SINC invites you to the upcoming IT Leaders Dinner in Chicago on June 5th, 2019 at Steak 48 which is located at 615 N. Wabash Avenue Chicago, IL 60611.
The goal of the dinner will be to foster great relationships among new peers in the Chicago IT community, all while enjoying education, open discussion on progressing IT strategy and delicious food and wine.
Arrivals (Refreshments available)
Introduction (10 minutes)
The peer executive will engage the audience for brief introductions and discuss the format and key take aways from the guided interactive conversation and dinner discussion.
Guided Interactive Conversation (35 minutes)
Moderated by: Charles Lambert – VP, Global Production Operations for Afiniti
Business transformation and today’s CXO
C-suite executives today need to embrace new software-defined business models for the evolving workplace and workforce that combine virtualization, mobility management, networking and SaaS solutions so businesses and people can work better together. We will look at challenges in education, adoption and hiring the right skill sets to support this inevitable change.
Leadership and building a culture of innovation
Big institutions are failing. But smart, inspired leaders can drive the changes needed across an organization to win in today’s digital economy. What strategies are working? What companies are providing the partnership, collaboration and tools needed to support the process?
Developing the next generation IT leaders
The workplace has changed. And the millennial generation has expectations on where, when and how they work best….and it isn’t just about money. What do we as leaders need to do to attract, retain and cultivate our own successors?
Join your peers and visionaries from the IT industry for this executive guided interactive conversation to discuss the ingredients of the IT Organization.
Open Forum Discussion (45 minutes)
The discussion will be based on the list of challenges, problems discussed already and will take the format of group brainstorming and open discussion to come up with possible suggestions and solutions to common challenges at the Executive IT level. We will also touch on a variety of other topics, including, but not limited to:
Dinner Service by Steak 48
Charles Lambert is a 30+year technology veteran within the radio broadcasting and telecommunications industries. He was most recently the CIO for Truconnect, a wireless telecom based in Los Angeles. Prior to that, Charlie led IT and engineering operations for Cricket Wireless (including post AT&T acquisition). He is currently VP, Global Production Operations for Afiniti, an Artificial Intelligence software services firm based in Washington, DC.
Charlie is an avid tournament golfer, public speaker, and is the author of the popular book, Corporate Ladder 101: How to Excel as a New Business Professional.
Located in River North, on bustling Wabash Avenue, Steak 48 brings a contemporary atmosphere to Chicago’s dining scene. Visitors will be welcomed in the entryway with a view of our 3,000-bottle wine vault and chic decor. Interior decorations have been carefully designed by Testani Design Troupe, bringing modern, elegant designs to life.