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Tech to Scale the Digital Business

Digital trends and key ICT market predictions that will shape the future

Acting as a digital-first organization is a mandate for companies to survive and thrive in the digital business era. Register to learn how to adapt!
Overview
In the current environment full of all kinds of disruptions, organizations are starting to realize that only digital-first businesses can survive and thrive. Digital investments are accelerating, and technology will be essential in this journey. But how to make the best and data-driven decisions?
Organizations that want to reach their goal and become truly digital-first companies need to reshape organizational structures, evolve operational practices and rethink business models.
Why Attend?
IDC Directions is a must-attend event for technology and business leaders, who are curious about digital trends and key ICT market predictions. Join us on September 28 to network with your peers, get the latest data from IDC analysts and hear actionable advice. Cannot join us on that date? Register anyway, we will share the materials afterwards with all registrants!

Key Topics

These are the main areas we will discuss at IDC CXO Directions

A Digital-First Strategy to Deliver a New Business Model

The evolving technology architecture enabling digital transformation

A Clear ESG Execution Plan

Navigating the storms of disruption

People to People: Redefining employee experience

New digital experiences will require reconfiguration of physical environments

Tech architectures for success

Intelligence & Automation Everywhere

Digital Sovereignty, Web3, Metaverse, AI, Quantum Computing etc.

New engagement models with Tech Vendors

Speakers

Gabriel Coimbra

Group Vice President and Country Manager, IDC

Garrett McNamara

Guinness World Record Holder, Keynote Speaker & Ocean Defender

Rodrigo Vasques Jorge

Oracle Portugal Country Leader

Jostein Birkeland

Principal Technologist, Sustainable Transformation, HPE

Will Watkins

Head of Enterprise strategy at Red Hat

Pedro Coelho

Area Category Manager, HP Portugal

Rodolfo Correia

Head of ISV Segment Spain & Portugal, Amazon Web Services

Gabriel Longo

Secure Power & Field Services Sales Manager - Portugal, Schneider Electric

Andres Ortolá

Diretor Geral da Microsoft Portugal

Bruno Horta Soares

Executive Senior Advisor, IDC

Duncan Brown

Group Vice President, European Enterprise Research, IDC

Luís Fernandes

Senior Research Manager, IDC

Adriana Allocato

Research Manager, IDC Health Insights, Europe

Gaurav Verma

Global Oil & Gas Industry Research and Advisory Lead, IDC

Luis Gonçalves

Data Analytics & AI Director, Noesis

Paulo Pinto

Business Development Manager, Fortinet

Pedro Marques

Technical Solutions Architect, ThousandEyes (part of Cisco)

Hélder Pinheiro

Data & AI Director, Claranet

Hugo Freitas

CTO - Federação Portuguesa de Futebol

Ramiro Manso

Head of Generative AI at Keepler Data Tech

José Bagina

Partner and Managing Director Portugal, SDG Group

Pedro Leite

Chief Operating Officer, S21Sec

Fernando Miranda

Account Manager Nutanix Portugal

Celso Capão

Solutions Architect, Nutanix

Gonçalo Mello

Managing Partner, DSSI

Xavier Mell

Regional Sales Director South Europe & Africa, Solarwinds

Rui de Brito

Business Development Manager, Tickelia em Portugal

Filipe Moura

Diretor de Inovação e Financeiro da Sport TV

Luis Pereira

Territory Manager, MicroStrategy

Daniel Ferreira

Sales Engineer, MicroStrategy

Paulo Vieira

Country Manager - Portugal, Palo Alto Networks

Filipe Isidoro

Head of Commercial Management. Vodafone

Bob Bailkoski

Logicalis Chief Executive Officer

Nuno Rocha

CTO, Extreme Portugal

Rui Gaspar

Director Comercial Portugal, Appian

Rui Pedro Saraiva

CIO, Grupo CTT

Frederico Vaz

CTO, A-to-Be (Grupo Brisa)

Pedro Boavida

Diretor Técnico (Sul) da Securnet

Marta Menezes

Senior Manager, IDC Consulting & Partner, Zertive Consulting

Frederico Lopes

Diretor de Tecnologias de Informação e Inovação - Coordenador de Investigação, Desenvolvimento e Inovação, ADP

Paulo Nunes

Head of IT, Abreu Advogados

Pedro Ferreira

Founding partner and board member, Timestamp

Alexandre Martins

Senior Manager, IDC Consulting & Partner, Zertive Consulting

Sérgio Almeida

IT Director, OGMA

Paulo Martins

Diretor IT & Operações, SLB

Alpesh Ranchordas

International Senior Account Manager Low-Code Application Development (OutSystems), RedShift

Jorge Costa Reis

Associated Partner, IDC Consulting & CEO, Zertive Consulting

João Mendes

Diretor do Departamento de Engenharia de Soluções, Infraestururas de Portugal

José Barreira Martins

Diretor do Departamento de Inovação, Tecnologias de Informação e Comunicação, Câmara Municipal de Oeiras

Tito Vieira

Vogal do Conselho Diretivo, AMA

Hugo Rosado Santos

Director of Information Systems, ANA - Aeroportos de Portugal

Miguel Freire

Partner na Askblue

Roberto Trematerra

Head of Information Technology, Floene

Nuno Gama

IT Director, BancoCTT

Nuno Carvalho

Moderador: Associated Partner, IDC Consulting & Partner, Zertive

Massimiliano Claps

Research Director, IDC

Duncan Brown

Group Vice President, European Research, IDC UK

George Briford

Research Director for Financial Insights, IDC

Giovanni Cervellati

Research Manager, Analytics and Big Data - IDC Europe

Jose Manuel Perez Bajo

Partner, Head of Banking Platforms and Banking in the Cloud, NTT DATA

Inês Ferreira

Diretora de Produto ICT, MEO Empresas

Pedro Matos

Principal Business Development, Keepler

Paulo Magalhães

VP Southern Europe, Easyvista

Francesca Ciarletta

Research Manager, European Services, IDC

Andrea Siviero

Research Director - Future of Work, MacroTech, and Digital Business, IDC

Rui Afeiteira

CIO – Chief Information Officer at BI4ALL

Roger Gallego

Iberia Sales Manager, Delinea

Filipe Frasquilho

Diretor de Negócio Data Center & Cloud, IP Telecom

Vasco Falcão

European Head of IIM and CEO for Portugal & Spain, Konica Minolta

Christiaan Van Der Valk

VP Strategy & Regulatory at Sovos

Sofiene Jenzri

AI Specialist, UiPath

João Nunes

Head of Telco, Media and Technology at Eviden

Maurício Teixeira Barbieri

Country Head Portugal | España, Grupo MJV

Marialvo Castilhos

Enterprise Architect, Grupo MJV

Paulo Esteves

Account Executive Portugal & Spain, Creatio & imDigital

Mário Nogueira

Global Offer Portfolio Director, Devoteam

Vasco Mendes de Almeida

Director of Digital Business Technologies (DBT), Minsait Portugal

Gianluca Pereyra

CEO & Co-Founder, Visor.ai

Jose de la Cruz

Technical Director Trend Micro Iberia

Jorge Hernández García

Lenovo Iberia Client Technologist

Pedro Nogueira da Silva

Head of Digital Experience, na NTT DATA Portugal

Pedro Brandão

Diretor MarKet & Customer Intelligence, NOS

Teresa Bianchi de Aguiar

Partner, LTPlabs

Ricardo Chaves

Director Executivo, BPI

Pedro Torradinhas

Chief Technical Officer(CTO), Technical Department, IDW

Teresa Girbal

Vice-president, ESPAP

Carlos Silva

Diretor de Segurança e Proteção de Dados no Banco CTT

Luís Valente

Cybersecurity Risk Management, Sonae

Luís Juncá

SVP of International Business, Partnerships and Alliances, Decskill

Manuel Pinto

Direção de Sistemas de Informação (DSI), Tranquilidade

Pedro Borralho

Associated Partner, IDC Consulting & Partner, Zertive

Fernando de Araújo Pereira

Head of Middleware & Integration at Santander Portugal

João Sepúlveda Maia

Head of Global Competence Centers at EDP

Abílio Veiga

Gestor de Produto, Widepartner

J. Xavier de Basto

Sage X3 Product Evangelist, Iberia, Sage

Pedro Pinto

Diretor de Desenvolvimento e Sistemas de Informação, Intraplás

Tiago D’Herbe

Service Line Digital Lead, Brighten

Hermínio Rodrigues

Operations Management, EDP

José Matias

Regional Vice President, Dynatrace

Pedro Damásio

Direção de Sistemas e Tecnologias de Informação, Luz Saúde

Rui Duarte

Diretor Operações IT, CGD

Bruno Castro

Moderador: Associated Partner, IDC Consulting & Partner, Zertive

José Manuel Paraíso

Country General Manager da Kyndryl Portugal

Sofia Marta

Country Manager @ Google Cloud Portugal

Natalia Hernández De La Mora

Solution Engineer, Cloudera

Manuel Maria Correia

General Manager Portugal, DXC Technology Portugal

José Manta

Major Account Manager, Palo Alto Networks

Theresa Payton

First Female White House CIO, Technology Thought Leader and Cybersecurity Expert

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Agenda

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Thursday September 28, 2023
8:00

Check-in & Networking

8:45

Welcome IDC Directions® 2023

9:00

Keynote Speaker Presentation: It is always possible.

  • Keynote Speaker
9:30

Oracle Presentation: Driving Impact with AI

9:45

HPE Presentation: Sustainable IT: A strategic approach to efficiency

10:00

Red Hat Presentation: Platform Thinking: Culture as Catalyst

10:15

HP Portugal Presentation: Go Beyond with Sustainable IT

10:30

AWS Presentation: Accelerating your generative AI journey

10:45

Schneider Electric Presentation: Data Centers new era, new challenges

11:00

Microsoft Presentation: How AI will supercharge your future

11:12

Coffee Break

11:45

Track Sessions (Parallel Sessions)

  • Track Sessions
13:30

Lunch & Networking Lunch

13:30

Private Session | Executive Lunch IDC, Red Hat & Intel | Sovereign, hybrid cloud platforms, as accelerators of public sector open innovation

  • Private Session
13:30

Private Session | IDC & MEO Empresas Executive Lunch: Not so 'Utilities' anymore! Break Boundaries, Build Futures with MEO Empresas

  • Private Session
13:30

Private Session | IDC & Keepler Executive Lunch: Data-Driven Sustainability: A New Approach for Manufacturers

  • Private Session
13:30

Private Session | IDC & NTT DATA Executive Lunch: Core Banking Modernization – A Walk Through the Rose Garden?

  • Private Session
13:30

Private Session | Executive Lunch IDC & EasyVista: Intelligent Automation in Service Management

  • Private Session
14:45

Track Sessions (Parallel Sessions)

  • Track Sessions
16:30

Coffee Break

16:50

Welcome Plenary Session & Giveaway's

16:55

Kyndryl Presentation: A Transformação Digital e o seu Impacto na Sustentabildade

17:10

Google Cloud Presentation: The new way to cloud in the AI Transformation Era

17:25

Cloudera Presentation: Getting started with Generative AI and LLMs today with Cloudera

17:40

DXC Technology Presentation: The Great Transition - Shifting from the industrial model to an information economy based on intangible assets, ESG values and hybrid working patterns

17:55

Nota de introdução pela Palo Alto Networks

17:58

Keynote Presentation | Secure the Future: Cybersecurity Trends & Best Practices for Business

  • Keynote Speaker
18:38

Encerramento

18:40

Giveaway iPad Apple iPad 10.2' & Giveaway XREAL Beam & XREAL Air Bundle

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