Enters into Partnership with LinkedIn Professional Network to Enhance Readers' Career Connections has released the first of several planned features that allow you to use CIO's content and the LinkedIn network to discover and create professional connections between you and the companies you read about on

Dear reader,

I'm happy to announce our new partnership with LinkedIn—the professional networking tool.

We have released a first wave of new features that leverage's content and your LinkedIn network to discover and create professional connections between you and the companies you read about on

Click on the blue "in" logo across to:

  • See existing or create new connections to companies covered in our articles (Google , for example)
  • Discover your connections to insiders at companies who are hiring in our CIO Wanted career listings
  • Learn which of your connections are attending CIO-sponsored Executive Programs and events
  • Use your LinkedIn profile to automatically populate Executive Program registration forms

Finally, we've opened an exclusive CIO group on LinkedIn. With more than 800 hand-picked IT professionals already registered, we plan on facilitating IT discussions and connections to help you do your job. If you are a senior IT professional, we'd love to have you join.

These features are provided by LinkedIn and require only a free LinkedIn account, available here, to access.

This is just the beginning of the collaboration between and LinkedIn, and we plan to continue to enhance our site to better integrate with your network of professional contacts. Be on the lookout for future enhancements in the coming weeks. We believe this is an innovative partnership and we are eager to hear your thoughts. and LinkedIn have taken special care to preserve your privacy. cannot access any of your personal data, including connections, without your express permission. Additionally, once you have given us permission, we do not store any of your information; we use it only to identify connections in our database and display them to you.'s privacy policy and LinkedIn's privacy policy apply to this partnership.

Thank you,

Michael Friedenberg

CEO and President, CXO Media

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