Day 1 - 5 October 2022

09:50AM

Pascal Bornet

Member and Contributor

Forbes Technology Council

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09:50AM - Day 1

View Chair’s Opening Remarks: Leading the Future of Digital Transformation

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Chair’s Opening Remarks: Leading the Future of Digital Transformation

. Pascal Bornet, Member and Contributor, Forbes Technology Council

10:00AM

Katia Walsh

Chief Global Strategy and AI Officer

Levi Strauss & Co.

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10:00AM - Day 1

View Accelerating Digital Transformation – An Analysis of the Key Trends

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Accelerating Digital Transformation – An Analysis of the Key Trends

  • Explore different Digital Transformation Strategies; what is best for you? 
  • Learn how to find the right balance between continuity and change for a successful digital transformation strategy. 
  • Understand how to manage the cultural changes that occur during a digital transformation.  
. Katia Walsh, Chief Global Strategy and AI Officer, Levi Strauss & Co.

10:30AM

Estelle Shaw-Latimer

Digital Transformation Director & Head of Digital Channels

Citi

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Radha Penekelapati

Director Scaled Operations - Trust & Safety

Youtube

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10:30AM - Day 1

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Ram Valliyappan

Head of Technical Program Management - AI Research

Meta

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10:30AM - Day 1

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Joe Calder

Fellow

British Computer Society

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10:30AM - Day 1

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Panel: Leading Your Organization’s Digital Transformation Journey

  • Unique business needs: how to know what transformative technologies are right for you.
  • Building a cohesive business strategy for digital transformation – Who are the key stake holders involved and do you need dedicated C-Level representation and department, or is this every employee’s responsibility?
  • Defining strategies for working with multiple stakeholders and combatting internal resistance to change – How might this differ depending upon business size, industry, and culture?
Moderator: . Estelle Shaw-Latimer, Digital Transformation Director & Head of Digital Channels, Citi
. Radha Penekelapati, Director Scaled Operations - Trust & Safety, Youtube
. Ram Valliyappan, Head of Technical Program Management - AI Research, Meta
. Joe Calder, Fellow, British Computer Society

11:10AM

Leslie Chau

Director - Product Management

IBM

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11:40AM - Day 1

View Panel: A Roadmap for a Happy Digital Workforce

11:10AM - Day 1

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AI and Automation – Creating the Workforce of the Future

  • Discussion of Digital Labor’s transformative effect on employee productivity.
  • Which workers should have access to AI and automation, and how does the technology change their job?
  • Strategies to ensure continued security of business operations when introducing Digital Employees to the workplace.
. Leslie Chau, Director - Product Management, IBM

11:40AM

Sarika Tyagi

Senior Digital Product (Technical) Leader

Amazon

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11:40AM - Day 1

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Mark Christianson

Digital Experience Delivery Senior Lead

Mars

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11:40AM - Day 1

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Bruce Wang

Director of Engineering

Netflix

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11:40AM - Day 1

View Panel: A Roadmap for a Happy Digital Workforce

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Leslie Chau

Director - Product Management

IBM

Associated Talks:

11:40AM - Day 1

View Panel: A Roadmap for a Happy Digital Workforce

11:10AM - Day 1

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Panel: A Roadmap for a Happy Digital Workforce

  • Exploring the different ways in which a digital workplace framework unifies your disconnected employee technologies.
  • How to effectively utilise new design concepts to enable enhanced productivity.
  • What leadership skills are required to lead in this new digital world?
  • Exploring which transformative and immersive technologies are right for your organization and how they can help your employees and business thrive.
. Sarika Tyagi, Senior Digital Product (Technical) Leader, Amazon
. Mark Christianson, Digital Experience Delivery Senior Lead, Mars
. Bruce Wang, Director of Engineering, Netflix
. Leslie Chau, Director - Product Management, IBM

12:20PM

Lunch & Networking Break

01:20PM

Praveen Kesani

CTO & Head of Transformation

Wells Fargo

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01:20PM - Day 1

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Intelligent Automation in Commercial Banking

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. Praveen Kesani, CTO & Head of Transformation, Wells Fargo

01:50PM

Laura Nunnery

Head of UX - Digital Infrastructure & Online Sales

Volvo

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01:50PM - Day 1

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Optimizing the Digital Experience for Your Consumers

Work from Home has created a new paramount challenge for IT Teams responsible for End User Computing. Now they manage thousands of offices, home offices.

In this session we will discuss how to:

    • Improve Visibility in new WFx environment.
    • Ensure End Users Productivity.
    • Control IT Spending in End User Computing.
. Laura Nunnery, Head of UX - Digital Infrastructure & Online Sales, Volvo

02:10PM

Cedric Savarese

Founder and CEO

FormAssembly

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02:10PM - Day 1

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The Importance of Data Stewardship In an Era of Diminished Customer Trust

In recent years, data breaches have contributed to lost customer trust in all industries. Organizations must re-establish this trust in order to be successful in today’s digital age. What is the best way to rise to this challenge? The answer is better data stewardship.

In this presentation, FormAssembly CEO Cedric Savarese breaks down the definition of data stewardship and walks through key steps any organization can follow to become a better steward of customer data. With this information, organizations will be able to gain back invaluable trust and set themselves up for success in 2022 and beyond.

. Cedric Savarese, Founder and CEO, FormAssembly

02:30PM

Coffee & Networking Break

03:00PM

The Fast Track for Scaling-up Digital Services

This Session Will Look At…

  • Adopting traditional enterprise IT infrastructure to meet the spike in digital demand, processing unprecedented volumes of data in real-time, and delivering a frictionless mobile experience.
  • Decoupling applications from respective APIs and Systems of Record, removing contingencies that complicate integration of new digital services and impedes innovation.
  • The challenge of delivering an always-on, 24×7 digital service even when systems of record are down.

03:20PM

Gerard Cohen

Engineering Manager - Accessibility

Twitter

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03:20PM - Day 1

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Fireside Chat: Accessibility – A Digital Transformation Imperative

  • What do we mean by Accessibility? And why it is more important than ever.
  • Understanding that Digital accessibility is a practice, not a project.
  • Exploring the (Surprising!) Advantages of Accessibility.
  • Discussing how to Achieve Accessibility and analysing the right technologies to do so.
. Gerard Cohen, Engineering Manager - Accessibility, Twitter

03:50PM

Gregory Brown

VP Global Advanced Tech

UPS

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03:50PM - Day 1

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Presentation: Emerging Technology to Transform our Global Smart Logistics Network

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. Gregory Brown, VP Global Advanced Tech, UPS

04:20PM

Pascal Bornet

Member and Contributor

Forbes Technology Council

Associated Talks:

09:50AM - Day 1

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Chair’s Closing Remarks: Day One

Moderator: . Pascal Bornet, Member and Contributor, Forbes Technology Council

Day 2 - 5 October 2022

09:50AM

Pascal Bornet

Member and Contributor

Forbes Technology Council

Associated Talks:

09:50AM - Day 1

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Chair’s Opening Remarks: Digital Transformation Enablers

Moderator: . Pascal Bornet, Member and Contributor, Forbes Technology Council

10:00AM

May Russell

Former CTO

Ford

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10:00AM - Day 2

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Re-Envisioning CX

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. May Russell, Former CTO, Ford

10:30AM

Michael Fulton

Adjunct Faculty

The Ohio State University

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10:30AM - Day 2

View Panel: Perfecting Digital Transformation – The Importance of a Solid Framework

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Bassam Zarkout

Chair of the Digital Transformation Working Group

Industry IoT Consortium

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10:30AM - Day 2

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Mike Fitzmaurice

Chief Evangelist and VP – North America

WEBCON

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10:30AM - Day 2

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Panel: Perfecting Digital Transformation – The Importance of a Solid Framework

  • Discussing Technology, Data Process and Organizational Change – why are these three factors important in your Digital Transformation Process.
  • Gain an understanding of how Digital Transformation is not a stationary process.
  • Evaluating how to maintain the evolving process of Digital Transformation.
  • Analysing Case Studies: The Do’s and Don’ts of a Digital Transformation Framework.
. Michael Fulton, Adjunct Faculty, The Ohio State University
. Bassam Zarkout, Chair of the Digital Transformation Working Group, Industry IoT Consortium
. Mike Fitzmaurice, Chief Evangelist and VP – North America, WEBCON

11:10AM

Jan Gilg

President and Chief Product Officer

SAP S/4HANA

Associated Talks:

03:00PM - Day 2

View Panel: Securing the Future of Digital Transformation to Empower Your Business

11:10AM - Day 1

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Digital Transformation

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. Jan Gilg, President and Chief Product Officer , SAP S/4HANA

11:40AM

Nitin Singhal

Director - Privacy Tooling and Infrastructure Engineering

Twitter

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11:40AM - Day 2

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How Data is Provoking Change

This Session Will…

  • Explain how to use Data to creatively map change.
  • Explore a variety of Data Stories.
. Nitin Singhal, Director - Privacy Tooling and Infrastructure Engineering, Twitter

12:10PM

Lunch & Networking Break

01:10PM

Paul Breslow

Innovation Director

EDF

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01:10PM - Day 2

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Digitalization from an Energy Perspective

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. Paul Breslow, Innovation Director, EDF

01:40PM

Tejas Chopra

Senior Software Engineer

Netflix

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01:40PM - Day 2

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Upskilling for a Multi-Cloud World

Azure, AWS, GCP, etc. share a lot of commonalities in how they’re implemented on the backend, and the services and SLAs they expose to applications built on top of them.

  • This session will focus on the basic concepts of Cloud computing that apply to different cloud environments.
  • Looking at how different organizations use different cloud offerings, for example, Box is built on top of GCP, Netflix heavily uses AWS, etc.
  • Why it is essential for a software developer to be aware of the different clouds, and learn about their nuances.
  • Tejas will also cover some fundamental ideas around Storage, Compute, Networking, and Serverless, and provide a flavor for how software development in cloud varies between organizations such as Box, and Netflix.
. Tejas Chopra, Senior Software Engineer, Netflix

02:10PM

Coffee & Networking Break

02:40PM

Olivier Fleischmann

VP - Digital Transformation Practice

Planisware

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02:40PM - Day 2

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Jw Krumpholz

Enterprise Account Executive

Planisware

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02:40PM - Day 2

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Strategic Project Management

Unleash the full power of your portfolio data to:

    • Automate the work across the portfolio.
    • Deliver more value with the same resources.
    • Respond faster to new demands.
. Olivier Fleischmann, VP - Digital Transformation Practice, Planisware
. Jw Krumpholz, Enterprise Account Executive, Planisware

03:00PM

Kristi Gaudioso

CRO

AnyClip

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03:00PM - Day 2

View Panel: Securing the Future of Digital Transformation to Empower Your Business

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Jan Gilg

President and Chief Product Officer

SAP S/4HANA

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03:00PM - Day 2

View Panel: Securing the Future of Digital Transformation to Empower Your Business

11:10AM - Day 1

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Panel: Securing the Future of Digital Transformation to Empower Your Business

  • Exploring how a successful Digital Transformation will empower your business to operate more efficiently, intelligently, and rapidly – to deliver value to customers.
  • Reviewing the importance of connecting a remote, mobile and hybrid workforce and the impact this will have on the efficiency on business operations.
  • How to reshape, build, adapt and execute a new digital workplace strategy that aligns with your company goals.
  • Understanding that in order to for companies to empower themselves and deliver an excellent customer experience, they need to continue investing in their digital engagement/communications infrastructure.
. Kristi Gaudioso, CRO, AnyClip
. Jan Gilg, President and Chief Product Officer , SAP S/4HANA

03:40PM

Pascal Bornet

Member and Contributor

Forbes Technology Council

Associated Talks:

09:50AM - Day 1

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Chair’s Closing Remarks: Day Two

Moderator: . Pascal Bornet, Member and Contributor, Forbes Technology Council