IT as a Disruptive Power: CIONET Event Dec. 5, 2013

Join us on 5th December in Brussels at our 7th conference that will conclude our 2013 programme! We will discuss with top CIOs & IT Directors Alain Conrath (Mutualité Chrétienne / Christelijke Mutualiteit), Jos Echelpoels (Janssen Pharmaceutica), Dr Alain Guillemyn (International Car Operators) and Koen Vandaele (Concentra Media group) how digital competitors are taking advantage of new platforms, tools, and relationships to disrupt you markets, get closer to your customers, reshape your offerings, and help organisations work better, smarter, and faster. Your business needs you to become a digital disruptor now — by doing so you will revolutionise internal processes and partner with digitally empowered customers.

Jos Echelpoels, Director IT, Regional Initiatives at Janssen Pharmaceutica EMEA
Jos is currently responsible for the Janssen EMEA IT Center of Excellence supporting our companies in CRM, Business Intelligence, Digital and multichannel and Innovation and Integration.
Alain Conrath, CIO of CM/MC
Alain started his career at MC/CM in 1983 as an operator and evolved through different positions within the IT department to become the CIO in 2005. He has been awarded ‘ICT Innovator of the Year’ in 2008 and “ICT Manager of the Year” in 2010.
Koen Vandaele, Manager IT & Digital Media Services at Concentra Media
Koen’s experience grew from a purely IT Ops & Devpt. job in a small company to an ICT management function within a large media corporation, covering ICT & business devpt., finance & budgetting, people management. He aims to be involved in new media development, leading & coaching a motivated team to obtain long term results in products of the future.
Dr Alain Guillemyn, CIO of International Car Operators
Alain is responsible at International Car Operators to conduct an in-depth Business Process Reengineering, to automise the Roll-on / Roll-off business in a post-merger of NYK, to package the solution, and to prepare it for implementation in a further world-wide merger and acquisition strategy.

Date: Thursday 5 December 2013
Time: 1.30pm – 7pm
Venue: Golden Tulip Hotel, Bessenveldstraat 15, 1831 Diegem

CIONET members can reserve their seats here. Not a member of CIONET but interested to join? Then please contact

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