For many years, the traditional role of the CIO was to lead the IT department and focus on technology. However, that is no longer the case and we’re seeing CIOs have to wear multiple hats and play a bigger role in supporting the firm’s business initiatives. The ability to combine technical IT skills with business savviness is the goal but how do CIO’s make this move? This panel will explore how the role of a CIO has evolved, how to impact business initiatives and finding that balance between driving revenue and improving your technology platform.
Andrew Gastwirth, Chief Information Officer - DLA Piper
Marsha Stein, Chief Information Officer - Ropes & Gray
Andrea Markstrom, Chief Information Officer - Blank Rome
Gavin Gray, North America Regional Operating Officer - Baker & McKenzie