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2021 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Digital Edition

April 30, 2021 to June 22, 2021

The 18th annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, a world class conference, will bring CIOs and digital technology executives together to learn, engage, and discuss how to shift their enterprises into high gear within our ever-changing, digitally-transforming world. The 2021 first ever digital Symposium, The Big Rest: Digital Enterprises Shift Into High Gear, commences April 30th, 2021.

The online Symposium will feature weekly themes including Future of Work, Digitalization Trends, Security, Privacy & Data, New Technologies, Economic Impact of Technology, and Enterprise Culture & Leadership. Attendees will learn how to leverage these insightful technologies to create nimble organizations in light of COVID-19.  Panel discussions will be led by CIOs and MIT thought leaders, including GRI Distinguished Senior Fellow Irving Wladawsky-Berger, Dr. Yossi SheffiKeri Pearlson, and George Westerman.

Dr. Irving Wladawsky-Berger will lead the panel, Building Better Jobs in an Age of Intelligent Machines along with by Dr. Elisabeth Reynolds, Executive Director, Work of the Future Task Force. The panel will discuss key findings and recommendations from the commissioning of an MIT-wide task force on the Future of Work. The examination on the effect of emerging technologies on higher living standards, better working conditions, greater economic security, and improved health and longevity will all be addressed.

About the Speaker:

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Dr. Irving Wladawsky-Berger is Visiting Lecturer at MIT’s Sloan School of Management, a Fellow of MIT’s Initiative on the Digital Economy and of MIT Connection Science and Adjunct Professor at the Imperial College Business School and member of the Advisory Board of its Data Science Institute.

He retired from IBM in May of 2007 after a 37 year career with the company, where his primary focus was on innovation and technical strategy. He led a number of IBM’s companywide initiatives including the Internet, Supercomputing and Linux. He’s been Adviser on Digital Strategy and Innovation at Citigroup, at HBO, and at MasterCard.


The multi-day conference will take place April 30th to May 28th, 2021. There is a registration fee to attend. To register, click here.


April 30, 2021
June 22, 2021
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