CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Smarter enterprises require leaders who not only understand the revolutionary potential of insightful technologies and how to scale them, but who can also act as cultural change agents, steering their executive business peers in transforming their organizations for competitive advantage. With this in mind, global CIOs are invited to learn how to lead a smarter enterprise by attending the 16th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, May 22, 2019. Registration is now open for the nation's premier CIO event, with early-bird savings of up to 35 percent available through February 28, 2019.
The premier conference will bring together nearly 900 CIOs, senior IT executives, technology innovators and MIT academic thought leaders together on the MIT campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, for a full day of networking, collaboration and discussions around emerging and evolving technologies like machine learning, AI, big data, IoT, cybersecurity, blockchain, and cloud. Attendees will learn how to leverage these insightful technologies to create smarter organizations that are deeply engaged with their customers and other stakeholders.
"This year's conference will enable CIOs to integrate data-driven insights into every decision they make," said Lindsey Anderson, Chair of the 2019 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium. "We are excited to provide opportunities for global business leaders to learn to leverage the latest technologies and scale them across the enterprise, thus enabling a smarter enterprise that is more customer-oriented and quicker to market."
More than a dozen keynote presentations and interactive panel discussions tied to this year's theme "Leading the Smarter Enterprise" will feature more than 60 business leaders, technology trendsetters, and thought leaders from academia. Potential topics to be addressed during the conference, include:
Designed for Digital: How to Architect Your Business for Sustained Success
Leading the Smarter Enterprise With Smarter Data
Putting Blockchain to Work
How Big Companies are Running Smarter
Managing Strategic Risks of Smart Technologies
Managing Organizational Explosions During Digital Transformation
Additionally, the Symposium's Innovation Showcasewill feature 10 carefully selected early-stage companies that are providing innovative and valuable IT solutions. The Showcase will be open to the public from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is co-organized 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). It will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Kresge Auditorium, 48 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA. For more information and to register, please visitwww.mitcio.com.
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