In this ever-dynamic world of IT, where a technology that is in vogue now becomes a thing of the past in the blink of an eye; a world where ignorance and obsolescence are imminent and ever-looming threats, knowledge is power. And CIOs are the superheroes that wield this power.
Not only do they have to be quick-witted in spotting and grabbing opportunities even before they make their presence known to the general public, but they also play a pivotal role in the development and implementation of new technologies in the organization, keeping in mind the compliance and their overall alignment with the company's objectives. The CIO makes sure that the IT resources of the company are used optimally and cost-effectively so that the company thrives.
It indeed takes a superhuman to carry so much weight on their shoulders. Here's a list of the top CIOs in the US (alphabetically), that are making their IT companies forge ahead in a blaze and ushering the rest of us to the age of advancement.
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