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Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 31, 2012
The CIOsynergy team confirmed Compuware as official sponsor of directIT Chicago, which will take place at the Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago on February 9, 2012. Compuware Corporation, the technology performance company, provides software, experts and best practices to ensure the world’s most important technologies work well and deliver value.
directIT Chicago is a strategic event where we welcome the Office of the CIO to share strategies, successes, failures, and lessons learned as they are an important part of the continual education of successful IT leaders. The role of the CIO requires an effective leadership model that will incubate a team of forward thinking innovators who can effectively leverage technology to support the goals of the business and its many facets. Who else better to guide these aspiring leaders than world renowned CEOs to the likes of Steve Forbes, Jimmy Wales, Howard Putnam, and Jeff Ma; all of whom have shared their recipes of leadership to 100's of CIOs and IT leaders through CIOsynergy.
Keynote Terry Jones founder of Travelocity.com, chairman of Kayak.com, and Chief information Officer at American Airlines/Sabre, has a proven track record of leading companies whose innovations have changed an industry. For the last five years through his consulting practice, as a board member and as a venture capitalist, Terry Jones has been helping companies use the tools and techniques he’s developed to keep up with this rapidly changing world. Terry Jones will challenge the audience to think outside the box, and the attendees will undoubtedly walk away with inspired ideas and concrete action items to implement in their companies.
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.
Operating in Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Dallas, 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.
Compuware Corporation, the technology performance company, provides software, experts and best practices to ensure the world’s most important technologies work well and deliver value. Compuware customers include 46 of the top 50 Fortune 500 companies and 12 of the top 20 most visited U.S. web sites. Learn more: compuware.com.