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What’s Next? | Employee and IT Alignment

In 2020 IT teams all over the world performed unprecedented feats, enabling remote work and remote business in record time.  But, as we ask ourselves in this series, “What’s Next?”  We know many of the changes made in 2020 with respect to the work from home or work from anywhere culture will remain.  So, how will or how should IT teams evolve in order to accommodate those permanent changes and create a superior employee experience? In January 1E, a leader in endpoint management, released a survey: Assessing IT’s readiness for the year of flexible working.  1E’s survey examined, compared and contrasted data from both the IT perspective as well as the employee perspective and their findings were compelling.  Sumir Karayi, Founder and CEO of 1E, joins us in this episode to sift through the data, discussing where employees and IT aligned, where they saw a disconnect and their 5 point plan for solving many of the gaps that are emerging.

For more information and access to the full report, click here.

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Sumir Karayi founded 1E in 1997 with the goal to automate endpoint management. Sumir pioneered PC power management along with 40 other patented inventions and now leads 1E’s focus on “real-time digital experience management.”

Under Sumir’s leadership, 1E has achieved $2.5bn in IT cost savings for customers through automation. 1E has been recognized as one of the top 20 companies to watch by CIO magazine.

1E remains privately held and is headquartered in London with offices in New York, Ireland, Australia, and Delhi with 26 million licenses deployed across more than 1,700 organizations in 42 countries worldwide.

Sumir is a passionate believer in philanthropy and charitable giving. He sponsors research to improve gender-based inequality with Warwick and Delhi universities. He has also supported the Manav Mandir Ashram Orphanage and other charities in India over the last 20 years.

Sumir gained a BEng in Electronic Engineering and MSc in IT from Warwick University.