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STAMFORD, Conn., April 23, 2015

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2015 Mastermind Keynotes to Include IBM's Ginni Rometty and GE's Jeffrey R. Immelt

More Than 8,500 CIOs and Senior IT Executives to Come Together, October 4-8, in Orlando

Two of the most influential leaders in business and technology will sit down with Gartner Inc., analysts to discuss the current and future state of IT during Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2015, taking place October 4-8 in Orlando. Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President and CEO of IBM, and Jeffrey R. Immelt, Chairman and CEO of GE, will provide their perspective on the future of their companies, as well as the future of IT.

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is the world’s most important gathering of CIOs and senior IT executives uniting a global community of CIOs with the tools, insights and strategies to help them lead the next generation of IT and achieve business outcomes.

Shaped by feedback from CIOs to stay focused on only what is most relevant and useful, the Symposium experience will:

  • Be structured around mission-critical priorities to solve CIOs’ toughest challenges
  • Help CIOs rethink traditional roles to lead innovation in business
  • Focus on disruptive future trends and new technologies to help re-imagine the future
  • Provide the leadership insight needed to enhance the business and technology leader’s journey

Symposium/ITxpo will also provide a wealth of community engagement opportunities for CIOs and IT executives to share best practices, build relationships, embrace new ideas and drive change through shared insight with other CIOs.

ITxpo, a solution showcase teeming with leading providers of IT solutions aimed at driving business imperatives, will highlight the next steps in technology through live demonstrations, face-to-face meetings with exhibitors, and fast-paced presentations on key technology directions.

For complete event and registration details, please visit the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo website at

Members of the media can register for the event by contacting Christy Pettey at

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