Taking a seat with the big boys

When CIOs complain that they are not invited into the board room, it may be because they are stuck in the past, writes Killian Woods

30th August, 2015
Tim Hynes is a speaker at the IVI Autumn Summit 2015, at Carton House in Maynooth, on September 17

There are different types of chief innovation officers. Some are stuck in the past who are really chief infrastructure officers and caught around servers and networks. That stuff matters, but as long as your leadership capital is caught up in that, both yourself as a CIO and your leadership team will never move forward to digitising.

Working for Microsoft since 1999, and as their head of IT in Europe, the Middle East and Africa since...

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