GDS International Announces Senior Delegation to Attend May's Chief Information Officer Europe Event in Ireland

Apr 29, 2013, 05:20 ET from GDS International

DUBLIN, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

GDS International today announced it will host its ninth Chief Information Officer Europe summit on 21st -23rd May 2013 at the five-star Lyrath Estate Hotel in Kilkenny, Ireland.

The popular event series - which takes place over two and a half days - boasts 65 senior level CIOs from across Europe engaging in peer-led panel discussions, content-rich workshops and thought-provoking keynote speaker presentations.

This year's event will focus on tackling the big data challenge, mobilising the modern enterprise and securely moving to the cloud. Delegates will also be looking at broader issues, including making BYOD work, and information management and safe communication.

Attending the CIO Europe summit this year will be: Alain Larousse, Group CIO for Air Liquide; Sune Nanberg, CIO for Securitas; Vittorio Boero, CIO for Ferrari; Tasos Danas, Group IT Director for Hellenic Petroleum; and Fernando Lucero, CTO for Ibedrola.

Paul Gibson, CIO Europe Summit Director for GDS International, the global events company behind the summit, said: "I am really excited to be part of this innovative group. This year we are focusing on the challenges faced by executives adopting new technologies. We are also looking at future technologies that will help change the way the modern enterprise does business. The CIO Europe programme continues to go from strength to strength, with some of the regions leading solution providers adding valuable content and insight on why enterprises must move with the times and innovate not stagnate."

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GDS International creates engagement opportunities for business, onsite and online. We bring senior executives together, face-to-face, at exclusive summits, conferences, and on virtual private roundtables to advance their business with brilliant results. We create tangible business opportunities: networking platforms that help to establish thought leaders, stay in touch with existing partners, and stay abreast of crucial market, technology and regulatory developments.
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