DACH CIO Inner Circle

27 June 2019 | Upside East, Munich

27 June 2019
Upside East, Munich

Collaborate with your peers

Get together with your peers to tackle top business challenges through peer-driven content and discussions at the DACH CIO Inner Circle.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CIOs today:

Investing in your people and the right technologies

Innovating with advanced technologies and new delivery models

Influencing business stakeholders and enterprise outcomes

DACH CIO Governing Body

The Governing Body Co-Chairs shape the summit agenda, ensuring that all content is driven by CIOs, for CIOs.

Governing Body Co-Chairs

Martin Bally

Diebold | Nixdorf

Tom Linckens

Former EVP & CIO


27 June 2019

16:00 - 17:00  Executive Networking Reception

17:00 - 18:30  Discussion Topics

Leading Through Uncertainty

Jimmy Heschl headshot

Jimmy Heschl

Head of Digital Security

Red Bull

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Peter Gerdenitsch

Head of Group Information & Cyber Security / Group CISO

Raiffeisen Bank International

Stefan Haverkock headshot

Stefan Haverkock

Vice President IT, IT Corporate & EMEA

Brenntag AG

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Sandeep Sen

Group CIO

Linde Plc

In today’s environment of constant technology upheaval, traditional change management techniques fall short. Digital initiatives, executive expectations and an evolving marketplace necessitate change at a rapid pace. In order to adapt their business and their teams at this speed, C-level leaders must adopt an alternate approach. Compare your most pressing disruptions with peers and discuss innovative ways to guide your change leadership efforts and reduce uncertainty in the enterprise.

Topic 1: Addressing business challenges from an IT perspective

  • What barriers to high performance are you currently experiencing at your organisation? Within your team?
  • What tactics do you employ to build trust between IT and the wider business?
  • Which technologies and trends are currently creating the biggest disruptions to your business?

Topic 2: Designing for disruption 

  • How do you organize your product, technology, and security teams around disruptive technologies?
    • i.e. Do you employ DevOps and agile approaches; what is working and what isn’t?
  • What disruption-oriented change-management techniques have you adopted or are you considering adopting?

Topic 3: Creating a culture of innovation 

  • How do you provide space for your team to innovate?
  • How do you foster a culture of creativity to attract and retain employees?
  • What partnerships across the C-suite have led to increased innovation? How is your team involved?

This dinner conversation is an interactive roundtable discussion designed to address the most pressing issues we face as C-level executives, in combination with an opportunity to network with our peers in a unique environment.

18:30 - 19:00  Networking Break

19:00 - 20:00  Summary Discussion & Dinner

20:00 - 21:00  Social Hour


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