Session 1
10:45 11:15

How to Secure Management Buy-In for a Successful Move to Public Cloud

Remo Schmidli

Head of IT, Operations & Real Estate

Encouraging management to make the move to cloud solutions can be a hurdle in your cloud journey. Join to learn about the key steps to get buy-in from senior management and secure step-by-step strategies to move to a public cloud. You’ll also hear first-hand experiences and lessons learned on strategy, organization, and company mindset from Zurcher Kantonalbank’s cloud journey.

About the Speaker Remo Schmidli

Remo has been Head of IT, Operations & Real Estate and a member of the Executive Board at Zurcher Kantonalbank since 2019.
In his previous role as Head Multichannel Management, he helped shape the bank’s digitalization roadmap, set up the innovation laboratory together with his team, and worked to realize Zürcher Kantonalbank’s strong position in the e-banking and e-banking mobile sectors.
Remo is a qualified computer scientist and holds an Executive Master of Business Administration ZFH from the Zurich University of Economics. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Swiss Fintech Innovations.



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For whom is Cloud Leadership Day?

Cloud Leadership Day brings together over 800 leaders and experts from across industries to share their experience and insights on the latest trends, best practices, and strategies related to cloud transformation

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Kalanderplatz 8 

8045 Zurich 

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What about the co-located Data & AI Leadership Day?

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