Speaker Bio

Dave Aron

Dave Aron

Distinguished VP Analyst
Dave Aron is a Vice President and Gartner Fellow in the CIO Research group, focusing on digital business and innovation. Mr. Aron is a thought leader on digital business strategy and helping Boards and CxOs understand and engage with advanced business and technology topics such as the impact of the digital dragons, the rise of digital China, antifragility, business dynamics and real options.

He has received Gartner's Analyst of the Year award, created Gartner's IT strategy framework and originated the concept and term "bimodal." He was voted one of the 50 most influential people in U.K. IT in 2017. He has taught business and IT topics at a number of business schools, including London Business School, Oxford University's Said Business School and Henley Business School, and recently wrote a book, "The Essence of Strategy."
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Tuesday, 13 June, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM JST
Becoming an Antifragile Leader

Leaders in all areas of business and technology will need to find ways to thrive in a highly uncertain world. This session will outline the ways in which leaders will need to lead differently and go beyond resilience, to help their teams and enterprises evolve and thrive, in a world filled with known unknowns and unknown unknowns.

Wednesday, 14 June, 2023 / 11:05 AM - 11:35 AM JST
Five Ways To Succeed With Simplification

Leaders must continually simplify their enterprises to achieve sustained profitable growth and managed risk. This requires them to negotiate functional, economic and political challenges. This session features five top strategies for simplification from highly experienced executives.

Wednesday, 14 June, 2023 / 05:30 PM - 06:00 PM JST
Keynote: Use the Digital Dragons Radar to Supercharge Your Strategic Planning

Digital dragons and giants are continually evolving in multiple directions. Executive leaders considering partnering with or defending against them should incorporate the digital dragons radar results, based on their public announcements, into their strategic planning.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.