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Master CIO Interview: The Digital Business Journey Begins at ExxonMobil

Published: 03 November 2016

ID: G00317842

Analyst(s): Rich McAvey


This research profiles the digital business journey of one of the world's largest companies from the perspective of Michael S. Brown, vice president of information technology for ExxonMobil Global Services Company. Oil and gas CIOs will find his perspective illuminating.

Table Of Contents


A Master CIO Journey in Oil and Gas

  • In the Beginning, IT Optimization
  • Adding Business Optimization to the Mix
  • From a Supporting Role to a Digital Business Advocate
  • Visionary Coaching to Gather and Align Talent
  • Growing the Pie Through Enterprise Leadership
  • Expand Digital Transformation Leadership
  • Disciplined Self-Manager

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