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MIT Sloan CIO Symposium - Inventing Your Future: Accelerating Success Through Technology, May 20, 2015

Agenda Update, CIO Leadership Award

at the 2015 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium


In this Issue...
  • Early Bird Registration Ends March 1
  • Your Input Helped Shape the Agenda
  • Do You Know an Exceptional CIO?
  • Welcome Gold Sponsor NuoDB
  • Scaling the MIT "Alps"

Early Bird Registration ends March 1. Register now for significant savings!


May 20 The organizing team is pleased to announce the agenda for the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium coming up on May 20, 2015 at the MIT Kresge Auditorium, Cambridge, MA.


Thanks to all the people, from nine countries, who helped shape the agenda! We sincerely appreciate everyone who took the time to review the proposed panels for this year and voted for their favorites. We used your input to select the general session topics and added a few more. The three topics with the highest survey score were:

Visit our 2015 Agenda page to see all the panels. We have organized the agenda so the most popular topics are front and center in the "main tent", Kresge Auditorium.

Do You Know an Exceptional CIO?

MIT CIO Award At this point, we need your feedback once again---- this time regarding the 2015 MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Award, which honors Chief Information Officers (CIOs) who lead their organizations by delivering business value and innovative use of IT in exceptional ways. This Award, in its eighth year, draws applicants from a wide diversity of industries, countries, and backgrounds. Recipients, and their organizations, receive broad recognition for their accomplishments.

This year, we looking for people who are leading their organizations to success, through a combination of people, process and technology, to invent their future. Finalists for this year's award will have demonstrated new modes of thinking and practice while collaborating with their C-Suite colleagues and the rest of the enterprise. In brief, eligibility requirements are as follows:

  • Nominees must hold the title of Chief Information Officer (CIO) or equivalent
  • Applicants are welcome from for-profit or not-for-profit organizations
  • Applicants must present accomplishments related to the applicant's current position
  • Finalists will be expected to attend the Symposium in person

Will your organization be applying this year? Do you have a nominee at another organization, perhaps a customer or partner?  If so, it's time to act, the submission deadline is February 28. Visit the MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Award page for more details.

Thanks, and we look forward to seeing you on campus in May!

Welcome Returning Gold Sponsor NuoDB

The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is proud to welcome returning Gold Sponsor, NuoDB!  NuoDB is a scale-out SQL database for the cloud and the modern datacenter. It is the NewSQL solution designed to meet the needs of cloud-scale apps and over 50 billion connected devices in use worldwide. Find out more at


MIT AlpsScaling the MIT "Alps"... While It Lasts?

Could MIT host the Winter Olympics? Thanks to record snowfall and the efforts of MIT Facilities Staff, Cambridge and Boston residents enjoy skiing and sledding on this gigantic five-story snow mound. See More �


Depending on Global Climate Change, this historic landmark might still be here if you attend the Symposium in May!

Lindsey Anderson
 The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is organized by:

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