UKtech50: Simon Meredith, Transforming: A continuing journey of change in businessDate: Dec 20, 2011
Computer Weekly hosted an event at the Science Museum in London to coincide with the announcement of the UKtech50 list of the most influential people in UK IT. We invited top IT leaders to share their great ideas for how to innovate with IT, influence the role of technology in their organisation, and inspire their peers. This video is one of a series of the speakers talking to the audience of IT leaders.
IBM UK CIO Simon Meredith talks about his experience of change in the last decade and how things have fundamentally shifted for business, IT and personally. He asks, where does this put the CIO?
Simon Meredith – CIO, IBM UK
Simon Meredith is the CIO for IBM in the UK & Ireland. In this role, Simon has the responsibility for leading corporate technology operations in the region, closely aligned with strategic business initiatives to enable innovation and growth for IBM. This responsibility encompasses both the key elements of CIO worldwide business transformation and endto-
end IT service delivery. The focus of this role is to ensure the overall IT transformation and service meets the needs of the IBM UK & Ireland population—namely high quality, cost effective and supportive to the growth of IBM.