Jackie A. Barretta, 2009 Honoree

Title
Vice president, CIO
Employer
Con-way Inc.
Location
Portland, , Ore.
First job:
Fitting-room clerk
Favorite vice:
"Ben & Jerry's"
Title you'd like to hold someday:
Chief futurist
What do you love about IT?
"The smart people who are attracted to it."
Passion outside of work:
"Exploring the capabilities of the human mind."
Leadership philosophy in a nutshell:
"Surround yourself with great people and give them a vision that excites them. That's really all it takes."
"Aha" leadership moment:
"Recently, I became much clearer about the different belief paradigms that individuals have and how that impacts their thought processes. It shed some light on the drastic differences in how executives view the world and what it takes to be successful in

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