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The Digital Revolution Transforms the Business: How CIOs can drive change with leadership

As digitalization matures and drives new business models, more organisations join digital ecosystems. To succeed, CIOs in Italy must share the CEO’s focus on growth and digitalization, the shift to digital ecosystem participation is both an opportunity and a challenge for CIOs. To help their organizations transition to increased ecosystem participation, CIOs need to build readiness in three domains: technology, organisational capabilities and enterprise business leadership. CIOs will need to use IT to overcome skill barriers, use bimodal for innovation and profit and determine the right balance of cost and value targets.

Our CIO Advisory Board invites you to join an exclusive gathering of CIOs from Italy at Gartner’s invitation-only event in Milan to explore your most critical business, technology and leadership strategies relevant to both the commercial and public sectors.

CIOxchange is designed for individuals in the following roles:
Roles Include:
  • Corporatewide CIOs
  • Business Unit CIOs
  • Public-Sector CIOs
  • Most Senior IT Leader/Decision Maker

Features & Benefits

  • CIO panels, case studies and think tanks: Learn directly from peers facing similar challenges 
  • Scheduled peer-to-peer meetings: Exchange knowledge with your CIO peers on a one-to-one basis
  • Gartner analyst keynotes: Understand the issues and challenges facing CIOs in the Italian region and how these compare at an EMEA and global level 
  • Gartner-led roundtables: Engage in deep-dive discussions around key topics including digital transformation, driving agility, creating funds for innovation, adopting practices from Digital champions.  
  • Executive roundtables: Gain strategic insight into the best-of-breed solutions at these interactive, executive “boardroom style” workshops
  • Networking lunch and drinks reception: Network with your peers in an informal environment
  • Personalized agendas and take-away documentation: Quickly address the issues and ideas most relevant to you when you return to the office
  • Analyst one-on-one meetings: Gain insights into your key issues through meaningful conversations with Gartner analysts

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost to attend?
There is no cost for attending the event. Request your invitation to attend

Who Should Attend
Registration for the Gartner CIOxchange is open to individuals who meet the criteria listed here

Can I cancel my registration?
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The Digital Revolution Transforms the Business: How CIOs could drive change with leadership

CIO Roundtables

  • Adaptive Sourcing for Bimodal IT
  • Cost Optimization in the Age of Digital Business
  • The One-Page IT Strategy
  • Algorithmic Business
  • Digital Transformation: What are the critical factors for success

What to Expect

Uncover solutions to regional issues with CIOs who share similar challenges in this exclusive, one-day event.

CIOxchange offers the chance to collaborate with a select group of peers on regional issues, in your local language. Facilitated by Gartner, the world’s leading IT research and advisory company, this one-day event is designed to meet the needs of busy CIOs in the largest organizations.

Examine ways to:
  • Become your Executive Board’s trusted ally and a true business collaborator to enable the digital strategy
  • Attract and Retain key IT talent to align the skills and capabilities to drive digital business success
  • Drive agility and innovation by applying different speeds of IT  (bimodal)
  • Learn from born digital companies to close the digital gap
  • Lead transformation with Industrie 4.0 and Internet of Things initiatives
  • Manage IT cost optimization to create funds for digital investments

What can CIOs expect?
  • Learn from CIO panels gaining insight into digital leadership
  • Peer Networking with other CIOs from the Italian region
  • Keynotes by Gartner’s most influential analysts
  • Explore new ideas through interactive roundtables  


Personalize your Attendance

You'll be able to add these Gartner exclusives to your agenda:

  • Admission to all Keynote sessions
  • Gartner Analyst Meetings
  • Peer 1:1 Meetings
  • Analyst and Peer User RoundTables
  • Workshops
  • End-User Case Studies
  • Networking Reception


Listen to inspirational guest keynote speakers and learn from Gartner analysts – the foremost experts in their areas of focus. 

Advisory Panel and Gartner Speakers include:

  • Danilo Gismondi
    Danilo Gismondi



  • Alessandro Campanini
    Alessandro Campanini

    Group Chief Information Officer

    Mediobanca SpA

  • Daniele Rizzo
    Daniele Rizzo

    Chief Information & Business Process Officer


  • Massimo Pernigotti
    Massimo Pernigotti

    Chief Information Officer

    Edison Spa

  • Antonello Traina
    Antonello Traina

    Regional Vice President

  • Umberto Barra
    Umberto Barra

    VP, Executive Partner

  • Guido Repaci
    Guido Repaci

    Senior Executive Partner

  • Stefano Nocentini
    Stefano Nocentini

    Senior Executive Partner

  • Pierluigi Piva
    Pierluigi Piva

    Senior Executive Partner

  • Marco Delfino
    Marco Delfino

    Vice President Service Delivery

What We Hear About Our Speakers



"Gartner speakers always provide insightful information in clear, concise presentations."

"Great event! I've been to other conferences in the past and I must say the topics are very relevant and speakers are well versed in their areas."


Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of IT​

CIOxchange Italy will help you develop a "short list" of technology and service providers who can meet your particular needs. You'll receive exclusive access to some of the world's leading technology and service providers in a variety of settings.



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