The CIO Whisperers

The CIO Whisperers

Now more than ever CIOs play an increasingly pivotal role in building a digital-savvy culture and driving business strategy. Dan Roberts, considered one of the best-connected thought leaders in the CIO space, invites you to join him for the CIO Whisperers Podcast series. Get a front-row seat to hear his candid conversations with some of the world’s most successful technology executives as they share the secret sauce and experiences that shaped their leadership philosophies and amazing career journeys.As he does in his books “Unleashing the Power of IT” and “Confessions of a Successful CIO,” Dan will give you an insider’s view of how the best CIOs anticipate the future, persevere through challenges, place big bets, and lead through it all with courage and poise. He’s joined by co-host David Alexander, a digital pioneer who knows how to tell raw authentic stories with relevance, impact, and high ROI. Together Dan and David will present the stories of top CIOs and digital leaders who will inspire, educate, and equip audience members in their journey of innovative leadership.


October 18, 2021 42 min

In our next episode on the CIO Whisperers podcast you'll hear from Danielle Brown, SVP and CIO at Whirlpool Corporation. In 2020, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers. Join the conversation as she shares insights on maintaining company and personal values, the “learn, do, teach” mindset, and keys to successful networking. She’s bold...

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Leading IT in one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in the world is no small feat, but Jim Swanson stays grounded in the mission of Johnson & Johnson Technology: transforming the trajectory of human health by unlocking the power of people, technology, and insights. Jim believes in the power of integrating technology into the business foundation of the company, rather than keeping it separate; every part of the company is ...

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This week, Dan Roberts sits down with Melanie Kalmar, Corporate Vice President, Chief Information Officer, and Chief Digital Officer at Dow, a Fortune 82 company with $39 billion in revenue. Melanie’s vision for the future of IT at Dow is simple: changing the narrative and becoming a digital company in all aspects. When asked about her IT team, she says that all 36,000 employees are really her team, as IT and technology touches eve...

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Welcome to the inaugural episode of the CIO Whisperers podcast, we are delighted that you are here this week to listen to Ted Colbert, a brilliant public speaker, leader, former CIO at Boeing, and current CEO of Boeing Global Services. Before joining Boeing and leading the rebranding of their IT department, Ted worked at Ford for over 10 years. In addition to being a great leader, Ted is known for being kind, humble, and for truly ...

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Welcome to the CIO Whisperers Podcast with your host Dan Roberts and Co-Host David Alexander. This is your front-row seat to hear candid conversations with some of the world’s most successful technology executives as they share the secret sauce and experiences that shaped their leadership philosophies and amazing career journeys.

In this short trailer episode, you will hear from 4 of our inaugural guests:

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