CE Roundtable | HCLTech


The emphasis on new technology has shifted the imperative for business leaders to drive business value and sustain innovation over the long term.

HCLTech is delighted to invite you to our exclusive roundtable on Innovation for 21st Century Enterprises. Hear from your peers like Global CIOs at Phillips Lighting & LeasePlan, thought leaders like Alex van den Bergh from outsourcing consultants Quint, and even get a personal perspective from professional sailor-excellent bowman Gerd-jan Poortman (also Ambassador to the finish of Volvo Ocean Race in The Hague), on how they are exploiting disruptive technologies to their benefit, discovering new approaches to customer engagement, products and services, and even business models, to make their mark as innovative 21st Century Leaders.

Join us to hear from leaders who are leveraging digital to reinvent their organizations and learn how you can drive business value and innovation for the future.


Time slots Sessions
17.00 – 17.30 Registration & Welcome
17.30 – 17.45 Welcome by HCLTech
17.45 – 18.30 Setting an Innovation Agenda:

A collaborative discussion

Digital transformation and emerging technologies like Cloud and Mobile are forcing the reinvention of business and the workplace. Business leaders like, Kurt de Ruwe, CIO at Phillips Lighting,  and Jesper Erichsen, CIO at LeasePlan Corporation N.V. who are leveraging digital transformation to remake their organizations and moving to the next level, will share their insights and learnings. Moderated by independent consultant, Quint

18.30 – 18.40 Q&A
18.40 – 19.15 Innovating for the World’s Toughest Endurance Race

Gerd-Jan Poortman, professional sailor-excellent bowman who joined the Dutch teams in the Volvo Ocean Race three times before, and recently appointed by the municipality of The Hague as Ambassador to the finish of the Volvo Ocean Race, will share his experience.

19.15-19.30 Summary and wrap up
19.30 onwards Dinner

We look forward to engaging with you, and hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to further your insights and potential as a 21CE leader.