The "Ah Ha" Question: Are You Investing in Technology?
Thursday, June 29 | 11:30 am - 12:20 pm
Virginia Gambale, Managing Partner of Azimuth Partners LLC and Board Director for JetBlue, First Derivatives & Dundee Corporation
Amazon was berated for not being profitable, while heavily investing in building out its infrastructure, only to unveil a lucrative new business around web services. The result was an "ah ha" moment that changed financial models for investors. And yet, why is it that more board members and investors aren't asking corporate leaders the simple, yet powerful question: are you investing in technology? As one of Wall Street's top technologists and a former CIO at Merril Lynch, Bankers Trust, Alex Brown, and Venture/Private Equity Partner at Deutsche Bank, Virginia Gamble has a view on how and why the technology conversation needs to move from the cold room to the boardroom. Come share and discuss IT's role in driving business value.