Panel Discussion – Get Ready for The Platform Transition
- Moderator: Dr.
Geoff Parker, SM '93, PhD '98, Research Fellow and Visiting Scholar, MIT Initiative for the Digital Economy.
- Panel participants: Adriana Karaboutis, Chief Information & Digital Officer,
National Grid; Mannu Lodha, MBA '17, Director, Industry 4.0 Portfolio and Sales, Tetra Pak; Ryan Mallory, Senior Vice President, Global Solutions Enablement, Equinix; Markus Pertlwieser, Chief Digital Officer, Deutsche Bank.
Panel overview: This panel will discuss key steps necessary to get your firm ready to adopt a platform strategy. These include a discussion of the architecture necessary to support platforms, building consistent data models, and getting the right talent in place to execute the strategy once the infrastructure is in place.
Panel Discussion – System Reboot: Modernizing Your Legacy Technologies
Jon Lin, Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategy, Equinix.
Antonio Figueiredo, Senior Director, Industry Solutions, Salesforce; Dave Hoag, Senior Vice President and CIO, The Options Clearing Corporation; Beth O'Rorke, CIO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts; Jean Kneisler, Vice President & CTO, Jabil.
Panel overview: Smarter enterprises require a nimbler technology infrastructure for digital transformation. However, without a clear strategy, business sponsorship and understanding the interconnections between partners, customers and in-house infrastructure, your "modernization" efforts could degenerate into old-fashioned silos and projects of limited scope and impact. We'll discuss ways to chart a path toward a full rethinking of the way your IT systems are designed; where to begin, strategies that helped service providers and large enterprises scale, and methods ensuring your business stays on course and aligned with its goals.
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