Technology is changing the world into an unpredictable model, shifting completely the way we are doing business.

Enforced by the latest technologies, a new reality is growing fast under our eyes, leading both threats and business opportunities. We are witnesses of a Major Technological Change. It is time for a charismatic, creative, open-minded CIO who can lead companies through the perfect disruptive technological storm. CIOs have a historic opportunity to be the change drivers in business and the leaders of the digital agenda.

Come to the CIO Council National Conference and join the largest CIOs community in Romania, influential industry experts and business leaders that could support you to transform your organization. We will show you that:

Cloud and mobility continue to be major forces of technological change, enabling innovation and new business models
The Internet of Things, the Big Data, and 3D printing are new wave of disruptive technology
Devices irreversibly change the industries and the way of doing business: 3D printing, Drones, Conductorless subway,
Driverless cars, Wearable Devices and App Mesh
Cybersecurity continues to threaten the business and to challenge the innovation
Mobility and globalization are drivers of change
We can monetize new business models resulting from disruptive technologies
You can improve the business performance through virtual reality
The job description of the new CIO is changing ireversibly

Disruptive technology storm is around the corner.

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Wednesday, 27 April 2016 – Hotel Radisson, 09:00 – 17:00
Moderator: Yugo Neumorni, President CIO Council Romania

0800 - 0845

Registration & Welcome Coffee

0845 - 0900

Opening speech
- Yugo Neumorni, President CIO Council Romania


Official opening of the conference
By Marius-Raul Bostan, Minister of Communications and for Information Society

Change Management. Change is the sole constant in IT profession
- Aurelian Sin, CIO Federal Mogul, EMEA, CIO Council board member

Managing the Risk of technology Disruption

- Cosmin Alexandru, Inspirational speaker, Partner in Wanted Transformation, experienced specialist in strategy, branding and organisational transformation processes

PANEL: Disrupting Mobility. Where are we going? (click for details)

Preview by Etienne Plouvier, Global Product Manager, Digitization, Worldline, ATOS


- Timos Tsokanis, Chief Technology and Information Officer Telekom Romania

- Mugur Pantaia, Managing Director HP Inc. Romania

- Mihai Tamaş, Head of Enterprise Business Team Samsung

- Cătălina Dodu, Country Manager Atos IT Solutions and Services Romania

- Dragoş Petrea, Head of Channel, South East Europe at SAP

- Kyriacos Sabatakakis, Managing Director in charge of Communications, Media & Technology for South Eastern Europe,  Accenture

1100 - 1130

Coffee break


Disruptive Technologies - research results related to new trends in IT, their impact on business, on people and markets
- Răzvan Popescu, Manager Advisory Services, EY Romania

The Primacy of People in the Digital Age

Giuseppe Gorla, Infrastructure Consulting Managing Director for CEE Region, Accenture

Key transformations in the IT World of Work
- Shifts in recruitment, profiles and workforce structure
- The new role of the manager
- The changing nature and content of IT jobs
- Bridging work an education for the new context


- Corina Gonteanu, Head of Marketing & Communication, ManpowerGroup România
- Vittorio Zandomeneghi, Operations Director Emerging Markets, Experis Europe


PANEL: SECURITY. Are we really capable of protecting our data and users? (click for details)


- Brana Nikolajevic, Territory Account Manager, Advanced Security Operations - RSA, The Security Division of EMC
- Alexandru Cătălin Coşoi, Chief Security Strategist, Bitdefender
- Zbigniew Andy Rudnicki, B2B Pre-Sales Leader, Samsung R&D Poland
- Codruţ Săvulescu – Chief Solution & Marketing Officer, Huawei Romania

- Yugo Neumorni, President CIO Council Romania

1320 - 1415



PANEL: Disruptive technologies. The new way of Business. Threats or Opportunities? (click for details)

- Kostas Loukas, General Manager Romania at Microsoft
- Bogdan Rotunjanu, IT Director Orange Romania
- Costin Matache, Director Executiv, Ymens
- Aleksandar Aksentijevic, Hybrid IT Business Manager – South East Europe, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
- Andrei Pitiş, Founder & CTO, Vector Watch

- Lucian Mîndruţă

Romanian wines in a connected world. Advantages and disadvantages.
- Marinela Ardelean, Wine Critic and Business Development Specialist

Knocked at the future’s door
- Daniel Gruia, CIO Transgaz, CIO Council member

Governmental CIO. How to expand the IT services in public sector?
- Călin Mihai Rangu, CIO Council Board member


IT driving the DIGITAL Enterprise R(EVOLUTION)
- Marcel Chiriac, CIO Council member




REGISTRATION for CIO Council National Conference 2016

Participation fees:
    CIO Council Romania members - Complimentary
    100 euro ( + VAT) for IT professionals, IT managers, CIO, COO
    200 euro (+ VAT) for IT Suppliers representatives.
    For groups of 3 persons, or more, 15% discount will apply

For further questions and registration we kindly invite you to contact Ms Roxana Soare via e-mail: roxana.soare@cariereonline.ro, or via telephone: 0726 183 798.

Exhibitors Plan CIO Conference 2016


Radisson Blu Hotel, Atlas Hall
Calea Victoriei, 63-81 Sector 1, 10065, Bucharest

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