You were already a CIO when the new Normal arrived. Now what? What got you here may not get you there, so what capabilities do you have or lack? Of the capabilities you have, what should you preserve, what should you change, and what should you lose, in order to be ready to trod your new uncharted path into the unknown future?
Tim Peterson, EVP, Chief Information Officer, Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield (Des Moines, IA)
Tim joined Wellmark in November 2011. As Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO), Tim is responsible for Wellmark’s Business Technology Services division, which includes oversight of application development, data ware... More View all posts
Tim joined Wellmark in November 2011. As Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO), Tim is responsible for Wellmark’s Business Technology Services division, which includes oversight of application development, data warehousing, enterprise architecture, infrastructure, security, enterprise program/project management, business planning and analysis, and quality assurance. Prior to joining Wellmark, Tim spent nearly 12 years at UnitedHealth Group, where he was most recently CIO for its OptumHealth Care Solutions business. He also held various other leadership roles across UnitedHealth Group within the areas of enterprise data and analytics strategy; global IT operations/infrastructure; and information security. Earlier in his career, Tim worked in network architecture and information security at IBM. Tim holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) designations. Less View all posts
Nicholas R. Colisto, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Hovnanian Enterprises
Nicholas R. Colisto is a senior information technology executive with experience providing innovative, business driven IT solutions. He serves as the Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc., a large resi... More View all posts
Nicholas R. Colisto is a senior information technology executive with experience providing innovative, business driven IT solutions. He serves as the Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc., a large residential homebuilder. Prior to joining Hovnanian, he held key information technology leadership positions at large organizations including Pepsi-Cola, Priceline.com, Hyperion Solutions, Boehringer-Ingelheim, and Bayer Corporation (formerly Sterling Winthrop). Colisto is very active in the information technology, education, and healthcare communities. He has served on the Governing Body for the CIO Leadership Network and has been a speaker at the executive summits. He is a member of the Society for Information Management (SIM) and has served on its programs committee. Colisto taught a Masters program in Information Technology at Manhattanville College in New York for several years and also served on its Advisory Board. He lectured at Columbia University’s CIO Leadership Workshop. He currently serves on the Industrial Advisory Board at Rutgers University, on the Educational Advisory Board at Brookdale College in New Jersey, and on the Foundation Board of Trustees for Bayshore Community Hospital. Nick Colisto is the author of The CIO Playbook. Featuring online templates for each of the seven steps described in the book, The CIO Playbook can help you transform your IT department from a mere order taker to a high-performance organization that delivers extraordinary business outcomes, despite this era of turbulent economic challenges. The CIO Playbook will be available in August, but can be pre-ordered now through online retailers such as John Wiley & Sons , Amazon.com , and Barnes and Noble . Nicholas is the recipient of many industry awards, including the 2011 Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leaders Award, 2010 CIO 100 by IDG’s CIO Magazine, 2009 InfoWorld 100, 2009 and 2010 InformationWeek 500, and the 2011 InfoWorld Green 15 Award. Less View all posts