"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
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 07, 2012
The CIOsynergy team confirmed Okta as official sponsor of directIT Chicago, which will take place at the Trump International Hotel & Tower on February 9, 2012.
Okta is the market leading on-demand identity and access management service that enable enterprises to accelerate the secure adoption of their web based applications, both in the cloud and behind the firewall. Okta delivers a complete solutions addressing the needs of IT, end users, and business leaders: no customization required.
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.
Scott Shuster an onstage chairman of prominent business and governmental events, will moderate directTI Chicago's CIOpanel. For more than 15 years, Scott Shuster has been the chairman and discussion leader of highly respected CEO, CFO, and CIO summits held by BusinessWeek magazine, also leading BusinessWeek’s full series of industry–specific events, such as the Business Week/Hewlett-Packard Digital Economy event, the BusinessWeek “e.biz Live! series, their “Smart Manufacturing” and “Telecom Summit” events.
For more information about or to participate in directIT Chicago visit http://Okta.ciosynergy.com, or contact Carlos Mendez - Event Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1.877.532.3480 ext. 411.
CIOsynergy provides a platform that brings together the thought leaders of IT through events that incorporate face-to-face meeting opportunities, panel discussions, think tanks and keynotes, and C-suite networking programs
Previous events have attracted C-suite leaders from companies such as Wal-Mart, Salesforce, 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, and Walgreens.
The company operations nationwide and has previously partnered with sponsors such as IBM, 3com, VMware, Unisys, Hitachi, Oracle, SunGard, Dell, Google, Amazon, and HTC among 100’s more.
Okta is the market leading on-demand identity and access management service that enables enterprises to accelerate the secure adoption of their web based applications, both in the cloud and behind the firewall. Okta delivers a complete solution addressing the needs of IT, end users, and business leaders; no customization required.