IBM CIO Jeanette Horan to Speak at Second Annual Cloud Analytics Summit, May 2 in NYC


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IBM CIO Jeanette Horan to Speak at Second Annual Cloud Analytics Summit, May 2 in NYC

IBM’s CIO, Jeanette Horan, is the latest industry executive who has agreed to speak at the second annual Cloud Analytics Summit on Thursday, May 2 in New York City.

Ms. Horan’s organization supports IBM’s transformation agenda by ensuring that its technology strategy is aligned with its business objectives so the company can attain the goals established in IBM’s 2015 roadmap which include annual sales from analyzing business data of $20 billion in 2015. Since 2005, IBM has spent over $16 billion on 35 acquisitions to boost its analytics capabilities.

Ms. Horan was appointed CIO of IBM in May 2011. Previously she was the Vice President of Enterprise Business Transformation at IBM and was responsible for worldwide product development for the Information Management business in Software Group, and General Manager of IBM’s Silicon Valley Laboratory. Prior to joining IBM, Ms. Horan spent four years with Digital Equipment Corporation where she was vice president of development for the AltaVista business.

The Cloud Analytics Summit is a one-day, executive forum focused on the latest innovations which are enabling organizations of all sizes to address their Big Data, Business Intelligence (BI) and Data Integration challenges in the Cloud. The conference will be kicked off with a keynote presentation by Stephen David Spears, SVP, Application, ADI & IT Management, SAP AG.

Also participating in the Summit are:

  • Michael Hickins, Senior Editor, Wall Street Journal CIO Journal
  • Bill Krivoshik, SVP/CIO, Time Warner
  • Chris Harrington, President, DOMO
  • David Roth, Founder/CEO, AppFirst
  • Neil Capel, Founder & CEO, Sailthru
  • Mark Cunningham, Founder/CEO, Indicee
  • Richard Dale, Managing Director, Big Data Boston Ventures
  • Russell Hertzberg, Vice President Technology Solutions, SoftServe, Inc.
  • Dr. Irving Wladawsky-Berger, Strategic Advisor & 37-year veteran at IBM

The Cloud Analytics Summit is the first of the 2013 Cloud Innovators Summit executive forum series hosted by THINKstrategies, the Cloud Computing Showplace and Rising Tide Media. The series is aimed at helping corporate decision-makers better understand how they can leverage the latest Cloud innovations to achieve their business objectives. The second event of the Cloud Innovators Summit series will be the third annual Cloud Channel Summit on Monday, November 4 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA.

Click here to learn more about the Summit and take advantage of early-bird discounts to attend the event. Qualified CIOs and other executive decision-makers from mid-size and large-scale enterprises may take advantage of a limited number of complimentary passes to attend the Summit. Register now to capitalize on this limited offer.

Contact me if you’d like to learn about speaking and partner opportunities at the Summit and Marc Sternberg if you’d like more information about sponsoring the Cloud Analytics Summit.

You can also get our latest updates via Twitter @CloudSummits.







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