Overcoming Legacy Thinking to Drive Digital Innovation with Isaac Sacolick, President of StarCIO

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How can CIOs drive successful digital transformation within their organizations? Isaac Sacolick, author and President of StarCIO, shares his expert advice based on his experience in digital transformation consulting, as well as ideas from his new book Digital Trailblazer. Tune in to hear his insights into the market and his tips for CIOs.

Tune in to learn:

  • Isaac’s Career Evolution (02:45)
  • Isaac’s Insights into the Market (05:01)
  • What CIOs Should Be Thinking About (10:13)
  • Will Doing Nothing Lead to Failure? (25:55)
  • Tips for CIOs in Legacy Industries and Organizations (34:29)


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About the Guest:

Isaac is the President and CIO of StarCIO, a consulting services business that helps businesses execute smarter, faster, safer, and innovative digital transformation programs that deliver results. Previously, he held transformational CIO roles at media, financial services, and construction industry businesses and was a founding CTO at media and social networking startups.

Isaac is the author of the Amazon bestseller, Driving Digital: The Leader’s Guide to Business Transformation Through Technology where he shares many of his best practices in leading digital transformation. The book has received significant praise. Forbes.com called it a, “…timely, engaging, and practical roadmap to developing and implementing digital strategies.” The Heller Search Associate remarked, “Sacolick is an experienced CIO with multiple transformation efforts under his belt. His new book is packed with insights, guidelines, and stories from the front lines of transformation.” Driving Digital was listed as the #2 book for CIO and IT Leaders by CIO UK. 

He has been recognized as an industry-leading, agile, innovative CIO. In 2018, he was identified as a top digital transformation influencer by IDG, Enterprise Management 360, and Thinkers 360. In 2015 he was interviewed by Forbes on 5 Things to do When Leading a Digital Transformation, was listed on their Top 20 Social CIOs and was recognized as a Top 100 CIO in STEM. In 2016, 2015 and 2014, he was listed on Huffington Post’s Top Social CIOs. He is an industry speaker. 

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