Wednesday, January 20th
Re-imagining the Enterprise and Role of IT
Dinner Event at the Seattle Yacht Club
Digital represents an enormous business opportunity in most industries. But, what does it really mean? When your CEO or Board asks you about your digital strategy, how should you respond? Is it possible to boil down the digital hype to a meaningful framework that can assist you with day-to-day business and technology decisions you must make? Join us for an interactive dialog on digital trends shaping industries, a framework to assess digital transformation opportunities for your business, and the leadership role IT must play to maximize digital ROI for your business.
Speaker: Chandan Sharma
Mr. Sharma has held executive and advisory roles in IT and business at U.S. and global Fortune 500 companies. Sharma is a thought leader in digital transformation, and has significant expertise in digital disruption, IoT, mobile, Internet Services, and XaaS delivery models. He has been covered in premier publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and American Banker.
Until recently, Sharma led Industry Verticals at Verizon Enterprise Solutions globally with responsibilities for strategy, business development, marketing, and industry solutions. Prior to Verizon, Sharma led technology shared services at Washington Mutual, where initiatives and programs under his leadership delivered $500M+ in operational efficiencies for the company. He has cumulative restructuring experience in excess of $4 billion spanning all aspects of technology and shared services operations. He started his career with Deloitte, one of the big four consulting firms, helping Fortune 500 clients assess, source, implement, and optimize business and IT capabilities. He holds an MBA and a Bachelor degree in electrical engineering. https://www.linkedin.com/in/sharmachandan