Maryfran Johnson

Contributing writer

Maryfran Johnson is the host of IDG's CIO Leadership Live video show & audio podcast, and author of the “Boardroom Bound” column series on CIO.com. The former editor-in-chief of CIO magazine & events, Maryfran is an accomplished public speaker and virtual event moderator, well known for her extensive network of CIOs and her deep knowledge of digital leadership issues. She currently serves as CEO of Maryfran Johnson Media, where she continues her work connecting senior technology executives with opportunities to expand their business leadership brands.

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Hernando Celada, CIO at ChenMed

For new board members, onboarding is a crash course in company culture

For new board members, onboarding is a crash course in company culture

The process of orienting new corporate directors can involve everything from hours of executive meetings and tours of company facilities to special tutoring sessions on corporate governance. The pandemic altered the pace of...

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Lookman Fazal, ‎Chief Information & Digital Officer, New Jersey Transit

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Lookman Fazal, ‎Chief Information & Digital Officer, New Jersey Transit

Lookman Fazal, ‎Chief Information & Digital Officer for the New Jersey Transit, joins Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, which is jointly produced by CIO.com and the CIO Executive Council. Listen as they discuss...

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Justin Kershaw, CIO, Cargill

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Justin Kershaw, CIO, Cargill

Justin Kershaw, CIO, Cargill, joins Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, which is jointly produced by CIO.com and the CIO Executive Council. Listen as they discuss supply chain disruptions, blockchain, cyber risk...

The new data challenge: Raising your company's ESG IQ

The new data challenge: Raising your company's ESG IQ

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are now a top board concern, with employees and investors alike expecting companies to take an active role in improving society. CIOs have an opportunity to flex their data management...

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Angela Yochem, EVP & Chief Transformation and Digital Officer, Novant Health

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Angela Yochem, EVP & Chief Transformation and Digital Officer, Novant Health

Angela Yochem, EVP & Chief Transformation and Digital Officer at Novant Health, joins Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, which is jointly produced by CIO.com and the CIO Executive Council. Listen as they discuss...

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Robert Pick, SVP and CIO, Tokio Marine North America Services

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Robert Pick, SVP and CIO, Tokio Marine North America Services

Robert Pick, SVP and CIO, Tokio Marine North America Services, joins Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, which is jointly produced by CIO.com and the CIO Executive Council. Listen as they discuss IT strategy in...

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Lisa Davis, CIO, Blue Shield of California

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Lisa Davis, CIO, Blue Shield of California

Lisa Davis, CIO at Blue Shield of California, joins Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, which is jointly produced by CIO.com and the CIO Executive Council. Listen as they discuss virtual CIO leadership lessons,...

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Kendra Ketchum, Vice President for Information Management and Technology, UTSA

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Kendra Ketchum, Vice President for Information Management and Technology, UTSA

Kendra Ketchum, VP of Information Management and Technology, University of Texas at San Antonio, joins Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, which is jointly produced by CIO.com and the CIO Executive Council. Listen...

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Nicole Raimundo, CIO of the town of Cary, N.C.

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Nicole Raimundo, CIO of the town of Cary, N.C.

Nicole Raimundo, CIO of the Town of Cary, NC, joins Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, which is jointly produced by CIO.com and the CIO Executive Council. Listen as they discuss connected communities, IoT and...

The one skill every CIO needs for better board conversations

The one skill every CIO needs for better board conversations

For IT leaders to stand out as strategic business contributors, simply presenting your materials isn't enough: Engage the board with a few great questions of your own.

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Steve Haindl, CIO, Holman Automotive

Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Steve Haindl, CIO, Holman Automotive

Steve Haindl, CIO at Holman Automotive, joins Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, which is jointly produced by CIO.com and the CIO Executive Council. Listen as they discuss the future of connected cars, pivoting...

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