1) Industry

2) Chief Information Officer / highest level IT role within your company

3) Importance of leadership priorities for a CIO / highest level IT role in your organization

4) How is the role of CIO / highest level IT role evolving in your organization in terms of strategic contribution?

5) Characteristics in terms of their importance to success in the CIO / highest IT role today (1 = most important, 8 = least important)

6) Additional skills that are essential for an executive to master in order to succeed in the CIO / highest level IT role

7) Has your CIO / highest level IT role in your organization been gaining influence or are they becoming less important as IT becomes a more mainstream function?

8) How does the CIO / highest level IT role influence the progress of the company?

9) As an IT leader, how confident are you that you’re doing everything you can to cultivate the network and professional growth you’ll need to stay at the top of your field?

10) Career aspirations

11) What professional development activities do you currently engage in?

12) What professional development activities do you currently engage in?

13) Whom do you collaborate when you face an IT-related business challenge?

14) If you are a CIO / highest level IT leader, how do you describe your personal experience as CIO over the past year?

15) In your company, which of the following are possible next steps in a CIO’s / highest level IT leadership role's career trajectory?

16) Do you believe you’ll find the next step at your current company or would you have to leave?

17) How important is personal branding for you? (1 being not important, 5 being very important)

18) Other than Think IT, are you part of any additional networking groups?

19) Do you regularly engage in speaking opportunities?

20) How often are you presenting / speaking at events?

21) Do you wish to be more involved in public speaking?

22) Are you actively involved in a nonprofit organization?

23) If so, are you part of the Board of Directors of that nonprofit organization?

24) On a scale from 1–5, how important is mentorship for you? (1 being not important, 5 being very important)

25) Are you currently a mentor?

26) Do you currently have a mentor?

27) When looking to strengthen your own personal brand, which resources do you use? (Check all that apply)

28) Age

29) Race

30) Education