Climbing the Leadership Ladder: An Insider's View of the CIO Search Process

Friday, October 18 | 10:10AM–11:00AM | Meeting Room 213C
Session Type: Professional Development
This session will discuss the attributes and experiences that CIO search committees seek from the perspective of the leaders of Next Generation Executive Search ( The presentation and discussion will focus on how strategic issues in higher education and IT are influencing the attributes and experiences that institutions are looking for in CIO candidates. The presenters will share insights into how search committees vet candidates, successful strategies for job seekers, and advice for rising CIOs seeking to prepare themselves to compete for CIO roles. Next Generation was founded by Mary Beth Baker and Phil Goldstein, who have more than forty years of combined experience in higher education management consulting, IT, and executive search.


  • Phil Goldstein

    Managing Partner, Next Generation Leadership Partners LLC
  • Dianna Sadlouskos

    Executive Coach / Management Consultant, Sadlouskos Consulting Services