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Harvey Nash's Anna Frazzetto Keynotes CxO Disrupt, Focusing on Collaboration in the C-Suite

Press Release from June 13, 2016

The company is also sponsoring the event, which is organized by non-profit i.c. stars

Chicago, Illinois (June 13, 2016) - Anna Frazzetto, Chief Digital Technology Officer and SVP at Harvey Nash, will deliver the keynote address at CxO Disrupt: The Evolution of the C-Suite. Harvey Nash, the global IT outsourcing and professional recruitment company, will also sponsor the event, which will be held on Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at Google Chicago. Organized by i.c.stars, a Chicago-based non-profit organization and social enterprise that prepares young adults for technology careers and community leadership, CxO Disrupt is a one-day networking and thought leadership event that will focus on building collaboration within the C-Suite and beyond to harness the disruptive transformation rapidly occurring in technology and marketing.

"By examining the CIO/CMO relationship, this forum will showcase how critical collaboration is to success, especially in our new digital environment," said Frazzetto. "At Harvey Nash, we are also looking at the growing role of the Chief Digital Officer. This position is often the missing piece for companies pursuing a truly integrated business model that aims to use digital technology to engage with customers and generate new revenue streams."

The event will kick off at 5:00 p.m. with a fun mixology team exercise that will blend the concept of building a brand with building a cocktail. Frazzetto will then share results from the Harvey Nash/KPMG 2016 CIO Survey as they relate to collaboration among technology, marketing and the C-Suite. There will also be a series of "dynamic duos"--CIOs/CMOs who will discuss the intersection of marketing and technology at their respective companies, as well as how they are becoming change agents.

The CxO Disrupt lineup includes the following speakers:

  • Welcoming remarks from Mike Wons, Chief Technology Officer of the State of Illinois
  • Keynote from Anna Frazzetto, Chief Digital Technology Officer, Harvey Nash, that focuses on collaboration between the Chief Digital Officer and other C-Suite executives
  • Speech from J Schwan, Founder & CEO at Solstice Mobile
  • Dynamic Duos:
    • Deb Hall-Lefevre, Corporate VP, Global Enterprise Solutions & Business Transformation, and Anja Carroll, Vice President, Media & Customer Engagement, McDonald's
    • Jill Kouri, CMO, and Eddy Wagoner, CIO, JLL
    • Andrew Miller, Vice President, Global Corporate Marketing, and Neeru Arora, SVP & CIO, Aon Shared Services and Chief Knowledge Officer, Aon Corporation
  • Other presenters include Sandee Kastrul, President and co-founder of i.c.stars; and Tom Kuczmarski, co-founder of the Chicago Innovation Awards

About i.c.stars

Formed in 1998, i.c.stars is a Chicago-based non-profit organization and social enterprise that prepares young adults for technology careers and community leadership. Using project-based learning and full-immersion teaching, i.c.stars has trained more than 330 individuals in Chicago, and places 95 percent of qualified graduates in jobs. Alumni see their annual earnings increase by an average of 400 percent as a result of the program. In 2016, i.c.stars created Enterprise Next, a lean startup incubator and social investment fund to jumpstart alumni businesses. Learn more at www.icstars.org.

About Harvey Nash Inc.

Harvey Nash Inc. is the U.S. division of the Harvey Nash Group, a global professional recruitment firm and IT outsourcing service provider traded on the London Stock Exchange since 1997. Harvey Nash has helped over half the world's leading companies recruit, source and manage the highly skilled talent they need to succeed in an increasingly competitive, global and technology driven world. With 7,000 experts in 43 offices across Europe, Asia and North America, Harvey Nash has the reach and resources of a global organization, and it fosters a culture of innovation and agility that empowers all employees across the world to respond to constantly changing client needs. Harvey Nash works with clients, both big and small, to deliver a portfolio of services: IT recruitment, IT outsourcing/offshoring and executive search. To learn more, please visit http://www.harveynashusa.com/. Follow us: www.twitter.com/harveynashusa and www.facebook.com/harveynashusa.

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