.

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Secret CSO: Laura Whitt-Winyard, Malwarebytes

What is the best current trend in cybersecurity? “That the cybersecurity community, public and private sectors are coming to the realisation that we all must work together on cybersecurity. It is a puzzle that will never be solved…”

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CTO Sessions: Robert Blumofe, Akamai

Which emerging technology are you most excited about the prospect of? “I’m really hopeful about the prospects for clean and renewable energy.”

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C-suite career advice: Bill Piwonka, Exterro

What are your career ambitions, and have you reached them yet? “I love building teams and businesses… My career ambitions were always to lead high performing teams and businesses and while I’m doing that today, I know there will be...

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CIO Spotlight: Mark Mintz, Charles River

Does the conventional CIO role include responsibilities it should not hold? “The role of the CIO has expanded beyond someone who is exclusively focused on technology implementations and into one that is broader and more strategic.”

Headshot of Juan Morales, VP & CISO at Anywhere Real Estate

Secret CSO: Juan Morales, Anywhere Real Estate

What do you feel is the most important aspect of your job? “Besides the fundamental responsibility of risk management that comes with the role... to ensure I can provide the tools and resources necessary for my teams to function at...

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