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Gain valuable executive insights from IBM’s CIO and CTO Studies.

You are invited to attend the upcoming free webinar presented by R2i in collaboration with the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) on February 15th at 11 a.m. EDT.

Join IBV Global Research Leaders Gerald Parham and Veena Pureswaran for a 1-hour live presentation of key findings from their recently published CIO and CTO Studies. The 2021 CIO and CTO studies draw on input from 5,000 Chief Information and Chief Technology Officers from 29 industries and 45 locations around the world.

Since 2003, the IBV’s Global C-suite studies has provided role-specific, topical and timely guidance from perspectives shared by more than 60,000 business leaders around the world.

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WHY ATTEND: Explore key insights from global CIOs and CTOs

Topics include how the pandemic is transforming the organization, the shift to hybrid work, the changing role of cloud computing, ecosystem partnerships, sustainability & responsibility, how leaders are accelerating innovation, the financial benefits from collaboration, and a discussion of which technologies executives expect to deliver the greatest results. Insights and recommendations will be shared.

Register now and build a better future for your organization.


Veena Pureswaran
Research Director, Thought Leadership | IBM Institute for Business Value
Veena Pureswaran is a Research Director in the IBM Institute for Business Value where she leads a global research program on quantum computing and other emerging technologies. Previously, she has held leadership positions in semiconductor product development, technology strategy and management. Her research findings have influenced over 50 clients in industries ranging from electronics to government and financial services and she has presented at over 40 major conferences in Asia, Europe and North America. Veena holds six patents and was named among the top 200 thought leaders in Crypto and Blockchain in 2018. She holds an MBA from Duke University and a Masters in Electrical Engineering from SUNY Buffalo.
Gerald Parham
Global Research Leader, Security & CIO | IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV)
Gerald leads the Security and CIO research portfolios within the IBM Institute for Business Value. He advises senior executives and board members on security strategy and cyber value chains, in particular the relationship between strategy, risk, security operations, identity, privacy, and trust. Over the past year, Gerald has authored original research papers on cloud security, cyber risk, business resilience, zero trust and the changing role of the CIO. He has more than 20 years of experience in executive leadership, innovation, and intellectual property development.


ABOUT the IBV Studies

In Q2-Q3 2021, the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) surveyed 5,000 C-suite technology leaders, including both Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and Chief Technology Officers (CTOs). A select group of executives were contacted for in-depth qualitative interviews, revealing insights about their on-the-ground experience leading technology organizations throughout a period of exceptional disruption. Spanning 29 industries and 45 locations worldwide, this study is our most exhaustive examination of this critical cohort in more than 15 years of research.


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