Ross McCristal heads a CIO Search Practice, recruiting CIOs as well as supporting professionals who provide strategic leadership and transformation. Ross draws on over 11 years’ experience recruiting across Europe for organizations of various size, from SMEs to major blue chips.

He began his career in recruitment in 2004 with a global FTSE 250 recruitment company shortly after graduating from Manchester University. Ross has since developed his expertise in executive search having built a European wide network.

Ross has exposure to market and technology disruption. His route to market has been tracking disruption and supporting organisations overcome challenges as well as supporting businesses in future proofing.

During his career Ross as seen the role of the CIO office expand its footprint within organisations, as a result Ross has developed a multidisciplinary approach to the market.

Ross is known as a conduit for "knowledge exchange," bringing organizations and technology professionals together through select round-tables.

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

Articles by Ross.McCristal

The Commercial CIO

CIO transformation in the third sector (non-profit and voluntary sector)

Overview of the CIO led transformation in the third sector. Highlighting the paradigm shift of the perception and organisational application of technology. A discussion on the re-positioning of technology, culture and collaborative influencing undertaken by the CIO to on board peers. The feature concludes with a overview of the utlisation of technology in particular digital and data technologies.
November 2, 2015
How CIOs will define the future of healthcare
The Commercial CIO

How CIOs will define the future of healthcare

The commercial CIO is at the center of the healthcare revolution, utilizing new technology to deliver end-to-end healthcare benefits. Healthcare primed for disruption, digitization and automation.
September 25, 2015