Doug Ross, 2010 Honoree

Vice president, chief technology officer
Western & Southern Financial Group
First job:
Software engineer
Favorite vice:
Lee Child's novels
Would you advise young people to pursue an IT career?
"Yes, if they have an interest in both business and technology."
Favorite gadget:
Leadership philosophy in a nutshell:
"From George S. Patton: 'A good plan, violently executed today, always beats a perfect plan next week.'"
Ask me to do anything but...
"repair PC hardware."
Recreational best:
"330-pound bench press at 178-pound body weight."
What's in your MP3 or CD player right now?
Mark Levin
In high school, I was...
"a nerd."
A recent great read:
The Game-Changer: How You Can Drive Revenue and Profit Growth With Innovation, by A.G. Lafley and Ram Charan
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