Every company wants a CIO that’s operational, strategic, or transformational. However, you might be overlooking the CIO that will put you ahead of the rest. Arun Manansingh says a valuable CIO is a disruptive CIO.
Look For Diverse Experiences
Most CIOs will stay within their particular industry, but hiring a CIO with a different area of interest might be just the shake-up your company needs. Sometimes a fresh set of eyes is the most valuable asset of all, and if it’s paired with a willingness to fight the status quo, you’ve got positive changes in your future.
Don’t be the company that fights risks and fears change. Instead, embrace the disruption. You may not notice the slowdown until you’ve experienced a kick start, and you’ll never know what your company is capable of until you think outside the box. It all starts with the right CIO.
Read the article in full here: http://arunmanansingh.wordpress.com/2013/11/30/the-disruptive-cio/