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Cisco IT Innovation Forum – A sneak peek for May 7th

May 5, 2009 - 0 Comments

As mentioned in my previous blog, on May 7th, less than three days from today, curtains will rise on the Cisco IT Innovation Forum – a 360-degree customer-focussed event involving Cisco’s customers from all over the world, industry thought leaders from various analyst firms and of course, Cisco business and technology experts. What’s in it for you?All our keynote speakers, panelists and other presenters are going to share their thoughts and experience on how to sustain innovation in turbulent times while navigating to survive. Though there is no one size fits all, these are times when the bulk of organizations resonate to a few common problems, and are looking for creative practices to lower costs in the workplace, improve productivity and think outside the box in how they leverage IT not just as a cost center but as a strategic asset to their business.Who’s speaking?We have our customers sharing their experiences and advocating best practices from across the globe. It’s not “Cisco-speak” and believe me you don’t want to miss this — Joao D. Bezerra Leite, Director, IT Operations and Infrastructure, Itau Bank- Ushir Bhatt, Chief Executive Officer, Future Group- Dave Cahill, Chief Information Officer, Van Meter Industrial, Inc.- Matthew Frederickson, Director, Information Technology, Council Rock School District- Grigorios Gkotsis, Project Manager, Consultant, Information Society S.A., of Ministry of Interior- Eric Hicks, Director, Information Technology, Burnham Institute for Medical Research- Marco Michelotti, Manager, Information and Communication, Leaseplan- Darren O’Connor, Chief Information Officer, The Reject Shop- Riccardo Salierno, Chief Information Officer, Liquigas S.p.A.- Daryl Schweiger, Manager, Information Systems, Cardiovascular GroupAlso, don’t miss out on some of the leading analysts from Nemertes group, Current Analysis and the Lippis report, or the Keynote session with Cisco executives Mick Scully, Marie Hattar, Shailesh Shukla moderated by Bob Berlin. Believe me, none of them are shy to voice their opinions.imageRegister now @ It’s Virtual and Free!Interact with us:If you’re a Twitter fan, follow the contest on the CiscoGeeks Twitter feed. If you’d like to post comments on Facebook, check out the sites on Cisco Routers and Cisco Switches.And if you miss the event on May 7th, you always check out the forum website later on. With Cisco, you got options 😉

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