IT as a service / IT on demand

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List of Participants

  • David Pilnáček, IB GRANT THORNTON, IT Manager
  • Gabriela Hoppe, IB GRANT THORNTON, Executive Director
  • Jan Stanko, ORACLE CZECH S.R.O., Regional Senior Manager, CEE & Adriatics
  • Jan Voříšek, KPMG ČESKá REPUBLIKA, S.R.O., Manager
  • John Stotter, CENTREPOINT S.R.O., CEO
  • Lenka Heřmánková, ČESKOSLOVENSKá OBCHODNí BANKA, A.S., Segment Manager
  • Ljubo Tomanovič, CLEVER MONITOR S.R.O., CCO
  • Marek Galo, CISCO SYSTEMS (CZECH REPUBLIC) S.R.O., Account manager sales
  • Marek Hrubeš, SQUIRE PATTON BOGGS, Advokátní koncipient
  • Martin Brix, LEASEPLAN ČESKá REPUBLIKA, S.R.O., Finance Director
  • Martin Hladík, KPMG ČESKá REPUBLIKA, S.R.O., Director
  • Martin Kanyza, DIGITAL RESOURCES A.S., Chairman
  • Michal Zahradník, DELTA LEGAL, ADVOKáTNí KANCELář S.R.O., Partner
  • Miroslav Staněk, MONDELEZ CZECH REPUBLIC S.R.O., Country ITS Lead CZ
  • Ondřej Štrba, MERCK SHARP & DOHME S.R.O., Knowledge and Content management Platform
  • Pavel Hejl, BIRD & BIRD S.R.O. ADVOKáTNí KANCELář, Junior Associate
  • Petr Leština, IBM ČESKá REPUBLIKA, SPOL. S R.O., Cloud Leader for Central Region
  • Petr Šabatka, DLA PIPER PRAGUE LLP, Partner
  • Richard Penson, AXIANS REDTOO S.R.O., Chief Operations Officer
  • Štěpán Bechynský, MICROSOFT, S.R.O., IoT Specialist
  • Táňa Králová, JOHNSON & JOHNSON, S.R.O., IT Manager, Business Technology Lead CEE
  • Tomáš Havelka, HEYNINCK & PARTNERS ADVOKáTI, S.R.O., Lawyer
  • Tomáš Nymburský, ČESKOSLOVENSKá OBCHODNí BANKA, A.S., Manager rozvoje obchodu
  • Václav Kadeřábek, DRILL BUSINESS SERVICES, Partner
  • Vladimír Šlachta, EXPENSE REDUCTION ANALYSTS, Partner


American Chamber of Commerce
in the Czech Republic


20.04.2017, 09:00 - 20.04.2017, 10:30


AmCham offices, Dušní 10, Prague 1 Show on map


Topic: IT as a service / IT on demand
Debate on Pros vs. Cons., User´s and Providers´s views. Joint debate of CIOs & CFOs, members of IT & Finance committees. All members are welcome.

IT as a service is important topic resonating in all size of business during last decade. We would like to see the topic from the two perspectives: first one is general approach to IT as a service - what does it mean from organization and human resources perspective, potential solution and impact to overall finance model, and key aspect of implementation of IT as a service. Second one is specific shift of IT technology from in-house/on premises solution to cloud technology, what are the challenges and benefits,....


Ondřej Štrba of MSD, Táňa Králová of  J&J  – tbc, Miroslav Staněk of Mondelez, Radek Hájek of ČSOB, Martin Brix of LeasePlan, Will Mapp Centrepoint.

Moderator: Štěpán Bechynský of Microsoft

Areas of discussion:

  • What advantages and disadvantages do you see in IT as a Service?
  • How did you calculate financial aspect?
  • How long is ROI?
  • What did you invest to transformation from in-house IT to IT as a Service?
  • Did you see HR impact?
  • What about your employees (non-IT) satisfaction with IT as a Service.
  • Do you need to deal with certification and/or regulations when you are using external IT?
  • Can you chose external IT as you want or do you need to use only approved one?
  • Legal aspects - Cloud/Outsourcing

And we can go deeper:...

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