On Thursday, 24th of November, CIOnet Spain held the last Advisory Board meeting of this year, in the oficces of Acciona, in Madrid. It was a very productive meeting, focused on the new CIOnet Spain event calendar for 2012 and the results of our Annual Event, and on planning new actions and activities to increase the value of CIOnet for our members.
This time we had to say goodbye to some of our Advisory Board members, Mario Piattini, Alfonso Lorente and Felipe Alcántara. Thanks for your help and collaboration from the start of CIOnet!
Also we could welcome three new members to CIOnet Spain Advisory Board: Salvador Anglada, Business Services Managing Director at Telefónica España, José Olalla, CIO of BBVA and Rubén Muñoz, Managing Director of Bankinter-Gneis. Welcome to our team!
So now, these are the members of the new Spanish Advisory Board: Roberto Parra, Repsol (Chairman), Juan Soto, Grupo Ambrosetti, Salvador Anglada, Telefónica, Oscar Robledo, MEH, Joaquín Reyes, Cepsa, Federico Flórez, Ferrovial, José Manuel Inchausti, Mapfre, José Olalla, BBVA, José Antonio López, Saba Abertis, José María Tavera, Acciona, José Ramón Godoy, Cemex, Oscar Gómez, Grupo Prisa, Carlos López Barrio, UPM, Rubén Muñoz, Bankinter-Gneis, Idoia Maguregui, NovaGalicia Banco, Javier López Costa, FCC.
As a result of this meeting it is a pleasure for us to announce the CIOnet Spain Events Program for 2012 (some of the dates still have to be confirmed):
- 02/02/12 “Social Media and business oportunities”, Madrid
- Abril 2012 “Digital Agenda”, Madrid
- 07/06/12 “Lean IT“, Madrid
- 20/09/12 “CIO meets – CxO”, Evento Anual, Madrid
- 08/11/12 “Mobility”, Barcelona
- 13/12/12 to be defined, Madrid.
Francisco García Morán, CIO of the EC, will be a speaker on the “Digital Agenda” Event, that is why the date is not yet confirmed. Our Advisory Board will decide the topic for the last event of the year in our meeting in June, to see which are the trends of 2012.
In this Advisory Board meeting it was also decided the two Spanish candidates for the European CIO of the Year Awards, that will be presented during the CIO CITY 2012 conference in Brussels on 19 & 20 of April 2012 (check here CIO CITY and European CIO Awards of 2011 edition). The Spanish candidates to these awards will be José Manuel Inchausti, Managing Director of Tecnology and Processes of Mapfre, and Oscar Gómez, Director of Organization, Resources and Technology of Prisa Group. Our best wishes for them!