CIO Executive Council: Pathways: Mentoring

The CIO Executive Council: Pathways: Mentoring program leverages experienced CIO mentors to facilitate small group discussions with you and a select group of peers to share insights and gain perspective, advancing your career as a future-state IT leader. This unique environment enables you to discuss current leadership challenges and gain knowledge and wisdom from your peers, reinforced by a seasoned CIO with valuable outside perspective on specific development areas of interest.

Program Benefits

  • Gain knowledge and counsel from a seasoned CIO
  • Develop a network of trusted advisors
  • Work on real-world initiatives and leverage proven methodologies and success strategies
  • Participate in multiple sessions focused on specific topics designed to strengthen leadership capabilities
  • Optimize business processes

Leadership Profile – Transformational Leaders

  • Expertise in one or more areas of IT
  • Manages teams within/across functional IT areas
  • Leads initiatives through partnerships inside and outside the IT organization
  • Participates in the transformation of the IT organization
  • Strives for a broader leadership role within IT


  • Advance career in line with your development plan
  • Enhance leadership skills and personal confidence
  • Broaden business knowledge and competencies
  • Improve readiness for next leadership role
  • Expand professional network and resources

Product Offering

The CIO Executive Council: Pathways: Mentoring program provides you with the insight and guidance needed to meet your current leadership challenges and take your organization to the next level.

Offerings include:

  • Six, one hour, mentored group sessions with structured agendas: communicating the value of IT, stakeholder relationships, executive presence, change leader mindset, strategic decision making, and your leadership style
  • Mentor group led by CIO
  • One-on-one 30-minute introductory and closing call with CIO
  • Six participants per group from different organizations
  • 90-day action plan and a 90-day follow-up to ensure the participant is on track with his/her individualized plan
  • Accelerated Development Virtual Webcast Sessions with topics led by a CIO or an executive coach
  • Complimentary access to IDG National/Regional conferences and the IDC Directions event
  • Digital certification upon completion of the program

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