Key industry players come in support for the 7th CIO 100 Symposium and Award


Cognosec, Protec and TBM proved that there is no better time than now to join the 7th CIO100 Symposium and Award as sponsors.

CIO 100 Symposium and Awards is the most powerful gathering of CIOs and senior IT and business executives. Now in its 7th year, Leadership, innovation and business strategy will top the event’s agenda as the event seeks to examine the latest opportunities and challenges in our fast-changing world.

Cognosec, cyber security company partnered with Protec-information security company to deliver the sponsorship. Cognosec’s purpose is to help companies comply with international, regional and local laws, and become cyber resilient whilst providing solutions that protect organizations and help them withstand significant cyber attacks.

“We pioneer solutions that help secure not only the data and networks of our clients but also the long-term future of their organizations,” Cognosec said.

The company inked their sponsorship with Protec who’s approach to security is to ensure the security of assets and information through the implementation of integrated layers of security products and services.

Trans Business Machines is an ICT (Information, Communication and Technology) provider based in Nairobi – Kenya that has grown over the years into a leading enterprise solutions provider. Currently they supply and support IT infrastructure, software and services to clients in various industries: Financial services, Telecommunication, Public sector, Parastatals, Multi-nationals to name a few.

With the East African ICT landscape taking a paradigm shift this year’s agenda will also majorly focus on digital transformation, a force that drives the industry. Digital Transformation in the past few years has been seen from a different perspective of not only about embracing modern technology but about a change in thought and organization culture.

This in turn has forced Leaders and IT teams in any enterprise to work hand in hand to meet the business requirements, drive innovation and march towards continuous improvement bringing about importance of digital transformation which revolves around accelerate business activities, lower cost, improve time to market, bring about a positive change in processes, people, and competency models.

The event is slated for 9th and 10th has also attracted speakers from across the region and for the first time. The Permanent Secretaries from the Ministries of ICT in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda converge on one table and highly touch on the regional IT collaboration.

Other key sponsors for the event include Seacom, Sage, CopyCat Group, Check point, Oracle, Forcepoint, to name a few.


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