This episode dives into business relationships and their fundamental necessity to IT Leaders around the world. Our guest today, Joe Topinka, Founder and CEO of CIO Mentor, sits down with Jeff Ton to dive into the cruciality of these relationships and exactly how to build them, whether they are internal or external. If you are considering a Business Relationship Management Practice or attempting to resurrect and ineffective Business Management Practice, you’ll want to listen to this episode.
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Joe Topinka is a visionary Chief Information Officer, mentor, author, and speaker with more than 35 years of success in elevating and leading IT organizations to drive meaningful business results. A CIO with success across multiple industries, Joe creates agile, business-minded IT functions that are viewed as valuable assets to executive teams through a variety of business cycles. He is a passionate mentor who builds loyal, high-performing teams based on accountability, integrity, and consistency. Joe has been awarded CIO of the Year 3 times by 3 separate entities.