Media Alert: Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2018, October 14-18, in Orlando

–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT):

What: Gartner
Symposium/ITxpo 2018

When: October 14-18, 2018

Where: Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, Florida

Members of the media can register for the event by contacting
christy.pettey@gartner.com
or katie.costello@gartner.com.

Details: Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is the world’s
most important gathering of CIOs and senior IT leaders, enabling more
than 8,000 CIOS and senior technology executives to shape the future of
IT and business strategies. Symposium/ITxpo brings together a community
of IT leaders, technology visionaries and Gartner analysts to examine
the industry’s most critical trends to help organizations build and
execute world-class IT strategies.

Connecting the Digital Journey

Digital business transformation is upon us. Enterprises large and small
recognize the power of technology to transform their ability to deliver
value. But where is it leading? During the opening keynote, Gartner’s
leading analysts will connect the dots on the digital journey – from
culture to technologies to strategy to operating models, so every CIO
and IT leader can adapt to a world of continuous change.

At Symposium/ITxpo key influencers will take the stage to provide their
unique view of the emerging trends shaping IT and business:

This year’s Mastermind Keynote is:

  • Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President, and CEO, IBM

Additional Guest Keynotes include:

  • Peyton Manning, Legendary Quarterback, Indianapolis Colts and
    Denver Broncos
  • Seth Mattison, internationally renowned expert, author and
    futurist at FutureSight Lab
  • Nilofer Merchant, Author
  • Megan Smith, Chief Technology Officer of the US (2014-2017);
    CEO, Shift 7
  • Fareed Zakaria, Global Thinker, Columnist, CNN Host

CIO Experience Guest Speakers:

  • Jon Meacham, Presidential Historian and Author
  • Reshma Saujani, Founder and CEO, Girls Who Code
  • Robert F. Smith Founder, Chairman and CEO, Vista Equity Partners

This year’s agenda delivers more than 350 sessions across three tracks,
covering the priorities most critical to CIOs:

  • Business Strategy
  • Leadership
  • Technology & Information

These themes will help CIOs and senior IT executives stay ahead of the
latest trends including artificial intelligence (AI), data and
analytics, security and risk, machine learning, digital transformation
work, people and culture and more.

The event kicks off on Industry Day, Sunday, October 14, with
industry-specific and cross-industry sessions focused on 10 key sectors,
continuing throughout the week.

Throughout the conference, attendees can choose from keynotes, CIO
Stories, breakout sessions, attendee meetups, workshops and roundtables
across five full days.

ITxpo,
a solution showcase teeming with leading providers of IT solutions aimed
at driving business imperatives, will highlight the next steps in
technology through live demonstrations, face-to-face meetings with
exhibitors, and fast-paced presentations on key technology directions
aligned with 11 ITxpo Marketplaces — Applications; Data & Analytics;
Digital Business Platform & Process Management; Digital Workplace;
Enterprise Architecture; Enterprise Networking & Communications; IT
Infrastructure, Operations &Cloud Strategies; Mobility & Wireless;
Program & Portfolio Management; Security & Risk Management; and Sourcing
& IT Services — as well as the Emerging Technologies Pavilion and
Industry Day Exhibitor booths.

For complete event and registration details, please visit Gartner
Symposium/ITxpo
. Follow news and updates from the event on social
media using #GartnerSYM.

About Gartner

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), is the world’s leading research and advisory
company and a member of the S&P 500. We equip business leaders with
indispensable insights, advice and tools to achieve their
mission-critical priorities and build the successful organizations of
tomorrow.

Our unmatched combination of expert-led, practitioner-sourced and
data-driven research steers clients toward the right decisions on the
issues that matter most. We’re trusted as an objective resource and
critical partner by more than 15,000 organizations in more than 100
countries—across all major functions, in every industry and enterprise
size.

To learn more about how we help decision makers fuel the future of
business, visit www.gartner.com.

Contacts

Gartner
Katie Costello, 571-444-1091
katie.costello@gartner.com

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