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CIO Succession Report

63 Fortune 500 CIO Appointments and What You Can Learn from Them
We examined 63 Fortune 500 CIO appointments over a period of 18 months. We document and analyze hiring and appointment trends, such as basic demographics, diversity, education, reporting structures, industry experience, business and technical experience, and whether they come from the inside or were recruited externally. We conclude with advice for when considering your next CIO appointment. Download Report

Technology CEOs Report

Characteristics of Successful Technology CEOs Research Report
We researched all public technology product companies in New England with over $100 million in revenue to compile interesting findings on attributes which correlate to successful CEOs. We investigate the impact on CEO success at public technology companies in New England based on factors including: education, experience, founders vs. internal promotions vs. external hires, age, tenure and combining the Chair/CEO role. Download Report


Articles on Succession Planning

08/06/12 - NewsFactor - Qualcomm Grabs Intel Veteran as Chief Marketing Officer

07/17/12 - The Wall Street Journal - For Yahoo CEO, Two New Roles

03/02/11 - Mass High Tech - New England's Largest Technology Employers

11/07/10 - - Market Yourself to Overcome the Past

10/19/10 - NewsFactor - Ray Ozzie Will Join Executive Exodus from Microsoft

07/06/10 - The Wall Street Journal - The Keys to Unlocking Your Most Successful Career

04/21/10 - Inc. Magazine - 5 Tips on Hiring a CEO

02/08/10 - Agenda - What Are Some Succession- Planning Missteps?

07/22/09 - - CEO Power: There’s Room at The Top

05/09 - MSN Business on Main - Creating a Successful Succession Plan

04/03/09 - Mass High Tech - Engineering Experience Helps Tech CEOs Drive Growth

03/10/09 - - Hiring a new CEO? Go outside the company

02/02/09 - ExecuNet - Using Recession as an Opportunity to Rebuild, Recover, and Reinvent

09/09/08 - BusinessWeek - Succession Planning in a Pinch

12/31/07 - The Christian Science Monitor - More companies are using sophisticated background checks to root out the lies on resumes.

05/07 - Fortune Small Business - Taking your business to the next level

08/25/06 - BBJ - Headhunters Report Challenge in CEO Search

07/20/05 - IT Business Edge - Talent Shopping North of the Border

2005 - Search Consult - The Art & Science of Planning and Managing CEO Succession