Dinner for New York IT Leaders

Harnessing Digital Transformation for Competitive Advantage with Cloud Technology


Thu, June 15, 2023


5:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST

From mitigating disruptions to driving operational excellence and organizational agility, today’s executives worldwide are looking to increase efficiency and optimize, to reduce costs and risks.

Enterprises can harness digital transformation to help reinvent legacy operating and business models, improve existing capabilities, or develop new ones. In doing so they can drive a sustainable competitive advantage that creates value for the business and potentially opens new markets or industries.

During this session, we will discuss how cloud technology can be used to improve resilience, implement continuous infrastructure optimization and scale innovation at speed.


5:00 PM EST Welcome Reception and Arrivals with Refreshments

6:00 PM EST Leadership Discussion

  • Introduction (5 mins)
    The peer executive will engage the audience for brief introductions and discuss the format and key takeaways from the guided interaction conversation and dinner discussions.
  • Guided Interactive Conversation (25 mins)
    • Business Resilience Resilient organizations exhibit an agile, adaptive culture that embraces change, prioritizes reinvention, and takes a customer-centric, forward-thinking approach to decision-making and adapting to evolving conditions
    • Digital Transformation It goes beyond a mere technology-driven concept and involves the integration of new technologies and cultural shifts within a business, with the aim of reimagining customer journeys, optimizing operations digitally for greater efficiency, and leveraging new business models.
    • Innovation – Making strategic shifts or adjusting customer engagement approaches that requires a deep comprehension of business priorities, swift decision-making, leadership alignment, and appropriate resources.
    • Cost Optimization During economic uncertainty, leaders must cut costs, but cloud cost optimization can help by improving forecasting and predictability. It allows organizations to align resource allocation, identify mismanaged resources, reserve capacity for discounts, and scale services.
  • Open Forum Discussion (30 mins)
    This discussion will be based on the list of challenges discussed already and will take the format of group brainstorming and open discussion to come up with suggestions and solutions to common challenges at the executive level.

7:15 PM EST Dinner Service

9:00 PM EST Conclusion

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Ishit Vachhrajani


Ishit Vachhrajani

Global Head of Enterprise Strategy

Amazon Web Services


Brian Shield


Boston Red Sox | Fenway Sports Management

About Amazon Web Services

Since 2006, Amazon Web Services has been the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud. AWS has been continually expanding its services to support virtually any workload, and it now has more than 200 fully featured services for compute, storage, databases, networking, analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, security, hybrid, virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR), media, and application development, deployment, and management from 99 Availability Zones within 31 geographic regions, with announced plans for 15 more Availability Zones and five more AWS Regions in Canada, Israel, Malaysia, New Zealand, and Thailand. Millions of customers—including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—trust AWS to power their infrastructure, become more agile, and lower costs. To learn more about AWS, visit aws.amazon.com.