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Wednesday August 19, 2015

The CDO’s Guide to Digital Transformation:
What Can Mike Tyson Can Teach Us?

What can Mike Tyson teach us about digital transformation?
For many organizations, digital transformation can seem like a heavyweight fight, with organizations at the forefront of innovation rarely getting there without a couple of black eyes.
“I’m going to quote Mike Tyson here: ‘Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face,” said Jonathan Sackett, President and CEO at MashburnSackett at a panel on digital transformation
sponsored by Capgemini held at the 2015 CDO Summit at
Thomson Reuters in New York City
Sackett joined experts from the financial, media, and fashion industry whose organizations had taken up the challange of digital transformation—and won.
Watch this video of the panel below, to learn the 3 steps every Chief Digital Officers needs to know to tackle digital transformation in their organization.
Panelists include:

  • Tony Fross (Moderator): VP Practice Lead – Digital Customer Experience at Capgemini
  • Jonathan Sackett: President & CEO MashburnSackett
  • Ralph Rivera: Director, Digital at BBC
  • Jaime Punishill: Head of Cross Channel Strategy at TIAA-CREF
  • Johanna Murphy: CMO & Digital Director at Ivanka Trump

Watch this video of the presentation now

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London 2015 speakers include:

  • James Bilefield: Chairman/Board Director, Advisor & Tech Investor
  • David Cook: Chief Digital Officer at Time Out 
  • Steve Cooper: CEO of Personal Banking at Barclays
  • Tanya Cordrey: Chief Digital Officer at Guardian News & Media
  • Mark Curtis: Chief Client Officer at Fjord
  • Jacqueline de Rojas: VP & GM at Citrix
  • Michael Ellis: CEO & President at ForgeRock
  • Sean Gilchrist: MD Global Digital Channels at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking
  • Tony Henderson: Playready Lead Europe at Microsoft
  • Peter Lacy: Global MD, Strategy & Sustainability at Accenture
  • David Mathison: CEO at CDO Club and CDO Summit
  • Jeff Moriarty: Chief Digital and Product Officer at Johnston Press
  • Andrew Proctor: Head of IT & Digital at West Midlands Police
  • Charlie Redmayne: CEO at HarperCollins UK
  • Tony Smith, CBE: Managing Director at Fortinus Ltd


Over twenty more speakers coming soon. REGISTER NOW!

Last year’s summit at the BBC sold out weeks early. This year, we’ve moved to 30 Euston Square, which has twice the capacity as last year. However, we are already on track to sell out again. 

Don’t miss your chance to be there – secure your seat today!

TWO FOR ONE Tickets: We are offering a limited number of “2 for 1” tickets to our London and Amsterdam summits. Priority will be given to those who participated in a previous Summit.

This is a golden opportunity to bring along a co-worker, colleague, peer, partner, or significant other! 

To take advantage of this limited offer, contact us before the end of August at info@CDOSummit.com.

We are delighted to announce our partnership with
The ForgeRock Identity Summit

Buy your ticket to the CDO Summit in London or Amsterdam, 
and you will receive a promo code for two COMPLIMENTARY tickets
to our Identity Summit in partnership with ForgeRock the next day!

The ForgeRock Identity Platform™ transforms the way millions of customers and citizens interact with businesses and governments online, providing better security, building relationships, and enabling new cloud, mobile, and IoT offerings from any device or connected thing. 

ForgeRock serves hundreds of brands like Morningstar, Vodafone, GEICO, TomTom, and Pearson, as well as governments like Norway, Canada, and Belgium, among many others.
Visit http://www.forgerock.com or follow ForgeRock on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/forgerock.

The Identity Summits are an opportunity to explore not just the technology infrastructure that’s needed to support millions of customer identities making digital connections, but also the metrics we should use to measure the true impact of identity management.
Mike Ellis: CEO, ForgeRock
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“Bravo David Mathison and his team for curating such an excellent event at the inaugural U.K. CDO Summit.”
Lisa Telford: Head of Media & Entertainment Practice,
Odgers Berndtson

“Huge congratulations on an awesome inaugural U.K. CDO Summit. I cannot believe how much you worked into the programme! The quality was exceptional. In addition to incredible content, I also connected and networked with some great attendees. The CDO summit was an amazing achievement, you should be very proud.”

– Tony Henderson: Business Lead Europe for Content Protection, Microsoft, PlayReady Microsoft

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The CDO Summit addresses the challenges and opportunities arising from big data, the cloud, digital disruption, and social and mobile media.  Our gatherings include the best digital strategists and practitioners on earth, in intimate, collegial, and supportive environments designed to encourage networking, learning, and knowledge-sharing. Visit the website.

About the CDO Club:

The CDO Club is the world’s first, largest, and most powerful network of C-suite digital leaders.  Our 1,000+ members receive access to breaking news, original research, career development support, networking opportunities, and inspirational events such as the CDO Summit.  Visit the website.

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