Lincoln Wallen, 2013 Honoree

Chief technology officer
DreamWorks Animation
Glendale, Calif.
Characteristic most important in an IT hire:
I look for engineers who are experienced in achieving end-user results. We leverage technologies across a wide landscape of engineering skills, but at the core of each is an end experience that is robust, scalable and material to our bottom line.
Skills you'll hire for this year:
We are actively investing in engineers who are experienced in scalable service-oriented architectures. That skill set is critical in today's age of on-demand technology.
Your relationship with a key business leader:
My relationship with our head of production is critical. She oversees the key resources necessary for our filmmaking -- our artists and her partnership in developing transformational end-user experiences through technology is what puts us in the driver's seat for business advantages. Read the full profile
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