Silverthread Selected as Finalist for 2018 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Innovation Showcase
MIT named Silverthread as a finalist for the Innovation Showcase at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium. The Innovation Showcase highlights 10 outstanding early stage companies that offer disruptive solutions that bring together value and innovation to Enterprise IT. The event offers the finalists opportunities to gain exposure to IT executives and industry leaders. Previous finalists include Yammer (2010), eventually acquired by Microsoft for $1.2 billion, Sqrrl (2015), later acquired by Amazon, and Okta (2010), who went on to have a successful IPO in 2017.
“Silverthread is honored to be selected as finalists for the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Innovation Showcase. MIT continuously offers great opportunities for startups to interact with c-suite executives at industry leading organizations.” Said Dan Sturtevant, CEO at Silverthread.
The showcase spotlights startups that offer enterprise IT solutions that demonstrate innovation, strategic value, impact an organizations’ top or bottom lines, sell to CIOs, and have less than $10 million in revenue. The showcase will take place at 5:30 p.m. in the Kresge courtyard tent on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at MIT in Cambridge, MA. More information can be found at www.mitcio.com.
About the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium
The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is the premier global conference for CIOs and digital business executives to become more effective leaders. In one day, CIOs and senior IT executives explore enterprise technology innovations, business practices and receive actionable information that enables them to meet the challenges of today and the future. The Symposium offers a unique learning environment by bringing together the academic thought leadership of MIT with the in-the-trenches experience of leading, global CIOs and industry experts. The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is organized and developed by the MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association, the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE), and the MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research (CISR). For more information and to register for this year’s Symposium, visit www.mitcio.com.