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On November 1, 2012, we sponsored an executive seminar entitled: Big Data: Analytics and Action. This seminar provided insights into how various companies across multiple industries use big data as a core competency to achieve competitive advantage by identifying consumer trends and user patterns in the deluge of data that gets generated daily. Speakers included Bill Ruh, VP of the GE Global Software Center, Kim Stevenson, CIO of Intel, Bask Iyer, CIO of Juniper Networks, Hugh Williams, VP Experience at eBay, David Henke, SVP at LinkedIn, and other industry leaders. Click here for the event web page.
On September 14, 2012, the Fisher Center's CIO Leadership Program and Gartner Executive Programs co-sponsored a very special series of events: A Landmark CIO Community Event, the Renaissance CIO Banquet, and the Award Ceremony for the Fisher-Hopper Prize for Lifetime Achievement in CIO Leadership. The gathering included "Renaissance CIOs" from such diverse companies as Cisco, Charles Schwab, Frito-Lay, Marriott, and Merrill Lynch as well as a panel discussion on where the CIO profession is going. The day's events culminated with a banquet at the Claremont Hotel to announce the winner of the first Fisher-Hopper Prize for Lifetime Achievement in CIO Leadership, Filippo Passerini, Procter & Gamble Group President of Global Business Services and CIO. Click here to see Filippo Passerini's acceptance remarks. Click here to read the press release. Click here for the event web page and a video of Filippo Passerini's acceptance remarks.
On November 3, 2011, The Fisher Center for Management and Technology sponsored an executive seminar entitled: The Global Impact of Social Networking. Speakers included the CIO of Facebook, SVP and General Manager of Chatter with Salesforce.com, VP & CIO of Rambus, Vice President of Talent for Intuit, the CIO of O’Reilly Media, and other distinguished speakers.
Topics included: the Business Impacts of a World Gone Social, the role of social media in driving change in the next generation Enterprise, the Impact of Social Networking on Innovation, How the Social World is Impacting your Talent, Converting Connections into Opportunities, and others.
On November 4, 2010, The Fisher Center for Management and Technology sponsored an executive seminar entitled: SaaS, Cloud, and Beyond: The Emergence of the Virtual Enterprise. Speakers included the CIO of Facebook, the ex-President of Oracle-on-Demand, the researcher who was instrumental in the development of RISC architecture, RAID storage, and now the technical foundations of The Cloud, and the President Emeritus of The Institute For The Future.
Topics included: The Cloud: Winners & Losers, a Cloud Action Plan, Obstacles & Opportunities, Organizational Innovation, the Cloud and the growing integration of the global economy, emerging Business Models for a Virtual World, The Cloud: CIO/CTO/CEO perspectives.