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Event Date Thu Jun 10 +03 (5 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Thu Jun 10 4:00am - Thu Jun 10 7:15am
Location Virtual Event
Region EMEA

While COVID-19 has disrupted every element of global business, it has also demonstrated the critical importance of digital transformation. As the journey from crisis to recovery gets underway, the enablement of a Future Enterprise must be the end goal for any successful business.

The digital installment of the IDC East Africa CIO Summit 2021 will navigate a broad range of themes that are central to this journey, so join us as senior IDC analysts and respected IT leaders take a deep dive into the new economy and explore what it means for your business.

The event’s dynamic agenda will take you through a series of presentations, panel discussions, real-life use cases, and dedicated industry tracks, giving you a bird’s eye view of the current market situation, the latest technological innovations, and strategies for propelling your organization to meet the unique challenges of these unprecedented times.

The IDC CIO Summit gives you essential intelligence on a series of strategic & tactical topics:

Capabilities for Scalability
Integrated DX Strategies & Roadmap
Priorities in Digital Leadership


2021 Speakers

Mark Walker
Associate Vice President, South Africa, IDC

Meredith Whalen
Chief Research Officer, IDC

Ian Jansen van Rensburg
Chief Technologist & Senior SE Manager, VMware

Mr Edwin Ngaruiya
Head of Intelligent Innovation & Cloud (East & West Africa), Dimension Data

Frank Dickson
Program Vice President, Cybersecurity Products, IDC Worldwide

Rory Duncan
Research Vice President, Cloud Service Providers, IDC

Matthew Eastwood
Senior Vice President, Enterprise Infrastructure & Datacenters, IDC

Mr Issam El Haddioui
Head of Security Sales Engineering in Africa, Check Point Software Technologies

Oluwole Babatope
Senior Research Analyst, Telecoms & Networking

Francis Hook
Consulting Manager, Telecoms & Networking, Africa

Jonathan Tullett
Senior Research Manager, IT Services

Mark Walker
Associate Vice President, Sub-Saharan Africa, IDC

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Partners

• Vmware
• Dimension Data

• Oracle
• Paloalto
• Dell Technologies

• ManageEngine
• CheckPoint
• DarkTrace
• FireEye