Executive Perspectives

Making Hard Changes Happen – Jeremy Gutsche, CEO of Trend Hunter

CIOs are awash in data. The critical challenge facing technology leaders today is how to turn that data into actionable intelligence that gives the business a competitive edge. Jeremy Gutsche, CEO of Trend Hunter, shares the work he does with CIOs and outlines how a hunting versus farming mentality plays a large part in the effort to make organizational changes happen. Watch the Video (1:57)


Forbes Insights: The CIO's World in 2025

Over the next few years, chief information officers (CIOs) in all industries will become architects of new business models. Those who navigate with skill and foresight will have the opportunity to guide their companies to new levels of success, while those who ignore important trends and insist on doing business as usual will see their companies fall into decline.

To illuminate the role of the CIO in 2025, Forbes Insights partnered with VMware to survey more than 650 CIOs from a range of sectors. Respondents were from organizations with annual revenue of $1 billion or more, with 16% from firms with $10 billion or more in revenue. Based on the survey findings, this report explores how the world for CIOs is rapidly changing and what their role will look like in 2025.

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