Thursday 27 June 18:00 - 20:00

53-79 Highgate Road


CTO Craft Bytes: Investing in AI – Opportunities and Pitfalls for Leaders

Business & Professional

Explore the potential of AI and the critical considerations for leaders looking to leverage this technology for growth and innovation.

Throughout the evening, we will delve into strategic investment opportunities across industries, discuss risk management strategies to navigate potential pitfalls, and share insights on future-proofing your AI investments in a rapidly evolving landscape.

Key discussion points include:

  • Strategic investments in AI – Identifying high-impact areas for AI investment in various industries.
  • Risk management – Discuss potential pitfalls in AI investment and strategies to mitigate these risks.
  • Future-proofing investments – How to stay agile and adaptable in the fast-evolving AI landscape.

By the end of this session, participants will be equipped with:

  • Actionable insights for strategic investments in AI
  • Risk mitigation strategies for successful AI pilots and implementations
  • Future-proofing techniques for long-term AI value
  • A network of AI-focused technology leaders!

Only open to CTOs and senior technology leaders. If you’re not sure if that’s you - please drop us a line. CTO Craft reserves the right to cancel tickets for ineligible ticket holders.

The Speaker:

Yemi Olagbaiye, Director, Product Strategy & Innovation @ Softwire

Yemi brings over 15 years of experience in technology, working alongside top brands and emerging startups to drive growth through digital innovation. As a seasoned digital strategist, Yemi has been pivotal in shaping and delivering a number of Softwire's go-to-markets, including Generative AI. Yemi's approach centres on collaborating with clients and stakeholders at all levels, to effectively use cutting-edge tech to drive impactful transformation of their business. Through this, Yemi has gained broad, multi-sector experience in identifying potential use cases, helping clients to understand the potential opportunities for their businesses, keeping his clients at the forefront of their industries.

Sponsored by:

Softwire, a top UK digital technology consultancy, combines software engineering, design, innovation, data engineering, and generative AI to create cutting-edge solutions for clients across various sectors. With over 20 successful GenAI pilots and several production-level implementations, Softwire helps clients identify use cases, test hypotheses, and integrate Generative AI in a scalable and responsive manner. Employing 350+ engineers and designers across four offices, Softwire is known for its exceptional workplace culture, being named the "Best Large Company to Work for in the UK" in 2023.

Hosted by:

CTO Craft is a learning and mentoring community for senior technology leaders, with a community of thousands of leaders, annual conferences, mentoring groups and one-to-one coaching, as well as exclusive courses and workshops through the Campus platform. Community membership is free, so if you're leading technology teams, you should get involved.

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