Chief Wine Officer invites you to join IBM and key leaders in Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) from leading US finance companies for an evening of C-suite networking, fine wine tasting and gourmet dining.
In today’s global marketplace, financial services firms must grapple with competition, increasing regulation and market volatility while also maintaining profitability and growth in a world disrupted by emerging technologies and fintechs. One control failure left unchecked could lead to bigger issues such as a heavy fine that can drag down a company’s reputation.
As the industry advances, we’re starting to see a shift in mindsets. Join us to discuss how AI driven solutions presented by IBM OpenPages with Watson provide a bold, new approach to help financial services firms combat these challenges.
You’ll be gaining key insight alongside a carefully curated audience of 15 industry leaders, C-level and senior executives. Discovering how to combine advanced technologies to resolve and drive efficiency in an everchanging risk and regulatory environment.
Alongside the industry-leading talks will be the renowned Chief Wine Officer format, merging high-level business discussion with entertainment, competitions and a fine wine and premium champagne tasting experience.
David Marmer – IBM’s Vice President, Offering Management
During the evening, speaker David will explore client observations including:
Transforming the GRC Framework: Learn how and why organizations are transforming their GRC frameworks
Driving Better Outcomes: Hear how clients are driving to realize greater benefits from already significant GRC investments
Making GRC Everyone’s Business: Sharing key insight with senior executives on futureproof GRC Solutions that empower the first line of defense to more actively participate in risk management as a part of their day-to-day activity.
Leveraging AI and advanced technology: Learn how users can more easily interpret complex issues and match them automatically to controls and obligations through natural language processing and classification
Previously, Dave held the positions of Vice President, Offering Management, IBM Analytics Solutions responsible for developing new analytic applications for the areas of Assets & Operations, Customer, and Finance. In this role Dave lead product & portfolio management and the go to market strategy through IBM various channels. David also held the positions of Vice President, Business Intelligence and Growth Initiatives and Vice President, Global Sales Productivity and BI Sales for Business Analytics.
This event is exclusively for 20 guests within the financial services industry including Chief Compliance Officer, AML Compliance Officer, BSA Compliance Officer, Head of financial crime analytics, Head of Fraud and Head of Risk, among 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.
Christy Canterbury is a Master of Wine, journalist, speaker and critic who lives between New York City’s DUMBO and the vineyards of the world (primarily those of Europe). Christy was the 7th woman in the US to earn the MW title, one of the world’s highest wine qualifications and held by just 379 people worldwide. Previously she was the National Wine Director for Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group and the Global Beverage Director for Culinary Concepts by Jean-Georges Vongerichten.
Two sparkling wines
Paired with two white wines
Paired with two red wines
Paired with two red wines
Enjoyed with a dessert wine
The perfect setting for a truly exclusive experience. Private dining by Sepia is a Michelin star restaurant, offering carefully curated menus created from locally sourced seasonal produce. Make your taste buds dance with inventive and mouth-watering American cuisine perfectly executed by Executive Chef Andrew Zimmerman. A real VIP experience in atmospheric surroundings that seamlessly meld the old with the new, adding a modern twist to the traditional classics.
Chief Wine Officer
October 1st 2019, from 6.15pm