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Unlocking Performance Potential

IDC CIO Summit

Sopot, Poland

Maximizing Efficiency Strategies

In the rapidly evolving digital age, few roles have undergone such dramatic changes as the CIO. Historically, the CIO was relegated to managing IT infrastructure and ensuring systems' efficiency, but many of today's CIOs have transitioned into key business strategists. They stand at the intersection of technology and business, leveraging innovations to shape organizational directions, create value, and boost revenue for the company.


Where once IT cost management was a competitive advantage, it is now table stakes. If IT leaders are not effective at managing operational costs, they risk falling behind in their ability to support business strategy and drive digital transformation.

As an IT leader, one of the most important responsibilities is to manage costs and maximize the efficiency of the organization’s IT operations. Cost-saving measures not only benefit an organization’s bottom line, but also pave the way for investment in innovative technology solutions that drive growth.

Many IT leaders are challenged by the need to demonstrate value to the business and validate their budgets.

Why Attend?

If you want to:

  • Get actionable guidance for managing and communicating IT investment priorities and implementation strategies
  • Learn more about new technologies, solutions, and services
  • Find out which cost-saving measures IT leaders should prioritize
  • Discuss best practices on how to efficiently lead the transformation agenda

Then register for the upcoming IDC CIO Summit 2024!


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Sergej Berendsen

CEO, Group Vice President, IDC | Metri

Marc Dowd

Advisory Partner, IDC Executive Advisory

Steven Frantzen

Head of WW Strategy & Senior Vice President & Regional Managing Director, EMEA, IDC

Ewa Lis - Jeżak

Associate Vice President at IDC, Regional Director Poland & The Baltic States

Massimiliano Claps

Research Director (EMEA), IDC Government Insights

Radosław Maćkiewicz

CEO, Centralny Ośrodek Informatyki

gen. dyw. Karol Molenda

Commander of the Cyber Defense Forces

Ewa Lis-Jezak

Associate Vice President, Poland & Baltics

Massimiliano Claps

Research Director, Government Insights, IDC EMEA

Marcin Grabarczyk

Head of Technology Transfer and Business Development Division, NASK

Wiktor Wojciechowski

Deputy Director, Research and Innovation Department, Ministry of Digitalisation

Michał Łakomski

Director of Digitalization and Cybersecurity Office, Mayor's Proxy for Smart City

Magdalena Cieślik

Leader of the team for the implementation of innovation and urban development in the smart city concept, UM Sopot

Jaroslaw Smulski

Senior Program Manager, Systems & Infrastructure Solutions, IDC Poland

Michał Olszewski

Deputy of President of City Warsaw

Robert Puc

Architekt Systemów Bezpieczeństwa, Pełnomocnik Prezydenta ds. SmartCity, Miasto Kołobrzeg

Katarzyna Szymielewicz

Co-founder and President of the Panoptykon Foundation

Jaromir Pelczarski

CIO, Alior Bank

Jarosław Smulski

Senior Program Manager, Systems & Infrastructure Solutions, IDC Poland

Edyta Kosowska

Program Manager, Enterprise Applications Europe, IDC

Wojciech Wilk

HCL Software Regional Sales Director, CEE HCL Technologies

Dariusz Śpiewak

PIIT Board Representative for GAIA-X Hub in PL, member of the Chamber Council

Vladimir Sredau

BigFix Sales Leader, CEE, HCL Software

Mikołaj Wezdecki

Vice President of the Management Board, LPP

Artur Kurcweil

former CIO and Director in charge of the IT Area

Jarosław Urbańczyk

Group CIO, Executive Team, Medicover

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Mirosław Deja

CIO, Digital Transformation Lead, Uniqa

Shimri Vachter

SASE Sales Specialist, Cloudflare

Krzysztof Wawrzynkowski

CTO, PayPo

Sergej Berendsen

Chief Executive Officer IDC Metri and Group Vice President

Sławomir Soszyński

Vice President of the Board and Chief Information Officer, ING Bank Śląski S.A.

Andrzej Grochowalski

CIO, Board Member, Leroy Merlin

Wojciech Mazurek

Client Director - CEE / CIS Sales Area, HCL Software

Kinga Piecuch

President of the Management Board, HPE

Przemysław Koch

Chief Technology Officer & Chief Operating Officer, VeloBank S.A.

Jacek Dobrowolski

Head of Monitoring Department, Cloudware Polska

Szymon Staśczak

Head of CEE Visa Consulting & Analytics (VCA)

Radosław Buszan

Sales Director, Dell Technologies Polska

Marcin Choiński

Data & AI Department Director, TVN Warner Bros. Discovery

Rafał Łaba

Senior Account Executive, Equinix

Wiesław Bartkowski

Complex Systems Researcher and Interaction Designer, University of Warsaw

Ewa Zborowska

Research Director, IDC

Edyta Kosowska

Program Manager, IDC European Enterprise Applications Program

Michał Świątek

Research Manager, IDC Poland

Grzegorz Janicki

Head of IT, PCF Group SA

Bartłomiej Michałowski

Member of a Board, Instytut Sobieskiego, New Technology Expert

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