Meet London’s Chief Digital Officer Theo Blackwell
& Tamer Ozmen, Managing Director of
Microsoft Digital and Enterprise Services
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digital & data leaders: March 28, 2018 | London, UNITED KINGDOM
May 30, 2018 | NYC, UNITED STATES
June 27, 2018 | San Francisco, UNITED STATES
We are excited to have both Theo Blackwell and Tamer Ozmen give keynotes at the UK CDO Summit on 28 March!
As London’s first Chief Digital Officer, Theo Blackwell will play a leading role in realising the Mayor Sadiq Khan’s ambition to make London the world’s smartest city, ensuring that the capital’s status as a global tech hub helps transform the way public services are designed and delivered, making them more accessible, efficient, and responsive to the needs of Londoners.
Theo joins with extensive public and private sector experience. As Cabinet member for Finance, Technology, and Growth at Camden council, Theo established Camden as London’s leading digital borough through its use of public data – and this year they received national recognition as Digital Leaders ‘Council of the year’.
He’s worked at GovTech accelerator Public Group, advising start-ups on the growing market in local public services, and was previously Head of Policy & Public Affairs for the video games industry’s trade body, Ukie.
Chief Digital Officer
Managing Director of
Microsoft Digital and Enterprise Services
Tamer Ozmen has the exciting role of leading and shaping Microsoft’s Digital and Enterprise Services Division. Microsoft Digital supports UK customers to digitally transform themselves, and works with them to disrupt their business models to achieve more.
By using state of the art Microsoft technologies and propositions such as Fintect, Data Insights, Machine Learning, and AI, Microsoft Digital designs, develops, and implements end-to-end solutions to help companies keep their competitive advantage and be relevant to their customers both now and into the future.
Prior to joining Microsoft UK, Tamer was CEO of Microsoft Turkey for five years which went through its own truly transformational journey. During his tenure, through clear vision and challenge to achieve more he tripled revenues and transformed the Turkish subsidiary into the fastest growing subsidiary within Microsoft Worldwide. MS Turkey became the “Subsidiary of the Year” three times via achieving the highest profitability and revenue growth.
Before joining Microsoft, Tamer started his career at Priceline.com as part of the company’s very first group of employees that conceptualised the innovative business model and developed, built, and launched the company in 1998. Tamer later moved to Europe to start Priceline Europe in London where he also launched the company’s European operations to support the global growth strategy.
Tamer went on to be the Group Vice President for Online and Multichannel at Orange. Based in the UK, Tamer was responsible for running Orange’s Online Division. He developed and executed Orange’s Digital Transformation and launched their omni-channel program.
We are so excited to have all these digital and data leaders in the same room sharing their insights!
Our Next CDO Summits Are Coming Up In NYC & San Francisco:
Our 6th annual NYC CDO Summit is on May 30. We’ll be joined by Chief Digital Officers from Bayer, Harvard Business Review, and GE Renewable Energy; and Chief Data Officers from AT&T, Dun & Bradstreet and United Technologies, among others.
Our San Francisco CDO Summit is on June 27. There you’ll get to meet Carrie Bishop, the first-ever Chief Digital and Services Officer for the City and County of San Francisco, among others.
Check out some of the speakers for CDO Summits in NYC and San Francisco below:
MORE: We are also considering CDO Summits in Singapore, Mumbai, and Berlin in the second half of 2018. Contact us for more information.
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