Speaker Bio

Reem Zahran
Guest speaker

Reem Zahran

Reem Zahran is the Chief Technology & Information Officer (CTIO) for Vistra, a global market leader in the fund administration and corporate services industry. Reem joined the organisation end of 2018, and is responsible for driving Vistra’s Technology strategy and implementation globally, ensuring Vistra has world-class, integrated digital solutions and IT infrastructure to meet the expanding needs of its clients and employees.

With over 25 years’ experience, Reem has a track record in leading and delivering complex, large-scale, global digital transformation programmes, building enterprise-wide scalable platforms and directing international, cross-functional, skilled teams. Before joining Vistra, Reem was CIO at Kantar Media, leading the largest global IT team across WPP (group company at the time) to deliver software solutions, service delivery and infrastructure with a budget of over $120 million.

Reem has held numerous senior roles for leading organisations such as IMS Health (now IQVIA), Nokia and Symbian. She has an MSc in Computer Science from the University College London, University of London.
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Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM GMT
Executive Insights: Leading Culture Change – a Transformation Journey to Create an Industry Leading Digital Ecosystem

Learning from Vistra’s experiences, this session will share:
o The journey, to deliver on the strategic ONE Vistra goal, of being able to service global clients consistently and cost effectively
o How Vistra went about this transformation, by setting a clear vision for its Target Operating Model and a clear delivery plan, through its ONE Vistra Digital Transformation Programme
o How they made the transition quicker and easier for colleagues, customers and partners, by leveraging industry standard cloud platforms and an iPaaS operating model to enable a wider industry ecosystem
o The challenges and key learnings along the way
o With the benefit of hindsight, the key Critical Success Factors; aspects to consider in order to help you accelerate your own Digital Transformation

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