BOSTON, May 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Warner Communications, a world-class boutique public relations and communications firm is celebrating its eighth year as the agency of record for the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium. Now in its 13th year, the Symposium has grown to become the premier global conference for CIOs and digital business executives. Tomorrow, May 18, more than 800 CIOs and technologists from leading companies around the globe will gather at the MIT Kresge Auditorium to exchange ideas on this year's theme - thriving in the digital economy.
The event is designed to showcase CIOs with high-level insight, leading academic research and counsel from innovative companies and business leaders. Providing CIOs and senior IT executives an opportunity to explore enterprise technology innovations, business practices and actionable insight, the event brings MIT professors and business leaders together to discuss the future of their industries.
"Warner Communications' deep experience with technology media has been vital to the growth of the Symposium each year," said Lindsey Anderson, chair of the MIT Sloan CIO Sympoisium. "Over the years we have added new elements to the program, from the MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Award to changes to our overall format. Each year the media exposure and overall reach of the event grows along with us."
This year's agenda features speakers representing companies ranging from BNY Mellon to IBM Analytics, JetBlue, GE Digital, Uber and many more. While considering the digital economy, agenda topics range from the gig economy to big data, privacy, security, analytics, the Internet of Things (IoT) and many others. More than 45 members of the press will be in attendance to cover the event.
"We are very proud to contribute to the growth of the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium for the eighth consecutive year," said Carin Warner, President of Warner Communications. "We have the not only seen this event and community grow through social and traditional media, but have also had the distinct privilege of working with some of the most brilliant minds in their respective fields."
For more information on the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, visit www.mitcio.com.
About Warner Communications
Warner Communications provides strategic integrated communications counsel, including corporate and product communications, public relations strategy development, media relations, social media marketing, promotions, special events, product introductions, crisis management, and corporate identity, and a commitment to delivering unmatched product quality and client service.
About the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium
The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is the premier global conference for CIOs and digital business executives to become more effective leaders. In one day, CIOs and senior IT executives explore enterprise technology innovations, business practices and receive actionable information that enables them to meet the challenges of today and the future. The Symposium offers a unique learning environment by bringing together the academic thought leadership of MIT with the in-the-trenches experience of leading, global CIOs and industry experts. The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is organized and developed by the MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association, the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE), and the MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research (CISR). Visit www.mitcio.com for more information and registration.
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