by CIO New Zealand

The CIO100: Recognising NZ’s most innovative and transformative ICT leaders

Mar 07, 2018
CareersCloud ComputingDigital Transformation

The CIO100 2018 report honouring the most innovative CIOs and ICT leaders in New Zealand will be launched at breakfast events on March 27 at the Hilton Auckland and on March 28 at the Intercontinental in Wellington.

The CIO100 leaders were chosen by a panel of judges based on how they are delivering change across their organisations while excelling in business transformation, innovation and leadership (Meet the CIO100 leaders who made it to the list in 2017.)

In addition, the CIO100 event will applaud organisations and their leaders that are harnessing business technologies to help solve social and community issues. The top prize will be given to the organisation that best demonstrates this goal (Meet the 2017 winner and finalists in this category.)

Leading through the digital era

There will be presentations from leading CIOs and CDOs, analyst firm Gartner and an industry panel discussion.

Gartner analysts Michele Caminos and Neil Osmond will discuss ‘Mastering the new job of the CIO’ at the CIO100 events in Auckland and Wellington, respectively.

Michele Caminos

Neil Osmond

In Auckland, Jennifer Cherrington-Mowat, Executive General Manager – Technology and Digital (CTO) at Genesis Energy will talk about the ‘Ongoing digital evolution: From strategy to action.’

Jennifer Cherrington-Mowat

This will be followed by an industry panel discussion with Timothy Kasbe, chief information officer and chief digital officer at The Warehouse Group;Matti Seikkula, CIO at e-Spatial,Melissa Firth, chief digital officer of the The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa and Claire Barber, chief digital officer, Spark NZ.

Timothy Kasbe

Matti Seikkula

Melissa Firth

Claire Barber

In Wellington, Inland Revenue CTO Gary Baird will talk about ‘Conquering business transformation, planning for its success’.

Gary Baird

This will be followed by an industry panel discussion with Matti Seikkula, CIO at e-Spatial, Lukasz Zawilski, CIO at NZQA,Carmen Casagranda, CIO at Cigna,Ralph Chivers, CIO of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and Nic Olivier,head of enterprise cloud services, products and technology, Bank of New Zealand.

Lukasz Zawilski

Carmen Casagranda

Ralph Chivers

The 2018 CIO100 is sponsored by RedHat.

Attendance to CIO100 is limited to CIOs, IT Directors, General Managers of IT, Heads of IT and their direct reports. CIO reserves the right to refuse attendance to any person not fitting this job description or from a non-sponsoring vendor organisation. Click here to register.

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