International Barcelona Convention Center
International Barcelona Convention Center, Plaça de Willy Brandt, 11-14, 08019 Barcelona, Spain

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Event Date Mon Nov 7 CET - Thu Nov 10 CET (in 10 months)
In your timezone (EST): Sun Nov 6 6:00pm - Wed Nov 9 6:00pm
Location International Barcelona Convention Center
Plaça de Willy Brandt, 11-14, 08019 Barcelona, Spain
Region EMEA

CIOs and IT executives joined Gartner experts virtually, over four days to share valuable insights on accelerating digital business, future of work, cybersecurity and much more. Attendees explored how to build on their momentum to enhance customer engagement, generate new revenue and serve customers and citizens. The conference offered the tools, insights and guidance needed to prioritize what to accelerate, unlock resources for digital investments, and make meaningful cultural changes.

At the conference, the top 5 priorities that CIOs and IT executives met on included:
1. Building successful ecosystems through partnerships
2. Attracting and retaining top talent
3. Mastering business composability
4. Utilizing synthetic data for personal data sovereignty
5. Reinventing hybrid work based on human-centricity

• Leading today and tomorrow
CIOs are demonstrating outstanding leadership. This year, build from that experience to embrace new approaches to leadership and strategic decision making to lead in a dynamic world.

• Innovative technologies
What’s next in a changing world? Leverage emerging technologies to help shape alternative work styles, flexible supply chains and innovatively automated actions through artificial intelligence (AI).

• Business continuity
Shape technology to respond to adversity. Discover digital business strategic planning tools and techniques to achieve business continuity.


2022 Speakers


Dr. Rolf Dobelli
Best-selling author, entrepreneur

Rachel Botsman
Trust Expert; Lecturer, Oxford University

Adam Grant
Professor and Author

Josh Linkner
Tech Entrepreneur, Hyper-Growth Leader and Bestselling Author

Daryl Plummer
Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Mbula Schoen
Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Hung LeHong
Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner


Yves Caseau
CDIO, Michelin Group

Alan Boehme

Jo Graham
CIO, boohoo group

Elizabeth Theophille
Chief Technology Transformation Officer, Novartis

René Steenvoorden
CIO, Board Member, Randstad

Jacques van den Broek
CEO and Chair of the Executive Board, Randstad

Dina Fares
Acting Director General, Department of Digital Ajman

Peder Blomgren
VP and Head of Data Office, AstraZeneca

Valerie Brebant

Bob van Graft

Aleksandar Rodic

Donato Martinez
Chief Technology Officer, Navantia SA SME

Jose Nacif-Drah
VP, Information Technology, Centerra Gold


De'Onn Griffin
Sr Director, Talent Management, Gartner

Jan-Martin Lowendahl
Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Mary Mesaglio
Managing Vice President, Gartner

Alicia Mullery
VP, Research, Gartner

Tomas Nielsen
VP Analyst, Gartner

Mark Raskino
Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Daniel Sanchez Reina
VP Analyst, Gartner

Bettina Tratz-Ryan
VP Analyst, Gartner

Sanil Solanki
Managing Vice President, Gartner