Confirmed Participants

Drew Ianni
Paul Woolmington
Scott Hudler
Chris Satchell
Phil Easter
Anil Earla
Paulo Melchiori
Nigel Fenwick
David Witkowski


The 5th Annual Chief Digital Officer Global Forum (CDX) Silicon Valley Brand Innovation Summit IS set for November 2-3, 2017 at the Silicon Valley Capital Club in Downtown San Jose. This is our global flagship CDX event and this year's Summit theme is "The Age of Customer Obsession". All CDX Forums are exclusive, by-invitation-only digital leadership salon-style forums designed to foster peer-based thought leadership, knowledge-sharing, 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 digital business transformation and corporate innovation.


The theme for our 2017 Chief Digital Officer Global Forum (CDX) Brand Innovation Summit is The Age of Customer Obsession. The Summit will focus on how leading brands from across a range of industries and verticals are realigning and transforming their organizations and business operations to engage the increasingly connected, empowered, and mobile-first, customer. Our thought leaders and attendees include Chief Digital Officers, Chief Customer Officers, Chief Sales, Marketing and Communications Officers, CTOs, Chief Talent and Human Resource Officers, and the emerging Digital Transformation executives . Our Summits provide perspectives and actionable insights from across a range of industry verticals including from retail, financial services, media, travel and hospitality, CPG, manufacturing, automotive and transportation, and more as well as thought leaders from academia, research, and the non-profit and public sectors


The 5th Annual CDX Silicon Valley Brand Innovation Summit will offer a mix of engaging keynotes, fireside chats, high-caliber roundtables along with ample networking and social activities. 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.  All CDX Forums are tightly-curated, by-invitation-only "salon"-style event capped at 175 total delegates and designed to foster peer-based knowledge sharing and networking in a private, intimate environment.


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We are thrilled to host our 5th Annual The CDX Silicon Valley Brand Innovation Summit at The Silicon Valley Capital Club in Downtown San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley. Founder in 1990, The Silicon Valley Capital Club is a private business, social and dining club that is truly without rival in Silicon Valley and the surrounding Bay Area. With its spectacular 360-degree views from atop the Knight Ridder Building in the heart of downtown San Jose, the Silicon Valley Club offers the perfect ambience and well-equipped facilities for both business and social gatherings. You can learn more about the Silicon Valley Capital Club at:

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The 5th Annual CDX Silicon Valley Brand Innovation 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. This year's theme is "The Age of Customer Obsession". 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. If you are interested in sponsoring our 5th Annual Summit in Silicon Valley (with main-stage thought leadership guaranteed amongst other sponsor benefits), please reach out to Event Chairman, Drew Ianni, at The Call For Speakers / Papers closes at Midnight Pacific Time on Friday, October 13. CLICK HERE TO FILE YOUR SPEAKER SUBMISSION


The 5th Annual CDX Silicon Valley Brand Innovation 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.