Edward W.H. Marx, 2010 Honoree

Title
CIO
Employer
Texas Health Resources
Location
Arlington,, Texas
First job:
Janitor in an outpatient medical facility
Most valuable career advice:
"Attitude, not aptitude, determines altitude."
Favorite vice:
"Lemonheads and RockBand."
Title you'd like to hold someday:
"Best husband and father ever."
Would you advise young people to pursue an IT career?
"No. Pursue your passion, and everything else will fall into place. I do not consider myself in an IT career. I am in a career to help others, and it just so happens that the best vehicle for me leverages technology."
Leadership philosophy in a nutshell:
"Reward performance. Love your people. Be brutally honest. Passion, vision and excellence."
Ask me to do anything but...
"skip a workout."
Passion outside of work:
Argentine tango
Recreational best:
"I ran a sub-six-minute mile in 2008."
Favorite sport:
Ironman triathlon
2009: What's hot? What's not?
Hot: Vampires, health care. Not: Plaid."
Favorite movie:
The Sound of Music
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