CIO career path: how the UK's top IT business leaders reached their positions

The surprising professional and academic backgrounds of some of the UK's leading CIOs

Successful CIOs must possess skills ranging from IT expertise to people management in order to succeed in an extremely varied profession. It is therefore unsurprising that the UK's top IT business leaders come from a diverse array of backgrounds.

Here's our look at some of the more unconventional routes into the profession taken by CIOs in the UK.

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