Picking the Winners
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“The reality is, many digital transformations fail because companies aren’t integrating their

business and technology strategies from the start”


Chris Bedi, CIO, ServiceNow


New technology terms emerge at a ferocious pace. Some are destined for stardom; others barely make it a few feet. Despite the back and forth, real progress is made over time. 10-years ago cloud was a “marketing concept developed by the vendors”. And now, it’s a saviour of the pandemic and a key enabler of greater sustainability too.


However, if you push the acronyms to one side for a moment, this is all about delivering business value, progression and transformation. Given that 70% of digital transformation projects fall short of their goals [BCG, 2020] it’s important to ask why. Indeed, what are the golden rules of successful technology-based business transformation? And what role do partners, innovation and deep engineering play in delivering success in the long term?

Keynote Speaker: Nicklas Bergman

Nicklas is an entrepreneur and technology investor who aims to understand where technology is taking us and if we are ready for the upcoming tech storm.


He advises on the topics of technology, strategy and business transformation. He is strategic advisor to European Commissioner Carlos Moedas and the European Innovation Council, working on a new innovation strategy for Europe. He is also Scandinavian representative of the TechCast Technology Think Tank in Washington DC.


As a writer, Nicklas Bergman published a book on how to deal with new technologies from a business perspective: Surviving the Tech Storm – Strategy in Times of Technological Uncertainty.


What is the experience?

All of our virtual roundtables are focused, collaborative and informative. As a participant you join via video and – thanks to a keynote speaker and moderated discussion – take away actionable ideas to implement within your business and with your clients.


Prior to the virtual meeting taking place, each attendee is interviewed to understand their interests and perspective. Those who register early will also contribute towards the insight report, which will be published prior to the virtual meeting and will be the focus of the discussion.

Webinar experience

Who Should Attend?

Senior executives within the largest Global Systems Integrators who are directly involved in client problem solving via the creation, sales or delivery of technology solutions.


Attendance is capped to ensure every participant is able to contribute. The meeting is only open to invited participants or those who has been referred by a colleague or our partner, Verizon.



Verizon is a global leader delivering innovative communications and technology solutions that improve the way enterprise organisations and our partners deliver the promise of the digital world.

The Team

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James Harris

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Philippa Brown

Club Director

Henry Owen

Research Director

Will Russell

Research Director

Ted Sami

Research Director
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Elle Brasier

Operations Manager

If you have a question about attendance, please contact me:


Philippa Brown

Club Director, Digital Edge Club


Tel: +44 (0) 20 3322 6788

Email: ms@digitaledge.club

Address: 18-20 Huntsworth Mews, Marylebone NW1 6DD