I was lucky enough to work with Dave Roberts as my CIO, a high achieving and recognised director at that. So I was incredibly honoured when Dave agreed to share insight into his career journey and some insight into the mindset and growth to get there.
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Becoming an Award-Winning Thought Leader in Tech, as I share an incredible career journey.
Dave Roberts BIO
Dave Roberts who has been ranked number 3 in the CIO 100, which recognises the most transformative and disruptive CIOs in the UK. Awarded Top Technology Executives to Watch by HMG Strategy
Included in the Hall of Fame by the Cybersecurity Observatory for contribution as a senior global Cybersecurity leader. Now he heads up Stantec as a Global IT Director, in Latin America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the Asia Pacific. And is also a Non-Executive Director, BCS Fellow and Tech Mentor with over 20 years of IT experience.
My Key Takeaways
I started to write notes of all the little golden nuggets of advice, before finding that I was in danger of not being part of the conversation…
- Keep challenging yourself – take on additional responsibilities
- Focus on study
The list of gems go on…. it was such an inspirational interview – packed with practical strategies
- Having a long term plan of where you want to get to
- Focus on goals
- Foster the IT – provide wraparound Governence
- Make space to innovate
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Listen and let me know what you learnt, what you will use now and how this inspires you to reach out and take control.