About the 2019 CIO Summit


This year’s CIO Summit examines the four main pillars of the modern ICT team - technology, innovation, transformation and culture. Organisations are anticipating disruption and are examining the strategic use of technology to ensure they remain competitive, agile and innovative within their industries. Join us at the 2019 NZ CIO Summit and hear from a world class line up of speakers and discovering an unparalleled networking opportunity. 

This year's stellar line up of speakers includes:

  • Meredith Whalen, Chief Research Officer, IDC (USA)
  • Boyd Multerer, Founder and CEO, Kry10 Technologies (New Zealand)
  • Dr Sean Brady, Managing Director, Brady Heywood (Australia)
  • Anthony Roe, Head of Digital Technology, Downer MEI (Australia)
  • Neelu Sethi, SVP & Chief Information Officer, ReddyIce (USA)
  • Owen Key, Chief Security Officer and Chief Information Security Officer, City of Calgary (Canada)


And local insights from companies including:
TR Group | Tait Communications | KiwiRail | Simpson Grierson | Gallagher Group | Contact Energy | CIOs without Borders

PLUS! New: The CIO Intensive  – 14 June 2019
Mastering your team culture to optimise your performance
Michael Henderson, Corporate Anthropologist, Cultures at work - Top-rated speaker at 2018 CIO Summit

2018 CIO by the numbers:

  • 550+ Delegates
  • 960+ Gala dinner attendees
  • 90+ Exhibitors
  • 50+ Speakers
  • 18 Plenary sessions
  • 18 Seminar sessions
  • 3 How-to sessions
  • 10 Roundtables


We look forward to seeing you all at the 2019 New Zealand CIO Summit.
12 & 13 June 2019
SkyCity Convention Centre



Steve Scott

Managing Director, Conferenz

Iggy Pintado

Managing Director, IDC Australia and New Zealand


About Conferenz

Conferenz is NZ’s largest and most respected conference and training company. We provide conferences and summits under our Conferenz brand and public and in-house training courses under our Brightstar brand. We have been providing conferences and training for NZ’s corporates and public sector for over 16 years. Owned by Steve Scott, Conferenz is proudly NZ-owned and operated. We are also proud to play a significant part in the NZ community through our charitable, environmental and sustainable initiatives.

About IDC

International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. With more than 1,100 analysts worldwide, IDC offers global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. IDC's analysis and insight helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community to make fact-based technology decisions and to achieve their key business objectives. Founded in 1964, IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and events company. To learn more about IDC, please visit www.idc.com. Follow IDC on Twitter at @IDC.