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The 2018 CIO Summit was host to over 100 CIOs, IT Directors and technology leaders at the beautiful five-star Shangri-La Hotel on the 34th floor of The Shard in London.

Led by CIO UK Editor Edward Qualtrough, the full-day event saw inspiring talks from 2018 CIO 100 leaders such as Global Radio Director of Technology and Operations David Henderson, News UK CTO Christina Scott, Global CIO at Unilever Jane Moran, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Chief Digital and Information Officer Richard Corbridge, Trainline CTO Mark Holt and Morrisons Chief Technology Director Anna Barsby.

Places for People Chief Data and Information Officer Norma Dove-Edwin, Royal Borough of Greenwich Director of Finance Kevin Gibbs, and Food Standards Agency Director of Openness, Data and Digital Julie Pierce also took to the stage to discuss putting data at the heart of an organisation's strategy.

CIO UK also presented an overview of its Workplace of the Future study and discussed some of the key findings in a panel moderated by Computerworld UK Editor Scott Carey.

The 2018 CIO Summit was supported by headline sponsors ANS Group, and partner sponsors Rackspace, Google and Silver Peak. ANS Group CTO Andy Barrow, Rackspace CTO Lee James, Silver Peak Director, Technical Sales EMEA Simon Pamplin and Google's Head of Chrome and Android Enterprise EMEA Michael Wyatt also delivered presentations.

Here's a round-up of the day's social conversation.

Christina Scott kicked off proceedings highlighting her experience with startups and News UK's Startup Lab.

Unilever CTO Jane Moran's talk on creating an Agile platform for innovation hit the right notes, as she offered insight into managing developers and innovating at scale.

Andy Barrow took to the stage next to address the do's and don'ts of cloud adoption.

Next up, Computerworld UK Editor Scott Carey discussed the workplace of the future. Joined on stage by Jane Moran, Christina Scott and Andy Borrow who spoke about how their businesses are modernising.

CIO 100 leaders from 2018 and 2017, David Henderson and Richard Corbridge, gathered on stage for a Q&A session hosted by Edward Qualtrough.

Speaking on authentic leadership and finding a purpose as a tech leader, Morrisons Chief Technology Director Anna Barsby delivered an inspiring and engaging talk.

Google's EMEA Head of Chrome and Android Enterprise, Michael Wyatt, disscussed the age of the cloud worker.

Trainline CTO Mark Holt offered an excellent talk sharing his CIO principles.

Rackspace CTO Lee James also spoke about the comany's culture and ethos to the 2018 CIO Summit delegates.

Following on from James, Director of Finance at the Royal Borough of Greenwich Kevin Gibbs, Chief Data and Information Officer at Places for People Norma Dove-Edwin and Director of Openness, Data and Digital at Food Standard Agency Julie Pierce took to the stage to discuss putting data at the heart of operations.

Next up, Simon Pamplin, EMEA Director of Technical Sales at Silver Peak discussed how businesses can enable a business-first network.

The event was concluded by Computerworld UK Editor Scott Carey discussing what's next for the role of CIO and the Workplace of hte Future.

Untill next time, thank you everyone for joining us.