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Analyst Series
Live Analyst Series

IDC Dinner Series, San Francisco CA

Wayfare Tavern

Jun 02, 2022
San Francisco CA
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM PT
Speaker Alizabeth Calder IDC Adjunct Research Advisor

Alizabeth Calder, an adjunct analyst with IDC's IT Executive Programs (IEP), is the former CIO of HomeEquity Bank, a contributing writer to IT World Canada, and a best-selling author and sought-after keynote speaker. She focuses on bridging the gap between the technology sector and the leaders who provide the governance and investment needed to succeed.

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 Research Adjunct Advisor, Alizabeth Calder, 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 Research Adjunct Advisor, Alizabeth Calder. The event will take place at Wayfare Tavern, A timeless San Francisco tavern featuring authentic American dishes inspired by local cuisine at the turn of the 20th century

Chef Tyler Florence brings his passion for high quality and style to San Francisco with his new flagship restaurant, Wayfare Tavern. A classic San Francisco Tavern featuring authentic American dishes inspired by local cuisine at the turn of the 20th century, the menu ranges from classic comforts to rustic delicacies. The beverage menu features locally-sourced wines including a selection of Florence's own label, quality draft beers and organic root beer as well as classic Victorian-era cocktails.

Speaker: Alizabeth Calder | Research Adjunct Advisor

Alizabeth Calder, an adjunct analyst with IDC's IT Executive Programs (IEP), is the former CIO of HomeEquity Bank, a contributing writer to IT World Canada, and a best-selling author and sought-after keynote speaker.  She focuses on bridging the gap between the technology sector and the leaders who provide the governance and investment needed to succeed.

Prior to her current role, Alizabeth has been the CIO at firms including IBM, Loyalty Group (a Division of Alliance Data) and CML Healthcare.  Her more than 35-year technology career includes transformational success in banking, financial services, transportation, logistics, healthcare, analytics and professional services.  Alizabeth is a recognized thought leader on digital oversight and Board engagement, including strategies to close the value gap and deliver the right level of digital maturity to have a long term impact.  Alizabeth has also been an expert in cybersecurity since the 1980’s, providing a unique bridge for Directors and C-Level executives on one of their most critical risk considerations.

TechTalks is the place for leaders in the technology community to relax, network and hear about the latest mission-critical technologies in a social setting. Enjoy your beverage of choice; munch on appetizers; connect with people you’ve friended, LinkedIn and tweeted; and discuss cutting-edge technology with innovative IT manufacturers and their partners.

Agenda

Time Sponsor Title Description
5:30 pm Event begins Cocktails served. Meal courses will be dropped bet...
6:00 pm - 6:20 pm Strategies with IDC's Research Adjunct Advisor, Alizabeth Calder Strategies, Tactics, and Best Practices to help yo...
6:20 pm - 6:40 pm Couchbase At Couchbase, we believe data is at the heart of t...
6:40 pm - 7:00 pm Suse https://www.suse.com/
7:00 pm - 7:20 pm Alteryx Alteryx is the Analytics Automation Company. We un...
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Dessert, raffles & networking

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