Jessica Taylor, specialist, is developing a CIO community on CogWorld. Her expertise involves the development of innovative strategies for CIO’s to harness sustainable success in this exciting time of the evolving intelligent enterprise. Jess recognized the need for a critical shift in the way CIO’s must engage in their role today, both internally and externally, to create mutual value. She has worked with such luminaries and thought leaders as Steve Forbes, chairman and Editor-in-Chief, Forbes Media; Gary Hamel, world-renowned author, speaker and thought leader; MaryFran Johnson, Editor-in-Chief and conference moderator for IDG’s CIO Events; and Jim Stikeleather, former Chief Innovation Officer at Dell Services to name a few. Jess spent time in this capacity at Dell, Nortel, Dell Services, and Rackspace.