105: A CIO on Digital Transformation and Cultural Change

October 07, 2020

In this episode we talk to Jim DuBois, former CIO of Microsoft, published author and advisor to Fortune 500 companies and startups. Jim spent 25 years at Microsoft and played an integral role in driving digital transformation at the company. Tune in to hear Jim share some interesting stories about his time at Microsoft, the steps to enterprise digital transformation and the important role that corporate culture plays in growing a business.

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Jim DuBois spent nearly two decades at Microsoft before becoming the CIO in 2013. During his tenure as CIO, Jim supported the company’s billions of customers and more than 90,000 employees across 190 countries around the world. Jim played an integral role in Microsoft’s digital transformation, including migrating 95% of the company’s on-premise IT capabilities to the cloud. In 2017, Jim published a book entitled Six-Word Lessons to Think Like a Modern-Day CIO. He advises and serves on the boards of several organizations ranging in size from Fortune 500 companies to startups.


Matthew Cottingham

Matthew Cottingham

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Matthew Cottingham is a Program Director at RWS who focuses on content streaming, quality and publishing for large enterprises. A self-proclaimed ‘Storyteller at Scale,’ he has touched the lives of many through exceptional content.

With 20 years of industry experience, he is passionate about the opportunity to develop a range of software tools, products and services for his clients. His long list of achievements in help systems, developer support, streaming entertainment and consumer marketing, among others, have been developed and deployed on a global scale.

Matt lives in Kirkland, Washington, and is owned by a yellow dog and a black cat. In his free time, he is a script-writer.

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