The results of SA's only CIO survey will be released at this illustrious gathering of the who's who in ICT, the annual ITWeb Brainstorm CIO Survey Banquet.

This event is firmly established in the diary of many of SA's finest. Now in its fifth year, this prestigious gathering provides unique insights into the priorities of the country's top IT executives, from budgeting and cost saving to supplier satisfaction, digital transformation, innovation and skills retention.

The comparative data from previous years enables the tracking of technology investment trends, while an impressive sample of over 100 local CIOs from across industry allows for deep vertical sector analyses.

The banquet is run by ITWeb Brainstorm, in conjunction with MTN Business, and is a sophisticated and glamorous affair that reflects the importance of the data being presented.

Don't miss the chance to gain access to this ground-breaking research, and network with the South African CIOs who participated in the survey.


Arrival and cocktails
Guests move to the dining area (starters plated on tables)
Welcome by the MC

Fifi Peters Fifi Peters, an anchor on CNBC Africa's flagship markets shows, 'Power Lunch' and 'Closing Bell'

Brainstorm CIO Survey and banquet sponsor address

Wanda Matandela, chief enterprise officer, MTN

Keynote address: Discover the 'real' difference between the CIO and a CDO – lessons learnt from my experience in both roles

Alec JoannouAlec Joannou, chief digital officer, SASOL (IITPSA 2017 Visionary CIO of the Year)

Dinner is served
Executive summary of the survey results, followed by industry analyst commentary

Ranka Jovanovic, Editorial director, ITWebRanka Jovanovic, editorial director, ITWeb

Interactive panel discusses the survey findings and the role of the CIO

Moderator: Alec JoannouAlec Joannou, chief digital officer, SASOL (IITPSA 2017 Visionary CIO of the Year)

Giovanni Chiarelli, chief technology and information officer, MTN Group

Entertainment by Dr Victor & The Rasta Rebels

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