Speaker Bio

Akis Sklavounakis

Akis Sklavounakis

Sr Director Analyst
Akis Sklavounakis is advising leaders on proven practices to implement enterprise Agile, DevOps, and transform their organisations from project-based delivery to product-centric delivery. His research covers practical advice on attracting, growing and retaining talent. He also helps software engineering leaders with ways to improve developer experience and implement platform engineering, in order to successfully deliver digital products and services.

As a content leader for Software Engineering Leadership and Practices he works with a number of expert analysts and researchers in delivering thought leading, practical and actionable content to Gartner clients on topics such as: Engineering talent management, software development, architecture, agile product delivery, product and platform strategy, business-driven decision making and operating models for high-quality software.

Mr. Sklavounakis has extensive digital transformation experience as a delivery head and coach, leading client delivery teams and managing solutions delivery in the online services, payments, financial services and banking sectors.
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Wednesday, 13 September, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM BST
Strengthen Your Employment Value Proposition to Attract and Retain Great Software Engineering Talent

Attracting, developing and retaining talent continues to be one of the top challenges for software engineering leaders, despite the staffing adjustments carried out by big tech. This session will provide practical advice to software engineering leaders to strengthen all areas of the employment value proposition so they can attract and retain the right talent for their organization.

Thursday, 14 September, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM BST
Strategic Roadmap to Delivering Digital Products That Drive Business Results

Digital technology initiatives are the top strategic business priority. Software engineering leaders can use this strategic roadmap to transform how the software engineering organization works with key stakeholders to build and deliver digital products and experiences to drive business results.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.