IDC CIO Summit Innovative Digital Strategies: Evolving to the Demands of a New Reality

DIGITAL Event | May 20, 2021

IDC CIO Summit Opening Address by the Minister of Communication and Digital Technology, South Africa Ms. Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams

While COVID-19 has disrupted every element of global business, it has also demonstrated the critical importance of digital transformation. As the journey from crisis to recovery gets underway, the enablement of a Future Enterprise must be the end goal for any successful business.

The digital installment of the IDC South Africa CIO Summit 2021 will navigate a broad range of themes that are central to this journey, so join us as senior IDC analysts and respected IT leaders take a deep dive into the new economy and explore what it means for your business.

The event’s dynamic agenda will take you through a series of presentations, panel discussions, real-life use cases, and dedicated industry tracks, giving you a bird’s eye view of the current market situation, the latest technological innovations, and strategies for propelling your organization to meet the unique challenges of these unprecedented times.

CIO Masterclass Arena

For the very first time, this year's edition of the IDC South Africa CIO Summit will feature a CIO Masterclass Arena. Here, you will find a selection of CXO best-practice presentations, fireside chats, and panel discussions as respected industry pioneers and thought leaders share insights into the successful digital transformation strategies applied within their own organizations.


Open to All Delegates

The CIO Masterclass Arena is open throughout the duration of IDC South Africa CIO Summit 2021 to all delegates looking to maximize their learning and expand their organizational thinking.

A Wealth of Best Practices

CXOs from across the region and around the world will share first-hand experiences, strategies, and insights into their success stories.

Exchange Insights and Knowledge

This is your opportunity to share your very own journey with fellow CIOs to enhance collaboration and build long-term partnerships.

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Tim Youngblood

Corporate VP & Global CISO, Global Technology Risk Management, McDonald's (USA)

Mike Towers

CISO, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International (USA)

Rasha M Abu AlSaud

Head of Information Security Risk, Leading Bank in Saudi Arabia

Saqib Chaudhry

Head of Digital Innovation and Development, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

Aytekin Güzeliş

Head of Security Governance, Allianz (Turkey)

Samresh Ramjith

Deputy CISO, ABSA Group (South Africa)

Kayıhan Altınöz

Senior Vice President of IT, Ministry of Interior (Turkey)

Shaik Abdulkhader

CISO, Leading Petroleum Company in Qatar

May Govender

Head of Card and Payments for Technology and Operations, Standard Bank

Louise van der Bank

CIO, AfriSam (South Africa)

Warren Hero

Chief Information & Digital Officer, Webber Wentzel

Yuri Misnik

Group CTO, First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) (UAE)

Chris Clark

Senior VP & CIO, Levi Strauss & Co. (USA)

Bharathi Viswanathan

Chief Information & Digital Officer, Coca-Cola APAC (Singapore)

Sanjay Khanna

CIO, RAKBANK (UAE)

Ghinwa Baradhi

Chief Information Officer MENAT, HSBC Bank (UAE)

Nick Burton

Technology Director, Screwfix

Dr. Jihad Mohaidat

VP, Education Technologies, Higher College of Technology (HCT) (UAE)

William Braun

CIO, Chevron Corporation (USA)

Vipin Gupta

CIO, Toyota Financial Services (USA)

Tobe L. Nnadozie

Divisional Head, Technology and Innovation

Sudheer Prabhu

CTO

Sreeram Iyer

COO, ANZ Bank

Jason Roos

CIO, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KSA)

Dr. Hamed Ali Al-Hashemi

Director of Strategy, Department of Health (AUH)

Dr. Raed Al Hazme

Executive Director, Information Services & Informatics Division, National Guard Health Affairs (KSA)

Nasser Alawad

Executive Director of Infrastructure and Operations, Sidra Medicine

Yosheen Padayachee

Group CIO

Nkosenhle Ngongoma

Group CIO

Itumeleng Makgati

Group CISO

Agenda

The event's dynamic agenda will take you through a series of presentations, panel discussions, real-life use cases, and dedicated industry tracks, giving you a bird's eye view of the current market situation, the latest technological innovations, and strategies for propelling your organization to meet the unique challenges of these unprecedented times.

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Key Topics

The IDC CIO Summit gives you essential intelligence on a services of strategic & tactical topics:

  • Capabilities for Scalability

  • Integrated DX Strategies & Roadmap

  • Priorities in Digital Leadership

Why Attend

Combining keynote speeches, panel debates, and peer-to-peer networking, the IDC South Africa CIO Summit 2021 will provide an unrivaled platform for high-level ICT executives to:

Gain exclusive insights into the region's biggest tech issues

Leverage insights from respected industry leaders

Get hands on with the industry's latest innovations

Interact with and get inspired by local and global experts

Engage in intense networking and one-to-one meeting

Be part of the debate on how to elevate the role of CIO

Contact Us

Lizelle Jones

Senior Conference Manager, IDC South Africa

Lydia Botha

Senior Sales Manager, IDC Soufth Africa

About IDC

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