Tom.Catalini

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Tom Catalini is the CIO of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. He has over 25 years of experience across a variety of industries, including consulting, technology startups, and financial services. A former President and current Trustee of SIM Boston, the largest chapter of a premiere national association of IT executives, Tom is well-versed in the challenges and successful strategies of today’s IT professionals. He teaches digital marketing at Bentley University and Northeastern University and was named a top 100 social CIO by the Huffington Post.

He speaks regularly on the topics of social media and IT leadership in the digital era and sits on the advisory boards of several industry conferences. Tom is the author of Talking Points: Communication Skills to Advance Your IT Career, blogs regularly at www.tomcatalini.com, and publishes a weekly email newsletter “The IT Leadership Think Tank” that focuses on communications skills and other challenging areas of IT leadership today.

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

Articles by Tom.Catalini

Becoming a Better Leader

How successful team leaders avoid common meeting pitfalls

You are the team leader. But all that means is that you are a member of the team with some special responsibilities. Manage those responsibilities well and you will infuse your team with high levels of energy and productivity.
May 18, 2017
The one sales skill you must master as a leader
Becoming a Better Leader

The one sales skill you must master as a leader

Leadership is about sales. To lead, you must win over people to a shared vision. You must influence them to consider situations and possible paths forward. Ultimately, you must close the deal and get them to take action, to support the vision and the strategy and to do the work needed to see things through.
April 12, 2017
4 ways IT leaders can get each day off to a strategic start
Becoming a Better Leader

4 ways IT leaders can get each day off to a strategic start

Give yourself a tremendous mental boost and real strategic advantage by starting your day off right. Use these four simple steps. Find inspiration to create your own additional steps.
February 24, 2017