Legends of Employee Experience

All episodes Visit Moveworks

Scale up your vision: How this leader helped 36 employees become CIOs

Episode 04 | Patrick Thompson, Chief Information & Digital Transformation Officer at Albemarle

Most leaders think that alignment is the key to building a successful team. Patrick Thompson, Chief Information & Digital Transformation Officer at Albemarle, likes to focus on enablement. By developing his team to share that mindset, he’s completely transformed support at Albemarle — and seen 36 former employees become CIOs, CISOs, and CTOs.

In this episode we discuss…

  • How to develop a team of customer-centric leaders (4:10)
  • Setting a plan and communicating your vision to your team (5:28)
  • Why every leader should create their own “laws of leadership” (6:50)
  • Three of Patrick’s laws for leaders (9:16)
  • Why you should focus on lead metrics, not lag results (13:04)
  • The difference between IT-centric and business-centric CIOs (20:41)
  • Modernizing the employee experience at Albemarle (24:04)
  • Collaboration between IT and HR (27:03)
  • Why employee experience should be the #1 priority for CIOs (29:54)
  • Making IT easy for end users by “leaning into the red” (35:25)
  • Patrick’s secret to success: “produce more than you consume every day” (39:40)

Recent Episodes

Watch: Scale up your vision: How this leader helped 36 employees become CIOs

Scale up your vision: How this leader helped 36 employees become CIOs

Episode 4 | Patrick Thompson, Chief Information & Digital Transformation Officer at Albemarle

Most leaders think that alignment is the key to building a successful team. Patrick Thompson, Chief Information & Digital Transformation Officer at Albemarle, likes to focus on enablement. By developing his team to share that mindset, he’s completely transformed support at Albemarle — and seen 36 former employees become CIOs, CISOs, and CTOs.

Subscribe to get next month’s episode

Get the latest episode in your inbox.

Got it!

You'll be notified when new episodes are published.

Privacy Policy