Global CIO Perspectives

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18:30 - 22:30


De Jachthoorn, Kontich

18.30 Registration and welcome drink

19.00 Opening by CIOforum

By Freddy Van den Wyngaert, Chairman CIOforum


19.05 Introduction of Trestle

by Philippe De Geyter, Managing Director Trestle Group for Germany & Belgium


19.15 Introduction CIOforum program – Focus for the CIO by Freddy Van den Wyngaert

4 masterclasses:

– Enterprise Architecture (Veerle Lozie, Luc Delombaerde)

– Business Modeling, Data Modeling (Eric Peeters, Joost Rommelaere)

– New way of Working (Betty Bogaert, Valère Knaepen)

– Cost Transparency/Vendor Management (Erwin Verstraelen, Peter Vermeylen)


19.35 The IT Vendor Management Triangle

by Otto Schmitz CIO at Deutsche Leasing and Reid Anderson, Senior Manager Trestle Group

Otto has over 30 years experience in IT and was prior to his Role as CIO Deutsche Leasing, CIO for Citibank Northern Europe (covering IT in Germany, Belgium and France). He is seen as one of the Key “Global sourcing experts” having introduced this concept for Citibank and DL


20.05 Effective Vendor Management in a Global Sourcing Environment

by Karan Puri, Executive Vice President and Global Head, Consumer Services at HCL Technologies

Karan has over 2 decades of entrepreneurial and technology management experience. With HCL he has been responsible for defining growth in the consumer services industries, building technical architecture and business models.


20.35 Networking opportunity accompanied by food and drinks