Isaac Sacolick Bio

Isaac Sacolick Speaking

Isaac is the President and CIO of StarCIO, a consulting services business that helps businesses execute smarter, faster, safer, and innovative digital transformation programs that deliver results. Previously, he held transformational CIO roles at media, financial services, and construction industry businesses and was a founding CTO at media and social networking startups.

Isaac is a successful CIO who has led digital transformation, product development, innovation, agile management, and data science programs in multiple organizations. He has transformed underperforming businesses by delivering new digital products, investing in strategic technologies, enabling agile practices, outsourcing commodity services and establishing performance metrics. 

Isaac is the author of the Amazon bestseller, Driving Digital: The Leader's Guide to Business Transformation Through Technology where he shares many of his best practices in leading digital transformation. The book has received significant praise. called it a, “…timely, engaging, and practical roadmap to developing and implementing digital strategies.” The Heller Search Associate remarked, “Sacolick is an experienced CIO with multiple transformation efforts under his belt. His new book is packed with insights, guidelines and stories from the front lines of transformation.” Driving Digital was listed as the #2 book for CIO and IT Leaders by CIO UK. 

Isaac has been recognized as a top 100 social CIO, blogger, and industry speaker on many business enabling topics including digital transformation, innovation, enterprise agile, AI, and big data analytics. Isaac has been writing a blog, Social, Agile, and Transformation for over ten years with 500+ posts covering topics on CIO leadership, digital transformation, agile ways of working, data-driven organizations (including data governance, dataops, data science, machine learning, and AI), innovation, DevOps / ITSM, organizational change, and CIO leadership. Isaac also posts at's Driving Digital Transformation and is a contributing contributor at InfoWorld. Check out and subscribe to his YouTube channel, 5 Minutes with @NYIke.

He has been recognized as an industry-leading, agile, innovative CIO. In 2018, he was identified as a top digital transformation influencer by IDG, Enterprise Management 360, and Thinkers 360. In 2015 he was interviewed by Forbes on 5 Things to do When Leading a Digital Transformation, was listed on their Top 20 Social CIOs and was recognized as a Top 100 CIO in STEM. In 20162015 and 2014, he was listed on Huffington Post’s Top Social CIOs. 


About Isaac Sacolick

Isaac Sacolick is President of StarCIO, a technology leadership company that guides organizations on building digital transformation core competencies. He is the author of Digital Trailblazer and the Amazon bestseller Driving Digital and speaks about agile planning, devops, data science, product management, and other digital transformation best practices. Sacolick is a recognized top social CIO, a digital transformation influencer, and has over 900 articles published at InfoWorld,, his blog Social, Agile, and Transformation, and other sites. You can find him sharing new insights @NYIke on Twitter, his Driving Digital Standup YouTube channel, or during the Coffee with Digital Trailblazers.