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INTRODUCTION TO HANDBOOK:
Managed Services Lead – Columbia Road
KEYNOTE: Business-driven IT
CIO – Tiger of Sweden
KEYNOTE: Data-driven and agile IT in large corporations
Head of Digitalisation, Wood Products – Stora Enso
Rod has extensive experience working in the critical, challenging area between IT and business. He understands the value of putting the needs of the business and customers first. In fact, he was working closely together with sales while as IT Development Manager already in the mid-1990s.
As the current CIO and part of the Management Team at Tiger of Sweden, Rod is heading a skilled IT team delivering business value to the premium fashion brand.
As Head of Digitalisation at Stora Enso David is heading the strategic alignment, execution and enablement of digital business and digitalisation. He has a great passion for strategic change management, alignment of business operations and IT.
With 20 years of experience in advancing business by digitalisation he’s well versed in bridging the gap between IT and sales.
Rory overlooks Columbia Road’s Care and managed services offering globally, helping clients build future-proof services. He is a business-driven technical consultant with a passion for distributed systems, site reliability engineering and prioritising sales impact.
With years of experience in hands-on development work and technical consulting, Rory also drives knowledge sharing, technical excellence and DevOps culture within Columbia Road, working within project teams to root in the culture of building digital services that allow for rapid iterations, stable technical processes and optimal performance.
Digital sales is more important for companies than ever before, and IT is a key enabler. We set out to produce this handbook in order to have a comprehensive view of how a company's IT can take the driver's seat in maximising the company's digital sales, or to support traditional sales with digital means. The business focus in IT is nothing new, but what is required today is actually to drive sales.
Some of the handbook themes: