Jim has held a series of global CIO roles in multiple industry sectors. Some of the highlights in Jim’s career have been:
Jim’s passion for coaching is legendary. He helped launch in-house IT Academies at GM, GE and BP, and he is an adjunct professor & visiting lecturer at three Universities. His book “The CIO’s Secret Playbook” is scheduled to be published in 2015.
Jim is currently CEO of The Advisory Council International, a non-profit team of 25 former Fortune 100 global CIOs who advise VC/PE companies, Boards of Directors, C-suite clients, and major IT services companies. Jim is also CEO of a cyber security company, and on the Board of three other technology companies.
Author, Jeanne Morain is a strategist for cloud computing. Jeanne has held various executive roles in strategy, marketing and product management with Apollo Group, VMware and BMC Software (Marimba). Ms. Morain has received numerous accolades including Cambridge Who's Who Lifetime Achievement Award for her work as a pioneer in Business Service Management at Marimba/BMC and Client Virtualization (Universal Clients) at VMware. Jeanne is a noted industry speaker who has presented at VMworld, Interop, Sys-Con, CloudSlam and numerous other events and has more than 17 years of experience in systems management, virtualization and cloud computing; implementing solutions for millions of users across Fortune 2000 companies.