Bots and Beyond Episode 30: Behind the Scenes with a Chief Digital Officer


Over the past decade, as the need to accelerate digital transformation has intensified, global demand for Chief Digital Officers (CDOs) has spiked. At the intersection between business operations and technology, the CDO plays a crucial part in transforming business processes, driving innovation and optimizing both customer and employee experience. What does the role of CDO involve? How does it differ from that of the more traditional CIO role? And where does Automation fit in? 

These are just some of the questions that Bots & Beyond host Wayne Butterfield discusses with his guest William Harris, Group Chief Digital Officer at IQ-EQ.


About the host

Wayne is an automation pioneer, initially starting out as an early adopter of RPA in 2010, creating one of the first Enterprise scale RPA operations. His early setbacks at Telefonica UK, led to many of the best practices now instilled across RPA centres of excellence around the globe. Customer centric at heart, Wayne also specialises in Customer Service Transformation, and has been helping brands in becoming more Digitally focused for their customers. Wayne is an expert in Online Chat, Social Media and Online Communities, meaning he is perfectly placed to help take advantage of Chat Bots & Virtual Assistants. More recently Wayne has concentrate on Cognitive & AI automation, where he leads the European AI Automation practice, helping brands take advantage of this new wave of automation capability.