From Engineer to Executive: How to Make the Leap

Helen Norris

VP & CIO at Chapman University

Learning Objectives

What got you here will not get you there - moving from a technical role to an executive leadership role requires learning new skills. This session follows one technician's journey to a CIO role, and the lessons learned along the way.

Key Takeaways:

  • Communication Skills needed at the executive level

  • Empathy as a key to leadership

  • How to mentor and how to be mentored

  • Leadership can be learned