2016 CIO Summit agenda and speakers | Last chance to register for the 2016 CIO Summit

The 2016 CIO Summit will focus on driving innovation, CIO career development, and moving beyond the CIO role. The date is rapidly approaching, and space is limited, so register now for your change to take part in this unique and exclusive one-day event for UK CIOs. The CIO Summit is free to all attendees, but open only to senior technology leaders.

Simply click here to register for this event, or email eleanor_pratt@idg.co.ukwith 'CIO Summit' in the subject line.

What is the 2016 CIO Summit?

Hosted by CIO UK Editor Edward Qualtrough, the CIO Summit is a unique one-day event featuring leading CIOs, coaches, and industry experts. The Summit is designed to help UK CIOs digitally transform their businesses, and grow their careers.

Themes to be discussed on the day include driving innovation, moving beyond the CIO role, and CIO career development.

2016 CIO Summit agenda

Morning session - Innovation

9am - 9.10am
Introduction, Edward Qualtrough, CIO UK Editor

9.10am - 9.30am
Nick Burton, Belron Head of Digital and Innovative Technology on Drive With Belron Accelerator Programme and partnering with startups

9.30am - 9.50am
Rachel Dunscombe, Royal Salford NHS Foundation Trust CIO - Harnessing start-ups and local digital ecosystems

9.50am - 10.10am
Liberty Mawhood, L Marks Chief Operating Officer

10.10am - 10.40am
Innovation and the CIO panel discussion

10.40am - 11am

Leadership session

11am - 11.20am
Christine Ashton, Thomson Reuters SVP Technology - Workforce transformation trends - Change management and CIO leadership when moving to an Everything-as-a-Service organisation

11.20am - 11.40am
Sharon Cooper, BMJ Chief Digital Officer - From IT to IP: Product ownership, the CDO role and getting out of IT

11.40am - 12pm
Steven Hague, Nutanix

12pm - 12.20pm
Alison Davis, Francis Crick Institute IT Director - Change management and landing a new normal at Europe's largest biomedical research centre

12.20pm - 12.45pm
Leadership and getting out of IT panel discussion

12.45pm - 2pm

Afternoon session, Masterclass

2pm - 2.10pm
Introduction to afternoon sessions, Edward Qualtrough, CIO UK Editor

2.10pm - 2.30pm
David Henderson, Global Radio Director of Technology and Operations - Developing diversity in IT department

2.30pm - 2.50pm
Randy Kern, Salesforce SVP Software Engineering

2.50pm - 3.10pm
Alistair Maughan, Morrison & Foerster - Legal implications of Brexit for CIOs

3.10pm - 3.30pm
Aaron Powell, NHS Blood and Transplant Chief Digital Officer - How CIOs influence the board and secure project investment and executive buy-in

3.30pm - 3.50pm
Mark Holt, CTO at TheTrainline and NHS Property Services CIO Kelly Olsen - From cloud-first to Everything Cloud

3.50pm - 5pm
Close and networking drinks reception


Christine Ashton, SVP Technology, Thomson Reuters

Christine has worked at Reuters since July 2013 and is currently delivering digital capability, productivity and efficiencies through a technology partner ecosystem. Christine is a CIO 100 member from 2013 and 2015, and at the CIO Summit Christine will discuss the trends driving workforce transformation, and the change management and leadership required from CIOs when organisations start the journey from a technically-defined organisation to an everything delivered as a service organisation.

Alison Davis, Director of IT, Francis Crick Institute

Alison Davis is Director of IT at the Francis Crick Institute and will discuss change management, leadership and influence outside the IT department as the technology chief at the largest biomedical research centre in Europe.

Sharon Cooper, Chief Digital Officer, BMJ

Sharon Cooper, Chief Digital Officer at the BMJ and a high-flyer in the 2016 edition of the CIO 100, will talk about moving from the CTO to the CDO role, change management, getting outside of IT as a product owner, and promoting a culture where the tech department is "creating IP, not IT".

David Henderson, Director of Technology, Global Radio

David Henderson is Director of Technology & Operations at Global Radio, the media company whose stations include Classic FM, Capital, Heart and LBC, discusses diversity in the tech sector and IT department, and how Global moved the dial of their 94% male technology team.

Nick Burton, Head of Digital & Innovative Technology, Belron

Nick has been CIO at Belron since April 2012. He has transformed the business and led the creation of platforms that support the move of the UK operation to a 100% mobile model. Nick is now the leader of the Digital & IT function for Belron globally and is responsible for the digitalisation agenda for the group. A high-flyer in the 2015 CIO 100, Burton will discuss Belron's startup accelerator programme and its innovation agenda.

Rachel Dunscombe, CIO, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Rachel has extensive experience in the NHS and Private Sector, is a curator of TEDx events and has a passion for innovation and looking at how we can do things differently. She believes that innovation both technical and non-technical can provide the answers that the NHS needs in delivering new models of care.

Mark Holt, CTO, TheTrainline

Mark joined Trainline in March 2014 with a career spanning over 20 years. Mark founded Europe's first secure eCommerce site in 1995 and since then has led innovative teams at companies such as Capital Radio, FT.com, GE Capital, Trayport and CPA Global.

Kelly Olsen, CIO, NHS Property Services

Kelly joined NHS Property Services in October 2015 with almost 30 years of experience in business operations and technology. Her last role was as International CIO and Global Head of the Programme Management Office at Cushman & Wakefield, the commercial property and real estate consultancy. She has strong expertise in technology, business transformation, operational excellence and programme management.

Alistair Maughan, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP

Alistair Maughan leads the European Technology practice at international law firm Morrison & Foerster where his focus is on commercial contracts and technology-based projects for major companies and public sector organisations.

Described in legal guides as "the best outsourcing lawyer ever when it comes to acting for the customer end of the market", at the 2016 CIO Summit Alistair will discuss the legal implication of Brexit for CIOs and provide a checklist of what CIOs need to know about their IT contracts and data regulations as the UK's negotiates its exit from the European Union.

Aaron Powell, Chief Digital Officer, NHS Blood & Transplant

Aaron Powell is Chief Digital Officer at NHS Blood and Transplant. Previously the organisation's Interim director of ICT, Powell was named NHSBT's first CDO taking on the dual CIO and CDO responsibilities in July 2015. A member of the 2016 edition of the CIO 100, at the CIO Summit Powell will discuss how CIOs can influence the board and secure project investment and executive buy-in.

Liberty Mawhood, Chief Operating Officer, L Marks

Liberty and the team at L Marks are on a mission to help corporates and startups work together better. Whilst at L Marks, she has overseen the creation and administration of startup partnership programmes for John Lewis, DPD, Capital One and EDF, and continues to find new ways for startups to validate their products and help large corporates to implement them quickly and easily. In former roles, Liberty partnered with Eton College to take this unique teaching style to an online audience in China and led the production team on an interactive history of Walt Disney’s animated films, in partnership with the studio.

Randy Kern, Executive VP of Infrastructure Engineering & Chief Infrastructure Officer, Salesforce

Randy Kern is Executive Vice President of Infrastructure Engineering and Chief Infrastructure Officer of Salesforce. He is responsible for the worldwide Infrastructure engineering and operations teams that deliver Salesforce’s award winning Software and Platform Services.

When and where is the 2016 CIO Summit?

The 2016 CIO Summit will take place on 22 September 2016, at The Mayfair Hotel. You can find further CIO Summit details here.

How to register for the 2016 CIO Summit

Simply click here to register for this event, or email eleanor_pratt@idg.co.ukwith 'CIO Summit' in the subject line.

2015 CIO Summit - What CIO attendees said

"These events are absolutely marvellous. The opportunity to talk one to one with some of the UK's leading CIOs. There's so much we can all learn from each other. And I found answers to a couple of problems today." - Mark Large, CIO of Central and North West London NHS Trust.

"I find that everybody you meet you learn something really interesting from. We've all got the same pressures and challenges. Sharing that, and learning from somebody else is really useful. Everybody is very open. It has been really, really useful for me." - Kelly Olsen, CIO NHS Property Services.

"Really good. So, so interesting. I find it really valuable." - Sarah Flannigan, CIO National Trust.

"It's not only in the speakers, but in the networking afterwards. You can have some quite germane chats with people about the issues we face." - Martin Britton, CIO Natural Resources Wales.


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