Boards Should Appoint Top-Flight CIOs and CTOs as Nonexecutive Directors

Published: 03 January 2019 ID: G00376078


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Digital disruption of industries should cause boards of directors to infuse more technology wisdom into their ranks, but our research shows it’s lacking. CIOs can change that.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Digital Business Is Becoming a Material, Ongoing, Board-Level Issue in Most Industries
    • All Over the World, Boards Have a Deficiency of C-Level Tech Experience Within Their Ranks
    • If Appointed as NEDs, Top-Flight CIOs and CTOs Can Help Fill That Talent Gap
    • Through Collective and Individual Supply-and-Demand Actions, CIOs Can Change the Situation
      • How to Correct the CIO Board Member Shortfall From the Demand Side
      • How to Correct This Shortfall From the Supply Side
      • Becoming Board-Ready
      • Becoming Board-Appointment-Visible and Sought
    • Final Recommendations
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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