SOURCE: Executive Alliance

Executive Alliance

June 11, 2013 08:00 ET

CIOs Provide Leadership Insights for IT Professionals on Enhancing Their Careers

A Must-Read Book Covering a Range of Topics From How to Build Innovation Into the Culture of a Company to Understanding the Impact of Leading a Multi-Generational Workforce

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Jun 11, 2013) - The Chief Information Officers at most organizations are undergoing radical change, not only in their technology environment, but also in their roles within the business and their communication styles with an emerging generation of new employees and customers. In the new book, "CIO Leadership Insights," (Executive Alliance Publishing House), released at the IT Leadership Symposium last night during a private book signing at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Naples, Florida, CIOs from diverse industries and size provide their thoughts on some of the key issues facing their profession.

"CIO Leadership Insights" is the work of veteran CIOs from across a range of industries and company sizes. Throughout each of the chapters in the book, these CIOs provide a glimpse into their leadership styles, the challenges they face, what they prescribe to drive change and innovation, and what they view as important in being a leader. "We are excited about the release of 'CIO Leadership Insights,' as each of the authors has a depth and richness of experiences to draw on for their contributions to this leadership book," stated Mary Lou Heastings, CEO of Executive Alliance, Inc. "A guide for IT professionals working on enhancing their careers, the book's authors provide practical advice on a range of topics that affect both the ability to lead an organization today and in the future."

The contributing authors and their chapters include:

  • C. Scott Blanchette, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Vanguard Health Systems - "Challenging the Status Quo"
  • Sheryl Fikse Bunton, Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Information Technology Services, Southwire Company - "Leadership Challenges in the Era of the Digital Divide"
  • Helen Cousins, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Lincoln Trust Co - "Boosting Organizational Efficiencies Through Technology"
  • Lee W. Crump, Group Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Rollins, Inc. - "The Evolving Role of the CIO"
  • John Guevara, Chief Information Officer, Parallon Business Solutions - "Leveraging Cloud Computing for Business Transformation"
  • Bryson Koehler, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, The Weather Company - "IT 'Live' - The New Future"
  • Jeff Kubacki, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Alliant Techsystems, Inc. - "Managing IT Risk for the Business - A Framework for Success"
  • Marie Mouchet, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Southern Company Operations & Southern Nuclear, Southern Company - "Driving Business Value"
  • Neal Ruffalo, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, ACUITY, A Mutual Insurance Co - "A New Way of Thinking: Creating and Sustaining a Culture of Innovation"
  • Rusty Yeager, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, HealthSouth Corporation - "Leadership Communications"

"CIO Leadership Insights" is available on Amazon.com. 

About Executive Alliance, Inc.

Since 2003, Executive Alliance has focused on creating a national network of IT executives across the U.S. through its portfolio of invitation-only regional Summits, national Symposiums, roundtables, and custom programs. These programs are attended by the most senior level executives from Fortune 500 and 1000 companies, government and education, and offer access and insight into the people leading these organizations. Executive Alliance's flagship programs include the regional one-day Security Leaders' Summits and the multi-day National Security Leaders' Symposium, the IT Leadership Symposium and the Women's Legacy Summit.

Executive Alliance launched a publishing arm of the company with the goal to promote the successes of technology executives across different industries. With content provided by leaders in information security from organizations such as DuPont, Unum, Hospital Corporation of America, LexisNexis Group, The Coca-Cola Company and Estee Lauder, two leadership books were released; "There's a New Sheriff in Town" and "Secure." In addition, the leadership book "Data Center Insights" was published with content provided by heads of IT from companies such as Delta Air Lines, Global Payments, Equifax, and Travelport. "CIO Leadership Insights" is Executive Alliance's most recent book with contributions from CIOs from diverse industries and size on a range of topics that affect both the ability to lead an organization today and in the future. Visit us at www.execalliance.com.

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