Chief Wine Officer and IBM are excited to invite you to an evening of thought-provoking content and insight among C-suite peers at Oslo’s exclusive Hotel Continental. Join industry leaders and executives to discuss the cloud innovation strategies that are overcoming current marketplace disruption and transforming enterprises.
As the Norwegian market expands into global territory, new vendors, start-ups and global players continue to enter and challenge the status quo, presenting a multitude of opportunities and amplifying the need for cognitive solutions. Discover how to adapt and align your cloud strategy with emerging and developed markets, absolving disruption and transcending beyond regional markets to deliver against global demand.
Throughout the night we’ll share ideas on how to implement a cloud strategy that enables integration between multicloud environments and traditional enterprises, whilst retaining local characteristics and providing secure solutions that create and add value to business. During the evening you’ll hear from Rasmus Figenschou, Executive Vice President Payments and Innovation at Norway’s largest financial institution, DNB. He’ll share his expertise on leveraging cloud innovation to become a strategic business partner, enabled by enterprise-grade technology to achieve key business objectives.
Alongside the high-level business content, prepare to delight in a four-course gourmet dining experience, accentuated by some fine-wine tasting. You’ll end the evening with a light-hearted competition hosted by our wine expert, and an opportunity to network among peers.
Executive Vice President Payments and Innovation, DNB
Currently serving as the Head of Strategy and Corporate Development, for DNB, Norway’s largest financial institution. Rasmus has a strong background in the banking and corporate sphere. His role has a large focus on spearheading digital change within the industry. Formerly Head of Division, he’s previously lead cultural change and developed group strategies. Improving existing value chains and developing new business models implementing strategic implications in an ever-changing industry.
This event is exclusively limited to 20 IT Leaders and C-Level executives at leading Nordics organisations.
IBM is a global cloud platform and cognitive solutions company, which has continually evolved over the past century to remain at the forefront of technological innovation. Our capabilities in data and analytics, cloud, mobile, social and security have helped enterprises evolve to become digitally advanced businesses. This digital revolution empowers us and our clients to gather and analyze data in ways that have never been possible before—helping organisations unlock new insights and usher in a new era of cognitive business.
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Our premium event series is all about mixing business with pleasure. Alongside high-level business discussions with peers, guests to our Chief Wine Officer events get to sample the world’s finest wines and indulge in a gourmet dining experience.
But it doesn’t stop there – you’ll also get to take part in light competition to put your newfound wine knowledge to the test. Join us to take part in our wine expert’s wine-related competition to see if you can win the title of Chief Wine Officer.
An esteemed wine expert, Cathinca offers decades of extensive wine knowledge, independently educating on a variety of wines, the industry and somelier skills at Norway’s accredited Beverage Academy. Previously winning the Norwegian Champion’s best sommelier, she often contributes to leading titles including, Norway’s Bullen, and previously Red and White wine magazine.
Situated in the heart of Oslo, a stroll away from the Royal Palace gardens, you’ll find Hotel Continental. Renowned as one of the leading hotels in the world Hotel Continental is uniquely decorated with a touch of modernity, combined lotraditional character. Prepare to enjoy a delightful menu of traditional Nordic dishes, and a fine-wine tasting menu of four course dining.