MIT Sloan CIO Symposium

May 23, 2018  • Cambridge, MA

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The 2018 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium invites global business leaders to up their digital game from vision to execution. Learn from MIT academics, leading CIOs, senior executives, and industry experts about shaping a clear vision that encompasses emerging and evolving technologies like AI, big data, IoT, cybersecurity, blockchain, and cloud. Attendees will learn how to effectively build a digital organization that scales and implements new business models by navigating complex ethical and economic issues, developing platforms, managing hybrid IT and business talent, establishing cross-functional partnerships across the organization, and capitalizing on agile and DevOps.

More than a dozen keynote presentations and interactive panel discussions tied to this year’s theme “Up Your Digital Game from Vision to Execution” will feature more than 60 business leaders, technology trendsetters, and thought leaders from academia. Potential topics to be addressed during the conference, include:

  • Articulating Your Digital Vision
  • The Future of Work in a World of AI, ML and Automation
  • Closing the Gap Between Strategy and Execution
  • Platforms & APIs: How to Cuts Costs, Raise Revenues & Boost Market Cap
  • Creating a Digital Culture
  • What is Your Digital Business Model?
  • Mapping the Future of the IT Unit

The winner and finalists for the 11th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Award will be announced at the Symposium and the Innovation Showcase will feature 10 carefully selected early-stage companies that are providing innovative and valuable IT solutions. Applications for the Showcase are open with a deadline of April 1. The Showcase will be open to the public from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.