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To be leaders, technical professionals must move beyond IT expertise
Search CIO, November 28th, 2016
November 28, 2016,
Volume 225, Issue 5

"Technical professionals sometimes flounder when adapting to leadership roles. Here are the four critical skills that they must strengthen to become high impact business leaders.

Despite professionals working in technology, science and engineering being as smart as corporate executives, technical experts are still not well represented in senior corporate ranks.

Sridhar Ramaswamy, senior vice president of ads and commerce at Google, is one of the executives who made the leap from technology to business leadership. Ramaswamy has a Ph.D. in computer science from Brown University, and was the key driver of Google's multibillion-dollar advertising business and its original product, AdWords..."

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