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Fusion 2008 CEO-CIO Symposium

March 5–6, 2008 | Fluno Center | Madison, WI

Fusion 2008 presentations

The Fusion CEO-CIO Symposium is an exclusive gathering of leaders to network, learn, and innovate. You benefit from a combination of executive-level networking and interactive presentations and discussions.

Fusion is produced by WTN Media/Wisconsin Technology Network. A combination of high-level attendance and carefully vetted, non-commercial content is what makes Fusion special.

Media Coverage/2008

This year’s featured speakers include:

Paul Purcell

Paul Purcell
Robert W. Baird & Co.

Peter Coffee

Peter Coffee
Former Tech Editor, eWeek (PCWeek)
Dir. Platform Research,

Tom Koulopoulos

Tom Koulopoulos
Founder and CEO
Delphi Group

Stephen Savage

Stephen Savage
CA Inc.

Stephen Savage

Mark McDonald Ph.D.
Group VP
Gartner Executive Programs

Mark Hennessy

Mark Hennessy
IBM Corp.

Conference topics include…

  • Mark McDonald of Gartner: “No Generic IT”
  • The enterprise data center—how to build your strategy for success
  • IBM‘s IT Vision: The top line on innovation
  • Analyizing IT negotiations—can you deliver better projects by putting together better deals?
  • Tom Koulopopous of Delphi Group: The innovation zone
  • Peter Coffee, former technology editor of eWeek: From clash to cloud: Meeting tomorrow’s IT expectations with “Platform as a Service”
  • And more!

Testimonials from Fusion attendees

Fluno Auditorium

“Fusion is probably the only event I’ve been to in the last two years that I would go back to. It was relevant, it was useful, and it was time well spent.”
—Brian Brylow, CTO, Robert W. Baird & Co.

“I really enjoyed my first Fusion conference. All of the speakers did a great job conveying ideas and experiences that will prove helpful as we try and make more effective use of technology in our company. Thanks again for a great conference.”
—Bob Vig, Vice President, Swiss Colony Data Center

“Fusion provided significant networking opportunities among the business, information technology and vendor communities. The sessions bridged the chasm between business and information technology very well where both sides achieved greater understanding of each other’s challenges and responsibilities.”
—David Cagigal, CITO, Alliant Energy

Who should attend

Anyone in or near the CEO-CIO relationship benefits from Fusion 2008's content and networking opportunities. CIOs, CEOs, COOs, CFOs, Government Agency Directors, IT Managers and Line of Business Managers, IT vendors and investors have all attended Fusion symposiums and gained valuable insights and contacts. This is your forum for discussing the issues that affect you at the intersection of business and IT.

Selected media coverage

View past conference pages for a taste of what Fusion is about, and more media coverage: 2007, 2006, 2005

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