CIONET Portugal held its first Advisory Board (AB) meeting on 23/10/2012 at the Lisbon office of WEDO Technologies, the first Portuguese Premium Business Partner.
Erwin Van den Brande (CIONET International), Rui Serapicos (CIONET Portugal) and Maria José Gonçalves, on behalf of Rui Paiva from WEDO, welcomed the AB members, all coming from different industry sectors: Augusto Fragoso (ANACOM), Paulo Ornelas (SATA), Jorge Coelho (IPBPM), Carlos Vaz (Chamartin), Jorge Jordão (CA Serviços, ACE), Francisco Quesado (Portugal Clusters), Francisco Barbeira (BPI) and Luís Pinto.
The agenda covered the latest developments of CIONET (International and Portugal), the role of the Advisory Board in 2012, as well as the 2013 Events Program of CIONET Portugal. Business IT Alignment, IT-driven Business Innovation and Lean IT/ IT simplification are listed among the top topics to be discussed next year.
The interest and proactive participation from all AB members has set the tone for a vibrant community of Portuguese CIOs, proving that CIONET Portugal has now built its roots to grow steadily!