Chris.Curran

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Chris Curran is Chief Technology Officer at PwC New Ventures responsible for technology strategy and innovation. He works closely with senior client management on their most complex and strategic technology issues, helping to evaluate emerging technologies, define the business and technology transformation agenda, and organize the work to get it done.

Chris has global experience in designing and leading the implementation of high-value technology organizations and initiatives that create tangible value for his clients, most recently in the consumer products, internet banking, property and casualty insurance and health insurance industries.

Among his accomplishments, Chris has worked with CIOs to help them become more innovative, and has helped design and lead the implementation of high-value technology initiatives for his clients, most recently in the property and casualty insurance, health insurance and consumer products industries. He leads the development and analysis of PwC's annual Digital IQ Survey, which measures how well companies understand and capitalize on the value of technology and leverage it to meet their business and customer needs.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Texas A&M University.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Chris Curran and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Articles by Chris.Curran

Do you have a plan for harnessing IoT data?
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Do you have a plan for harnessing IoT data?

As things become more connected through the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence will become more powerful. But, raw IoT data alone isn’t enough to uncover the true value of AI.
July 30, 2018
Blockchain needs innovators and risk managers working together
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Blockchain needs innovators and risk managers working together

Whether blockchain’s on your roadmap, or you’re still searching for the perfect use case, there’s one thing you shouldn’t overlook. CIOs need legal, internal audit, and compliance leads on their teams.
May 14, 2018
Is your organization a top performer?
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Is your organization a top performer?

When it comes to digital transformation, is your company a top performer? Research finds CIOs at top performers show a strong customer orientation, willingness to experiment with emerging tech, and a focus on collaboration and teamwork.
August 15, 2017
The innovation equation includes culture and a system
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The innovation equation includes culture and a system

In a world where you either innovate or go out of business, advice on how to create a culture of innovation within your company is everywhere. But real change doesn't come solely from overhauling a company's culture – a company must also ensure they have the right system in place.rn
July 13, 2017
When it comes to digital, one style of C-suite doesn’t fit all
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When it comes to digital, one style of C-suite doesn’t fit all

Digital is central to every business at its core and is no longer an offshoot of the business that needs its own org chart – it is the business. And the important part isn't the title, but the integration.
June 14, 2017
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AI is about to open the door to a new role for CIOs: Explorer

AI’s potential extends far beyond menial tasks, and companies are now looking to leverage AI in a way that yields a competitive edge. That’s where the CIO can come in as a coach to the rest of the company, an explorer of AI and its possibilities.
April 25, 2017