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IDC Dinner Series, Philadelphia PA


Mar 31, 2022
Philadelphia PA
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM ET
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Speaker Joseph Pucciarelli IDC Group Vice President, IT Executive Advisor

2023: A Seminal Year for CIOs and Technology Leaders

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CIO Exchange: Strategies, Tactics, and Best Practices to help you thrive in 2022

2020 was a bear, 2021 has been a beast – 2022 is the year of the tiger. Are you ready?

Join us as Group Vice President & IT Executive Advisor, Joseph Pucciarelli, shares market observations and guidance to help you enhance your organization’s resiliency, improve agility, and accelerate innovation as digital-first business strategies become the norm. Then over dinner discuss, debate, and exchange perspectives with your fellow CIOs about 2022 challenges and opportunities. Discussion topics include:

  • How design thinking accelerates innovation 
  • Setting your cloud optimization strategy 
  • What the board needs to know about ransomware

Enjoy a luxurious Three-Course Dinner while you listen to presentations from some of the greatest minds in technology, headed by IDC's Group Vice President & IT Executive Advisor, Joseph Pucciarelli. The event will take place at Fork Restaurant, a sophisticated, New American staple of the Philadelphia restaurant scene. Fork was a 2019 James Beard Foundation Finalist, won Best Chef Mid-Atlantic in 2016, and was named one of the "100 Restaurants We Can't Afford to Lose" in 2021.

Fork has been part of Philadelphia's exciting dining scene for over 20 years. Always evolving , Fork has stayed true to its mission, with a commitment to seasonality, carefully sourced local ingredients grown and produced by local farmers, producers and fishermen. Located in Old City, a neighborhood of art galleries, shops and independent small businesses, Fork is completely consistent with that spirit. The dining room includes gorgeous contemporary murals and a central concrete bar where you can watch the action in our open kitchen. Our spacious dining room and outdoor streetery allow for plenty of social distancing so you can relax and enjoy the warm hospitality offered by our team whether you are stopping by for one of our delicious cocktails or celebrating a birthday or anniversary.

Speaker: Joseph Pucciarelli | Group Vice President & IT Executive Advisor

Joseph Pucciarelli, IDC Group Vice-President, guides business and technology executives leveraging technology to achieve innovative and disruptive business outcomes. He presents at more than 40 CIO executive summits worldwide annually, speaking to senior business leaders and technology executives on technology transformation strategies. He is a research agenda leader and facilitator for 75+ analysts publishing dedicated research for IDC’s CIO and technology buyer clients.

His research enables clients to create preemptive business and technology strategies grounded in sound financial practices and a comprehensive understanding of competitive ecosystems. He empowers IT leaders to deliver strategically-aligned organizational development and talent management plans. A skilled executive coach and change agent, he works with clients to foster executive intrapreneurship in enterprise-class organizations. 

Previously, as Program Director, IDC Technology Financial Strategies, Mr. Pucciarelli provided wide-ranging research on IT funding and financing strategies for technology providers and IT organizations. He has also held senior management positions -- in product management, operational management, and financial management -- at GE Capital, Gartner, Peregrine Systems, and Strategance.

  • Multi-functional communicator and facilitator who has been a frequent speaker, moderator, and workshop leader on digital transformation, enterprise change management, and IT financial and technical strategies around the world
  • B.A. with honors from Stevens Institute of Technology
Fork, 306 Market St Philadelphia PA 19106


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