May 1, 2018

Unites States, New York


Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and career, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), announced today that Global Chief Information Officer Gail Evans will be a featured speaker at the 15th Annual 2018 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, the nation’s premier CIO conference on May 23, 2018. Ms. Evans will be speaking about the opportunities and challenges companies face when embarking on a digital transformation journey and using Agile principles to drive speed, collaboration and innovation across complex organizations. 


“Agile technology development is all about better, faster and stronger," said Ms. Evans. “I’m thrilled to share my experience and insights on how we as a community of CIOs are bridging the gap between ideas and solutions in a fast and effective way at a scale that is meaningful for large and dynamic organizations.”


The Symposium  will bring more than 800 global CIOs, senior IT executives, technology innovators and MIT academic thought leaders together on the MIT campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, for a full day of networking, collaboration and discussions around building a digital organization, IT talent management, business leadership and the increasingly important impact technology is having on corporations and society. 


“This year’s conference will enable CIOs to set clear objectives for their organizations and empower CIOs to plan and implement more strategically,” said Lindsey Anderson, Chair of the 2018 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium. “We are excited to provide opportunities for global business leaders to learn, engage, and connect with global technology and innovation communities so that they will be ready to return to their organizations and drive digital success.” 


The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is co-organized 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). It will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Kresge Auditorium, 48 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA. For more information and to register, please visit




About Mercer


Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Mercer’s more than 23,000 employees are based in 44 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With more than 60,000 colleagues and annual revenue over $13 billion, through its market-leading companies including Marsh, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer


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