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Babson Professor, Tom Davenport, Speaking at the 2016 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium

Tom Davenport

Tom Davenport, Babson professor of information technology and management, will join CIOs and senior IT executives as a featured speaker at the premier 2016 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium on May 18, 2016.

Now in its 13th year, the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is a world class, one-day conference, held on the MIT campus. More than 700 CIOs, senior IT executives and MIT academic thought leaders will collaborate and explore how innovative technologies and leading-edge research can accelerate technology success through the theme of “Thriving in the Digital Economy.”

Professor Davenport’s panel, Developing your Organization’s Skills for the Digital Future, focuses on how CIO’s can arm their workforce to be successful in a digital age and will identify valuable skills for the new digital climate.  

“According to MIT Sloan research (Leading Digital) companies that thrive in the digital economy are 26% more profitable than their industry peers,” said Lindsey Anderson, Chair of the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.  “The 2016 Symposium speakers will provide insights into ways CIOs can help their organizations thrive in the digital economy by excelling in the strategic use of data, leading digital innovation, creating new business opportunities through platform strategies, and adapting to the changing nature of work and the workplace.”

The Symposium will take place Wednesday, May 18, 2015 from 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Kresge Auditorium on the MIT Campus, located at 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA.

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About the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium

 The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is the premier global conference for CIOs and digital business executives to become more effective leaders. In one day, CIOs and senior IT executives explore enterprise technology innovations, business practices and receive actionable information that enables them to meet the challenges of today and the future. The Symposium offers a unique learning environment by bringing together the academic thought leadership of MIT with the in-the-trenches experience of leading, global CIOs and industry experts. The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is organized and developed by the MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association, the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE), and the MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research (CISR).