Joe Mildenhall, 2009 Honoree

Apollo Group Inc.
First job:
"Picking fruit for a neighbor with orchards."
Most valuable career advice:
"Invest an extra four hours a week in improving your job skills."
What do you love about IT?
"It never sits still. There are constant changes and challenges."
Favorite book:
Candide, by Voltaire
Leadership philosophy in a nutshell:
"The business values IT for the innovation it delivers to customers both internal and external, not for keeping everything running or incremental improvements. The business just assumes IT will do the latter.
"Aha" leadership moment:
"Recently I have realized that nothing replaces the need for communication in the IT environment. Processes can create a tendency to allow communication to become mechanical. I hear more responses like, 'It's all up on our wiki' or 'Just look in the proj
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