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Modernising the Core: How CIOs Can Balance Innovation and Legacy to Achieve True Transformation

3rd December 2019 | 6:15 pm

Chief Wine Officer and Exponential-e Present:

Modernising the Core: How CIOs Can Balance Innovation and Legacy to Achieve True Transformation

Date: Tuesday 3rd December from 6.15pm
Location: Rosewood London, 252 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EN
Guest Speaker: Stewart Wilson
Master of Wine: Sam Caporn

  WHAT’S ON THE AGENDA

Digital Transformation has been at the forefront of IT Leaders minds for years now, and while each organisation has a different view of what it means to them, few have truly achieved it.

CIOs are charged with balancing the excitement of bringing in new technologies and driving innovation with modernisation of the core, tackling legacy systems and ensuring minimal disruption.

Chief Wine Officer and Exponential-e are thrilled to invite you to an evening of the finest dining and wine tasting at Rosewood Hotel, London. Join your fellow IT Leaders as we explore how organisations can modernise their core to accelerate digital transformation initiatives, whilst also freeing up people and budget to support more valuable projects.

Why now?

  • 81% of business leaders agree that if they fail to embrace IT transformation their firm will no longer be competitive in the market;
  • 31% of CEOs cite IT change as a top priority for their business;
  • and 73% of CIOs say it’s a challenge to find the right balance between business innovation and operational excellence.

Don’t miss this exclusive Chief Wine Officer event, where you won’t just learn how to drive innovation that drives its own benefits and is quick in relation to time to value. Our guests also get the chance to connect with their peers, sharing their experiences over a glass of the finest wines sourced by a genuine Master of Wine. You’ll also have the chance to take part in a light-hearted wine competition. Put your taste buds to the test to see if you can claim the ultimate accolade – the Chief Wine Officer!

  WHO’S ATTENDING

This event is exclusively limited to 15 IT Leaders and C-Level driving digital transformation within UK organisations.

  GUEST SPEAKER

STEWART WILSON
Senior Sales Director for Dell EMC Modern Data Centre

Stewart Wilson is the Senior Sales Director for Dell EMC Modern Data Centre (MDC) division responsible for managing over 200 sales resources positioning the business value of converged and storage solutions to Dell EMC’s enterprise accounts across 15 countries in Europe. The MDC business unit represents the broadest portfolio and largest revenue contribution to Dell EMC (part of Dell Technologies). Stewart joined Dell EMC 10 years ago and held various positions including leading the UKI converged division (aka VCE) which saw significant growth and success in the Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) market place. VxRail continues to be one of the fastest growing products in Dell EMC’s portfolio and underpins the latest Dell Technologies Cloud Platform announced at DT World 2019. MDC is frequently at the heart of discussions with clients around Public, Private and Hybrid cloud conversations.

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  YOUR HOST

Exponential-e understands that your cloud is only as good as your network. But by fusing a carrier-class network with unparalleled cloud infrastructure, Expnential-e delivers a world-class hybrid cloud solution that powers enterprise applications at wire speed for a superior end-user experience. Global brands like Channel 4, Guinness World Records and Virgin Atlantic already benefit from Exponential-e’s exceptional services – are you ready to join them?

  THE CHIEF WINE OFFICER EXPERIENCE

Our premium event series is all about mixing business with pleasure. Alongside high-level business discussions with peers, guests to our Chief Wine Officer events get to sample the world’s finest wines and indulge in a gourmet dining experience.

But it doesn’t stop there – we also have a little light-hearted competition to further enliven the night. 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.

  WINE EXPERT AND HOST

SAM CAPORN

For over twenty years, Sam Caporn has travelled the world to write, buy and blend wines for the UK market. She is 1 of only 390 people worldwide to hold the prestigious title of Master of Wine and only 1 of 13 women to have ever won the coveted Madame Bollinger Medal for Excellence in Tasting. Sam is a wine consultant to one of the UK’s largest retailers and has appeared regularly on BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen. She is also a wine judge and a partner of The Wine Gang (consumer wine festivals and events).

  9 WINES 1 WINNER

WELCOME


Two sparkling wines

STARTER

Paired with two white wines

MAIN COURSE

Paired with two red wines

DESSERT

Enjoyed with a dessert wine

CHEESE COURSE

Paired with two red wines

CWO FINAL

Winner announced

  YOUR VENUE

ROSEWOOD HOTEL
252 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EN

The event will be held in the exquisite surroundings of the Living Room at the 5-star Rosewood London. An elegant location offering luxurious and stylish interiors with a unique touch. This stunning venue is a leader among London’s luxury hotels, combining classic English heritage with contemporary style and sophistication.

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ROSIE SANDERSON
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  EVENT HOST

CRAIG MCCARTNEY, MD
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Details

Date:
3rd December 2019
Time:
6:15 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Rosewood Hotel
252 High Holborn
London, London WC1V7EN United Kingdom