Todd A. Norwood, 2009 Honoree

Vice president, ERP integration; interim CIO
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Irving, , Texas
First job:
"I lived in a small town, Daingerfield, Texas, and worked at the local feed store, where I had a variety of responsibilities ranging from interfacing with customers to stocking the warehouses."
What do you love about IT?
"I love the constant challenge and change. No one could ever say it's a boring industry."
What's in your MP3 player?
"Classic rock from the '60s and '70s -- The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin."
Favorite book:
The Fountainhead, by Ayn Rand
Favorite TV show:
Gene Simmons Family Jewels
Leadership philosophy in a nutshell:
"I make sure I have the best team in place, provide them with clear direction and challenging assignments, and then get out of the way and let them succeed."
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