In This Issue:
  • Register Today for the MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Award Webinar
  • CIO Leadership Award Finalists' Quotes
  • Sloan Management Review
  • 2020 Symposium Ticket Refund Option Ends May 15
  • MIT Sloan CIO Digital Learning Series - An Introduction Webinar
Register Today for the CIO Leadership Award Webinar
We are overwhelmed with the response to our 13th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Award webinar on May 19. The free webinar is showing to be popular with I.T. professionals that are earlier in their career as they see this as an opportunity to hear directly from the top I.T. professionals and academics in the world right on their laptop.
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For the 2020 CIO Award Finalists, being nominated is a
team honor.
Mojgan Lefebvre, EVP, CTO, COO, Travelers
“It’s an honor to be recognized by the MIT Sloan CIO Leadership program,” said Ms. Lefebvre. “This award is a testament to the work of an exceptional team that is dedicated to continuing Travelers’ legacy of innovation. Together, our technology and operations professionals are delivering solutions that optimize efficiency, drive business outcomes, extend our advantage in risk expertise and provide great experiences for our customers, agents, brokers and employees.”
Shamim Mohammad, SVP, CIO/CTO, CarMax
“At CarMax, we’ve made significant investments over the past several years transforming our technologies, positioning our teams for rapid change and building our omni-channel customer experience. These proactive efforts have enabled significant business agility for our company, which is critical during this unprecedented time,” said Mr. Mohammad. “I’m honored by this meaningful recognition from MIT, and it is a credit to our incredible technology team members, who are revolutionizing car buying for our customers and empowering our associates and workplace through innovative technologies.”
Zeeshan Tariq, VP, CIO, Zimmer Biomet
“To receive this award nomination is truly an honor for anyone,” said Mr. Tariq. “It is also a recognition and a reminder that the role of IT is fast evolving, and advances in IT are forcing every industry to rethink and reinvent itself or risk becoming irrelevant.”
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2020 Symposium Ticket Refund Option Ends May 15
Your final opportunity to request a direct refund for your ticket to the in-person 2020 Symposium is May 15, 2020 . As previously announced, cancellation fees have been waived. Click this link for instructions to cancel your registration. If you’ve requested a refund on EventBrite but have not received a response, please email us directly at . If you had purchased your ticket outside of Eventbrite's refund timeframe of three months, we will handle your refund offline.

You also have the option of securing your seat at next year’s Symposium by letting your 2020 ticket convert directly to a ticket for the 2021 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium on May 12, 2021 . You don’t need to take any action to do so.

Any tickets that are not refunded will be automatically registered for a 2021 Symposium ticket.
MIT Sloan CIO Digital Learning Series - An Introduction
Wed., May 27, 2020 from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
In response to the COVID-19 crisis, which caused the cancellation of the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, we are introducing the 2020 MIT Sloan CIO Digital Learning Series . This webinar on May 27 is an introduction to the new 2020 Digital Learning Series.

We will host webinars on the second Wednesday of each month, from June through October, to bring together the best academic and industry thought leaders for discussions about leadership and technology in this digital age.
Best regards,

Allan R. Tate
Executive Chair, MIT Sloan CIO Symposium
MIT Center for Information Systems Research

MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association

MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy