Designing Your Enterprise for Sustained Success


Dean David Schmittlein presents the CIO Leadership Award to 2019 Winner Eash Sundaram, JetBlue

Welcome to the digital economy where there are no guarantees of success! How to improve your odds? Adopt a management philosophy that is able to respond to rapidly changing technologies and markets. CIOs and their fellow senior executives must become great at designing organizations that solve customer problems and deliver new value propositions. Organizational design enables strategic flexibility to quickly respond to new competitive threats and opportunities.

CIOs must concentrate relentlessly on people, processes and technology to enable a fast cycle of decisions and actions. Synchronize these 3 design elements to execute new digital strategies.

Attend the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium. Connect with MIT academics, leading CIOs, senior executives, industry experts, and peers for a day of learning and engaging. Leave prepared to design your enterprise for sustained success.

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In one day... Engage and connect with global business and industry thought leaders. Acquire actionable insight through leading academic research. Explore the newest enterprise technological innovations.

The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is a community of CEOs, CIOs and senior IT executives who connect with academic thought leaders, their practicing peers and IT partners in an annual one-day conference, held on the MIT campus, as well as through online conversations and educational webcasts. These CIOs and other senior business executives from around the world gather to explore how leading-edge academic research and innovative technologies can help address the practical challenges faced in today's volatile business environment and economy.

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"[The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium] brings a good mix of the pure content as opposed to vendor-based content or industry driven content, so there’s a perspective from the academic world alongside industry trends."

Sanjay Mirchandani
SVP and General Manager, VMware

"This is the best gathering of CIOs that I’ve ever been to, and I’ve been to quite a few."

Richard Mark Soley
Chairman & CEO, Object Management Group

"You are able to attract a lot of people who are coming from different sides of the industry, both from academia and the coal-face so to speak, that’s an interesting mix."

James McGlennon
EVP and CIO, Liberty Mutual Insurance

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