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, 28 November, 2023 / 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM IST
Gartner Opening Keynote: The Next Era - We Shape AI, AI Shapes Us

Generative AI has burst onto the scene, unleashing both possibilities and threats for CIOs everywhere and raising questions that range from the metaphysical (what does it mean to be human?) to the tactical (where and how should I use AI to create value and what are the risks?). The Gartner Opening Keynote will meet these questions head on to ensure CIOs stay out in front in this new era of human-machine relationships.

Tuesday, 28 November, 2023 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM IST
The CIOs Contribution to Growth

The CIO needs a growth agenda to respond to CEO demands. High-growth enterprises leverage three catalysts for growth — strategic diversification, collective leadership and embedded antifragile practices. However, only 34% of senior executives believe CIOs take a leadership role in contributing to the company’s growth. This session focuses on how and where CIOs can become growth leaders.

Wednesday, 29 November, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM IST
Ask the Expert: Business and Technology Simplification

This session will focus on best practices in achieving simplification. Addressing how to reduce complexity with efficiency, effectiveness, integrity and agility benefits

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