PODCAST: Rise of the chief information officer

Carlyle’s Georgette Kiser discusses the increasingly important and challenging role and why every firm is having to become a data and technology company.

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With technology and software platforms developing at an accelerating pace, it’s often difficult for companies to figure out which IT solutions are worthwhile and how they can be best integrated to complement human resources. Chief information officers are therefore becoming ever-more critical to a firm’s productivity.

Georgette Kiser is an operating executive and former CIO at Carlyle, where she works to leverage technology across the firm’s portfolio companies and help CIOs maximize their effectiveness. In the above podcast, she discusses the evolving role of the CIO and how “process still trumps technology.”