Global Chief Information Officer
Sidley Austin LLP
Vincent A. Marin is the Global Chief Information Officer at Sidley Austin LLP, one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the world assisting clients in over 40 practice areas. In his role, Vince provides firmwide leadership for all technology services, business/digital transformation, and has had broad impact throughout his tenure. Vince has a very distinguished leadership background, including three years as CIO of Huron, a public company, 16 years at McKinsey & Company in five different roles with increasing responsibilities leading teams on five continents, each responsible for firmwide and client facing services.
Vince’s deep understanding of technology trends led him to transform IT services at McKinsey to fully support the evolving needs of the world’s leading strategy consulting firm to create new strategic capabilities and leverage the best in global services. He was also a key player in technology enabling the growth of the firm during this period, and established several IT enabled services for the benefit of the global firm and its clients. He has delivered similar impacts at Huron and Sidley.
Throughout his career, Vince has been recognized for his vision and strategy skills. His execution and service excellence coupled with his superb competency as a problem solver has positioned him as a change agent who delivers results and lasting impact for organizations. Vince’s core capabilities include identifying areas for change and opportunities to capitalize on with stakeholder engagement, consensus building, leading business transformation at multiple levels, enabling greater value realization from investments in technology, and inspirational people leadership that brings out the best in colleagues. He has leveraged these competencies extremely well for the benefit of the firms and their clients at McKinsey, Huron and Sidley. Vince is leading the technological transformation of the firm in multiple ways, including introducing many new capabilities such as enabling artificial intelligence tools in the practice of law.
A much sought-after people leader and developer, Vince was the recipient of McKinsey’s prestigious Marvin Bower Values award, which recognizes distinctive client service, fostering an inclusive, non-hierarchical work environment, and striving to improve the overall quality of the firm. Vince has a Master’s in Management Information Systems, a M.B.A. and bachelor’s in Finance. He is a passionate mentor to many and is very actively involved in several philanthropic causes in the U.S. and abroad.
Vince is a Chicago CIO of the Year, for achievement in leadership and management effectiveness, business value created by technology innovation, engagement in industry and community endeavors.
A member of the Wall Street Journal CIO Network – an invitation only membership exclusively for CIOs from the world’s largest and most influential companies, to identify key challenges in technology and new opportunities for innovation to unlock value to their organizations, and a member of CNBC Technology Executive Council – an invitation only membership for leaders transforming organizations by leveraging technological innovations and disruption. Vince has also been recognized as a Business Leader of Color for being a most influential, diverse, and inclusive leader in the Chicago community for providing shareholder value in the changing value of business and for inspiring others while continuing to build on success as a leader. Additionally, Vince is a Boardroom Certified Qualified Technology Expert (QTE).