Next on the CEO Series with our Co-Founder Alex Sobol: Stuart McGuigan. McGuigan is a trailblazing CIO that has led legacy organizations to digital transformation. In his most recent role, he served as the CIO for US Department of State, and Stuart has held the CIO role at Johnson & Johnson, CVS Caremark, and Liberty Mutual. He joins #MillenniumLive to talk about his academic & career paths, technology strategy, and navigating the road ahead. McGuigan also draws attention to cyber’s evolving threat landscape, with “deepfake” threats becoming all the more real for tech leaders.
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About Stuart McGuigan
During the last administration, Stuart McGuigan was the CIO for the U.S. Department of State, a member of the Senior Executive Service, and the Assistant-Secretary level head of the Bureau of Information Resource Management on. As Chief Information Officer (CIO), he established technology strategic direction and provided oversight for $ 2.4B of technology programs across the Department of State.
Mr. McGuigan joined the Department of State from Johnson & Johnson where he was responsible for global Information Technology strategy and operations for an organization with 130,000 employees at over 170 overseas and domestic locations. With an established reputation for rapidly aligning technology innovation with global business needs, Mr. McGuigan brings over 33 year of industry background including experience as Senior Vice President and CIO of CVS Caremark, Senior Vice President and CIO of Liberty Mutual, and Senior Vice President of Information Services for Medco Health Solutions.
Mr. McGuigan earned Master of Science and Master of Philosophy degrees in the Cognitive Science program at Yale University and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Fairfield University. In 2018, Mr. McGuigan was inducted into www.CIO.com’s CIO Hall of Fame, and he is the recipient of the “Lifetime Contribution Award” from NASSCOM—India’s top not-for-profit IT organization, enabling India’s growth of its $154 billion dollar IT-Business Process Management (BPM) industry.