There is nothing better than hearing one of the top professionals in technology speak about the future. Gartner is well aware of this, and for this reason the company put a lot of time into booking the best speakers in the world for its upcoming Symposium/ITxpo, scheduled for October 6 – 10 in Orlando, Florida.
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) CEO Steve Ballmer and Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) executive chairman Eric Schmidt will take the stage during the five day event to talk about their respective companies a well as the future of the IT industry in general.
Those in attendance are in for a real treat, as both Ballmer and Schmidt are among the top names in the tech industry.
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If you don’t know anything about Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, there is no better time than now to learn. Generally speaking, this is the largest IT related conference for CIO’s and IT executives. While there are other similar conferences, this one is the cream of the crop. This is the one that IT professionals want to attend, and it is easy to see why when you look at the type of people who will be speaking.
Along with Ballmer and Schmidt, Mark N. Dajani, Senior Vice President & CIO, Mondelz International will be presenting a keynote.
Steve Ballmer of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is slated to take the stage on October 8. Eric Schmidt of Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is going to do speak to the audience on October 7.
Although the event is still a couple of months out, the excitement is beginning to build. Those who know they are going to be in attendance will do their best to sit in on the keynotes delivered by Ballmer and Schmidt.
As Christine Furano, senior director with Gartner Events said, “This year’s agenda is designed to help CIOs and senior IT leaders drive IT value while accelerating growth, creating new connections and driving greater agility in a digital world.”
If you ever have the chance to attend Gartner Symposium/ITxpo you don’t want to pass it by. The keynote sessions alone are well worth the time.