Amongst a star-studded CIO gathering at The Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa, GEC Media Group launched the much awaited ‘Global CIO Forum’ on 10th Mat 2018. The unveiling was witnessed by the crème-de-la-crème of the IT industry including Mr. Hisham Al Gurg, CEO of The Private Office of Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum and other VVIP delegates from leading Ministries and Government organizations in the country.
The Global CIO Forum is a never-seen and one-of-a-kind single marketplace for a CIO’s 360 degree needs. The GLOBAL CIO FORUM represents IT Executives and CIOs globally. Currently working in META region and with expansion plans globally, the GLOBAL CIO FORUM is a non-profit community of CIOs and IT leaders whose mission is to facilitate networking, sharing of best practices and executive development, and to collaborate on issues faced by the CIOs/IT Executives. The forum grows IT leaders, speaks with one voice on issues facing CIOs, and builds a vendor-neutral community for safe exchange of ideas and best practices.
The launch and unveiling was done by Ronak Samantaray, CEO of GEC Media Group. Addressing the delegates, he said “GEC Media group has always believed in swimming against the tide. Right from bringing innovative products to the marketplace to designing futuristic events. We have pioneered magazines like The Titans that has been the most well-established go-to-CIO magazine in the region so far. As a responsible media, we are committed to evolve with the dynamic market and bring out products and solutions that not only present a mirror to the industry but also hold the capacity to transform the entire ecosystem. We truly understand the potential that technology holds in re-inventing the corporate wheel. Today, the role of a CIO is one of the most critical one in today’s business and industry. CIOs hold the future of innovation, productivity and competitiveness in their hands.”