‘Do you want to meet hundreds of women with passion for digital technology and learn from the best?’

On October 31, 2017 RightBrains organises the third CIAO in One Day. Female role models and thought industry leaders will inspire you about their careers, digital transformation and talent development. Meet our lecturers here.

A right-brain perspective on ditital careers

We welcome you at one o’clock for coffee and tea. At 1.30 PM our first keynote speaker will take the stage.

Jan Veldsink, teacher RightBrains Digital Leadership Programme and Senior advisor AI & security Rabobank, talks about the future of digital technology and how new innovations, such as Artificial Intelligence, robotics and big data are changing the way to approach education, skills development and management.

Our next speaker and role model for many women is Mimoent Haddouti. She talks about her career from law student to Global Head IT Continuity & Security Services Rabobank, her job and role as a digital leader with a growing challenge and need for talent in the field of Security.

Orsolya Szucs, Early career Talent Lead bij Cisco, highlights the importance of building awareness of opportunities for the younger generation to encourage them to dream big, and dream different. Based on her own career path she will give examples of what we can do for the younger generation to leverage our experience and passion.

Our following speaker Leon Bedaux, Director IT KPN, describes how the company is organising its digital transformation, and the need for flexibility of the full organisation. About the culture, competencies  and skills this requires.

Final keynote of the day is from Maartje Bouvy, CFO Rituals. She will talk about the role of technology in a fast growing retail company. Keywords are: start-up, digital savvy and business technology versus ICT.

Our chairperson of the day!

kay formanek rightbrains digital leadership programmeKay Formanek, expert digital leadership and diversity, will be our chairperson of the day. You will be seated in round tables to connect and discuss the various themes of the day.


At the end of the day we will announce the winners of the Digital Talent and Digital Leadership & Diversity  awards. And we will announce the first … (Sorry, that is still a surprise.) We will close the programme between 5.30 and 6.30 PM with drinks and networking.

Join us at the CIAO in One Day!

Book your ticket for € 199,-

Are you a student? Then, we have good news for you! Book your ticket for only € 20,-! Get your student ticket now!


The CIAO in One Day will be held in Utrecht, the exact location follows asap.

Get inspired about the video of the CIAO in One Day 2016