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.Next Leadership Experience

May 7 @ 6:30 pm - May 9 @ 6:30 pm

Nutanix & Chief Wine Officer Presents:

.Next Leadership Experience
C-level Networking Dinner & Conference

Part 1 – CWO Dinner: Tuesday May 7th from 6.15pm
Hilton Hotel, 777 West Convention Way, Anaheim
Part 2 – .NEXT Leadership Experience: Wednesday 8th May from 11:15am

Anaheim Convention Centre, 800 W Katella Ave, Anaheim
Part 1 – Dinner

Chief Wine Officer Dinner 🥂
The Hilton Hotel
7th May 2019

B2B networking specialists Chief Wine Officer, hosts Nutanix, and guest speakers Sir Ranulph Fiennes and Nutanix EVP Inder Sidhu, invite you to attend a C-level networking dinner and fine wine tasting experience on the eve of the .NEXT Leadership Experience in Anaheim.

The dinner is reserved for senior delegates who will be attending the .NEXT Leadership Experience and will be a great opportunity to network and build relationships with other C-level delegates the day before the conference. You can register for both the dinner and the main event using the form on the right – there are a limited number of complimentary passes for the whole experience plus accommodation over the course of the two days.

The Chief Wine Officer evening includes a 3-course gourmet dining and premium wine tasting experience hosted by a master of wine (one of just 383 in the world), education, entertainment, and a hint of competition.

Part 2 – Conference

.NEXT Leadership Experience
Anaheim Convention Center
8th May 2019

.NEXT brings together industry visionaries, product experts, and end users like you to discuss what’s making waves in IT.

Nutanix has created an engaging and educational experience at .NEXT designed specifically for CIOs, IT leaders and visionaries in mind, and will be an opportunity for you to discuss the challenges facing IT leadership today, network with fellow C-level peers and have meaningful conversations with Nutanix executives.

Who’s attending

This exclusive dinner and leadership experience is specifically for CIOs, CTOS, VPs, SVPs, and heads of technology from the leading companies based in the United States.

 Your hosts:

Nutanix makes infrastructure invisible, elevating IT to focus on the applications and services that power their business.

The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform blends web-scale engineering and consumer-grade design to natively converge server, storagevirtualization and networking into a resilient, software-defined solution with rich machine intelligence.

Limited Spaces Available

Champagne will be served in…

A limited number of complimentary passes are available for the whole experience from 7th – 9th May 2019. These include:

– 1 x Chief Wine Officer Dinner pass
– 1 .NEXT Leadership Experience pass
– 2 Nights Accommodation

 The Chief Wine Officer Experience

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 three-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.

Dinner Speakers

Sir Ranulph Fiennes OBE

Titled by the Guinness Book of Records as “The World’s Greatest Living Explorer” (1984). The only man alive to have traveled the surface of the World’s polar axis. First to reach both Poles (with Charles Burton). First to cross Antarctic and Arctic Ocean (with Charles Burton). First to circumnavigate the world along its polar axis (with Charles Burton).

Inder Sidhu, EVP Nutanix

Inder is customer-centric, strategy and operations business leader with demonstrated success running multi-billion dollar P&Ls. Stellar record of setting strategy, executing operationally, beating competitors, building highly regarded global sales capabilities, and driving company-wide digital transformation.

6 Fine Wines & 1 Winner


Welcome Champagne


Paired with two white wines

Main Course

Paired with two red wines


Enjoyed with a dessert wine

CWO Final

Winner announced

“The venue, food, entertainment & wine were all great. Well done and thank you!”

 .NEXT Leadership Experience Speakers

This Leadership Experience is your one-stop shop for information, education, and inspiration on the latest technologies, strategies, best practices, and tips and tricks for modernizing your datacenter. This year in Anaheim, join thousands of IT pros in exploring 100+ unique sessions on everything from hyperconverged infrastructure to hybrid clouds, cloud automation, IoT, infrastructure security, and much more.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes OBE
World explorer & author

Jessica Alba
Actress and Founder of
The Honest Co.

Mark Hamill

Mike Reiss
“The Simpsons” Comedy
Writer and Author

Özlem Cekic
Danish Politician and
Ted Talk Speaker

Art Langer
Columbia University,

Gene Kim
DevOps Author, Researcher,
and Founder of IT Revolution

Rachel Stephens
Industry Analyst

Rob Carter
TierPoint, Senior Vice President,
Product Development,
Architecture & Engineering

Mike Robbins
Author and Thought Leader

Deepak Malhotra
Author and Eli Goldston Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School

Ayanna Howard
Professor and chair of the School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology

+50 More Guest Speakers!
 .NEXT Leadership Experience Agenda

 Dinner venue

The Hilton Hotel Anaheim
777 West Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92802
7th May from 6:15pm

 Conference venue

Anaheim Convention Center
800 W Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92802
8th May from 11:15am

““Very enjoyable and informative! Much appreciated.”

Franklin Templeton, San Francisco 2018

“Thank you for an amazing event. It was a great pleasure to join. All very well organized and executed.”

Lufthansa Group, New York 2018

“CWO does a fabulous job of welcoming everyone and I am always delighted to be in attendance.”

BNY Mellon, New York 2017

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Event Director

AyeshaAyesha Nicholls
Event Director

0207 329 3933
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Event Host

Richard Porter

0203 196 5701
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Event details

Chief Wine Officer & Nutanix

CWO Networking Dinner +
.Next Leadership Experience
Anaheim California
7th – 9th May 2019

“Best networking event in a long time.”


May 7 @ 6:30 pm
May 9 @ 6:30 pm
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Ayesha Nicholls


Anaheim Convention Center
800 W Katella Ave
Anaheim, CA CA 92802 United States
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