by Mark Chillingworth

Leading CIOs take the stage at the 2011 CIO Summit

Oct 30, 20112 mins

The CIO Summittakes place tomorrow at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, the famous hotel above the Eurostar international rail station and it looks set to be a bigger and better event than last year’s inaugural CIO Summit. 
If you are attending, or can’t make it, below are a series of CIO magazine features on the CIOs who will be discussing the key issues business, technology and leadership. 
The event is sponsored by Vodafone, Star and CA Technologies, who will be bringing their C-level speakers along to share their insights. 
Leading the business strand are:
Dave Ubachs, CIO & Shared Services Manager for UK, Ireland & Scandinavia, P&G. Dave is a member of the CIO Executive Council and has championed the development of the CIO role.  Read more about Dave Ubachs CIO & Shared Services Manager for UK, Ireland & Scandinavia, P&G
Richard Wilson, Director IT Operations, Cable & Wireless will discuss strategies at the telco giant around outsourcing and insourcing. 
Read more about Richard Wilson Director IT Operations, Cable & Wireless
Jack Cutts, Head of IT, Nottingham Building Society has put IT at the forefront of senior level thinking at the building society and will discuss how the organisation works with IT today. 
Read more about Nottingham Building Society Head of IT Jack Cutts
Mark Thompson, IT & Marketing Director, TUI Travel will discuss the challenges technology places on the travel sector and also the opportunities. 
Read more about TUI CIO Mark Thompson In the Technology strand of the day’s events there will be presentations by Mark Hall, deputy CIO at HMRC, as well as the CIOs of e-commerce leaders and and Thomson Reuters.  Read more about Mark Hall, HMRC Deputy CIO.
New for the 2011 CIO Summit is our post lunch CIO to CIO onstage discussion between the IT leaders of major retailers Boots and John Lewis as Andy Haywood of Boots and Paul Coby of John Lewis share their thoughts and ideas on the retail sector.  Read more aboutAndy Haywood
Read more aboutPaul Coby at John Lewis
They will be followed by a series of top level CIOs discussing leadership including Jane Scott of Baker Hughes, Owen Powell, formerly CIO at the Arts Council and now within the NHS and Colin Bannister the CTO at CA Technologies.  Read more aboutOwen Powell