Shift happens: how digital transformation is reshaping business and M&A

  • Brennan Libbey
  • Oct 2018
  • Media & Technology
  • M&A: Buy-Side
  • M&A: Sell-Side

Worldwide spending on digital transformation technologies — hardware, software and services — hit $1.3tn in 2017. Spending is expected to almost double between now and 2021 when the total amount spent on digitalization globally will surpass $2.1tn.

According to a recent survey conducted by Grant Thornton, more than two-thirds (69%) of CFOs and senior financial executives are planning to increase their investment in technologies that speed business change, and four in 10 said they plan an increase of more than 10% in the next 12 months.

Just under half said their companies’ digital transformation investments are meant to help them overtake their competition through differentiation.

Livingstone is bringing together cross-industry perspectives to examine the realities, challenges, and opportunities of transforming your businesses’ technology infrastructure for the digital age.

Moderated by Ian Wagner, the event will take place at Cross Campus Santa Monica on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 5:00pm.

Panelists include:

Rhonda Ozanian CEO & Founder GENFINTECH

Vivek Sharma SVP Digital Guest Experience & eCommerce The Walt Disney Company

Jason Whitt GM Serviz

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