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of CIOs say their role is becoming more digital and innovation-focused.
of IT leaders made transformational responsibilities a priority.
of CIOs say they expect to ramp up business strategist activities.
While grounded in a technological background, today’s chief information officer is a business leader who knows how to effectively transform technology knowledge into business solutions. The role encompasses a wide range of functional responsibilities ranging from increasing operational efficiency and improving customer experience to transforming existing business processes and overseeing employee retention and recruitment. Additionally, the CIO plays a vital role in future-proofing the organization, bolstering cybersecurity protection, leading digital transformation, and cultivating employee productivity.
The Chief Information Officer Program will provide you with the tools, frameworks, and insights to:
The program’s immersive nine-month learning journey includes a mix of live sessions, video lectures, and weekly assignments. The core modules will prepare you to lead your organization’s business strategies, advance technology investment initiatives, and develop cybersecurity resilience frameworks. In addition, you will learn how to recruit and retain diverse talent and leverage data to drive business decisions and customer experiences. Guest interviews with industry practitioners will provide an outside-in perspective on the latest industry trends. Your cohort will be assigned a success coach who will help you craft a learning journey aligned with your career goals.
Engaging Scenario-Based Learning
You will examine case studies or scenarios to develop your understanding of concepts, frameworks, and decision making in real-world business contexts. In addition to your core learning, you will be tasked with the creation of a CIO road map that will provide you with the tools and frameworks to succeed in your role.
Customized Learning Journey
In addition to the core modules, you will be able to choose two areas of specialization by selecting from a range of electives. These electives have been designed to enhance your leadership skills, widen your business lens, and help you take the next step in your career.
*Electives are subject to change.
A three-day in-person networking event on the NYU Tandon campus in Brooklyn, New York City.
The Chief Information Officer Program is ideal for business leaders responsible for overseeing information systems and IT strategy, resourcing, and planning. Whether you have just stepped into a CIO role or are a rising technology executive looking to advance to the C-suite, you will benefit from the in-depth curriculum, expert faculty, and invaluable networking opportunities of this program.
Our faculty are subject matter experts and leaders who bring extensive experience in industry as senior technology executives.
Len Peters is a transformative senior technology executive who drives innovative change and productivity. He has a proven record of success in higher education, healthcare, diversified financial services, and manufacturing. Peters served in the CIO role for more than 20 years, including long stints at New York University, Yale University, and Columbia Business School. He currently enjoys multiple roles including advisor to the CIO Institute and executive consultant at FX IT. He is also a certified mindfulness and meditation teacher.
Sanjay Macwan currently serves as global CIO and CISO at Vonage, where his focus is on driving secure cloud-native infrastructure, digital transformation, and world-class data-driven decisions. Previously, Macwan built and led successful technology innovation programs for AT&T Foundry and Comcast NBCUniversal Media Labs. He holds 48 U.S. patents in mobility, information security, cloud, multimedia and content, and IP networking. He is also an investor/advisor to local tech startups in sports, healthcare, and advertising and the venture capital firm Tech Council Ventures.
Minerva Tantoco is an innovator, investor, startup founder, author, advisor, and speaker on AI, cybersecurity, and mobile technology. Tantoco served as New York City’s first-ever chief technology officer. Based on her efforts, New York City was named 2016 Best Smart City, and she helped launch initiatives such as LinkNYC, CSforAll, and Internet of Things Guidelines, as well as promoted an inclusive, equitable tech ecosystem.
The nine-month Chief Information Officer Program has been created with insights from working CIOs and technology executives at the cutting-edge of business strategy. Designed by faculty with extensive practical experience in industry, the program’s curriculum is structured around three distinct areas of leadership — IT, technology, and business — that are crucial for success as a CIO. You will learn best practices for organizing, growing, and transforming the business of IT and gain insights into leveraging technology to bolster business. You will also acquire the skills needed to effectively align business goals, communicate technology strategy, and manage organizational change and risk.
The Chief Information Officer Program will provide you with the tools and frameworks to build your leadership and communication skills to excel as a strategic business partner and trusted advisor to the CEO. The immersive learning journey will prepare you for the next step in your career, and you will emerge as a transformative leader.
Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be awarded a verified digital certificate by NYU Tandon School of Engineering.Download Brochure