CTOs and CIOs of Fortune 1000 Corporations to Discuss Technology Trends, Goals, and Opportunities in the Global Marketplace

180319 CTOs and CIOs

Chief Technology Officers and Chief Information Officers of Fortune 1000 Corporations will gather at the CTO & CIO Forum to share their thoughts and expertise on innovative and disruptive technology, how these developments affect business growth across industries, and how small and minority businesses could better position themselves and assist major corporations to fulfill technology goals.

Confirmed speakers include: Scott Dillon, Head of Enterprise IT & CTO, Wells Fargo; Steve Hagood, Global Director IT & Chief Contracting Officer, Ingersoll Rand; and Guru Vasudeva, SVP, CIO Program and App Services, Nationwide.

The Forum will be held May 31, Thursday, from 9:00 AM, as part of CelebrAsian Procurement & Business Conference, “Smart World,” at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

The CTOs and CIOs will then network with Asian American and other diverse business owners after the Forum. There will also be an evening reception when they would connect with their peers, CPOs, and select Conference participants.

PepsiCo Chairman & CEO Indra K. Nooyi is Conference Chair. She will hold a fireside chat to share her journey from India to Fortune magazine’s #2 “Most Powerful Woman in Business” at the Excellence Awards Dinner. Leading the roster of corporate co-chairs is PepsiCo, whose continued partnership with USPAACC helps to advance growth among Pan Asian American and diverse businesses.

Strong support from the financial industry – Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo – and automotive company Nissan – show the value and ROI they place in their commitment to USPAACC.

Similarly, co-chairing the Conference are established Pan Asian American businesses – Ampcus, Indotronix Avani, and Pyramid Consulting – who appreciate what USPAACC does for the Pan Asian American business community nationwide.

CelebrAsian is the national flagship event of the USPAACC (US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation) and runs from May 29 to June 1, 2018.

As the country’s largest and most established B2B conference convened by Pan Asian Americans, CelebrAsian is the nation’s premier venue for procurement and other business opportunities, innovation and job growth for the more than 2 million Pan Asian American-owned businesses nationwide. Their annual revenue surpass $700 billion and continue to grow.

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