GDS International’s Next Generation CIO Europe Summit Today Brings Together Europe’s Most Well Respected CIO Executives

By Gds International, PRNE
Monday, November 28, 2011

BRISTOL, England, November 29, 2011 -

Next Generation CIO Europe - taking place today at Fairmont St Andrews Hotel, Scotland - gathers together senior level executives from across Europe in a relaxed and vibrant environment to discuss objectives such as disruptive technology, risk management, and innovation.

Speakers include leading industry professionals such as Mariusz Jarecki, CIO Central Europe, Danone; Salvatore Pulvirenti, CIO of Tiscali; and Mark Brown, CISO of SABMiller. Leading businesses across the region including Salesforce, Symantec, and Microsoft are sponsoring the event.

Patrick Mombaur, MD of E.ON IT said of May’s CIO Europe event, “Its been a great event, and [it] found the right balance between networking possibilities [in] the CIO community, and very interesting talks with the vendors present.”

As well as comprehensive workshops, the summit will involve panel discussions offering CIOs moderated, peer-led discussions on major industry issues. One-to-one meetings gives delegates the chance to meet with business analysts and analyst partners to discuss strategy and technology demands in a rapidly evolving business climate.

A total of 15 workshops covers a range of exciting and pressing topics including visual collaboration strategy, leadership strategy, disruptive technology, virtualisation, data centre consolidation, and much more.

Mark Baker, Director at GDS International - the global business event company behind NG CIO - says, “Our high caliber of speakers and exciting content, combined with fantastic opportunities for networking, give our delegates and sponsors real value for money and return on their investment and ensures that CIO Europe stands out against other events.”

See what the delegates had to say about the event at

About GDS International:

GDS International is one of the most innovative events and media companies worldwide and a globally renowned producer of business-to-business summits, conferences, online information and advisory group gatherings.

Founded in 1993, GDS International specialises in meeting the B2B marketing needs of our clients. Having a strong presence in mature industrial sectors but a finger on the pulse of emerging markets - as well as up-and-coming B2B business verticals - means we are perfectly placed to capitalise on the exciting developments brought about by the advent of a globalised economy.

Our value proposition is simple: we deliver tangible business results from world-class events. <>

Contact:  Hannah Duffy (, +44-117-9214000


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