CSC's Leading Edge Forum Appoints Dave Aron as Global Research Director

Demand for New Digital Business Models Accelerates

Apr 04, 2016, 09:00 ET from Leading Edge Forum

LONDON, April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

CSC's Leading Edge Forum (LEF) have announced that Dave Aron has joined the group as their new Global Research Director.  

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"We are excited to welcome Dave to focus and strengthen our research team," commented Richard Davies, Managing Director of LEF. "Dave brings a wealth of knowledge and experience where in today's fast moving world it's vital that firms embrace technology-driven business change and all that this entails," concluded Davies.

"I am extremely excited to join LEF at this pivotal time for the global economy. The stakes could not be higher for businesses, in terms of exploiting the opportunities and mitigating the risks associated with digital business," commented Aron.

Aron, who holds a BSc in Computer Science from Queen Mary College, and an MBA from London Business School, has more than 30 years' experience in the information technology business, and has been researching, speaking and teaching on digital business, IT strategy and other topics around the world for more than a decade.

Previously, Dave worked for McKinsey and, most recently, he spent more than a decade at Gartner, where he held the prestigious Research Fellow position, focusing on strategy, new digital business models and CIO leadership issues. Dave is based in London.

"The LEF would also like to thank David Moschella for his leadership in making LEF the research agenda of choice for executives seeking to identify and adopt business/IT 'next practices'. I am delighted, as I am sure are many clients, that David will continue as an LEF Research Fellow, focusing on industry disruptions, machine intelligence and related business model strategies," added Davies.

About Leading Edge Forum  

LEF is a global research and thought-leadership community dedicated to helping large organizations identify and adopt Next Practices at the growing intersection between business and information technology. We believe that as business and IT become inseparable, virtually every aspect of work and the modern firm will need to be re-imagined, and this creates exciting new digital opportunities.  

Through an annual membership programme of research, events, onsite workshops and advisory services, we support Chief Information Officers and other senior digital business leaders in areas such as strategy, organizational change, executive education, staff development and the future of the Central IT function. For more information, please visit:


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