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Mastering Complex IT to Cut Through Disruption

June 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

CWO DIGITAL and Flexera present a virtual fine-wine tasting experience

Mastering Complex IT to Cut Through Disruption

YOUR DIGITAL AGENDA

You’re invited to join Chief Wine Officer and Flexera at a one-of-a-kind virtual event. You’ll gain critical insights on optimising the value of your technology ecosystem in 2021’s unchartered territories. You’ll have the pleasure of networking with senior peers over a selection of premium wines, delivered to your door and presented by renowned critic Jane Parkinson.

The pandemic has posed great challenges for companies of all digital maturities, spanning industries from finance to hospitality. But forward-thinking tech leaders are turning this into an opportunity to re-boot their digital strategies. At this event, guests will have the chance to hear how leaders like themselves are investing in recovery strategies that yield substantial payoffs on both performance and cost-cutting.

Join this exclusive event to learn how to gain full visibility of complex hybrid ecosystems and make the right decisions for your business – letting you right-size across platforms, tighten security, and reallocate spend to slash costs. Between networking and Q&As, guests will hear from Simon Bolton (Managing Director, KPMG) and Jim Ryan (CEO, Flexera) on strategies for:

  • Gaining a holistic view of your IT’s intersections, risks and opportunities
  • Maximising ROI on your technology investments through spend visibility
  • Understanding the links between technology and critical business services

To top off the excellent business discussions, you’ll also be invited to contend for the title of ‘Chief Wine Officer’ in a strike-out competition hosted by BBC1’s resident wine expert Jane Parkinson. Don’t miss your chance to join this unique experience – register your spot at the virtual table today!

GUEST SPEAKER

SIMON BOLTON

Managing Director, KPMG


Simon has over 15 years’ experience in IT asset management (“ITAM”), software compliance, and IT audit. He leads KPMG’s Software Asset Management (“SAM”) Center of Excellence in the UK, and is a multi-disciplinary IT consultant specialising in software licensing. He’s been instrumental in helping clients implement large, complex SAM programs and has delivered hundreds of licensing assessments and SAM reviews – all whilst leading teams in the UK and internationally.

WHO’S ATTENDING

This UK cross-industry event is exclusively for 15 IT, Infrastructure, Finance and Operations leaders looking to master and gain ROI on their complex IT ecosystems. We’re inviting CIOs, VPs, Heads and Directors to have their say in the virtual roundtable talks, discussing the holistic technology strategies that will shape the future of UK business.

YOUR HOSTS

JIM RYAN

President & CEO, Flexera


Jim leads Flexera, a global, privately-held $400M+ software company headquartered outside of Chicago. Having been with the company for 20+ years, his roles have included COO, SVP, and MD of EMEA.

Under his leadership, Flexera has been recognised by organisations such as Gartner, Forrester, and others as a leader in its field. Most importantly, Flexera’s 1,300+ employees have recognised the company as an Inc. Magazine’s 2020 Best Workplace.

MATTHEW BANNISTER

VP UKI, Flexera


Matthew Bannister is VP Sales & Account Management for the UKI Region at Flexera. Prior to Flexera Matthew has run similar functions for Micro Focus, CA and BMC. Matthew has a solid understanding of many industries business and digital transformation challenges with particular vertical expertise in the capital markets. An appreciation for the importance of data quality, underpinning the need for sophisticated IT asset management and cost optimization, attracted Matthew to market leading solution provider Flexera, in January of this year.


Flexera delivers IT management solutions that enable enterprises to accelerate and multiply the return on their technology investments. They help organisations inform their IT with total visibility into their complex hybrid ecosystems, providing the IT insights that fuel better-informed decisions.

RSVP HERE  1 place left

A great concept for a virtual event. Very enjoyable, was a good way to network, hear other’s experiences.
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Well run event and masterful use of Zoom. Felt the content was extremely interesting.
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CWO DIGITAL EXPERIENCE

JANE PARKINSON

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.

Jane Parkinson is a wine expert on BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen Live and was crowned the International Wine & Spirit Competition’s Communicator of the Year in 2014, plus is a previous recipient of the Chairman’s Award at the Louis Roederer International Wine Writers’ Awards. She is an award-winning wine journalist, author and broadcaster who also regularly hosts wine events across the country plus she’s a judge in international wine competitions.
Read our interview with Jane

3 FINE WINES 1 WINNER

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DELIVERY

Wine delivered to your door
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INTRODUCTIONS

Champagne welcome
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PRESENTATION

Keynote Speech 1 + Q&A
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WHITE WINE

White wine tasting session
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PRESENTATION

Keynote Speech 2 + Q&A
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BREAKOUTS

Interactive Networking
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RED WINE

Red wine tasting session
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COMPETITION

CWO Winner Announced
Enjoyed the discussion and understanding some of the common challenges in current times, oh, and the wine!
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EVENT DIRECTOR

LUCY DELL

020 3687 0694


EVENT HOST

CRAIG MCCARTNEY

020 3687 3941


SUMMARY

CWO and Flexera present

Mastering Complex IT to Cut Through Disruption

Details

Date:
June 8
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Organizer

Lucy Dell
Email:
lucy.dell@chiefwineofficer.com