The 3rd Annual CIO Leaders Summit Malaysia welcomed some of Asia’s leading IT Professionals to a 2-day learning platform. It was an unique opportunity for IT Leaders to learn, debate and grow with their fellow peers. With over 60 diverse attendees, many found success in the several networking opportunities. The unique platform gave the busy IT Professionals and Solution Providers countless valued connections. The prestigious and invite-only Summit was met with great success and the promise for future success for all attendees.
The Summit provided a unique platform where IT Leaders and Solution Providers came together and discussed the current industry issues and challenges. Speakers included international and national experts who led the conversations on new and emerging technologies and examined the current trends and challenges.
IBM’s, Chief Technology Officer, Freddy Lee was one of the several speakers who gave a though-provoking presentation on ‘Becoming a Cognitive Business’. Highlighting the rise of cognitive businesses, an initiative that utilises analytics to further customer relations, processes and decision-making capabilities. Freddy opened up the conversation on the topic and many were keen to exchange their views with the highly experienced IT Professional. With over 24 years experience with IBM, Freddy is a leading and highly regarded though-leader in the industry.
Also joining Freddy as a highly anticipated speaker was, Senior Vice President of Sime Darby, Rafiza Ghazali. Rafiza opened up a discussion on Strategy and Innovation , who believes the challenge now is to keep up with their own industry without losing control of operations. Also focusing on the vital processes that Sime Darby has led to their current projects. Rafiza was just one of the speakers who was greatly appreciated by fellow attendees.
The CIO Leaders Summit Malaysia was also a great opportunity for Solution Providers to connect with top IT Leaders within a number of varying industries. Some of this years sponsors included; IBM, Tata Communications, Juniper Networks, Akamai, Qlik, OpenText, Red Hat and HP Enterprise-Intel. Several sponsors were able to nurture and expand their network, gaining new and highly valuable connections.