With consumer demands evolving at a rapid pace in today’s innovation economy, we have decided to gather a select group of 10-15 top information technology leaders from forward-thinking brands to participate in an open-format discussion about the current trends and evolving challenges the industry is facing.

Blackbarn | New York, NY


  • Strategically curating like-minded leaders in a relaxed but focused manner
  • Creating an environment conducive for you to establish powerful connections
  • Identifying new opportunities to ensure your brand sustains its competitive advantage

Roundtable Discussions

During the Dinner you will participate in an interactive roundtable discussion of your choosing. Below are the topics:

  • Why CIOs will lose the battle for IT skills through 2023
  • How CIOs can support more IT with fewer, but higher paid, staff
  • Increasing the use of commoditized managed services, strategic consulting, and reskilling/upskilling existing staff 
  • Navigating the critical IT skills shortage through 2023
  • The continued shift from buy, to build-in-the-cloud
  • Why we can expect to see a shift toward creating new functionality over improving existing infrastructure
  • Why technology and service providers that have not sufficiently invested in asset delivery and promoted technology and automation will see revenue growth being curtailed by their ability to hire

Dinner Format

  • Cocktails & Networking
  • Welcome Address
  • Dinner and Roundtable Discussion
  • Dessert and Closing Remarks
Dinners Food Millennium Alliance

About Windstream

Windstream Holdings is a privately held communications and software company. Windstream offers managed communications services, including SD-WAN and UCaaS, and high-capacity bandwidth and transport services to businesses across the U.S. The company also provides premium broadband, entertainment and security services through an enhanced fiber network and 5G fixed wireless service to consumers and small and midsize businesses primarily in rural areas in 18 states. Windstream Wholesale is an innovative optical technology leader that creates deep partnerships with carriers, content and media providers, federal government agencies and Fortune 100 companies to deliver fast and flexible, customized wave and transport solutions. Additional information is available at windstream.com or windstreamwholesale.com.