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CIO Roundtable - 8/1 - "IT Cost Transparency"

Tuesday, August 1
7:00am – 9:00am PST
488 Almaden Blvd, 18th floor, San Jose, CA
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Come join the eighth Fisher Silicon Valley CIO Roundtable of the year!

Cost transparency and chargeback/showback models continue to plague IT leaders to provide meaningful information for decision making. What can we learn from others? How has and will cloud change our cost models? The list of interesting questions continues for ever.

Our distinguished speakers from PwC will provide us with some meaning full lessons learned and guidelines. Have you exceled in your mastery of this topic or are you in Excel and justification hell?

Ali Paasimaa – Bio
Ali is a Managing Director at PwC’s US IT Strategy Consulting practice. Since 2006 he has led 50+ C-level IT strategy development engagements and transformations for some of the largest and most recognized institutions across the globe. Ali has extensive experience in IT strategy and operating model design, IT transformation and IT performance and spend benchmarking, advising with restructuring and IT spend optimization up to $billions. Before joining PwC, Ali led EY’s CIO Advisory Practice for Private Equity (US West) and prior to that spent 8 years at Accenture’s IT Strategy Practice in Europe and US.

Bob Woods – Bio
Bob is a partner with PwC’s Software & Internet practice. He advises clients on Digital Transformation and its impact to their business and finance operations. His specializations include redesigning cost, allocation, and related reporting processes for data centers and network operations; managing finance process and system change due to digitization of client’s software to services; addressing the impact of regulatory, statutory, and financial reporting requirements, including Revenue Recognition; and evolving corporate performance management align to economics of SaaS, IaaS, and other digital business models. He is a key contributor to CFO-focused thought leadership in the area of Cloud/SaaS-related accounting, operational, and financial management. He is an author and contributor to Cloud-related publications including On the Horizon: Insights into the Cloud for finance and accounting professionals, and Leading from the Front: Re-designing Finance for the Digital Age.

Logistics
Breakfast will be provided starting at 7AM with the meeting starting at 7:30AM.
PwC Building in Downtown San Jose - 488 Almaden Blvd, 18th floor, San Jose, CA
PARKING = lots of it immediately across the street, don’t forget to pay and get the receipt for your dashboard.

Joni Newman will greet you in the building foyer and escort you to the meeting room. If you need assistance please reach out to Joni on 510.396.0904.

A couple days prior the event - you will receive an email with a list of other attendees. Rides to events will need to be arranged on your own.

*Friendly reminder that transportation is your responsibility to organize*
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488 Almaden Blvd, 18th floor, San Jose, CA

Tuesday, August 1, 7:00am – 9:00am

Dress CodeDress Code: Casual (jeans ok)

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