LAS VEGAS, KNOWLEDGE16 – May 17, 2016 ‑ ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW),
the enterprise cloud company, announced that it is hosting CIO Decisions16®, an invitation only event for
CIOs in connection with its Knowledge16® conference in Las
Vegas. The sixth annual event brings together CIOs who are
transforming the service experience throughout the enterprise.
Attendees will hear from their peers as well as industry experts
about leading change, delivering modern user experiences and
transforming service. The event will be hosted by ServiceNow CIO Chris
Bedi, a two‑time ServiceNow customer when he was CIO at Verisign and
JDSU. CIO Decisions16 will feature inspirational speakers including
- Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates will
share his “Passion for Leadership,” providing a direct and informed
assessment of why big institutions are failing us and how smart,
committed leadership can affect real improvement regardless of
- Leadership visionary Simon Sinek will discuss
the hidden dynamics that inspire leadership and trust in
organizations as outlined in his latest book “Leaders Eat
- Oshkosh Corp. CIO Dave Schecklman will talk
about how he challenged the status quo to energize and rally his
company around a new service experience.
- Noted innovation
and technology thought leader Mike Walsh will challenge how
we think about the future as he discusses how emerging technologies
will change the way people behave.
- Becton, Dickinson and
Company (BD) CIO Rich Pierle and Cox Automotive Global CIO
Ed Smith will share their experiences and best practices to
successfully accelerate enterprise velocity.
- Symantec CIO
Shelia Jordan will discuss practical service transformation
strategies in the midst of constant change.
“Nearly every CIO has faced the challenges of disrupting the status
quo, creating a platform for change and driving business results,”
said ServiceNow’s Bedi. “Decisions16 will deliver inspirational and
thought‑provoking content focused on our leadership and how we can
quickly impact the user experiences inside our organizations,
regardless of where we are on our service transformation journey.”
At Knowledge16, more than 11,000 attendees have the
opportunity to attend more than 100 labs and 200 breakout sessions,
specialized networking events, and an ExpoNow exhibition hall with
more than 160 sponsors. The combination of pre conference training,
hands on labs, and customer‑delivered breakout sessions presents the
best opportunity for ServiceNow customers and partners to experience
the service revolution. ServiceNow CreatorCon starts on Thursday, May 19, as a
dedicated post conference educational and certification event for developers.
For more information about how ServiceNow can help CIOs and
executive IT leaders, please contact: CIONow@servicenow.com
ServiceNow is changing the way people work. With a service
orientation toward the activities, tasks and processes that make up
day to day work life, we help the modern enterprise operate faster and
be more scalable than ever before. Customers use our service model to
define, structure and automate the flow of work, removing dependencies
on email and spreadsheets to transform the delivery and management of
services for the enterprise. ServiceNow enables service management for
every department in the enterprise including IT, human resources,
facilities, field service and more. We deliver a ‘lights out, light
speed’ experience through our enterprise cloud – built to manage
everything as a service. To find out how, visit www.servicenow.com.
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