Robert L. Geller, 2010 Honoree

Title
CIO
Employer
XO Communications
Location
Herndon,, Va.
First job:
Programmer at the IRS
Favorite vice:
Poker
Title you'd like to hold someday:
"CEO of a small software company."
Would you advise young people to pursue an IT career?
"I would. Technology is only going to become more important."
If I were not in this business, I would probably be...
"a teacher."
Favorite gadget:
"My iPod."
Leadership philosophy in a nutshell:
"Inspire, facilitate, give people room to succeed."
Passion outside of work:
Biking
Recreational best:
"Bowling; 190 average."
Favorite sport:
Basketball
Technology pet peeve:
"Technology for technology's sake."
A recent great read:
Kennedy, by Ted Sorensen
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