Did you know the CIO role didn’t exist before the ‘80s as a job title? Today, we can’t imagine any size organization without a Chief Information officer. CIOs are the cornerstone role of the c-suite for many high tech companies. In a truly cross-functional role the CIO is a strategic business partner and visionary. CIOs are drivers of innovation and creating revenue generating digital transformation strategies. Accenture's Chetna Sehgal, Technology Managing Director, discusses important issues that concern today's high tech industry CIOs and their organizations.
Chetna runs a strong Technology practice that focuses on state-of-the-art solutions that drive value for many of the world’s marquee logos. She is a trusted advisor to her clients and is known for tackling complex problems and driving to resolution. In this series, Chetna sits down with different CIOs to understand their motivation, experiences and challenges. Remember, no topic is off limits!
Accenture found that 77% of executives believe that the tech architecture is becoming critical to the overall success of the organization. Now… think about that. This makes the CIO role even more critical.