Technology Leadership and the CIO: Characteristics and Capabilities

Thursday, October 02 | 9:00AM–9:50AM | Meeting Room W312A-C
Session Type: Professional Development

IT is more challenging, relevant, and exciting than ever before. Leading IT requires unique characteristics and capabilities. The CIO of the future is a leader who brings strategic focus to the role of IT in higher ed. But what qualities make for a successful CIO?

OUTCOMES: Understand what characteristics need to be developed now in order to effectively become an IT leader in the future * Learn what role the CIO will need to play in the future in order to be a strategic influencer in the higher ed organization * Identify ways the CIO can position the IT organization so that it is a core player in supporting the institutional mission


  • Tom Andriola

    Vice Chancellor, IT and Data, University of California, Irvine
  • Mark Askren

    Leadership Coach, MOR Associates, Inc.
  • Louisa Dale

    Director Sector Intelligence, JISC
  • Paul Saunders

    Chief Technology Officer and Director of UoD IT, University of Dundee

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