Board Preparedness Program Advisors

Leadership Development

IDC’s CIO Executive Council Board Preparedness Program leverages the insight and expertise of an extended bench of seasoned technology executives to help guide program participants on their journey to become productive, in-demand corporate board members.

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The world has changed and technology’s impact on business and the bottom line is critical as organizations embrace AI, automation, and extended digital collaboration. Enterprises that leverage the insight and expertise of their technology leaders will be better positioned to respond quickly and effectively to changing conditions.

Program Advisors

Barbie Bigelow

Global Chief Digital Technology and Cyber Security Executive; Board Director; Investment Advisor; Former SVP and CIO, Jacobs Engineering Group.  View Profile

Phil Fasano

Board Member; CEO at Gigster; Senior Advisor, Investor and Author View Profile

Marina Levinson

Founder and CEO, CIO Advisory Group, LLC; Partner, Benhamou Global Ventures; Former SVP/CIO Netapp and VP/CIO Palm Inc.
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Wayne Shurts

Board Director; Former EVP/CTO Sysco, EVP/CIO SUPERVALUE and CIO Cadbury; University Advisor View Profile

Mike Skinner

Independent Board Member and Consultant; Former CIO EURPAC Service, Incorporated
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Randall Spratt

Vice Chair, Board of Directors for Living Goods; Former CIO, CTO, SVP & Chief Process Officer, McKesson Health IT View Profile