Daniel M. Flax, 2010 Honoree

Title
CIO
Employer
Cowen & Co.
Location
New York
Most valuable career advice:
"A reminder that the most important grade you got in school was 'gets along well with others.'"
Would you advise young people to pursue an IT career?
"Only if they have a passion for technology."
Best mentoring relationship:
"The CEO of the first company I worked for out of college. He's been a fantastic guide to me."
Favorite gadget:
"Too easy... these days, it's my iPhone."
Ask me to do anything but...
"laundry."
Recreational best:
Chicago marathon in 3 hours, 29 minutes, 52 seconds.
Favorite sport:
"NFL football. I'm a season ticket holder for the Philadelphia Eagles."
Favorite movie:
The Right Stuff
What's the most interesting thing people don't know about you?
"I was picked for and won a dating TV game show."
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