Creatio to host Creatio Arena Discussing Winning IT Strategies: Integrated Unified System vs a Range of Best-Of-Breed Apps

Creatio has invited Mark Settle, 7X CIO and Author, and Amit Bhute, SVP, Global Head at Virtusa, to discuss what it takes to develop a winning IT strategy.
Creatio to host Creatio Arena Discussing Winning IT Strategies: Integrated Unified System vs a Range of Best-Of-Breed Apps

Creatio, a global software company providing a leading low-code platform for process management and CRM, announced today that the next Creatio Arena will be held on July 23rd. The Creatio Arena participants will discuss whether integrated unified system or a range of best-of-breed apps better impact employees’ productivity, performance, and ROI. The Company anticipates that the event will be both insightful and immensely engaging. Seven-time CIO and author of the book “Truth from the Trenches: A Practical Guide to the Art of IT Management and a three time CIO 100 honoree,” Mark Settle will participate in the Arena. His opponent will be, Amit Bhute, SVP, Global Head of Banking Practice at Virtusa.

The live battle of opinions is airing at 10 am EDT | 4 pm CEST | 3 pm BST on July 23, 2020. During this upcoming Creatio Arena guest speakers will talk about the winning IT strategy and share their viewpoints on today’s technology landscape. Participants are welcome to vote and comment during the live session to support arguments and express their opinions.

Topic: Winning IT strategy: integrated unified system vs a range of best-of-breed apps

Speakers: Mark Settle, 7X CIO and Author

Mark Settle is a seven time CIO and two time author.  His most recent book – Truth from the Valley, A Practical Primer on IT Management for the Next Decade – describes the talent, technology and operational practices that have been pioneered within the Silicon Valley and are transforming IT everywhere.  Mark Settle has led IT organizations that support the internal business operations, product development activities and commercial web services of multiple Fortune 500 companies.  Most recently he led the IT team at a highly successful San Francisco-based startup firm through its transition from private ownership to public operations.  Settle serves on the advisory boards of several venture capital firms and multiple startup companies.  Seven members of his prior management teams are currently sitting CIOs within publicly traded companies. 

Amit Bhute, SVP, Global Head – Banking Practice at Virtusa

Amit heads the Banking and Financial Services practice at Virtusa where he is responsible for all aspects of practice building – solutions, skill-sets development, go-to-market, partnerships and thought leadership. With over 20+ years of technology experience in the financial services industry, he is regarded as a transformation agent who works with CIOs and Departmental Heads globally helping them navigate the rapidly evolving banking landscape.

Amit is a self-driven business leader who provides business solutions around digital transformation, innovation and driving cost efficiencies leveraging technology. His financial technology experience spans – Transaction banking, real-time payments, cards – acquirers and issuers, PSPs, PSD2, open banking, tokenization, blockchain, and related fields. From a technology perspective, his expertise lies in IT strategy, business architecture, large scale digital transformation programs, legacy modernization, RPA, data science, program governance and solution delivery.

Hosts: Erik Hale, Global Head of Sales Enablement, Creatio

Erik brings more than 20 years of experience in the software industry with a deep focus in worldwide business development and customer success. He is responsible for global sales enablement at Creatio and ensures strategic alignment across business and customer functions. Erik has profound domain expertise in low-code, business process automation and CRM technologies for the financial and banking industries.

Alex Petrunenko, Product Evangelist, Creatio

Alex has extensive experience in business analysis, product management, business development, and solution selling. He has domain expertise in low-code, process automation, and CRM technologies.

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About Creatio

Creatio (formerly bpm’online) is a global software company providing a leading low-code platform for process management and CRM.

The company has been highly recognized as a market leader by key industry analysts. Its intelligent products accelerate sales, marketing, service and operations for mid-size and large enterprises. Together with hundreds of partners Creatio operates in 110 countries worldwide.

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