InfoWorld has an interesting article
about the intersection of IT education and business education.
Which raises the question: what is the proper education for a CIO? It also raises the follow-on question: once they have the formal education, what's the idea path that someone should follow inside of a company in order to rise to the position of CIO?
Both boil down to the same question: what's the right balance between knowledge about how the business runs and knowledge about IT that will make someone a successful CIO?