In this Issue...
  • Call for Innovation Showcase Applications
  • 2016 Showcase Finalists
  • Call for Award Nominations
  • Speakers Wanted
  • Register Now and Save
  • Join the Discussion
Call for Innovation Showcase Applications

Are you always on the lookout for the Next Big Thing, or the Next Hot Company? Did you spot Apperian, Hadapt, Unidesk, Desktone, Gazzang, Nimbula, Rypple and Twinstrata before they were acquired by Arxan, Teradata, Citrix, VMware, Cloudera, Oracle, salesforce.com and EMC? The Innovation Showcase at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium spotted them.

Every year, the Innovation Showcase highlights 10 outstanding early stage companies with cutting edge solutions that combine both value and innovation to Enterprise IT. This is a great way for start-ups to establish a market presence and our Finalists have achieved significant success.
If you think your early stage company is unique , and want a special opportunity to meet with the world's best, brightest, and most successful technology executives and companies, then apply for this year's Innovation Showcase by April 1, 2017.
If you know a company that fits this description , tell them about it and encourage them to apply!
If you want to find the next innovative technology  that will help your CIO Adventure, then be sure to visit the Innovation Showcase on May 24!
About the Innovation Showcase  
Company selections are based upon the following criteria: 
  • Enterprise IT solution with product available in the market 
  • Innovation and/or strategic value, or uniqueness of the solution
  • Potential impact on the Top and/or Bottom Line
Qualification Criteria
  • Start-up with <$10 million in annual revenues 
  • Selling enterprise IT solutions to CIOs or corporate departments.
The Innovation Showcase Judges consist of MIT faculty and students, entrepreneurs, and early stage investors.
Applications are free, and due April 1. Information about the showcase and the online application can be found at  http://www.mitcio.com/innovation . Please contact  showcase@mitcio.com  with any questions about the application process.
2016 Showcase Finalists

Congratulations to the 2016 Innovation Showcase Finalists!
AppFormix - San Jose, CA
Breach Intelligence - Farmington, CT
DataXylo - Cambridge, MA
HashiCorp - San Francisco, CA
illusive networks - New York, NY
Menlo Security - Menlo Park, CA
Podium Data - Lowell, MA
Rocana - San Francisco, CA
Rulex - Boston, MA
Tesora - Cambridge, MA
Call For Award Nominations

Will your organization be applying for this year's CIO Leadership Award? Do you have a nominee at another organization, perhaps a customer or partner?  If so, it's time to act, the submission deadline is March 1.
Speakers Wanted

Would you like to share the stage with MIT's thought leaders?  Or do you know someone you would like to recommend as a speaker? If so, we'd love to hear from you. Click HERE to submit your recommendation  Or, join our LinkedIn group, where we will be hosting discussions for each of this year's panels.
Register Now and Save!

Early Bird Registration for the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is now open. Register Now For Significant Savings!

Join the Discussion

The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is active on social media. Join the discussion online as we prepare for the 2017 Symposium.

Lindsey Anderson

MIT Center for Information Systems Research

MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy

 MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association