Confirmed Participants

Drew Ianni
Paul Woolmington
Bryson Koehler
Shireen Santosham
Jeetu Patel
Richard Titus
Chris Satchell
Kriti Kapoor
Molly Schonthal
Sean Ryan
Caroline Tsay
Shashank Tripathi
Ana Villegas
Rob Gelick
Phil Easter
Warren Zenna
Lu Silverstein
Faye Sahai
Anil Earla
Robert Schwartz
Neha Sampat
Jack Weekes
Scott Symonds
Bernardo Rodriguez
Jade McQueen
Kash Kapadia
Chris Thomas
Jennifer Cooper
Jeff Schultz
Dave Zinman
Arun Kumar
Kyle Eichman
Cameron Craig
Michael Injaychock
Jon Walton
Vernon Turner
Jeremy Lockhorn
Ian Beacraft
Chris Wallace
David Wu
David Witkowski
Shyna Zhang
Neil Ishibashi
Ian Kendall
Edith Yeung
David Westen
Doug Rozen
Bruce Sinclair
Fawad Ahmad
Mario Tapia
Rob Weisbord
Rajesh Jambotkar
Elliott Trice
Mahesh Murthy
Raj Singh
Mike Vladimer
Doug Foster
Rawlson O’Neil King
Lisa Kennedy
Tina Unterlaender
Shireen Yates
Noramay Cadena
Kara Dake
Domenic Venuto
Steven Suthiana


The 4th Annual Chief Digital Officer Global Forum (CDX) Silicon Valley Brand Innovation Summit set for October 18-19, 2016 at the stunning Ritz Carlton @ Half Moon Bay. This is our global flagship CDX event and our theme for all CDX Forums in 2016 is "Mastering Digital Transformation & Innovation". We are also excited to announce that the "IoT Influencers Summit", the leading conference focused on the Business Case for Internet of Things, will be co-located with CDX Silicon Valley bringing a compelling track of speakers and content focused on the emerging consumer IoT ecosystem. All CDX Forums are exclusive digital leadership event designed to foster peer-based thought leadership and networking in a private, intimate environment. The Summit will explore how leading brands from across a range of industries and verticals are engaging the connected consumer and driving enterprise-wide digital transformation.


The theme for our 2016 Chief Digital Officer Global Forum (CDX) Brand Innovation + IoT INFLUENCERS SUMMIT is "Mastering Digital Transformation & Innovation". The event will focus on how current and emerging digital technologies and connected devices and platforms are transforming the customer relationship, strategic planning, marketing innovation and the broader enterprise. Our thought leaders and attendees include the most senior digital marketing, operating, and innovation executives, CMOs, CTOs, digital transformation executives, human resource executives, academic leaders, researchers, behavioral analysts, and more. We also include a breadth of industry perspectives including from retail, financial services, media, travel and hospitality, CPG, manufacturing, automotive and transportation, and more.


The CDX Brand Innovation + IoT Influencer Summit Summit will offer a mix of engaging keynotes, fireside chats, high-caliber roundtables along with ample networking time and social activities. Overall, the agenda will be balanced and include sessions focusing on timely, relevant industry trends and issues along with sessions that are designed to stimulate thinking, demand consideration of alternative viewpoints, and help our delegates foster creativity and innovation within their organizations and acquire new leadership and negotiation skills.  This is a tightly-curated, by-invitation-only "salon"-style event capped at 150 total delegates and designed to foster peer-based knowledge sharing and networking in a private, intimate environment.


We are thrilled to, once again, host The CDX Brand Innovation + IoT Influencers Summit at the stunning Ritz Carlton Hotel & Resort in Half Moon Bay. This stunning cliffside retreat is situation along the Northern California Coast approximately 25 miles south of San Francisco and 20 miles north and west of the heart of Silicon Valley.



The CDX Brand Innovation + IoT Influencers Summit is looking for compelling speakers from across the digital marketing and business ecosystem as well as those who bring interesting, outside perspectives from academia, the public and non-profit sectors, and leading trade and industry associations.  We welcome both b-to-c and b-to-b oriented speakers, companies, and perspectives. We have a zero-tolerance policy for sales pitches and are looking to foster engaging, strategic, prescriptive, and educational discussions and learnings that focus on key external marketplace trends and and issues as well as discussions that focus on key internal management issues including business-model analysis, talent management, corporate structure, change management, fostering innovation and creativity, and leadership. The Call For Speakers / Papers closes at Midnight Pacific Time on Friday, September 30. CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A SPEAKER REQUEST!


The CDX Brand Innovation + IoT Influencers Summit offers a limited number of strategic partnership opportunities which guarantee full access at the event, guaranteed thought leadership, brand visibility and activation, and pre-and-post show communications with the delegates.

Please VIEW OUR PARTNERSHIP PROSPECTUS HERE or contact the Event Chairman Drew Ianni for further information.