COMPANY: Rudolph and Sletten, a division of Perini Corp.
ANNUAL REVENUE: $880 million
INDUSTRY SECTOR: Architecture, engineering and construction
TIME IN JOB: Three years
BEST ADVICE EVER RECEIVED: "Dance as if nobody's watching you." I apply that in so many other aspects of my life now.
FROM WHOM: Former dance instructor Bill Blankenship
BEST TECHNOLOGY DECISION: Deployed GroundWorks, an open source monitoring and surveillance platform.
FIRST JOB: Working in a Chicago factory that made aerosol hairspray
FAVORITE QUOTE: "If you treat every situation as a life-and-death matter, you're going to die a lot of times." --Dean Smith, University of North Carolina basketball coach
BEST CAREER MOVE: Going to my first startup. I brought them up through IPO. I learned so much.
IF YOU WEREN'T A CIO, YOU WOULD BE: Teaching ballroom dance on a cruise line. Then I could do the two things I love best: travel and dance.
Anne McCrory is editorial director of CIO Decisions and the CIO Decisions conference. Write to her at email@example.com.
This was first published in August 2006