IDC CxO Directions - Benelux

Succeeding as CxO in The DX Economy

DIGITAL FORUM | January 27, 2021


 IDC’s annual CxO Directions conference is recognized as the industry’s premier event that delivers an informative and actionable overview of the issues shaping the information technology and the key drivers for the next five years.

This year’s CxO Directions agenda will feature predictions, insights, and usable guidance from IDC and will be presented by Phillip Carter - IDC’s Chief Analyst for the European region. 

The event will take place as a cross Nordics event and as a Benelux event supported by insights from local analyst and local keynote speakers.


General Information


January 27, 2021


13:30 - 16:00 CET


Time Event & Speakers

Attendee login


Welcome by IDC

Charlotte Thygesen Poulsen

Vice President, Events and GMS, IDC Nordic & Benelux

Response, Resilience and Reignition

Philip Carter

Group Vice President, Chief Research Officer, European Research, IDC

Answering the 3 most critical questions for enterprise application testing

Gerta Sheganaku

Product Engagement Manager, Tricentis

Conquering Multicloud Complexity with a Cloud Centre of Excellence

Joe Kinsella

CTO, CloudHealth by VMware
Businesses move to the cloud to take advantage of new and innovative services, delivering products faster to market whilst being more agile. What happens when the promise of a ‘cloud nirvana’ turns into a reality of operational challenges taking over and costs spiraling out of control? Join us for our session on overcoming multicloud complexity.

Networking Break


It's about comprehensive leadership

Jaco van Goudswaard

CIO, Kadaster

The Agile Organization

Ashok Kalyanswamy

CIO, Saxo Bank

The Intelligence Everywhere - Opportunity for European leaders

Chris Weston

Experienced C-Level IT Leader and Advisor, IDC United Kingdom and Ireland

Finish Off

Charlotte Thygesen Poulsen

Vice President, Events and GMS, IDC Nordic & Benelux

Networking Break: Chatroulette & Expo


To access this content, please enter the password you have received from IDC. If you do not have a password, please contact Jakob Jantzen via email, at



IDC European Digital Forums Platform

The IDC European Digital Industry Forums will be run on an all-in-one live online events platform where attendees can learn, interact, and connect with people from anywhere in the world.



We will welcome you at our Digital Reception area where we will showcase the event schedule and our partners. We will guide you for a great time & a lot of exiting digital touch points.



You will get inspired by the professional stories shared by industry pioneers and IDC analysts. Our keynotes experts will answer questions, propose provoking online polls, take part in the chat and comment on what is happening. Everything is done live.



Learn about proven best practices through real-life case studies in moderated digital breakout sessions. This intimate experience is an opportunity to gain a clearer understanding of current organizations challenges.



Meet with peers to discuss common challenges and share concrete experiences thanks to our Networking feature using your webcam for up to 3 minutes.



Visit interactive booths leveraging digital content allowing you to explore key trends or discover more about innovative products.

Why Attend


Get a head start on the market with insights from our leading analysts


Get inspired by visionary speakers with locally based cases


Maximize your time with insights and solutions to grow your business thanks to 1-2-1 match-made agreements with leading suppliers


Be surprised by unique network opportunities with other IT leaders

Contact Us

Jakob Jantzen

Conference Manager

+45 22 16 16 33

Magdalena Matuszewska

Business Development Manager, European Event & IMP

About IDC

57 Years | 1100 Analysts | 110 Countries

International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. With more than 1,100 analysts worldwide, IDC offers global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. IDC's analysis and insight helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community to make fact-based technology decisions and to achieve their key business objectives. Founded in 1964, IDC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading media, data and marketing services company. To learn more about IDC, please visit