Fisher CIO Leadership Program

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NEWS: Morrison Receives Fisher-Hopper Prize

Patty MorrisonPatty Morrison, the chief information officer of Cardinal Health, has received the Fisher CIO Leadership Program’s third annual Fisher-Hopper Prize for Lifetime Achievement in CIO Leadership. Read more.  Watch videos of the prize announcement and prize acceptance.

 


The Fisher CIO Leadership Program offers events, courses, and activities of interest to UC Berkeley students and faculty and to management personnel in both public and private sector firms.

The Fisher CIO Leadership Program serves three communities:

  • Chief Information Officers
  • Berkeley-Haas students
  • UC-Berkeley faculty

We do this by offering a variety of programs, including:

  • the Fisher San Francisco CIO Forum (monthly)
  • the Fisher Silicon Valley CIO Roundtable (monthly)
  • the Fisher Executive Seminar series (odd-numbered years)
  • the Haas Technology Club’s annual “Technology Challenge”
  • the Fisher/Gartner Symposium on CIO Leadership
  • the Fisher-Hopper Prize for Lifetime Achievement in CIO Leadership (annual)

We also:

  • engage in research on the changing role of IT in private sector firms
  • work with private sector firms to obtain grants for “Role of CIO” related research
  • invite Visiting Scholars to participate in our research
  • publish our research results in the California Management Review
  • offer (in the future) courses leading to an MBA Focus Area in IT Management

Read about our Programs:

CIO Landmark Community Events
The Fisher-Hopper Prize for Lifetime Achievement in CIO Leadership
CIO Roundtables
Case Competitions
Executive Seminars


Mission

Haas School of Business

The Fisher CIO Leadership Program is located at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.

The Fisher CIO Leadership Program offers events, courses, and activities of interest to UC Berkeley students and faculty and to public and private sector executives. The Program facilitates development of beneficial relationships between corporate executives and the faculty, staff and students at the University of California, Berkeley.

The Program’s mission is to serve UC Berkeley students and faculty and executives throughout the San Francisco Bay region and beyond who are involved or interested in information technology. Executives have the opportunity to meet with faculty and students who have common technical and business interests, to participate in or help to develop research programs in business use of IT, to receive invitations to Berkeley and corporate IT events, and to engage in other activities.

History

Don Fisher

Don Fisher

The Fisher CIO Leadership Program was formed in late 1992 as an outgrowth of the Information Technology Management program of UC-Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. In the mid 1990s the center received a generous gift from Don Fisher (the co-founder of The Gap) and his name was added to ours. Organizationally, the center is one of the activities of the Institute for Business Innovation (IBI) within the Haas School of Business at UC-Berkeley.

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