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Jim Noble Biography

Jim Noble is Principal of The Advisory Council, an organization of over 350 experts providing technical & career advice to senior IT executives.

Previously, Noble was Global Head of IT strategy for BP, Managing Director of IT for Merrill Lynch & Co, Group Vice President and CIO of Altria Group Inc, Senior Vice President and CIO at AOL Time Warner. Prior to that, Noble had been with General Motors Corp, where he was based in Detroit as Chief Technology Strategy Officer, moving to that assignment from the role of CIO of General Motors International, where he was responsible for all IT activities outside of North America. Earlier in his career, Noble led the worldwide IT consulting practice at Cap Gemini, and prior to that he worked for GE on the design of aircraft systems.

In 2012, Noble was awarded CIO Magazine’s annual award for innovation in IT. He also was president of the Society for Information Management, the leading professional association for IT executives.