Brian Watson

Brian Watson

VP, Enterprise Innovation at Traction Technology Partners
Co-Author, Confessions of a Successful CIO

Leading a Tech-Driven Business Transformation @ 10:45 AM

Brian Watson has collaborated with CIOs and senior technology executives throughout his career as an advisor, author and analyst. 

He serves as Vice President, Enterprise Innovation with Traction Technology, where he helps these business-technology and digital leaders and their teams shape their innovation and emerging technology strategies. Prior to joining Traction Technology, he was Co-Head of CIO Networks at Metis Strategy, a business and technology strategy consulting firm. He previously served in various editorial leadership capacities at Ziff Davis Enterprise, most notably as Editor-in-Chief of CIO Insight. Brian also co-authored Confessions of a Successful CIO: How the Best CIOs Tackle Their Toughest Business Challenges. He speaks frequently at technology leadership events and writes about IT leaders for CIO.com. Brian holds a Bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University and a Master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He lives in Fairfield County, CT, with his wife and two sons.