Considered one of the best-connected thought leaders in the CIO space, Dan Roberts has a passion for bringing CIOs together to learn and benefit from one another’s experiences. Each year, he works and meets with more than 1,000 CIOs and IT leaders across the globe.
As the CEO and President of Ouellette & Associates Consulting, Inc. (O&A), Dan leads the firm that has been known since 1984 for “Developing the Human Side of Technology.” His team has helped more than 3,500 IT organizations build a world class culture, a high-performing workforce, and a differentiated talent brand.
Dan is the host of the CIO Whisperers Podcast and writes The CIO Whisperer blog for CIO.com. These platforms feature the leadership philosophies and teachings of the best CXO leaders of our time. Through his Podcast, Dan is demonstrating his Tech4Good commitments by donating more than $100,000 in scholarships to develop future ready IT leaders in non-profits.
A keynote speaker and panel moderator at numerous industry conferences and corporate events, Dan is an author and contributing author of numerous books. His two latest, Unleashing the Power of IT and Confessions of a Successful CIO, were on Amazon’s list of top-rated books for months and are being leveraged by IT leadership teams as a model for moving IT up the maturity curve.
Dan has been married to Denise for 36 years and is the proud Dad of Kristina, a doctor on the Big Island of Hawaii, and Kelly, a retired Army Ranger who is now pursuing his passions as a real estate investor. Dan and Denise are enjoying their latest roles as “Pa” and “Mimi” to their two beautiful granddaughters.