Starting this week, Jaroslav Kacina, CEO of SophiaTX takes the discussion on “The Business Possibilities of Blockchain” to the CIO Executive summits organized by Evanta, a Gartner company.
Gartner, a member of the S&P 500, is the world’s leading company in the field of research and advisory services. Research provided by Gartner targets CIO, Senior IT marketing, and Supply Chain leaders. Clients include large corporations, government agencies, technology companies and the investment community.
The capability to connect to the blockchain discussion at a senior IT executive level provides a variety of insights as well as opportunities. Blockchain, as a technology enabling distributed data sharing and collaboration, is entering a stage where many enterprises are either considering or delivering on early pilots to understand the potential impact on businesses.
The CIO role is quickly evolving from one of being the executive level IT person to a true business leader and strategist. Blockchain is the technology, that if implemented, could involve a complete shift in how organizations fundamentally operate. It has the potential to disrupt business models, drive performance, and affect every interaction with business partners in and outside of an enterprise. It is crucial for executives to cut through the noise and embrace the impact that blockchain is quickly going to have on the entire organization.
In addition to the London summit, Jaroslav Kacina has been announced as a moderator for blockchain executive boardroom sessions at the Global CIO Executive Summit on August 22-24, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, US along with CIO Executive Summits in Boston, Toronto, and Frankfurt.
Evanta, a Gartner Company, fosters leadership development and collaborative exchange among North America’s top executives. Evanta convenes thousands of c-suite executives each year to create unmatched opportunities for leaders of the best companies to network, share, and learn.
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SophiaTX is a blockchain platform and marketplace tailored for extending traditional applications like ERP, CRM and many others with robust collaborative and decentralized blockchain capabilities. It is Open Source and contains integration APIs to SAP and other enterprise applications. The company has already announced partnerships with a number of businesses across industries, and is working together with EY (Ernst & Young) to develop a blockchain solution for the automotive sector.
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