Northumbrian Water and Johnson Matthey CIOs at CIO Town Hall Live

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Join these two main CIOs on Wednesday nine September for a reside Q&A and far more

CIO leaders from Northumbrian Water and Johnson Matthey will talk at the following CIO City Hall Live party on the afternoon of Wednesday nine September.

CIO City Hall Live, by Pc Organization Evaluate (CBR) and NS Tech, is a typical collecting for CIOs, CTOs and fellow technologies executives to be part of a reside interactive discussion board with your peers, listen to from two main CIOs, and have interaction with each other in team conversations, reside Q&As with our speakers, and in personal chats.

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The September 2020 CIO City Hall Live will feature the technologies leaders from award-successful utility Northumbrian Water, Nigel Watson, who will be in dialogue with CBR Editor Ed Targett, and Paul Coby, CIO of £10bn earnings FTSE a hundred sustainable systems organization Johnson Matthey, in an interview with NS Media Group Technologies Editor Edward Qualtrough.

CBR Editor Ed Targett explained: “We are massively pleased to welcome Paul and Nigel to our CIO City Hall Live discussion board, which is swiftly becoming the go-to assembly for CIOs to community with their peers, listen to from colleagues and to focus on crucial business traits, alternatives and disruptive threats.”​

“Two refreshingly direct speakers, both equally have environment-class expertise and a observe history of revolutionary innovation at their organisations.”


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Nigel Watson has been CIO at Northumbrian Water considering the fact that Oct 2016, owning formerly labored in technologies roles at Vodafone, Travelport, Microsoft and GE Money.

Northumbrian Water Group’s mentioned intention is to become the most digital drinking water organization in the environment — scooping a international award for an modern use of synthetic intelligence final yr as a end result.

Particularly passionate about innovation, Watson established up Northumbrian Water Group’s Innovation Competition in 2017 to develop on the achievements of the organisation’s open up door hackathons which brought jointly startups, suppliers, regulators and tech sellers to try out and deal with the organization and the sector’s major business enterprise, resilience, technologies and environmental troubles. Northumbrian Water’s Innovation Competition 2020 will take put in the autumn more than digital channels.

Paul Coby has been CIO of Johnson Matthey considering the fact that April 2018, and is a Non-Executive Director of Virgin Dollars, which also operates Clydesdale Bank and Yorkshire Bank. At Johnson Matthey, a FTSE a hundred organization which is a leader in sustainable systems, the standing of IT has by no means been increased and Coby’s perform is driving the two hundred-yr-previous organisation’s options to innovate using digital and details. Coby was formerly IT Director of John Lewis and subsequently the initial CIO of the John Lewis Partnership. He was CIO of British Airways for far more than a ten years.

A author on Roman armed service record, Coby has also served as an NED or board member for Animals at Residence, P&O Ferries and SITA, the airline joint venture technologies providers organization.


Johnson Matthey CIO Paul Coby interview
‘Innovation in digital and data’

Northumbrian Water CIO Nigel Watson interview
‘Opening the innovation floodgates’

Live viewers Q&A with CIO Paul Coby, and Northumbrian Water CIO Nigel Watson

Preceding speakers at NS Media Group’s CIO City Hall Live party consist of British Military CIO Significant Typical Jonathan Cole, and Parliamentary Electronic Provider CIO Tracey Jessup.

NS Media Group’s CIO City Hall Live will be confined to CIOs and senior technologies executives on the day of the party, but the classes will subsequently be opened and manufactured offered on demand to all.

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