Host: Scott Buchholz, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
During the COVID-19 pandemic, CIOs are playing important roles in building organizational and IT resilience. What types of global scenarios are playing out, how are business models shifting, and how are these changes impacting technologists and their approach to business agility and investment priorities? We’ll discuss:
- How tech leaders are responding and positioning their organizations to thrive post–COVID-19.
- Key learnings and shifts in priorities to prepare for longer-term recovery and optimization.
- A strategic framework for tech leaders to guide scenario planning.
Meet the speakers
Scott Buchholz is a managing director with Deloitte Consulting LLP and serves as the Government and Public Services chief technology officer and the national Emerging Tech Research director. A leader and visionary with more than 25 years of experience, he advises clients on how to navigate the future using existing and emerging technologies. Buchholz also leads Deloitte’s efforts to incubate nascent technology offerings.
Steven Goldbach is a Principal at Deloitte and he serves as the firm’s Chief Strategy Officer. Prior to joining Deloitte, Steve was a partner at Monitor Group and co-head of its New York office. Steve helps executives and their teams transform their organizations by making challenging and pragmatic strategy choices in the face of uncertainty. He is an architect, expert practitioner, and teacher of the variety of strategy methodologies developed and used by Monitor Deloitte over the years. Serving clients across many industries, including consumer products, telecommunications, financial services, and health care, Steve helps companies combine rigor and creativity to create their own future. Previously, Steve was the Director of Strategy at Forbes. He holds degrees from Queen’s University at Kingston, where he serves on the Global Advisory Board of its Smith School of Business, and Columbia Business School. Steve is the co-author of the national bestselling novel, Detonate: Why – and how – corporations must blow up best practices (and bring a beginner’s mind) to survive. In 2019 Thinkers50 named Steven Goldbach as finalist for the Distinguished Achievement Award in Strategy. He and his wife live in Manhattan with their young daughter.
John R. Tweardy
As Deloitte Consulting LLP's Technology Strategy and Business Transformation market offering leader, John brings a big-picture understanding of the business dynamics that drive—and, increasingly, are driven by—disruptive technologies. A recognized leader in cloud strategy and a chief information officer (CIO) fellow for the Consumer Products sector, John helps clients reimagine business models, aligning cloud initiatives to drive exponential value through continuous reinvention. John’s deep background advising clients on IT transformation, shared services, and the strategic use of outsourcing gives him a strong understanding of how powerful results can be achieved through strategically orchestrated solutions. When he isn’t crafting ways to restructure business processes through the cloud, John helps build structures and support community programs as a volunteer and board member.