William C. Brown , 2010 Honoree

Senior vice president, CIO
Iron Mountain Inc.
First job:
Dishwasher at a local restaurant
Most valuable career advice:
"Two things: Honesty is black and white; focus on your potential, not your performance."
Favorite vice:
Fig Newtons
Title you'd like to hold someday:
"World's best husband and father."
Would you advise young people to pursue an IT career?
"Absolutely, but pursue it from a business process or business operations angle."
If I were not in this business, I would probably be...
"a charter captain in Cabo San Lucas."
Favorite gadget:
Leadership philosophy in a nutshell:
"Focus on people, and give and request feedback liberally."
Ask me to do anything but...
Passion outside of work:
Offshore fishing
Favorite sport:
A recent great read:
Leading Change, by John P. Kotter
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