Thursday, July 20, 2006

CIOs use board membership to advance careers

CIOs use board membership to advance careers: "Neal Guernsey is like a lot of CIOs: He separates the personal from the profession. So he never considered his volunteer job chairing a university parents association as anything but a good deed; a way to help out a worthwhile cause.

The veteran IT pro, now CIO at Feld Entertainment Inc., the Vienna, Va., company that produces Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus, said it wasn't until he read an article advising CIOs to join external company boards that he considered it a career-enhancing move."

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