SAVE 40%: Early Bird Registration, only $595, closes February 28, 2018
In this Issue...

  • You Shaped the Agenda!
  • SAVE 40%: Early Bird Registration, only $595, closes February 28, 2018
  • Call for CIO Leadership Award Nominations
  • Is Your Early Stage Company Unique?
  • Learn from the VCs what’s trending and hot in the industry?
  • Join the Discussion
You Shaped the Agenda! 
Thanks to all the people 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. Here is overview of the 2018 session topics:

  • Creating a Digital Culture
  • What is Your Digital Business Model?
  • The Future of Work in a World of AI, ML and Automation
  • From Legacy to Digital Within Financial Services
  • Mapping the Future of the IT Unit
  • Implementing AI
  • Realizing Synergies from Digital Innovations
  • CIO’s Role in C-level Cybersecurity Leadership
  • Redesigning the Digital Workplace for Agile@Scale
  • Blockchain
  • Building The Intelligent Enterprise using AI, ML, Mobility, and Cloud Services
  • Platforms & APIs: How to Cuts Costs, Raise Revenues & Boost Market Cap
  • Articulating your Digital Vision
  • Closing the Gap Between Strategy and Execution

And yes, the 2018 featured keynote:

Articulating your Digital Vision
Jeanne Ross, MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research ( @jrossCISR )
Looking to make that Digital Transformation for your organization? This keynote has it all, where Jeanne Ross dives into a step by step execution plan beginning with articulating a clear vision and how do business leaders formulate an executable business strategy inspired by both, the existing organizational competencies and the capabilities of digital technologies. What does the vision look like? What it takes to inspire the people in the company design a coherent executable business strategy?
This is a much-awaited Keynote.

Be sure to sign up early as some sessions have limited seating. Visit our  Agenda page for details.
SAVE 40%: Early Bird Registration, only $595, closes February 28, 2018
Early Bird Registration for the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is now open. Register by February 28th for Significant Savings!
Call for CIO Leadership 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.
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!

Applications are free, and due April 1 . Information about the showcase and the online application can be found at . Please contact with any questions about the application process.
Learn from the VCs what’s trending and hot in the industry?
TiE Boston’s Annual Investor Outlook Forum brings together business leaders and entrepreneurs to hear investor panelists discuss industry outlooks in the year ahead. 
Participants will hear from the active and seasoned investors in the Venture Capital community about their investment focus areas and guiding principles for the year. 
What sectors will be hot? What are the trends in valuation? Entrepreneurs will receive insights on not only which segments are vibrant, but also how to shape their business models for successful execution.
Join the Discussion
The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is active on social media. Join the discussion online as we prepare for the 2018 Symposium.
Lindsey Anderson