Terry Jones Founder of Travelocity.com, Chairman of Kayak, Former CIO American Airlines/SABRE to Speak at directIT Chicago

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CIOsynergy confirms keynote Terry Jones, the master of innivation at directIT Chicago, February 9, 2012.

Founder of Travelocity.com, Chairman of Kayak.com, former CIO american Airlines/Sabre - Terry Jones

It was great to be a part of an event where the primary focus of the event was truly about the education of CIOs and future CIOs, instead of selling sponsorship opportunities to vendors. - Barry Phillips, CMO & SVP of Sales Wanova

On Thursday February 9, CIOsynergy will host directIT Chicago at the Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago. Terry Jones will address an audience of 150 IT leaders who include Chicago enterprises: CIOs, CISOs, CTOs, VPS and Director of Information Technology. Here they will convene for an unparalleled networking opportunity in an ultimate learning environment.

Terry Jones’s credentials have breadth and depth. In the 70s Terry helped create one of the fastest growing business travel companies ever formed. In the 80s and 90s Terry led product development, programming and operations at American Airlines Sabre, the computer system that became a Harvard case study, on automating your customer. And then in 1996 he founded Travelocity.com and took it from a team of 10 to a multi billion dollar public company. But he didn't stop there, after leaving Travelocity he became chairman of Kayak.com, a completely different travel site, that in three years is the size of Priceline. Attendees will undoubtedly walk away with inspired ideas and action items to implement in their companies..

CIOsynergy directIT Chicago strategic planned agenda will incorporate face to face opportunities through a series of open mic panel discussions and think-tanks coupled with inspiring business relevant keynotes, and C-suite networking programs.

For more information about or to participate in directIT Chicago visit http://Chicago.CIO-event.com, contact Carlos Mendez Event Director, at carlosm(at)ciosynergy(dot)com 1.877.532.3480 ext. 411.

About CIOsynergy

CIOsynergy was founded to provide a unique platform to bring together the true visionaries of enterprise IT leadership. These are the “thought leaders” that instigate both change and stability within the organizations they serve.

Attendees have included the Chief Information Officers and IT leaders from Wal-Mart, Salesforce.com, Home Depot, Bank of America, Forbes Media, Wells Fargo, Shell, Allstate, State Farm, Career Education Corp, Pepsi, Sara Lee, Kraft, BP, Loyola University, Kaiser Permanente, Mayo Clinic, & Walgreens among 1000s more.

Operating in Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Atlanta, London & Toronto, CIOsynergy has partnered with sponsors to include IBM, 3com, VMware, Unisys, Hitachi, Oracle, SunGard, Dell, Google, Amazon, and HTC among 100's more.

For more information about or to participate in directIT Chicago visit http://Chicago.CIO-event.com, contact Carlos Mendez Event Director, at carlosm(at)ciosynergy(dot)com 1.877.532.3480 ext. 411.

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