• Keeping Technology at the Top of the Business Agenda

  • Wednesday, 1st July 2020
  • 12:55 - 14:00
  • Location: Virtual
  • Registration Closed

As with any crisis, necessity becomes the mother of invention.  Recent times have proven that not only can technology be adopted extremely quickly but those organisation where IT is a key component of the business strategy have demonstrated the most resilience.  However, getting yourself and your team to that position takes time and effort.

This session will cover:

  • How do you make sure technology is a key component of the business strategy
  • Building the trust in technology within the business
  • Awareness of Data – Using data to build trust and influence with board

Our Expert

John O'Donovan, CTO, Allen and Overy

Keeping Technology at the Top of the Business Agenda

John is the CTO at Allen & Overy. Before joining Allen & Overy, John previously was the CTO at the Financial Times and at the Wall Street Journal building technology and data solutions to fundamentally change digital reach and drive subscription growth as well as being Chief Architect at BBC News and Sport and TalkTalk.

Event Chair: Tony Johnson, CIO

Tony is a passionate advocate for the technology function to achieve truly transformative results when committed to a business and user centric outcome. He has successfully built and led large, international technology teams in both the retail and media sectors. Most recently he was responsible for the International (everything outside of North America) Technology group at 20th Century Fox. During his time at Fox, Tony oversaw digital, data and cloud transformation initiatives that equipped the International business teams to successfully evolve in a constantly changing and disrupted industry landscape.

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