23 May 2019
Pullman Hotel, 10 Montreal Square, District 1, Bucharest
The event will be held in English.


9:30 - 10:00
Registration and Welcome Coffee
10:00 - 11:00
Presentation by Sanil Solanki

Challenges addressed on the briefing:

  • How can IT free itself from constantly being challenged on cost?
  • How can IT get more involved in business strategic decision making?
  • How does the CIO move the conversation from cost to value?


You will be inspired on “how to”:

  • drive the value of IT through improvement in business metrics,
  • use the Gartner Cost Value Matrix to assess the yield of your IT function,
  • communicate a three-year vision around IT Financial management,
  • create and report Digital progress by using Digital KPI’s,
  • become multilingual, talking in the language of business outcomes, finance and IT.
11:00 - 12:10
12:10 - 12:30
Coffee break & Netowrking
13:00 – 17:00
Analyst One-on-One Meetings (on the basic of first reserved, first served)


Sanil Solanki

Sanil Solanki is a Research Director with Gartner Research. His focus is on IT cost-optimization practices, innovation accounting, IT project finance, project benefit realization and the business value of IT.

Before joining Gartner, Mr. Solanki’s job responsibilities were:

  • IT cost base optimization and year-over-year cost reductions
  • IT project finance, investment prioritization, benefits realization, understanding the business model and sourcing options for project resources
  • Outsourcing business case model review

Years of Experience

  • 6 years in total with Gartner
  • 11 years in IT industry

Professional Background

  • Heathrow Airport (BAA Ltd.), Head of Finance – IT Projects, 2 years
  • Tui Travel PLC, IT Finance Manager, 3 years
  • Elavon Merchant Services, Finance Manager – U.K. & Ireland, 1 years


This event is by invitation only and the capacity is limited. If you would like to register, please e-mail denache@gartner.cz. You will receive a confirmation once we process your registration.

Registration Fee:

Gartner Seat Holders and special invitations: Free Access

Standard price: 300 EURO excl. VAT

We are also offering an exclusive opportunity to speak directly with the analyst during a private 30 minute consultation to explore solutions to your personal IT issues and challenges. Please contact us for more information.


Pullman Hotel, 10 Montreal Square, District 1, Bucharest