CIO Virtual Roundtable
November 5, 2020
ACCELERATING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION –
HOW TO MAKE ROOM FOR INNOVATION
CIOs are not only looking at new ways to drive immediate cost savings, but also exploring digital strategies to emerge more innovative and competitive. The question CIOs are often left to address: “How are we going to pay for this?” with ongoing operations consuming an estimated 80% of a typical IT budget. Join top technology executives at this Virtual Roundtable – network, engage in discussion and hear how many IT leaders are adopting specific strategies to reallocate capital & resources and continue investing in revenue generating systems to create competitive advantage and growth.
GVP, Global Thought Leadership and Research, Rimini Street, Inc.
Former CIO, Specialized Bicycle Components
Speaker: Hari Candadai, GVP, Global Thought Leadership and Research, Rimini Street, Inc.
Mr. Candadai is a seasoned marketing professional with over 22 years of experience in global product marketing and corporate marketing management, including running a successful marketing strategy and consulting firm. Prior to Rimini Street, Mr. Candadai held various product marketing and strategy roles in global companies including Siemens, Remedy, BMC Software, Nokia, and Ariba where he led the company’s global product marketing and go-to-market strategy and execution.
Mr. Candadai is the author of several thought-leading white papers on disruptive software and services models, and as one of the chief evangelists for independent support, he is a frequent speaker at industry conferences globally.
Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI) is a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner. The company offers premium, ultra-responsive and integrated application management and support services that enable enterprise software licensees to save significant costs, free up resources for innovation and achieve better business outcomes. Over 2,100 Fortune 500, Fortune Global 100, midmarket, public sector and other organizations from a broad range of industries rely on Rimini Street as their trusted application enterprise software products and services provider. To learn more, please visit http://www.riministreet.com.
Invited Members Include...
Opening Remarks & Executive Introductions
Member Presentation: “A Framework for Prioritizing IT Initiatives“
Member Presentation: “Pragmatic Strategies for Reallocating Capital and Resources to Fund Digital Transformation“
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Why should I attend?
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