Nordics Digital Enterprise Festival Speaker Insights – Mats Hultin CIO SAAB Written by LATAM DEF on August 29, 2017

We recently grabbed 10 minutes with our Nordics Digital Enterprise Festival speaker Mats Hultin CIO at global defense & space company SAAB, Mats will be taking a thought leadership session in Stockholm on 20th October themed “Digitalisation With IT As A Business Partner”.

DEF – Can you tell us a little about your role at SAAB?

MATS – As a CIO at Saab I am responsible for IT development and digital information handling globally. It is A Broad role with interactions all over Saab and with many technology & service providers.

DEF – How is digital transformation affecting your industry and which new trends do you think will have the biggest impact in the future?

MATS – Digital transformation is affecting all of us. Cybersecurity in combination with Easy to use Systems is one area that is and will be critical. I believe AI & Internet of things will dramatically change opportunities and risks.

DEF – Where is SAAB on its digital transformation journey, and how are things changing for your staff and customers?

MATS – Saab is very much A Product & Technology company. We invest in a lot in R&D to ensure our products competitiveness. Internally we focus amongst other on automation.

DEF – What advice would you give an organisation at the start of its digital transformation journey?

MATS – Ensure your core infrastructure. Focus on your business strategy/needs when prioritizing your digital investments.

DEF – The theme of the Nordics Digital Enterprise Festival is “the future belongs to the fast” (encouraging large companies to transform digitally at a quicker rate). As a large organisation, how does SAAB make sure it can respond quickly to the opportunities and challenges of digital?

MATS – A challenge especially with regards to risks, to be agile and long term persistent I believe can be fast.

DEF – Without giving too much away, what can attendees expect to learn from your session “Digitalisation With IT As A Business Partner?

MATS – Some ideas & strategies How IT & business can work together to ensure business outcome on IT investments.

Thank you to Mats for his insights, to see Mats live alongside 15 of the regions most influential brand speakers click the tickets button at the top of this page if you have any questions about group discounts email us

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