The Modern CEO: Technology Tools, Innovation & Guidebook for Today’s Tech Savvy Leader
Readers and IT professionals are celebrating the release of Andrew L. West’s first published book:The Modern CEO: Technology Tools, Innovation & Guidebook for Today’s Tech Savvy Leader, published by Author House. In his book, West explains to the organizational leaders about the important roles that technology performs in terms of organizational leadership efficiency and success. He explain exactly how technology can be employed to improve leadership roles ten folds and thus increase an organization’s efficiency and competitiveness in the market.
Steve Jobs was once quoted saying, “What a computer is to me is the most remarkable tool that we have ever come up with. It’s the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds”. Steve Jobs understood the importance of technology and innovation, which is probably why he achieved a lot of success as the CEO of Apple Inc. This is probably what West’s book is trying to put across to other organization’s leaders. Andrew West is a Technology Thought-Leader, Mobile App Developer and innovator who does more than just understands the potential technology and innovation could have to the business organization. West says, “Technology can no longer remain the elephant in the room, not the afterthought of any project nor the scapegoat for organizational problems that exist… Technology literacy is a step toward tech-savvy. This book is written for all leaders who know, deep down, that technology is critical to their business and would like to learn how businesses do manage technology well.”
West’s book contains all the leadership experience in the field of technology leadership support he gained over the years. It contains a very insightful compilation of research work, stories and numerous strategies that separate a successful cutting-edge competitive organization from the rests of the organizations in the industry. It gives readers’ insider information from the point of view of an IT practitioner, leader, expert, technology consultant and an organization leader.
When reading the Modern CEO, readers are taken through the mind of the today’s leaders who employs viable technology as a tool to provide effective solutions that are customized to address the technological needs unique to any organization hence enabling the organization meet their goals and objectives. “Information technology and business have become fused in such a way that they are interdependent and cohesive…We can no longer plan strategically without including the Technology component at the inception of any idea or initiative”…so says Andre West.
Andrew L. West is a renowned IT leader who has been helping various organizations in understanding and implementing sustainable innovative technology solutions. He served at a position of K-12 education, a position he holds dear to his own heart, as he worked at the Executive Director of Information Technology with various New Orleans, Louisiana schools. He is also the founder and National Chairman of the National Black Information Technology Leadership Organization. He is an experienced business technology expert who is ready and capable of advising your organization in matters pertaining to Technology Consulting, Strategic Planning and Technology Budgeting. He also serves on Microsoft’s International IT Manager Advisory Council. You can find more information about West on Twitter: @TheModernCEO or @awestechchief. You can also follow him on Facebook