Gartner analysts will sit down with key influencers who are uniquely equipped to deal with the powerful convergence of forces and think, work and connect in entirely new ways. This year's Mastermind Interview Keynotes include:
Steve Ballmer, CEO, Microsoft, Corp.
Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman, Google
Mark N. Dajani, Senior Vice President and CIO, Mondelēz International
This year's conference program revolves around 11 role-based and 10 industry tracks, including the renowned CIO Program at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, that deliver on the needs and expectations of IT leaders as identified by Gartner clients. It's a mix of management and technology insight empowering senior-level IT and business people to make the strategic, organizational and technology-investment decisions required to emerge with a competitive edge. The tracks include topics such as:
- Banking & Investment
- Business Intelligence & Information Management
- Enterprise Architecture
- Infrastructure & Operations: Data Center, Server, Storage & IT Operations
- Infrastructure & Operations: Mobile, Client Computing and Communications
- Security & Risk Management
Attendees can choose from more than 500 analyst sessions, workshops, and roundtables across five full days, including Sunday’s kickoff with a full day dedicated to specific Industry sectors. These sessions will help attendees learn new concepts, new strategies and acquire new leadership skills.
ITxpo, a solution showcase teeming with leading providers of IT solutions aimed at driving business imperatives, will highlight the next steps in technology through live demonstrations, face-to-face meetings with exhibitors, and fast-paced presentations on key technology directions aligned with 11 ITxpo Marketplaces — Applications; Business Intelligence & Information Management; Business Process Management; Content, Collaboration & Social Software; Data Center & IT Operations; Enterprise Architecture; Enterprise Networking & Communications; Mobility & Wireless; Outsourcing & IT Services; Program & Portfolio Management and Security & Compliance.