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Forbes announces expanded three-part CIO Next virtual event series

October 23, 2020

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Forbes has launched a three-part exclusive CIO Next virtual event series centering on the theme, “The Future Fit CIO: Preparing For 2021 – And Beyond.”

The event will bring together the world’s leading chief information officers, who are making use of collaborative, innovative and integration strategies to develop new technologies and to drive digital-first growth at incredible speed.

Martin Giles, Forbes CIO network editor, said:

“The role of the Chief Information Officer continues to expand, and CIOs have been charged with finding cutting-edge technologies that create a more resilient global economy.

“We’ve seen an incredible acceleration of digital transformation initiatives during the global health pandemic and tech leaders are at the forefront of creating new innovations that move businesses forward and help them successfully adapt to unforeseen circumstances.”

The event will also highlight key technology areas, including AI, quantum computing and more.

The first episode is scheduled for Oct. 27, focusing on how technology leaders drive collaboration, innovation and the integration of new technologies. The second installment will take place on Nov. 18, centered on how CIOs are using cutting-edge computing and other technologies to transform the competitive dynamics of various industries.

The third and final installment will be held on Dec. 8, diving into how tech leaders are developing the next generation of talent to help them turbocharge ambitious digital transformation plans.

To learn more about the Forbes CIO virtual event series, visit: Forbes CIO Next Virtual Series.

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