Velocity Summit – 2019
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The Velocity Summit brings together a curated community of forward-thinking thought leaders, Fortune 500 executives, policy makers, academics, and others to discuss how to get mission critical work done, faster. Today’s executives are faced with rapidly evolving market demands, changing consumer preferences, and the continuous threat of disruption. To compete and win, they need to innovate, fast. Join us to hear how some of the world’s leading companies are are accelerating growth, creating new sources of value, and driving efficiency to impact their business outcomes.
The Reimagining Work Summit: Fall 2018 brought together an exclusive group of executives and thought leaders to discuss how companies are accelerating innovation, adapting to volatile market demands, and increasing operational efficiencies.
Speakers and Participants
Who you’ll be joining
Participants will hear from Fortune 500 executives, academics, and future of work thought leaders on topics like solutions for the skills gap, managing an on-demand workforce, company culture, and workplace innovations.More information coming soon!
2019 Featured Keynote
CEO, Actionable Analytics Group and former Chief Learning Officer, SAP
Participants will hear from Fortune 500 executives, academics, and future of work thought leaders on topics like solutions for the skills gap, managing an on-demand workforce, company culture, and workplace innovations.
More about Jenny
Jenny is CEO of Actionable Analytics Group, an advisory firm supporting Human Capital Management and Education Tech startups from Seed to IPO. She helps mature enterprises navigate the HR innovation landscape and prepare for the future of work. Recognized for five consecutive years among the 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by the National Diversity Council, Jenny Dearborn is a thought leader in human capital management, corporate culture, global workforce, gender equity, the future workplace and data analytics. Previously a c-suite executive in HCM Sales, Services and HR at five global technology companies, Jenny has supported companies across industries in their journey toward the future of work. She has also consulted to government leaders in the US and abroad on meeting future workforce challenges.
A champion of equality, diversity and community involvement, Jenny has most recently been recognized with honors including the Stevie Award for Female Business Executive of the Year, Athena Leadership Award, and Financial Times Top 20 Global Executive LGBT Allies. She co-founded the Silicon Valley Apprenticeship Consortium and serves on the boards of Plum.io, Emplay, The Commonwealth Club, the Lucas Graduate School of Business at San Jose State University. Jenny is a former board member of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and Association for Talent Development, the leading organization for talent professionals globally.
Jenny is a regular contributor to mainstream business and industry news media. She is the author of The Data Driven Leader: A Powerful Approach to Delivering Measurable Business Impact Through People Analytics, Data Driven: How Performance Analytics Delivers Extraordinary Sales Results, a top 10 of “What Corporate America is Reading” in 2015, and a forthcoming book on the future of work. In 2015 she was Executive Producer of the popular twice-monthly radio show “Game Changers: Women in Business” on the Voice of America Radio Network. She is an independent director at two start-ups and advises many others.
Before starting her own venture, Jenny served as Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Chief Learning, Talent & Leadership Officer at SAP. She was previously Chief Learning Officer at SuccessFactors, Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems, and Docent (now Sum Total Systems), leading award-winning teams that drove measurable business impact. She began her career as an instructor and instructional designer.
Jenny earned an MBA in Organizational Development from San Jose State University, Masters of Education from Stanford University, BA in English Literature from University of California at Berkeley and AA in Social Sciences from American River College in Sacramento. Living with undiagnosed dyslexia, ADHD and OCD until age 18, Jenny now harnesses these challenges as sources of strength. Jenny’s passions include film (screenwriting and production), fitness and painting large-scale acrylic on canvas pop-art. She and her husband of 27 years have four active children and live in Palo Alto, California.
Featured below are the speakers from our 2018 summit. Our 2019 speakers will be announced soon!
Founder, Boston Beer Company
Mr. Koch founded Boston Beer in 1984 and currently serves as its Chairman. Until January 2001, Mr. Koch also served as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer. He also served as the Company’s Secretary and Clerk until May 2010. Prior to starting Boston Beer, he had worked as a consultant for an international consulting firm, with a focus on manufacturing.
His thirty-four years at the helm of Boston Beer, during which it has grown from a small start-up company to its current position as a leading craft brewer, are a testament to his skill in brewing, strategy, brand development, and industry leadership.
Business Advisor to Downstream Director, Shell
Caroline Missen is the Business Advisor to Shell’s Downstream Director. She joined Shell 15 years ago in the UK and has held a number of European and international marketing roles in the Global Commercial business covering B2B segments, automotive manufacturers and channel partners, based in London, Beijing and in Washington DC. More recently Caroline has been focused on digitalization for Shell, piloting new business models and non-traditional approaches to working.
In Australia, she worked with Ford, and in executive roles with two industry associations. She also owned and managed a boutique winery for five years. Caroline has a Science degree from the University of Melbourne and a Masters in Marketing from Monash University. She is a Trustee of London based charity, The Food Chain and has recently become Chair of Balance, Shell’s employee network focused on driving gender equality in the UK, building on her passion for developing and mentoring people.
VP of People and Management, Anheuser-Busch InBev
Mr. Kapitanovas is Ambev’s People and Management Executive Officer. Since 2000, when he joined the Company as a trainee, he held several positions, including Regional Industrial Officer – South/SPI, Corporate Executive Officer of Logistics Projects and Executive Officer of the Shared Services Center. He has a degree in mechanical engineering from Politécnica de São Paulo, in addition to a Corporate MBA from Ambev. He participated in the AIGLE Program (Instead – Wharton Alliance) and in the Global Supply Chain Logistics Program, from MIT.
Executive Director of Shift, New America/Bloomberg
Kristin Sharp directs New America’s Initiative on Work, Workers, and Technology. In 2016, she co-founded and ran Shift: The Commission on Work, Workers, and Technology, a joint project of New America and Bloomberg.
Prior to launching SHIFT, she had an extensive career in technology, innovation, and national security policy in the U.S. Senate, most recently serving as deputy chief of staff to Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), and the architect of his initiative examining the impact of the on-demand economy and contingent workforce on capitalism.
In the Senate, Sharp also held positions as legislative director for Sens. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.). In addition, she held a variety of senior staff roles on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and was an advisor to Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
In addition to her work at New America, she is a frequent speaker on the future of work and advises a variety of private start-ups and venture capital firms. Sharp is a member of the board of the Herbert Scoville Peace Fellowship. She has an M.A. from Duke University in Political Science, and a B.A. from the University of Michigan. Go Blue!
Partner, Highland Capital
Dan joined Highland in 1996 as a Partner to establish and build the firm’s internet investment practice.
He continues to be an active investor focusing on technology and consumer investments with specific experience and interest in internet, digital marketing and media technologies. Dan has led the firm’s investments and served on the boards of a number of successful companies including: Amp Resources (acquired by Enel), Ask Jeeves (IPO), BeFree (IPO), Coremetrics (acquired by IBM), eToys (IPO), Fastclick (IPO, acquired by ValueClick), Gamesville (acq’d by Lycos), Lycos (IPO), MapQuest (IPO, acquired by AOL), N2 Broadband (acquired by TANDBERG), Navic Networks (acquired by Microsoft), NextCard (IPO), NYTimes Digital (acquired by New York Times), Qihoo 360 (IPO), Quote.com (acquired by Lycos), Raindance (IPO), RoweCom (IPO), StyleFeeder (acquired by Time, Inc.) and YogaWorks (acquired by Great Hill Partners).
His current portfolio includes CafeMedia, Catalant, Kyruus, RapidSOS, Remote Year, Rent The Runway, ThredUp, Trilogy Education Services and Yipit. Dan has been recognized by the prestigious Forbes Midas List as one of the top venture capitalists in the industry.
Prior to joining Highland in 1996, Dan was a Partner at CMG@Ventures where he co-led the partnership’s investment activities in early-stage internet companies. While at CMG@Ventures, Dan conceived of and formed Lycos, Inc. after securing an exclusive technology license from Carnegie Mellon University. Dan provided the initial (and only) venture capital investment, recruited the senior management team, and played an integral role from the company’s inception through its IPO and eventual sale as a public company. Prior to joining CMG@Ventures Dan was a Senior Associate at Summit Partners focused on later-stage technology and clean tech investments. He also worked at Wang Laboratories from 1983 through 1989 in a variety of sales management and sales positions.
Dan earned a B.S., Computer Science and Marketing from Boston College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Co-founder and Managing Director, General Catalyst
David Fialkow is a co-founder and managing director of General Catalyst, a venture capital firm with offices in Boston, New York, and Silicon Valley, and approximately $5 billion in total capital raised. His portfolio of investments includes: CLEAResult (acquired by General Atlantic); Datalogix (acquired by Oracle); Datto (acquired by Vista Equity); Highwinds; and Vitrue (acquired by Oracle). He is a graduate from Colgate University and Boston College Law School.
His non-profit boards include Facing History and Ourselves and The Pan-Mass Challenge. David is on the board of Boston Beer Company and is Chair of the Investment Advisory Committee of The Engine (MIT). David and his wife Nina produce documentary films focusedon social justice, including their two most recent films, Bending the Arc and Icarus, for which he won the 2017 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature Film.
Managing Director, Advent International
Tricia Patrick joined Advent International in 2016 as a Managing Director focusing on buyouts and growth equity investments in the retail, consumer and leisure sector. Prior to Advent, Ms. Patrick spent 15 years investing across both Bain Capital Private Equity and the Private Equity Group of Goldman, Sachs & Co. She has closed transactions across the retail, healthcare, business services, real estate and media sectors as well as internationally. Her current directorships include lululemon (NASDAQ: LULU) and First Watch Restaurants. Ms. Patrick earned an AB in Biochemical Sciences cum laude from Harvard College and an MBA, with high distinction, as a Baker Scholar from Harvard Business School.
General Manager of Enterprise Business, General Assembly
Charlie Schilling is the General Manager of the Enterprise Business and a member of the Executive Committee at General Assembly. General Assembly (GA) is a pioneer in education and career transformation, specializing in today’s most in-demand skills. Prior to joining GA, Charlie was General Manager, Corporate Markets at GLG, a member of the CEO’s Office at Bloomberg LP, and a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group. Charlie began his career as an investment banker focused on technology, media, and telecom. Charlie holds a B.A from Georgetown University and an M.B.A from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College.
Meghan Verena Joyce
General Manager, Uber North America
Meghan Verena Joyce is Senior Director and Regional General Manager for Uber US & Canada. She is responsible for business outcomes as well as rider and driver experience in 244 Uber markets across the US and Canada. Over the past several months, she led US & Canada Rides, Uber’s largest business, as Uber reported 70% YoY growth and $2.5B in quarterly profits. She also led the much-discussed (and entirely internally produced) “Moving Forward” campaign, which is aimed at give Uber a fresh start with riders and drivers and has included such new features and policies like in-app Emergency Assistance and strengthened driver screening.
Meghan has been a leading voice in Uber’s culture turnaround and brand transformation efforts. Uber’s CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and COO Barney Harford recently charged her with an (also much-discussed) initiative to tackle internal bureaucracy and move faster across the company’s global Rides organization. She also oversees Uber’s HBX program, which last year brought strategy and leadership training to over 6,000 of Uber’s 15,000+ employees around the world.
Meghan joined Uber in 2013 as the General Manager of the Boston market, where she oversaw unprecedented growth of the market and expanded coverage throughout New England. During her tenure, she launched Uber in Rhode Island, Cape Cod and Western Massachusetts. She later served as Regional General Manager of the East Coast, and spearheaded a global effort to scale Uber’s carpooling option, uberPOOL, by coordinating product and operational teams.
Meghan is a Co-Chair of the Robert S. Brookings Society at the Brookings Institution, a member of the Board of Overseers of Big Brothers Big Sisters Massachusetts Bay, and a member of the Executive Advisory Council of WBUR, Boston’s NPR news station. She received her Bachelor of Arts in the History of Science from Harvard College and her MBA at Harvard Business School.
Managing Partner, GSV Acclera TE
Deborah is the Managing Partner of GSV AcceleraTE, a venture capital fund investing in exceptional entrepreneurs and their companies in the $75B education and talent technology sector. In addition, she is the Co-founder and Managing Partner of the ASU+GSV Summit and Founder and Senior Advisor of GSV Advisors. Now in its 10th year, the ASU+GSV Summit celebrates innovations and innovators across the global “preK to Gray” learning and talent landscape and attracts over 4,000 attendees.
Deborah currently serves on the boards of Ascend Learning (a portfolio company of Blackstone and CCCP), Degreed, The Educational Testing Service (ETS), Lightneer, Remind, and Web.com (NASDAQ: WWWW). She is a board observer at CreativeLive and RaiseMe, and an advisory board member of Area9 Lyceum. She is a member of the boards of The Common Ground Foundation, Harvey Mudd College, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, The Board of Dean’s Advisors at Harvard Business School, The Khan Academy Thought Leadership Council and The Board of Dean’s Advisory Council at Princeton University. She is a member of the Steering Committee of the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition. She previously served on the board of a number of education organizations including The Chicago Board of Education (CPS) and KIPP: Chicago.
Deborah received the 2014 Arnold M. Berlin ’46 Distinguished Service to Princeton Award from the Princeton University Club of Chicago, the 2014 Visionary of the Year Award from CFY PowerMyLearning, the 2016 LEAP Innovator in Education “Champion” Award from LEAP Innovations, the 2016 Inaugural Impact Award from Golden Apple Foundation, and the 2017 Visionary Award from the Association of American Publishers (AAP). Deborah graduated cum laude with a BA in history from Princeton University in 1982 and an MBA from Harvard University in 1987.
Founder & Partner, Vantage Partners
Stuart Kliman is a founder and Partner of Vantage Partners, a strategy and management consulting and training firm that helps its clients devise and implement transformational strategies through the power of more effective internal and external collaboration. Stuart works with his clients on issues of the Future of Work, on change management, and how best to leverage partnerships across the value chain. He is a well-known speaker and writer on these issues. He received his JD cum laude from the Harvard Law School.
Columnist at the Boston Globe & Editor and Co-Founder of Innovation Leader
Scott Kirsner is Editor and Co-Founder of Innovation Leader, a Boston-based information service focused on helping innovators in large companies. Scott has spent two decades as a business journalist and contributing editor at the Boston Globe, Wired Magazine, Fast Company, Variety, The New York Times, BusinessWeek and other publications. His focus on how innovations that matter get introduced to the world has taken him to the White House, the Sundance Film Festival, the United Nations, and the innovation labs of Google, Disney, General Motors, Delta Air Lines, iRobot, and many other companies. Scott is the author of several books on innovation and technology, including a highly-acclaimed collaboration with George Lucas, “Inventing the Movies,” which explores the challenge of bringing new ideas to a century-old, change-resistant industry: Hollywood.
He has presented leadership strategies to corporate leaders, technologists and entrepreneurs at Harvard Business School, MIT R&D Conference, South by Southwest, the Sundance Film Festival, Mass Tech Leadership Council, SMPTE Annual Tech Conference, HubSpot Inbound, Internet Week, Churchill Club, and NAB Futures Summit. Scott has also appeared on NBC’s Today Show, NPR’s Science Friday, the Discovery Channel and WBUR’s Radio Boston.
You can follow Innovation Leader on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or Instagram: @innolead.
Partner & Workforce of the Future Co-Leader at Mercer
Antonis is a Partner in Mercer’s Career business. He currently co-leads the Mercer and Oliver Wyman partnership in helping organizations transform their workforces for the future.
He joined Mercer in 2009 as a Principal consultant. He is actively engaged in helping organizations understand and incorporate future workforce and workplace trends that will shape the relationships between employers and employees. He has extensive experience working with Consumer Goods, Automotive, Technology, Energy and Engineering organizations all over the world.
Antonis is a regular conference speaker. He is passionate both about the past and the future. In his current role he is thinking about how technology and new ways of working disrupt established norms, both in the marketplace and within organizations.
Antonis holds a B.Com in Economics and Business Administration from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa and a M.Sc in Financial and Business Economics from the University of Essex in the UK. He has lived and worked in Greece, South Africa, the UK, Brazil and South East Asia and held regional roles working across Europe. He is now based in New York.
Professor of Management Practice, Harvard Business School
Joseph Fuller is a Professor of Management Practice in General Management and co-leads the school’s initiative, Managing the Future of Work. He currently teaches the General Management Processes and Action course in the second year of the MBA program and formerly headed The Entrepreneurial Manager course in the program’s first year. A 1981 graduate of the school, Joe was a founder and first employee of the global consulting firm, Monitor Group, now Monitor-Deloitte. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of its commercial consulting operations until 2006 and remained a Senior Advisor to the firm until its acquisition by Deloitte in 2012. During his three decades in consulting, Fuller worked with senior executives and policymakers on a wide variety of issues related to corporate strategy and national competitiveness. He has particularly deep experience in industries with a heavy reliance on technology, such as life sciences, ICT and the defense and aerospace industries. He is currently researching the evolution of the role of the CEOs and the C-suite in public companies.
Vice President, Global Head of Talent, WayFair
Kate lead the Talent team at Wayfair where she is responsible for global human capital management including recruiting, organization design, compensation, talent analytics and learning and development. Kate started her career at Wayfair as the Head of Investor Relations. Prior to joining the Wayfair team Kate was a private equity investor at Bain Capital for nearly 5 years. She started her career as a consultant with McKinsey & Company. Kate holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Yale University.
Founder & CEO, Plannuh, inc.
Peter is the founder and CEO of a Boston-based SaaS marketing software firm called Plannuh. Plannuh is used by marketing professionals to build, manage, and collaborate on their marketing plans and budgets.
An active member of the Boston tech scene, Peter is a board member and advisor to CEOs and CMOs.
Before founding Plannuh in early 2017, Peter spent nearly 30 years in executive roles at several leading technology companies in the Boston area. Most recently, Peter spent 13 years at Nuance Communications, where he was the Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Dragon voice recognition software business.
Peter is also a passionate advocate for people with disabilities and has spent much of his professional career working with accessible technologies. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board Emeritus of Easter Seals Massachusetts.
Peter grew up in Boston, graduated from Boston Latin School and earned degrees in Physics and Computer Science from Boston College. He lives in Newton Centre with his wife and three young-adult children.
Director of Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, US Department of Commerce
Craig Buerstatte is a former Army Officer turned entrepreneur, having first tested his innovation skills in remote areas of Iraq, developing new supply chain solutions when resources were strained. Craig received the Bronze Star Medal in 2009 for his creative combat leadership and leveraged this experience to found a technology firm in Austin, Texas, and later transitioned into venture capital before returning back to public service in 2014 to help build the Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship (OIE) at the US Department of Commerce.
Today, Craig serves as Acting Director for OIE; working to foster a more innovative economy through policy initiatives and grant programs that focus on turning new ideas and inventions into businesses that create jobs, increase competitiveness, and economic growth. This capacity-building mindset is the focus of the Regional Innovation Strategies Program, OIE’s flagship grant program that has over $125 million to support business incubators, accelerators and the creation of early-stage venture funds. These programs have created over 6,000 jobs, helped raise over $200 million in venture capital, and support the commercialization of hundreds of market-changing technologies.
Craig earned a B.S. in Economics from The United States Military Academy at West Point, and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, but learned much more from founding businesses and working with startups.
Managing Director, Global Head of Recruiting Goldman Sachs
Matt is global head of Human Capital Management (HCM) strategy and branding. In this role, he helps develop and drive the firm’s people strategy, and is responsible for helping position Goldman Sachs as an employer of choice. Previously, Matt was global head of recruiting for the firm. Prior to that, he served as chief of staff for HCM and worked across several areas within the division. Matt joined Goldman Sachs in 2010 as a vice president and was named managing director in 2015.
Prior to joining the firm, Matt worked in the HR Transformation practice of Deloitte Consulting LLP.
Matt earned a BS in Finance from The Pennsylvania State University.
Global HR Innovation and Leadership Development Director at Unilever
Raquel is a thought leader whose purpose is to increase people’s welfare by powering up technology. She believes in the digital revolution as a key enabler for exponential human’s development releasing time for purposeful work and self. Today, she is the Open Talent Economy global lead in Unilever as well as SEAA talent and digital Innovation Dir. She has implemented E2E Digital recruitment processes and has provided Unilever with the first digital external-internal marketplace powered by AI matching tools, resulting in an increased capability and capacity for business growth while boosting people purposeful development within a flexible and agile environment.
Executive Vice President, Global Operations & Corporate Development Engineering at Bose
Bryan Fontaine is Executive Vice President, Global Operations & Corporate Development Engineering. His areas of responsibility include Human Resources, Corporate Support Services, Legal, Lean Enterprise Deployment, Corporate Development Engineering, and Manufacturing and Global Supply Chain.
Bryan began his career with Bose Corporation in 2004 as the Vice President of Manufacturing and Global Supply Chain. Prior to joining Bose, Bryan served in leadership roles at Digital Equipment Corporation, Quantum Corporation, and was Vice President of Manufacturing at EMC Corporation. He has over 30 years of high tech experience with deep knowledge in areas of process development, operations, supply chain management, quality management, and new product introduction. He is responsible for a worldwide organization of over 8,000 employees.
Under Bryan’s leadership, numerous strategic initiatives have been implemented, designed to bring value to Bose. These included the implementation of a corporate wide sourcing program, the implementation of Lean Six Sigma, numerous operational excellence programs across the Bose factories, strategy alignment processes with all the Business Units, and focused leadership development and mentoring programs for talent development.
Bryan holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from Northeastern University.
Partner at Highland Capital Partners
Growing up outside of Boston and close to the MIT/Kendall Square technology community, Craig developed a strong curiosity for technology and entrepreneurship. That early passion for technology has translated into a career working in the venture capital industry as an entrepreneur, executive recruiter and investor.
Over the past 11 years at Highland Capital Partners, Craig has led all talent and recruiting activity for the firm. He advises Highland’s portfolio companies on executive recruiting issues. Craig has helped build the leadership teams of some of the most innovative technology companies across a range of industries and geographies.
More recently, Craig has leveraged his broad networks and team building acumen to pursue investments in several areas including the Future of Work. Craig is on the board of Remote Year and Trilogy Education Services, and actively involved with Catalant, INXPO, and SessionM. He was previously active with the boards of Bullhorn (acquired by Vista Equity) and Quattro (acquired by Apple).
Craig joined Highland from Korn/Ferry International where he was an executive recruiter in Korn/Ferry’s Boston office focusing on venture-backed technology companies. He completed C-level, Board of Director and senior executive placements at several industry leading companies.
Previously, Craig was Vice President, Business Development at JacobsRimell, a London-based software startup and Fidelity Ventures’ portfolio company. Craig was an Associate at Fidelity Ventures where he focused on investments in the communication infrastructure sector. Craig also worked as a research analyst at the Yankee Group.
Craig was a founding team member of Beacon Power Corporation, an alternative energy company. He began his career with SatCon Technology Corporation, a publicly traded technology company.
Craig holds a B.E., Mechanical Engineering from Vanderbilt University.
What to expect
Day 1 A Night at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
OCTOBER 2nd 5:30PM–8:00PM
We’re thrilled to kick off this year’s Velocity Summit with an exclusive experience, unique to Boston! In 1990, the single largest unsolved art theft in the world took place at The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Join us for a private, after-hours tour followed by a first-hand account of the heist from the museum’s Chief of Security, Anthony Amore, as he is interviewed by Kelly Horan, host of The Last Seen podcast.
Day 2 Business Agility: Your Workforce and Beyond
OCTOBER 3rd 8:30AM–5:00PM
We’ll begin with a breakfast prior to hearing from our keynote speaker, Jenny Dearborn. Throughout the day you’ll hear from and speak with executives, innovators and thought leaders about how they are accelerating growth, creating new sources of value, and driving efficiency to impact business outcomes. The day will conclude with a networking activity of your choice.
Agenda to come!
|7:15 AM||Breakfast and Registration|
Rich Gardner - SVP of Partnership, Catalant
Sue Siegel, Chief Innovation Officer & CEO of Business Innovations, GE
|9:00 AM|| Panel: The Disruptors
Meghan Verena Joyce, North American General Manager, UBER
|9:30 AM||Our Business Agility Journey: Anheuser Busch-InBev
Fabio Kapitanovas, VP of People and Management, AB-InBev
|10:15 AM|| Fireside Chat: Corporations and Cultures of Innovation
Scott Kirsner, Editor & Co-Founder of Innovation Leader and columnist at The Boston Globe
|10:45 AM|| Digital Transformation, Organizational Velocity, and Talent: The Shell Story
Professor Joe Fuller, Harvard Business School
|11:45 AM|| Our Business Agility Journey: BOSE|
Bryan Fontaine, COO, BOSE
|12:15 PM||Lunch and Networking|
|1:00 PM|| Reimagining Work
Pat Petitti, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Catalant
|1:30 PM|| The Workforce of the Future
Antonis Christidis, Partner and Workforce of the Future Co-Leader, Mercer
|2:00 PM|| Our Business Agility Journey: Unilever
Raquel Suarez, Global HR, Innovation & Leadership Development Director, Unilever
|2:45 PM|| Panel: The Rise of the Entrepreneur of One
Kristin Sharp, Executive Director of the SHIFT Commission, New America
|3:15 PM|| Panel: Investing in the Future of Work
Craig Driscoll, Partner, Highland Capital
|3:45 PM|| Now What?
Stu Kliman, Partner, Vantage Partners
|4:45 PM||Closing Remarks, Networking Reception, and Wine Tasting|