Dan Roberts

Dan Roberts is an author, speaker, thought leader and host of the CIO Whisperers podcast, which features candid conversations with some of the world’s most successful CIOs and digital leaders. His most recent books, Unleashing the Power of IT and Confessions of a Successful CIO, were on Amazon’s list of top-rated books for months, and are the go-to resources for IT leadership teams as they work to move their organizations up the IT maturity curve.

Dan is a frequent keynote speaker and panel moderator at industry conferences and corporate events. He has a passion for bringing CIOs together to learn and benefit from one another's experiences.

As the CEO of Ouellette & Associates Consulting, Inc. (O&A), Dan leads the firm known since 1984 for "Developing the Human Side of Technology." His team, along with a cadre of strategic partners, have helped more than 3,500 IT organizations build high performing world class cultures, acquire, assess and develop the new core competencies necessary for success, and manage talent risk through knowledge transfer.

5 questions with CIO-turned-CEO Ted Colbert

Leveling up your IT talent strategy

Leveling up your IT talent strategy

The promise of technology advancements and digital transformation has helped CEOs finally recognize what the best CIOs have known all along: IT is the business. Is your talent strategy keeping pace?

CIOs take on the talent imperative

CIOs take on the talent imperative

Following a year of intense stress and long hours, IT pros are on the move and in search of professional fulfillment, flexibility, and work-life balance. Here, four CIOs share their advice for creating an IT culture tech workers can't...

4 strategies for retaining IT talent

4 strategies for retaining IT talent

Author and career development expert Bev Kaye shares her best advice for inspiring, motivating, and keeping top performers.

4 attributes of future-ready IT leaders

4 attributes of future-ready IT leaders

In these turbulent times, one thing is certain, say top CIOs: What got you here won't get you there.

What CEOs want in a CIO: A strategic business partner

What CEOs want in a CIO: A strategic business partner

Research shows that CEOs are looking to CIOs to drive transformation and business strategy. Are you ready to step up?

How (and why) great CIOs lead through teaching

How (and why) great CIOs lead through teaching

Accidental learning delivers accidental results. Here's how six CIOs avoid that trap by leading through teaching.

Solving IT's looming leadership crisis

Solving IT's looming leadership crisis

IT leaders are failing the next generation, but a one-on-one approach — at scale — can make the difference.

Creating the IT culture you need

Creating the IT culture you need

Re-engineering your culture requires developing new core skills. Learn how three CIOs are tackling IT transformation from a human perspective.

The new core competencies IT must master

The new core competencies IT must master

The technical skills that earned you a seat at the table won't earn you a voice at the table. A new set of skills is essential for high-level IT success.

The CIO’s chief of staff: A force multiplier

The CIO’s chief of staff: A force multiplier

CIOs can’t do everything themselves. They need someone to help manage strategy and innovation. Enter the chief of staff.

How CIOs become visionary communicators

How CIOs become visionary communicators

The best CIOs give their communications leaders a seat at the table, partnering with them to improve their own communications and the IT team’s communications.

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