Bask in MIT's Innovation Ecosystem

at the 13th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium

In this Issue...
  • The Innovation Ecosystem
  • You Shaped the Agenda, Now Shape the Panels!
  • Essential Guide
  • Welcome Gold Sponsor Mendix

Why will attending the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium help your company thrive in the digital economy? Besides the session, speakers, and Innovation Showcase, you'll be visiting one of the world's most vibrant innovation ecosystems. MIT's mission is not only to create and develop innovative ideas, but also to transform them into viable solutions to the world's problems.

  1. Read the report on MIT's global entrepreneurial impact
  2. Check out our partner's event, TiE StartupCon
  3. Nominate your favorite startup to our Innovation Showcase

You shaped the Agenda, now shape the Panels!
The individual panel topics are set but there is still plenty of time to influence the content. Do you have specific questions on the panel topics or points you'd like to make sure are covered? Join our LinkedIn group and browse the Discussions for individual panels, where you can meet the Panel Captains and learn about Speakers as they are announced. Or visit our Agenda page to go to the specific discussion for your favorite panel.
Is your Early Stage company Unique?
The Innovation Showcase is a special opportunity to meet with the world's best, brightest, and most successful technology executives and companies.   If you know a company that fits this description, tell them about it and encourage them to apply!  Information about the showcase and the application download can be found at . Applications are due April 1.
Partner Event: TiE StartupCon, April 15
TiE-Boston brings Boston Entrepreneurs together at TiE StartupCon. Launched in 2000, StartupCon has grown to become New England's largest startup conference, with over 1,000 attendees, all-day panels and networking. This year the conference promises to be even bigger and better, featuring three keynotes including renowned biotechnologist and inventor Bob Langer; three tracks "Ideate & Innovate", "Scale", and "What's trending in Tech, Healthcare and Pharma"; and a Startup Expo showcasing 50 of the hottest startups in the area.  MITCIO Symposium newsletter subscribers are eligible for a $10 discount with code "MITCIO". To register visit
Study Up! Review the Past to prepare for the Future
The Essential Guide to the 2015 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium rounds up all of SearchCIO's comprehensive coverage of last year's event, including video interviews with intriguing speakers and Award winners. From the forces of digital disruption and the changing CIO role to the emergence of platform business models, IoT and automation, it's a great way to prepare for this year's conference. (Of course, full coverage is on our News Page.)

Welcome Gold Sponsor Mendix

The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is proud to welcome Gold Sponsor, Mendix! Mendix helps enterprises achieve their digital goals. Their digital innovation platform empowers customers to bring new products to market, digitize customer engagement, and automate unique business processes. Facilitating an iterative, collaborative approach, the platform brings business and IT together to build and deploy innovative applications at the speed of ideas. Learn more at

Lindsey Anderson
 The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is organized by:

MIT Center for Information Systems Research
MIT Center for Information Systems Research
MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy
MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association