Global CIO Forum
Technology Research Insight 2020
About the Survey
A FALCON’S EYE VIEW OF TECHNOLOGY READINESS AND CIO MINDSET
Dramatic technology innovations, fierce change in the economic landscapes, continued uncertainty and a drastic need to re-skill global workforce are propelling the leaders to rethink ways in which technology should be used to conduct, manage, and run business.
Global CIO Forum Technology Research Insights 2020 will be the first of a series of technology 360 degree market research in joint collaboration between two non-profit organisations, the Global CIO Forum – with a global network of over 15000+ C-suites executives and RosettaNet Singapore GS1 Digital standards – with global member companies that represent US 1.2 trillion dollars in annual revenue with billions of dollars in digital transactions volume.
The research is a part of Global CIO Forum’s continued efforts to reiterate the vision of ‘One industry, One Voice’
This research covers technology 360-degree approach with an in-depth analysis from challenges faced by technology leaders, technology investment strategies, culture and diversity, upcoming trends of digital, data science, industry 4.0, cloud and cyber security transformation.
The research will help the industry and technology leaders to assess the level of maturity and readiness on where they stand, the risks of being left behind and guide them build a customer centric road map specific to their industry and geography to stay competitive. The research outcomes will be used to deliver actionable programs by technology thought-leaders and consortiums globally through, namely, webinars, round-table discussions, training programs.
Leaders Spearheading the Survey
Chairman of RosettaNet Singapore (GS1 digital commerce Standards)
Recipient of Digital transformation leadership legendary award Top 5 in Singapore and global CIO200 in December 2019
Senior IT Executive with over 20 years’ experience in leading multidisciplinary teams to deliver innovative technological solutions that align with globalstrategies and roadmaps across diverse world-class organizations globally.
As a former CIO of APAC for Ingram micro I did championed the digital commerce roadmap, achieving 250% year-on-year growth across B2B and 150% across B2C over 3 consecutive years based defining the digital customer journey using agile methodology. As a spin off from the Stanford Executive Program, appointed in a 5-member global IoT team to define and make recommendations to establish IoT business unit across startup, ISV, telco and high tech MNC with recommendations for next 3 years for Ingram micro.
On Mergers & Acquisition front, streamlined product lines, standardizing business processes and consolidation of IT systems which includes Digital to Compaq, Compaq to HP and Stats to Stats ChipPAC and acquisitions in Ingram Micro.
As Chairman of RosettaNet Singapore on voluntary industry best practice digital commerce roles I represent Singapore in promoting RosettaNet as best practice for GS1 digital commerce standard across industry, government, SME’s and educational institutions globally for over 15 years.
- Drive high value national pilot projects such as paperless ecustoms declarations across borders that demonstrated ROI benefit of up to 200%.
- Piloted national project on rapid automation enabler solution (RAE) Industry program in early 2000 to help SME together with Govtech and Spring Singapore with a lean IT ecommerce architecture, it also commonly adopted by the industry, ISV, Startups and solution providers for process automation.
- Drove the first RosettaNet STAR industry benching marking global program.
- Setup the Global RosettaNet Centre of excellence in NYP school of IT school in Singapore for pilot projects and RosettaNet Certification courses.
- I am an advisor for Digital strategy innovation project across Europe driven by LUT School of Business and Management, Finland for RosettaNet and Blockchain convergence.
- CIO advisory on the board of Singapore based start-up for Supply chain, ecommerce and Industry 4.0 (IOT, Blockchain, AI) to build product roadmap, RFP/ROI reviews of major deals and Product road map evaluations. Mentor start-ups to globalize seek venture capital funding and commercial solutions to be global.
My passion is to share industry best practice experiences and help industry to adopt Smart technology.
President South East Asia GEC Media Group
Malavika pushes for Adapt2LEAD Business and People Transformations. Her career embodies and signifies milestones that have made her a strong advocate for Adaptability.
Malavika has a successful track record of about two and a half decades in Sales, Service Delivery, Customer Experience, Change, Culture development for influencing success of executives to drive business excellence. She inspires people with her engaging style. She has coached and conducted programs in Leadership, Service, and Sales for Business Transformation across industry domains of IT, Telecom, Logistics, Pharmaceutical, Aeronautic, Finance and Banking, Hospitality and Manufacturing.
She has lived and worked in China, US, Singapore, and India. She has versatile corporate experience in conceptualizing, developing and executing Sales, Key Account Management, Marketing and Service and Change Management strategies across varied industry giants; like Reliance, DHL and Essar.
She is a certified Management Consultant for Service Excellence, also a Certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming NLP Master, and a Certified Language and Behaviour Profiling Consultant
Malavika is founder, Areta Biz Solutions, a boutique Leadership and Service Consulting firm, with Clients in Asia-Pacific and Middle East. As President, GEC Media Group, Malavika pushes for a next generation media that stands strong to be committed, responsible and passionate
Executive Director Global CIO Forum USA
Derrick is a seasoned IT leader with numerous successes in guiding strategic direction and enterprise implementation of retail, transportation and accounting systems with emerging technologies to ensure maximum operational impact.
Derrick has been with RaceTrac for more than 18 years and has held a number of positions, where he showcased his talent for managing risk, anticipating business needs, and working through process developments to achieve change. He is now the Executive Director over all Applications, Business Intelligence, Tech Support, and QA.
An expert presenter, negotiator and communicator. Derrick believes in forging solid relationships with stakeholders, executive leaders and partners for developing innovative direction and building creative business solutions.
Derrick attended Georgia Southern University and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management Information Systems. Prior to joining RaceTrac, he was with MCI Telecommunications as well as consulting on his own. Professionally, he is a huge fan of Agile delivery and rapid change to make organizations more competitive. He is a huge Atlanta Falcons fan and enjoys spending his time with his two children.
Global Head - Content and strategic Alliances
Anushree has over a decade's experience in content curation and strategic business relationship. She also has an extensive background in event management and relations. Prior to joining GEC Media Group, Anushree has handled key positions in Datamatix and few other companies in India. Her core strength are business content development, Relationship building, Event management and forging strategic alliances on regional and global level. In her current role, she is responsible for driving the content and group's strategic partnerships and alliances globally, covering key regions - META, SEA and the US.