Anil Cheriyan
Anil Cheriyan
TBM Council Chairman
Former CIO, SunTrust

Join us in Sydney to discover why over 5,800 CIOs and IT Executives around the globe have enlisted in the Technology Business Management (TBM) Council. TBM Council’s mission is to provide technology leaders with standards and validated best practices to communicate the cost, quality, and value of IT investments to their business partners. In turn, IT is able to drive innovation for their organisation.

In a technology-fuelled world, IT is the business. Strategic CIOs and their teams are operating with an agile, digital-first mindset to drive innovation, competitive differentiation and shareholder value. This TBM event will highlight how business leaders who are leveraging the TBM discipline to succeed within this new business model.

2:00 PM Welcome and overview of TBM Council Momentum 
Josh Harbert, TBM Council General Manager

2:20 PM The Keys to Agility and Innovation: Collaboration, Architecture and Culture
Discussion Led by Anil Cheriyan, Retired EVP & CIO, SunTrust Banks and Walker White, Senior Vice President Products, Flexera
To drive innovation, you need three things: the right players at the table collaborating; an umbrella architecture, under which you incorporate these ideas; and a culture of openness, learning, and rejecting the status quo. In this session, TBM Council Chairman Anil Cheriyan will share and discuss these three keys for success and how Technology Business Management plays a critical role in helping CIOs, CTOs and other business technology leaders create value in a world in which agility and disruption are the new normal.

3:10 PM Panel discussion: Fuelling Agility and Innovation through TBM
Panellists: Ashley Cox, Associate Director, Macquarie; Duncan McNab, Manager Finance Business Partnerships, Cenitexpeter kim; and Anil Cheriyan, former CIO Suntrust
3:40 PM New technologies fuelling TBM
Robert Yue, Vice President & General Manager, Apptio APJ and Nic Crouch, Senior Solutions Consultant, Apptio APJ
4:00 PM Networking reception (drinks and appetisers served)
Tuesday 11 September

NSW Parliament House
6 Macquarie Street Sydney NSW