St.Petersburg, Russia
November 14–15, 2019

Keynote & invited speakers

Eugen Schwab-Chesaru

Vice President, Research – Head of Central & Eastern Europe Digital Business Services, teknowlogy Group

Eugen Schwab-Chesaru joined the Bucharest team in February 1999 to help set up PAC’s subsidiary in Romania and he also led the launch of PAC’s SITSI® program of off-theshelf reports in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). His main responsabilities include heading PAC’s operations in Bucharest and the greater CEE area, as well as delivering strategic consulting to clients and parteners.


  • Management
  • Strategic consulting
  • Business development


  • Executive Director – Pierre Audoin Consultants – Bucharest, Romania
  • Consultant – Pierre Audoin Consultants – Bucharest, Romania
  • Charge dʼetudes – Pierre Audoin Consultants – Bucharest, Romania


  • Bachelorʼs degree from Technical University of Civil Engineering, Graduate of Civil Engineering – Bucharest, Romania
  • Scholarship for excellence from the National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA) – Lyon, France.

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Trends and Opportunities in the global Software and IT Services industry

  • Business
  • ENG

November 15, 12:45
Room I|I зал
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Discuss the presentation

  • Major Business and IT Challenges
  • IT Budgets Evolution
  • Top10 IT topics companies consider the most important to invest in during the next three years
  • Importance of the different types of IT services over the next two years
  • Companies’ approach to digital transformation
  • Goals of Digital Transformation projects
  • Relevance of digital technologies
  • Usage areas for Cloud Computing
  • Use of cloud deployment models in IT departments
  • Business usage areas for cloud computing
  • Cyber Security Challenges
  • Drivers for implementing security measures
  • Status quo of cyber security measures
  • Investments in different cyber security areas
  • IT Decision Makers – changes and evolution of the responsibilities
  • Rates for IT Services in the main Western European markets
  • PAC Recommendations for IT Suppliers and for IT Users
  • The Russian Software and IT Services market: Maturity Curve – positioning of the main 15-20 IT Hot topics in Russia, depending on their maturity on the local market, incl. comments & remarks.