Rethink CIO: Mobile Exposes Weaknesses

Want to know where your Wi-Fi infrastructure is weak? Deploy 1,000 iPads. Want to know where your IT organization is siloed and non-communicative? Try deploying a mobile apps program. Mobile touches every part of an IT organization and, in doing so, exposes many institutionalized weaknesses. Being serious about mobile means being willing to expose and address these weaknesses. Mobile is a catalyst for continuous improvement in the IT function.


Ojas Rege

Chief Strategy Officer

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Ojas Rege's perspective on enterprise mobility has been covered by Bloomberg, CIO Magazine, Financial Times, Forbes, and Reuters. He coined the term “Mobile First” on TechCrunch in 2007, one week after the launch of the first iPhone, to represent a new model of personal and business computing. He is co-inventor on six mobility patents, including the enterprise app store and BYOD privacy. Ojas is also a Fellow of the Ponemon Institute for information security policy. Ojas has a BS/MS in Computer Engineering from M.I.T. and an MBA from Stanford. Ojas is also Board Chair for Pact, a non-profit in Oakland, California that provides adoption services for children of color and their parents.