Job Title : Group CIO
Organization : Cambridge Assessment
Bruno Laquet is back in the CIO50 list for the fourth time as he continues to oversee all aspects of Cambridge Assessment's infrastructure services, including IT and logistics.
He joined Cambridge Assessment - the largest assessment agency in Europe - to help it navigate some significant changes in the way assessment is delivered, using technology to gain a competitive advantage.
Until April 2010 Laquet was Group CIO at steel manufacturer Corus, where he successfully delivered a major business transformation programme based on SAP technology and implemented a multisourcing strategy as it ended a major outsourcing contract.
Laquet has accumulated a vast amount of experience in the IT industry after starting his career at France Telecom. He was later European IT director at ST Microelectronics and then at Motorola in France, Switzerland and the US before joining aluminium manufacturer Pechiney - now part of Rio Tinto - as CIO.
He studied in France and graduated from the École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications in Paris.
Toby Wolpe is a senior reporter at TechRepublic in London. He started in technology journalism when the Apple II was state of the art.