‘The CIO Agenda 2015’ to impart knowledge on how companies can triumph in a digital economy

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Alliance Intellect, in association with the Banks’ CIO Forum (BCIOF) of Sri Lanka, is proud to announce its inaugural international CIO conference, ‘The CIO Agenda 2015’, themed ‘The Digital Flip’. 

‘The CIO Agenda 2015’ is conceptualised as a highly exclusive and influential, signature series and business leadership conference, which will feature a world class panel of internationally acclaimed industry experts, who will present their vision on digital leadership for 2015 and beyond. 

Striking insights on what digital business means, how it works and why it is of crucial importance in keeping business leaders at the forefront of strategy and technology, will be some of the key topics of discussion. The conference is designed to inspire delegates to realise, build, deploy and optimise digital opportunities while moving digital business from theory to practice.

Over 200+ C-Suite executives including CEOs, CIOs, CMOs, and CFOs are expected to converge at the conference venue to participate in the conference. Besides the powerful keynote addresses that will be delivered by an international panel of industry experts, three highly interactive customised track sessions dedicated to CIOs, CMOs and CFOs will also provide exposure to real thought leadership and innovation in specific areas of digital business transformation. 

Digital technologies are fundamental to the leading innovation-driven companies driving our economy. Creating an effective organisation (including its business model, infrastructure, and intelligent data use) in the digital economy is one of the greatest challenges faced by the entire C-Suite of executives, corporate leaders and management boards. 

Today, digital disruption is a real threat as well as an opportunity for many industries and this timely conference will provide strategic insights into how companies in Sri Lanka can succeed in an increasingly digital economy. 

Some of the reputed keynote speakers at the event will include David Brearley, Former Global CIO of Standard Chartered Bank Worldwide; Virginia Sharma, Director Marketing of LinkedIn Asia Pacific and Cyrus Daruwala, Managing Director of IDC Financials Asia Pacific. High profile technology and business evangelists from Oracle, IBM, VmWare, Microsoft, Polaris, Intel, SAP and MillenniumIT etc will also be present.

The CIO Agenda 2015 is not just another conference, it is an annual program of activities conceptualised and designed to transform CIOs and the executive leadership of organisations across all industries. The program is designed to help CIOs, C-Suite executives, and corporate leaders gain better insight into their businesses, while improving strategic and effective decision making skills and enhancing enterprise performance. 

The CIO Agenda 2015 program of activities includes quarterly CIO forums and strategic innovation discussions and round tables; a CIO web portal designed to be a comprehensive source of knowledge dissemination; a CIO EDM newsletter published bi-weekly; a CIO social media program; a CIO video broadcast channel, a CIO magazine and a CIO membership card.