Richard Siemer, Former CIO for New York's HRA, Talks about His Career & the Changing Role of the CIO in SarderTV Interview

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Richard Siemer provides rare insight into the role of CIO in public sector.

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Siemer offers a thoughtful discussion of how being in the public sector affects a variety of issues from leadership style, introducing innovation into the organization and keeping current as a CIO.

Richard Siemer, former Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA), provides an inner view of his career in a recent interview with Phil Weinzimer, correspondent for Sarder TV, the independent online video learning channel. In the interview, Richard discusses how his desire to have a service directed career led to his becoming the CIO of New York's HRA, an organization that provides resources to more than four million New Yorkers. He also provides his insight on how the the role of the CIO has changed over the years.

“Richard Siemer provides a real role model for CIOs. His video interview offers viewers the opportunity to hear from an individual who had immense responsibility in his job. He had to get it right, from dealing with a crisis like Katrina, to day to day operations of such a large service organization,” said Russell Sarder, CEO of NetCom Learning and the creator of Sarder TV.

One of the topics covered in the Sarder TV interview with Richard Siemer is the difference in being the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of a public service government organization versus being a CIO in the private sector. He discusses the different issues that arise from being CIO in an organization that must deal with administrations that are elected for a limited amount of time, budget constraints and being able to demonstrate long term values for strategic business decisions while dealing with the political nature of the job. Siemer offers a thoughtful discussion of how being in the public sector affects a variety of issues from leadership style, introducing innovation into the organization and keeping current as a CIO. The video interview provides real insight into public sector jobs in terms of both benefits and difficulties for anyone considering a management job in a government organization.

Sarder TV offers provoking, educational and candid interviews so that new entrepreneurs and aspiring business people can learn from them. The database is part of the international Learning Movement created by Russell Sarder to help spread knowledge and inspire a passion in lifelong learning. Operating on the premise that motivated individuals can learn from the experience, the success and the mistakes of others, Sarder TV provides a unique opportunity to see and hear influential personalities talk about the subjects that matter to them. Some of the past interviewees have included Ira Neimark, former CEO of Bergdorf Goodman; Susan Davis, CEO of BRAC USA; and Dan Hoffman, President and CEO of M5.

Don't miss this informative interview with Richard Siemer at SarderTV.

Sarder TV seeking additional leaders for interviews.

Sarder TV is also seeking leaders to interview and is targeting leaders from Fortune 500 companies and exceptional public figures like Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Jim Collins, Bill Gates, Warren Buffet and many more. According to the National Venture Capital Association, more than 30 percent to $600 million this year has been invested in Web-based education. For investors seeking an opportunity to participate in a multimillion dollar idea Sarder TV presents an excellent investment and is actively seeking investors. Several investors have already expressed an interest in this innovative idea. Investors interested in becoming a part of Sarder TV are invited to get in touch as well, contact us at russellsarder(at)netcomlearning(dot)com.

About Sarder TV
Sarder TV is a learning channel that contains a series of exclusive educational interview videos from top leaders in their industries, as well as motivational videos encouraging our public to succeed in their personal and professional lives, and many more. Russell Sarder, CEO of Sarder TV, has interviewed a series of leaders, who have shared their experiences and how they were able to achieve their success. Some of the names that Sarder has interviewed are: Ira Neimark, former CEO of Bergdorf Goodman; Russ Edelman, co-author of Nice Guys Can Get the Corner Office; Dan Hoffman; and David Hershfield, SVP Online Technology at RedCats.

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