Many companies are racing to modernise their ‘core’ operations by agile developments. Does this hype of ‘digital transformation’ make organisations more fragile as it moves data and business processes out of ERP systems? This event will be unique as all CIONET countries will organise a local community event at the same moment bringing over 1000 digital leaders together in one virtual event.
We have CEO's of leading tech companies as keynote speakers, panel discussions per country, meet & greet sessions with the panel members, country bars and the possibility to have individual video calls.
11 March 2021 | 15:00 CET
This event is exclusive for CIONET members.
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Chairman, Center for Information Systems Research
MIT Sloan School
Chairman, researcher, board advisor, speaker, award winning and ‘best selling’ author, educator and workshop facilitator. Passionate expert on the role, value, and governance of digitization in enterprises and their ecosystems. Ziff Davis recognized Dr. Peter Weill as #24 of The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, the highest-ranked academic.
CEO Pamela Maynard believes Avanade’s purpose is to make a genuine human impact. She is committed to Avanade’s vision: to be the leading digital innovator, creating great experiences as we realize results for our clients and their customers through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. She says three of the most important things she does are to make sure our clients are successful on their digital journeys, ensure we stay on the pulse of the next wave of technology, and make sure our Avanade team feels inspired, confident and cared for.Before being named CEO in September 2019, Pamela was President of Product and Innovation, focused on defining and delivering innovative solutions for our clients. Earlier in her Avanade career she was President of our European organization after serving as General Manager of Avanade UK.Pamela is a passionate supporter of diversity and inclusion and is the executive sponsor of our Women’s Employee Resource Group, which inspires women and empowers connections to drive personal and professional growth and innovation. She also is executive sponsor of our Technology for Social Good initiative, through which we bring the power of our cloud and digital technology skills and expertise to non-profit organizations, digitally transforming their work and accelerating their social impact.Pamela draws inspiration from the varied backgrounds and cultures she encounters as she travels the world. When she is not meeting with clients or inspiring our teams, you will find her enjoying time with family and friends.Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences on the Microsoft ecosystem. With 39,000 professionals in 25 countries, we are the power behind the Accenture Microsoft Business Group, helping companies to engage customers, empower employees, optimize operations and transform products, leveraging the Microsoft platform. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.
I chose to join Software AG because I believe we can be the best, most innovative company in the digital transformation space. Many companies want to ‘change the world’. I’m convinced that at Software AG, we have the three elements to do it: the talent, the technology, and extraordinary customers.With more than twenty years experience as a technology executive, I bring hands-on IoT and software expertise, a wealth of international experience, and technical know-how blended with an entrepreneurial vision to Software AG.I learned from my journey across different countries and cultures that diversity is a crucial element in building an environment that stimulates creativity and innovation. Being inclusive is a fundamental part of my business approach and the future of Software AG rests on our ability to deliver innovative solutions for our customers. And this can only happen if we recognize and harness the diverse range of thoughts, experiences, and skills across our company.I have been a frequent guest speaker at industry events and conferences where I demonstrate the value of the connected IoT ecosystem and my obsession for customer-centric innovations that can deliver unprecedented organizational performance.I am a citizen of the world, born in India, and having worked and lived in England, Finland, Belgium, Holland, and Germany. I’m also an avid cyclist and runner, and currently reside in Darmstadt, Germany.
Global Leader of Digital
Boston Consulting Group
Tom Reichert is the global leader of DigitalBCG at Boston Consulting Group, chair of the practice areas, and a member of the firm's Executive Committee. In his role as chair of global practices, he also oversees BCG's large-scale change initiatives: transformation, enablement, and postmerger integration. Tom is a member of the firm's Operating Committee, and he also chairs the board of BCG Digital Ventures.
Tom previously served as BCG’s chair of North America, overseeing operations in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. He was also global leader of BCG's Technology Advantage practice, having led the practice in the Americas and the Operations and IT banking segments worldwide.
Since joining BCG in 1995, he has worked extensively in Europe, Australia, and Asia, helping clients transform their businesses and IT functions. His expertise spans a wide range of topics, including business strategies, large-scale change, and risk management.
Tom played a key role as a lead instructor for Digital Transformation, an online course developed by BCG in partnership with the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. The course, available on Coursera.org, enables students to examine the pace of digital change and the imperative it creates for businesses.
In 2014, Consulting magazine named him one of the industry's top 25 most influential consultants in the leadership category. Prior to joining BCG, Tom was acting CIO at BT Financial Australia/New Zealand and was a relationship manager for small to medium-sized companies for Dresdner Bank in Germany.
CIO Business Banking & Retail
Business Partner Director
Silicon Valley Data Capital
Lara Druyan is a Managing Director with Silicon Valley Data Capital, a seed and early-stage venture capital fund. Previously, she worked for RBC where she was a Managing Director and Head of Innovation, responsible for the Bank’s digital transformation. She led the development of innovation strategy and execution as well as the identification and evaluation of start-ups and venture capital investments that drove the Bank’s technology, analytics, payments and infrastructure roadmaps. Her team drove 14 new products into production.Previously, she was the Founding Partner of G&B Partners, an investment and advisory firm. She also served as a Venture Adviser to SRI International and as Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees and Chair of the Investment Committee for the San Jose’s Federated Employee Retirement System (a $2.5B pension plan). Previously, she was an Investor in Residence at US Venture Partners and a General Partner with an early-stage venture capital firm. Lara also worked at Silicon Graphics as a product manager and released a dozen software products. Some of the companies in which she has invested in include: Xactly (XTLY), Powerset (MSFT), Skout (MEET), Cultivate, Doorstead, RevGenomics and Deduce. In 2018, she was named as one of the “Innovators to Watch: 44 Executives Shaping the Future of Banking” by Bank Innovation and to Constellation’s “Business Transformation 150”. Lara serves on the Global Alumni Boards of the Harvard Business School and of the University of Chicago.Lara holds an AB in Economics with Honors from the University of Chicago and a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School.
Vice President of Business Development
Gamiel has a unique passion for helping drive corporate innovation and grow Mayfield’s early-stage portfolio. He runs the business development function for Mayfield and focuses specifically on accelerating product-market fit and early customer adoption for Mayfield’s investments.He and his team have built a global network of CXOs, called the Mayfield Innovation Network, made up of CIOs, CTOs, CISOs and business leaders from across all industries, who need access to new ideas to compete in their own markets. This is a highly engaged global network whose members join CXO Insight forums, CXO of the Future Podcasts, and provide CXO Priorities in formal reports.Gamiel brings more than 25 years of operational and venture capital experience to the Mayfield team. He previously served as Chief Strategy Officer for SOASTA (acquired by Akamai) and was responsible for ongoing operational improvements in sales, marketing, channels, plus strategic partnerships, corporate development, and investment support. Gamiel was also a partner at Sierra Ventures, responsible for leading the Sierra CIO Summit attended by over 150 Global CIOs for eight years. He has also held executive leadership roles at IBM, Oracle, BEA (acquired by Oracle), Appcelerator (acquired by Axway), and Cassatt (acquired by CA).Gamiel is a California native, father of 3, and husband of more than 30 years. He loves to give back as a volunteer, with a focus on education. He is currently leading an effort as chair of the Career Services Advisory Council at Cal Poly.
Didi Dayton is a partner at Wing responsible for Customer Markets and Programs.Prior to Wing, Didi spent 20 years in the Cyber Security field specializing in building Go-To-Market and routes to market for hyper-growth organizations such as Websense, FireEye, Tanium and Cylance.She successfully led sales and channel teams at various Companies like Symantec, Arrow and Cylance (now Blackberry) through 12 M&A and integration activities. Her focus and execution on Alliances and Managed Service Providers directly assisted FireEye with a successful IPO. She has been awarded the prestigious Channel Chief award 4 years running, the 50 most Influential Channel Chiefs and in 2019 Didi made it to the Power 100 Women of the Channel. More recently, Didi has acted as advisor to the board of JASK and 1011 Ventures.Didi holds a Bachelor of the Arts degree from the American University of Paris. She speaks 4 languages.
Chief of Technology, Digital and Customer Officer
Paulo Cesar Imelk is passionate about technology and is convinced that IT professionals need to be creative, need to get away from the obvious, help with innovative systems deployments, and find new solutions that make processes more practical. He believes that digital transformation is only valid if it makes sense for the business and is achieved with cross-functional teams.Azul Seguros is part of Porto Seguro Group and offers simple solutions and competitive prices to clients and businesses partners, always seeking for quality in service. Azul Seguros has more than 1,9 million clients and 33 thousand partners / brokers. The company was a pioneer releasing a popular kind of insurance, Azul Seguro Auto Popular. Cooperation, transparency, justice and listening with genuine interest are essential values for the company.
CIO Brazil / Latam
Natura & Co
Natura & Co is a Brazilian global personal care cosmetics group, headquartered in São Paulo. The Natura &Co Group currently includes Natura Cosméticos, Aesop, The Body Shop and Avon. The Group is present in 73 countries across all continents except Antarctica.Renata Marquez is a dynamic IT executive, with international experience,. She has built her career mainly in biotechnology and consumer industries.Next to being CIO, Renata is also - Google Brazil Advisory Board Member- CIONet Advisory Board Member- FIA & IT Media CIO Academy Advisory member- ASUG Board of Directors - Events & Communication Director- Member of Singularity São Paulo Chapter
Vice-presidente da Raízen e também responsável por Inovação e o Pulse, espaço de hospedagem e aceleração de startups. Por 6,5 anos ocupou a função de diretor de tecnologia da informação também na Raízen.
Anteriormente, foi consultor da Accenture liderando projetos em diversos setores (bens de consumo, varejo, aéreo, óleo e gás, telecom e utilities). É engenheiro mecânico de produção pela FEI com especialização em administração de empresas pela FGV e extensões acadêmicas em Liderança e Inovação pela ISE/IESE, INSEAD, UC Berkeley e Tel Aviv University. Atua também como professor de pós-graduação e MBA no IBE-FGV e Pecege/Esalq-USP. Fabio Mota é membro do conselho assessor da CIONET Brasil.
A seasoned CIO providing leadership and vision through 20 years experience of senior management positions in large manufacturing and heavy building materials businesses in the UK, Europe & North America.
Mark Foulsham is COO at Kensington Mortgages, where he is responsible for lending operations, customer servicing, technology, digital, data, procurement partnerships and business change.Mark has extensive business experience within start-ups, joint ventures, SMEs and multi-nationals: in particular those with entrepreneurial and pioneering leadership.
Strategic Advisor in the Office of CEO
Craig joined salesforce from Shell where he had 32 years of Oil & Gas experience with key assignments in all regions, in both the Upstream and Downstream. As a global CIO of one of our largest customer, Craig comes with a deep understanding of our products, our culture, and the challenges that face a modern CIO in the fast changing world of technology. At Shell he was responsible for the executive relationship with Salesforce, and as part of that role, trailblazed the setup of a global internal Salesforce Centre of Competence with 200+ people to drive the adoption and phenomenal growth of Salesforce solutions within all areas of Shell's businesses, while significantly reducing IT operating costs. He brings us a passion for business, diversity, people, delivering value from technology, and customer success.
Lufthansa Cargo AG
After studies and a PhD in mathematics, physics, computer science and business administration in Mainz (Germany) and Valencia (Spain), Jochen Göttelmann started his professional career as software developer at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson.
After several IT positions in reinsurance (Cologne Re) and private banking (Credit Suisse) he worked 12 years for Allianz Global Investors, in the latest position with European responsibility for the core IT systems.
2015 he moved as CIO to Lufthansa Cargo, now in charge of the logistics IT at Lufthansa Group. His work is characterized by a strong business focus with long years experience in technology, always succeeding to apply the best technology and to drive the digtalization for his industry.
Ullstein Buchverlage GmbH
For more than 20 years as an executive, Philipzen has always practiced her technology responsibility holistically. Whether database-based compilations of learning materials for children, initiating the interoperability discussion in publishing, software development for automated product generation, or implementing mobile working in the organization - her expertise is wide-ranging. In IDG's renowned "CIO of the Year 2020" competition, the former CTO of Ullstein won third place in the SME category
Peter Janze is Managing Director of digital@M GmbH, a 100% subsidiary of the City of Munich. With his team, he has set himself the goal of significantly supporting and advancing the digitization of the city in its many facets.
He sees the modernization of the Public Sector as an opportunity to use new technologies in a way that focuses on the needs of citizens.
In his previous position, Peter Janze was CIO and CDO, where he supported the digitization and transformation of business models. With the project "Digital Workplace", he was voted into the top 5 at the "CIO of the Year" in 2018.
CTO & Founder
Kalman Tiboldi is Chief Business Innovation Officer of TVH Group, worldwide market leader in replacement parts and accessories for material handling and industrial vehicles, and has over 35 years' experience in using information technology for business process innovation.Kalman merged IT and business in a new department called Business Innovation through IT (BI²T), and managed to promote the collaboration between IT and business as a driving force behind innovation. With his team he has successfully implemented a flawless IT infrastructure with flexible applications, based on service-oriented architecture, using DevOps, and has turned TVH into a real-time extended enterprise.Providing the leadership and direction towards the development and implementation of information systems, Kalman is taking advantage of cloud-based services, Big Data, Internet of Things and strongly supports Open Source solutions.
Information Technology Lead at SD Worx
Three years ago, Ruben designed an agile transformation for the IT Division of SD Worx (700 employees) and successfully applied it afterwards in his own IT department of around 150 employees. Complex legacy projects began to accelerate shortly thereafter, reigniting the organisation’s belief in own IP software development. On CIOFEST he will share his five keys to success: Business-IT fusion, OKR methodology, a new HR model, radical change in reward systems and a managed innovation of standards.
Senior IT Programme Manager
Toyota Motor Europe
Shafi has been 13 years at Toyota Motor Europe.
VP, Head of New Technology and Cybersecurity
BNP Paribas Bank Polska
Zakład Ubezpieczeń Społecznych
Gerent de l'Institut Municipal d'Informàtica
Barcelona City Council
COO / CIO
ING Direct Spain & Portugal
Jordi Bueno Molpeceres is an experienced CTO & CIO, who is general manager at Nationale Nederlanden Oxygen Group, where he is running the modern state of the art "Insurance as a Service" Platform of NN.
He is an experienced C-Level Executive with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry.
Jordi Bueno Molpeceres holds a Master in Project & Business Management from La Salle Business School.
Coca Cola FEMSA
Carlo Bozzoli was appointed Enel’s Head of Global Information and Communications Technology in July 2014. He began his professional career when he joined Enel in 1984, starting at the Turbigo thermal power plant before moving on to the business’ Rome headquarters in 1999, where he worked principally in business process reengineering. Between 2000 and 2009 he took up a number of positions in the ICT Division, heading up the introduction of SAP technology at Enel, the smart metering project, IT Planning and the Strategy, Performance & Quality Management Function, before becoming Head of ICT Demand and Delivery for the Infrastructure & Networks and Generation & Energy Management Divisions. Before taking up his current role he was Head of Network Commercial Services for the Infrastructure & Networks Division in Italy, where he was responsible for metering, energy balance, energy traders management, grid connection, billing and credit management, service quality and customer care. He was born in Modena in 1962 and he is married with one son. He graduated with a degree in Economic Sciences.
Rai - Radiotelevisione Italiana
Massimo Rosso directs Information and Communication Technology strategic plans, policies, programs and schedules for business and finance data processing, computer services, network communications, and management information services to accomplish corporate goals and objectives.He coordinates the actions of the ICT Department for editorial and production processes digitalisation, in coordination with Television, Radio and Internet Engineering.Massimo Rosso has been invited as a speaker in several Universities like Tor Vergata and Elis in Rome, Cà Foscari in Venice, Bocconi and MIP in Milan, Liuc in Varese and SAA in Turin.He is President of the Board of Directors of CIONET Italy
Passionate about technology and innovation, Filippo has more than 15 years of experience in the field of Digital Business and Innovative Startups.After previous experiences as Business Consultant for Accenture Spa and then as LatAm Mobile Director for Dada Spa, Filippo began his adventure as a digital entrepreneur by founding Instal in 2014, a platform dedicated to mobile and performance marketing and in 2018 VD, a new digital media. with a focus on social impact. Since the beginning of 2020, Filippo has also held the role of CEO of StartupItalia and sits on the Board of Directors of the investment company "Cii2 - Club Italia Investimenti 2".Filippo has a degree in Economics from the Luigi Bocconi University.
During the first hour we will have top international keynote speakers: Pamela Maynard, Dr. Peter Weill and Tom Reichert.During the second hour we will split up into local CIONET community meetings. During this period a panel discussion wil take place per country with 3 well known local CIO’s. Please attend the meeting of your respective CIONET community.During the third hour there will be breakout sessions in several languages. Feel free to select any session. This will be a very interactive session, similar to round table meetings, with Q&A. If you would like to ask questions or share your experiences, entre the session and share your video and micro.During the last half hour we will come back to the main stage for Sanjay Brahmawar, CEO @ Software AG.In between presentations you will be able to network individually with members of your respective community and visit partner booths and bars like on traditional events.We believe that this event will look and feel like a physical conference.This event is exclusive for CIONET members.
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