Amtrak CIO to Keynote at CIO D.C. Summit

Ghada Ijam Confirmed as Keynote Presenter on “The Future of the CIO in the Coming Digital Economy”

We are pleased to announce Ghada Ijam as a keynote speaker for the CIO Summit D.C. on February 23rd, 2017. The event will take place in Washington D.C.

Ghada Ijam is the interim Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak), in Washington, DC.

During her tenure at Amtrak Ghada is the technology Leader for Amtrak’s transformational programs: Customer Experience/ Digital ($70M), Operations Foundation ($200M), and Human Capital Transformation ($20M).

Ghada is driving the transformation of Amtrak IT resulting in a full restructuring and re-alignment of teams, people and functions. She leads the strategic planning and executive governance of $200M annual technology investment portfolio across Amtrak (2009-present).

Takeaways will include:

  • Change is, if not already here, certainly coming and CIOs that don’t prepare for the change may not like the results when it arrives
  • Digital transformation is all about connecting enterprise system to information technology to drive productivity and performance improvements
  • Be prepared to tackle the tasks that no-one wants to do, but everyone needs done; establish relevance to cultivate importance

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