Partner, CTO, Deloitte
Gideon Kay is a partner and the CTO at Deloitte NSE (North South Europe) – leading elements of the internal technology team across Europe. He has a strong technical background with a degree in Computer Science and Software Engineering. His career started in EMEA pre-sales at IBM followed by a role as a senior manager / director and enterprise architect at Andersens for a variety of industries and blue-chip clients. For the past 20 years, Gideon has worked in senior leadership roles across three different industries: Construction / Engineering; Biotech / Pharma; and Media / Advertising. He’s worked in global, divisional and regional roles and has developed and delivered strategy and transformation at significant scale. Prior to joining Deloitte, Gideon was EMEA and Global CIO for Dentsu Aegis Network (a global media and advertising holding group) overseeing a major strategic shift to cloud. He has a track record of strong delivery and leadership and was instrumental in the major technology changes at Dentsu Aegis, including a significant amount of M&A work.