The IT landscape, how it supports business, drives change and derives business value is changing rapidly. How are we redefining the role of future IT leaders...
Author - Mark Polansky
Mark Polansky is a Senior Client Partner and the Managing Director of Korn/Ferry International’s Information Technology Center of Expertise for North America. He is based in the New York office.
With more than 25 years of executive search experience, all in technology, Mr. Polansky has extensively recruited chief information officers, chief technology officers and other senior IT leaders across a wide range of vertical industry sectors. He also has expertise in recruiting for both general and technical management for public and private high-tech companies, managed service providers, professional services organizations, venture firms and their portfolio companies.
Before entering the search field, Mr. Polansky spent 11 years in computer programming, systems management and business development at two large information technology organizations engaged in the development, support and marketing of information systems in the financial services and higher education sectors.
Mr. Polansky previously taught computer science at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn College, and Southern Connecticut State University. He currently serves on the advisory board of Columbia University's executive graduate program in information technology management.
He is a member of the Society for Information Management previously serving as chairman and president of the New York Metro Chapter. Mr. Polansky currently serves on the advisory boards of The Information Technology Senior Management Forum, the national organization dedicated to fostering executive talent among African-American IT professionals, and HITEC, the Hispanic Information Technology Executive Council.