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CIO Program

CIO leadership is being challenged in historic new ways, requiring a fresh approach to IT concepts, strategies. Based on direct input from more than 2,000 CIOs, the CIO Program at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo offers the most timely, relevant content available to CIOs — all captured in a comprehensive agenda of interactive workshops, CIO-exclusive sessions, guest speaker luncheons and other formats appropriate to a C-level audience. Attendees must apply to this program based on the qualification criteria (listed below).

Program objectives

  • Provide qualified attendees an exclusive CIO experience
  • Stimulate entrepreneurial and creative thinking
  • Create unlimited opportunities for CIO to benefit from the collective wisdom of their peers
  • Investigate methodologies, frameworks and approaches for professional and personal growth
  • Prepare CIOs for the technology developments causing a profound shift in the enterprise
  • Arm CIOs with leadership strategies and techniques to develop and sustain talent in an ever-changing employment landscape

Criteria

CIOs or equivalent-level IT executives who have ultimate responsibility for enterprise-wide (or business-division) IT decisions and budgets:

  • CIOs, CTOs (or equivalent) and business-unit/regional CIOs from organizations with revenue of $1 Billion+ (CIO surrogates and business-division/regional CIO equivalents may be additionally qualified on their individual IT-budget responsibility/control).
  • CIOs, CTOs (or equivalent) from organizations with revenue of $200M to $999M (applicants may be additionally qualified on their individual IT-budget responsibility/control).
  • CIOs, CTOs (or equivalent) from not-for-profit and public-sector organizations or agencies with 1000 employees, or more (applicants may be additionally qualified on their individual IT-budget responsibility/control).
  • CIO members of Gartner Executive Programs
  • CIOs from technology vendors and consultants who are involved exclusively in their organization's internal IT/IS operation.

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