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Post Office Group CIO: There’s no better time to be the technology lead

Rob Houghton

Every executive position evolves; for CIOs, their valuable insights are paramount in the digital age, taking them from I.T department to boardroom.

CIOs streamline new technology adoptions and integrate them inline with legacy infrastructure, which is a vital component of any innovating business. And as the industry seeks to make this process continual, the function is fast becoming the most important seat at the board table.

This is the case at Post Office; as Group CIO, Rob Houghton has experienced the evolution of the CIO: from outdated perceptions that I.T professionals should be confined to a specific department to increasingly valued business partners.