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Competing in digitally impacted industries requires companies to increase the size and dumber of DX projects and accelerate the delivery of digitally enhanced offerings. Many organizations have already initiated digital transformation projects and have experienced notable benefits, along with some challenges. Integrating and multiplying innovations, building new corporate models in digital operations and communications, and rearchitecting the entire enterprise to operate like a digital-native company are key action points that should be on the agenda of CIOs today.

Global CIO Summit is a unique opportunity to discuss development strategies and to share experiences with global DX leaders and the CIOs of the largest companies and government organizations.

Key Topics

  • Digital Transformation of Economy and Government
  • What it takes to become a Digital Native enterprise: switching to a new corporate operating model
  • Data-Driven Business Models as a centric IT model fed by data
  • Digital platforms as the new IT core for competing in Digital economy
  • Creating value around data: data sharing, data as a service, data monetization
  • Empowering Business Through IoT, Cognitive, AI, Augmented & Virtual Reality, Robotics, and 3D Printing
  • The Butcher, the Baker, the Candlestick Maker — or the CIO, CDO, and CMO
  • Building Your Winning Team. Attracting and Maintaining Talent — Tips and Tricks from the Battlefield
  • Tips and tricks for prioritizing DX at the board level
  • The Emerging Artificial Intelligence
  • Security at the Speed of the Business
  • Blockchain – strengthening Digital Trust
  • The Real Implications of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology
  • Understanding Customers’ and Stakeholders’ Real Needs
  • Maintaining Infrastructure vs. Scalable Service-Oriented IT Support
Key Speakers

Advisory Board




Kazakhstan IT-managers Society

Kazakhstan Society of IT Managers is a non-profit professional organization that aims to develop IT management and the institution of the CIO across Kazakhstan. The Society was founded in 2011 and has become a trusted partner to international organizations, educational institutions, government entities and the IT industry at large. Main activities include human capital development through trainings, seminars and conferences, standard adoption, best-practice sharing, government policy formulation, project expertise and others. Its members are IT managers of various levels, including CIOs of large multinational companies, banks, and government institutions. The Society is the member of the International Academy of CIO, based in Tokyo, Japan.

International Academy of CIO

The International Academy of CIO (IAC) is an international NGO headquartered in Tokyo, Japan with the objectives of fostering the exchange and adoption of best practices on CIO and IT executive leadership. The IAC promotes and facilitates CIO and IT Executive leadership education and education standards; and government CIO and IT governance policies and institution building. The IAC has active participation from over 50 countries throughout the world and with NGOs and multilateral organizations including APEC, OECD and ITU. The IAC publishes the annual Waseda University – IAC Digital Government Rankings now in its 13th year and the Journal of CIO and Digital Innovation. In addition the IAC partners with IOS Press on a Global E-Governance book series.

Strategic Partner(s)

National Information Technologies

Акционерное общество «Национальные информационные технологии» создано 4 апреля 2000 года. С момента создания АО «НИТ» оказывает услуги по управлению ИТ-проектами от инициации до завершения работ по созданию, внедрению и эксплуатации базовых компонентов электронного правительства и информационных систем государственных органов. С 2008 года АО «НИТ» является дочерней компанией Национального инфокоммуникационного холдинга «Зерде». Миссия Компании – способствовать построению надежной, эффективной, клиентоориентированной системы государственного управления путем применения современных сервисных, организационных и информационных технологий. Дополнительная информация на сайте:

Platinum Partner(s)

Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab is a global cybersecurity company celebrating its 20 year anniversary in 2017. Kaspersky Lab’s deep threat intelligence and security expertise is constantly transforming into security solutions and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure, governments and consumers around the globe. The company’s comprehensive security portfolio includes leading endpoint protection and a number of specialized security solutions and services to fight sophisticated and evolving digital threats. Over 400 million users are protected by Kaspersky Lab technologies and we help 270,000 corporate clients protect what matters most to them.

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Softline is a leading global IT solution provider operating on different markets all around the world including Russia and CIS, Latin America, India and Southeast Asia. Our expertise includes complex technology solutions, software licensing, hardware products and services. Softline operates in 27 countries and 80 cities worldwide. We are the customer centric company always at our customer’s side and suggesting brand independent solutions which best serve customer’s needs.


Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a US$43 billion global Fortune 500 company and a leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial, and data center technology. Our portfolio of high-quality, secure products and services covers PCs (including the legendary Think and multimode Yoga brands), workstations, servers, storage, networking, software (including ThinkSystem and ThinkAgile solutions), smart TVs and a family of mobile products like smartphones (including the Motorola brand), tablets and apps. Join us on LinkedIn, follow us on Facebook or Twitter (@Lenovo) or visit us at

Autonomous cluster fund Almaty Tech Garden

Autonomous cluster fund Almaty Tech Garden - a non-profit organization established on the initiative of the President of Kazakhstan, in order to attract new technologies and global best practices. Primary objective of the fund to become the leading startup hub in the CIS and is designed to solve two main tasks: to increase the proportion of local content in the field of high tech, and to create an ecosystem of venture financing.

Main technological areas of the Cluster are focused on the rapid introducton and consolidation of demand, which are represented by complex sectors: smart environment, smart industry, quality of life and e-commerce and media.

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Software AG

Software AG empowers customers to innovate, differentiate and win in the digital world. Its products help companies combine existing systems on-premise and in the cloud into a single platform to optimize and digitize their businesses. The combination of process management, data integration and real-time analytics in one Digital Business Platform enables customers to drive operational efficiency, modernize their systems and optimize processes for smarter decision-making. Building on over 45 years of customer-centric innovation, Software AG is ranked a leader in many innovative IT categories. Software AG has more than 4,300 employees in 70 countries and had total revenues of €873 million in 2015.

Gold Partner(s)


Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS) is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions with over 10300 customers in more than 130 countries, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100.

Qualys helps organizations streamline their security and compliance solutions and build security into digital transformation initiatives for greater agility, better business outcomes and substantial cost savings.

The Qualys Cloud Platform and its integrated Apps deliver businesses critical security intelligence continuously, enabling them to automate the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection for IT systems and web applications across on-premises, endpoints and elastic clouds.

Founded in 1999, Qualys has established strategic partnerships with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations including Accenture, BT, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Deutsche Telekom, Fujitsu, HCL Technologies, HP Enterprise, IBM, Infosys, NTT, Optiv, SecureWorks, Tata Communications, Verizon and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance. For more information, please visit



SOTI is the world's most trusted provider of Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solutions, with more than 17,000 enterprise customers and millions of devices managed worldwide. Our innovative portfolio of solutions and services provide the tools organizations need to truly mobilize their operations and optimize their mobility investments. SOTI has grown from a one-man operation to a significant global player of over 700 employees in 28 countries. The company is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, and has regional offices worldwide including Turkey as a regional office.


Hewlett Packard

HP is a technology company that operates in more than 170 countries around the world. We explore how technology and services can help people and companies address their problems and challenges, and realize their possibilities, aspirations and dreams. We apply new thinking and ideas to create more simple, valuable and trusted experiences with technology, continuously improving the way our customers live and work.

JSC "Kazakhtelecom"

Kazakhtelecom JSC – telecommunication company that realizes country telecommunication market development policy, creating for operators highly technological infrastructure that meets world standards.

Kazakhtelecom JSC – leading telecommunication operator of the Republic of Kazakhstan that provides wide spectrum of infocommunication services.

Company’s principal is located in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan. About 30 thousand people work for the company. Kazakhtelecom JSC has regional sub-divisions in every oblast of the country and provides communication services all over the country.


Expo Partner(s)


Joint Stock Company “Kazteleport” - a subsidiary of Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan has been working on the IT market since 1999 and today is the leading company that provides a wide range of info-telecommunication services for the Kazakhstan companies and international companies throughout the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Today, our clients and partners are JSC “Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan”, JSC “Altyn Bank”, JSC “Kaspi Bank”, JSC “Kazkommertsbank”, JSC “Tsesna Bank”, JSC “Bank of Astana”, and almost all the second-tier banks of Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan Stock Exchange “Kase”, KISC, National Managing Holding “Baiterek”, JSC “Kazpost”, JSC “Transtelecom”, JSC “Kazteleradio” , as well as the largest equipment suppliers: CISCO SYSTEMS, Siemon, Legrad, APC Schneider Electric, Delta ac ups, Hewett Packard, Fujitsu, EMC, XEROX.

Using the accumulated experience in various IT spheres, having the necessary staff of qualified specialists, our company is ready to offer a wide range of IT services and provide quality service to customers of various business sectors, specifically:

  • Organization of data transmission channels, construction of corporate networks throughout the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • High-speed connection to the Internet via fiber-optic channels
  • Data center processing and storage services
  • Data center services using cloud technologies
  • Design and construction of data centers
  • Installation and maintenance of structured cabling systems
  • Installation and maintenance of video surveillance systems
  • Installation and maintenance of uninterruptible power systems
  • Installation and maintenance of precision air conditioning systems
  • Installation and maintenance of fire alarm systems
  • Supply of server, computer, network equipment, as well as printing equipment
  • IT consulting and outsourcing
  • Installation and maintenance of POS-terminals


Univera Computer Systems ( Power of Knowledge in your hands..)

Univera deliver soutions for today’s omni-channel business needs an unified platform called Panorama for omni-channel sales and distribution, warehousing and manufacturing, supplier and logistics operations together to ensure a seamless, end to end supply chain management.

By managing the flow of the goods and services from an single integrated platfrom, you can track, monitor and change of all your goods goods from the point of origin to the point of destination while greatly benefiting the power of our feature-rich mobile business intelligence solutions. Panorama product family solutions provide a single platform across the entire supply chain.



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