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Turning AI Aspirations into Business Outcomes with the Journey to AI

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

We’re combining our experience in the physical and digital spaces to bring Chief Wine Officer to your door.
The networking continues!

CWO : DIGITAL and IBM present a virtual experience – with real wine

Turning AI Aspirations into Business Outcomes with the Journey to AI


Organizations today have a consistent top priority – to harness digital transformation to jumpstart growth, speed time to market, and foster innovation. AI is the main ingredient to help organizations quickly pivot in today’s environment and ensure a successful digital transformation.

In this exclusive CWO Digital and IBM virtual event, hear from IBM executives and connect with experts to understand how IBM can help your organization thrive in the age of digital transformation and accelerate your journey to AI. Join us to learn more about IBM’s prescriptive approach to successful AI, and hear insights from the thousands of AI engagements that went into building it. Whether you are just getting started, experimenting, or fully operationalizing AI throughout your business, IBM can help. In true CWO fashion, we’ll even deliver a selection of the finest wines straight to your door for you to enjoy on our big night in!

Intelligent workflows will shape future outcomes, deliver more personalized interactions, and help organizations adapt faster to change, to meet their customer needs. To be successful in this new reality, organizations need to modernize and simplify how they collect, organize, and analyze data to infuse AI throughout their organization. Over the course of this interactive digital experience, you’ll learn why combining the benefits of a unified platform for data science and AI with the flexibility and cost effectiveness of as-a-Service delivery is a recipe for success.

Secure your place today and we’ll deliver a selection of fine wines straight to your door! Enjoy this over the course of the evening as our wine expert takes you on a whistle-stop tasting tour before putting your palates to the test in the renowned Chief Wine Officer competition. Will you be crowned the ultimate grand slam title of ‘Chief Wine Officer’?



Vice President, Offering Management, IBM Data and AI IBM Cloud and Cognitive Software

Throughout her 25-year career at IBM, Madhu has always held roles in product development and engineering, with a strong focus on data management. Over the last few years, Madhu has distinguished herself by successfully establishing a world-class engineering and service delivery that transformed IBM analytics business on the IBM public and private cloud. She has extensive experience in software development, DevOps, DataOps, hybrid cloud, machine learning and AI.

In 2012, Madhu was named one of the outstanding executive women from Silicon Valley, and was a recipient of the prestigious Tribute to Women (TWIN) award, in recognition of her role as a woman executive and an inspiration for other women in technology fields.


Vice President, Information Architecture, Data and AI IBM Cloud and Cognitive Software

Thad is an experienced Global Vice President of Sales and Strategy with a history of working within the information technology and services industry. He is skilled in Sales Strategy, Enterprise Software, Sales, and Business Development. He’s experience spans across various domains within IBM, including building high-performance sales teams, defining market positioning and product strategy, and ensuring client success. Thad currently leads go-to-market strategy to ensure the growth of IBM’s Information Architecture business within IBM Data and AI.


This exclusive digital experience is open to just 15 business leaders driven to modernizing their organization’s multicloud architecture.

This is a prime opportunity to network with peers from your industry, gain invaluable insight, and enjoy the finest wines delivered straight to your door. Join us in uncovering the secrets to multicloud success with IBM.

Register now to secure your place.


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Thought the event was well structured and breaking it up between the business and pleasure elements led to a nice balance and a relaxed discussion. Overall very enjoyable.
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Wine Expert

Our premium event series is all about mixing business with pleasure. This virtual event brings together high-level business discussions and networking. We also nicely blend the virtual and physical spaces, inviting guests to sample the finest wines from home, guided by the best wine-tasters in the world.

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.

For close to 20 years, May’s had her finger on the pulse of the wine and spirits scene in New York City. May represents wine regions and brands as their primary educator and ambassador. She has taught countless seminars to industry professionals and has presented at high visibility conferences such as New York Wine Expo, Society of Wine Educator Annual Conference and the French Wine Society Annual Conference.May is also a long time instructor at the prestigious International Wine Center, where she has been teaching the classes of the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) and served as an adjunct professor at the City Tech, CUNY.




Wine delivered to your door


Champagne welcome


Keynote Speech 1 + Q&A


White wine tasting session


Keynote Speech 2 + Q&A


Red wine tasting session


CWO Winner Announced


Interactive Networking
A novel experience for me, and very enjoyable. Format worked really well, and interesting mix of presenters and guests (and wine to balance it all). Thank you to the CWO team!



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CWO and IBM present

Turning AI Aspirations into Business Outcomes with the Journey to AI


October 21
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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