Chief Wine Officer and sponsor IBM are excited to invite you to our exclusive VIP experience, at the stunning Cosby Street Hotel, Soho NYC. Join us for an evening that combines high-level discussions, fine-wine tasting and gourmet dining.
Becoming digital was just the start. Organizations are now transforming from the inside-out by bringing together data, smart technology and smarter people. Come along and discover how to equip your organization to become more agile, scale up security and to empower your people.
The rise and re-invention of the Cognitive Enterprise is reshaping standard business architectures and the development of intelligent workflows is changing how work gets done. We’ll share how to exploit the potential of the vast amounts of data and exponential technologies – everything from AI and automation to Blockchain, IoT and 5G.
During dinner, expect crucial insights on how IBM’s people-centric innovations enhance enterprise agility, encouraging new ways of working and development, including:
Prepare for an evening of networking, thought provoking discussion and some light entertainment from our hand-picked Master of Wine at one of New York’s finest 5* Hotels.
Inwha Huh – Partner, Banking & Financial Markets, Cognitive Process Transformation
Inwha leads the practice of industry and process experts at IBM Services, partnering with the largest commercial, retail and transaction banks to transform their core banking platforms and critical end-to-end processes to lead in their respective markets.
Offering her expertise to some of the leading global financial and investment institutions, Inwha’s experience includes working at JPMorgan, Deutcshe Bank, HSBC and now IBM. Leading high-level business restructures and built businesses, across sales, risk, and operations functions.
John Colbert, Program Director, Offering Management – IBM Sterling
John leads IBM Sterling B2B Collaboration offerings. helping global financial clients with B2B integration, managed file transfer and data transformation initiatives. John and his offering team advance product development roadmaps to infuse AI and Blockchain capabilities into mission-critical B2B solutions, guiding clients through digitization and modernization projects deployed on-premise or in hybrid cloud.
This event is exclusively for 20 business leaders within retail and commercial banking. Ideal for those working in trade/payments, and senior functions including Chief Operations Officers, Chief Information Officers, and other key data and IT leaders.
There will be plenty of networking opportunities with your peers and guest speakers. With IBM experts also attending, it’s the ideal chance to receive guidance on how IBM can help you transform your financial services enterprise into a proactive and customer-first industry leader.
As the pace of change accelerates across the financial ecosystem, IBM has both the platforms and people to help you address the complexities of today’s competitive landscape. Whether payments, regulatory compliance, automation, blockchain, addressing cyber or moving to cloud, bring us your toughest challenges and let’s solve tomorrow together.
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Champagne will be served in…
We will mix business with pleasure: the serious business of wine tasting together with the pleasure of connecting with senior peers, colleagues and friends from your industry. Alongside the four-course gourmet dinner, there will be a wine tasting, hosted by entertaining wine speaker.
This part of the evening involves some light-hearted wine-related team competition, with the winner receiving the ultimate accolade – the Chief Wine Officer.
Author, journalist and consultant, Charles Curtis is a Master of Wine and the founder of WineAlpha, a fine wine advisory serving private, trade and institutional clients with an interest in the market for fine and rare wine.
As the former Head of Wine for Christie’s (in both Asia and the Americas) & former Director of Wine and Spirit Education for Moet Hennessy USA, Curtis has a wealth of experience in the wine trade. In October 2004 he became the 22nd Master of Wine in the United States.
Two sparkling wines
Paired with two white wines
Paired with two red wines
Paired with two red wines
Enjoyed with a dessert wine
Ideally stationed in a classic cobblestone street, the renowned Crosby Street Hotel, boasts luxurious interiors with non-pretentious charm and service. Offering a blend of opulence and quirkiness representative of New York’s SoHo neighborhood. Diners are treated to a diverse menu and an extensive champagne collection. The evening will begin in the elegant Spring room, ending the evening with discussions in the ever-stylish Prince room.
Chief Wine Officer and IBM
Crosby Street Hotel, New York
November 12th 2019, from 6.15pm