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Run and Reinvent

Turning pressure to power: The changing role of chief IT executives

Frankfurt |
Speakers include:
Olaf  Storbeck

Olaf Storbeck

Financial Times

Overview

The ever-evolving demands of customers and the ever-present threat of competitive new entrants mean that reinventing an organisation is seldom off the agenda for chief IT executives. While they have a plethora of solutions and technologies at their disposal, the key trait that will ensure their organisation’s success is the ability to continue delighting customers while their transformative IT strategies are being executed and continually maintained behind the scenes.

In short, it means that enterprises need to seamlessly flex to any new market forces while at the same time preventing any delays to their customer-facing services, technologies and propositions. To achieve this, IT and business executives must align on digital resources and budgets and make use of new cloud, AI and automation technologies to transition to cost-effective, high-performing enterprises.

Hosted by the Financial Times, in partnership with BMC Software, this private executive dinner, held under the Chatham House Rule, will convene chief IT executives to discuss how they can manage the increased pressure and responsibility placed upon them in the face of ever-increasing digital disruption.

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Agenda - 3rd Mar

  • 6:30pm
    Welcome drinks
  • 6:45pm
    Welcome remarks

    Olaf Storbeck, Frankfurt Correspondent, Financial Times

  • 6:55pm
    Dinner and discussion
    • Adapting to customer and market changes
    • The value of seamless cognitive infrastructure
    • Creating a culture for positive change
  • 8:55pm
    Closing remarks

    Olaf Storbeck, Frankfurt Correspondent, Financial Times

  • 9:00pm
    Carriages

Chaired by (1)

Olaf  Storbeck

Olaf Storbeck

Frankfurt Correspondent
Financial Times

Olaf Storbeck has been the Financial Times' Frankfurt banking correspondent since 2017. He joined from Reuters Breakingviews where he worked at a London-based columnist for five years. From 2001 to 2012, Olaf worked in various roles at German business daily Handelsblatt in Düsseldorf and London. He graduated in economics at the University of Cologne and is an alumnus of the Cologne School for Journalism. 

Presented by (1)

The Financial Times is one of the world’s leading business news organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. The FT has a record paying readership of one million, three-quarters of which are digital subscriptions. It is part of Nikkei Inc., which provides a broad range of information, news and services for the global business community.

In partnership with (1)

BMC delivers software, services, and expertise to help more than 10,000 customers, including 92% of the Forbes Global 100, meet escalating digital demands and maximize IT innovation. From mainframe to mobile to multi-cloud and beyond, our solutions empower enterprises of every size and industry to run and reinvent their businesses with efficiency, security, and momentum for the future.

Venue

Sofitel Frankfurt Opera
Opernpl. 16
Frankfurt 60313

Germany

Tel: +49 69 2566950
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