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Thursday, February 11

11 :00 AM

11 :00 AM - 11 :40 AM EST (40 mins)

[Keynote] UPSTREAM: The Quest to Solve Problems Before They Happen

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Main Stage

11 :45 AM

11 :45 AM - 12 :10 PM EST (25 mins)

[Keynote] Building an Anywhere Workforce

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Main Stage

12 :10 PM

12 :10 PM - 12 :25 PM EST (15 mins)

Networking Break

Networking Opportunity

12 :25 PM

12 :25 PM - 12 :55 PM EST (30 mins)

[Panel Discussion] Digital Workplace Trajectories Post-2020:  Comparisons, Insights and Predictions

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Main Stage

1 :00 PM

1 :00 PM - 1 :25 PM EST (25 mins)

[Breakout] A Practical Approach to Digitizing Workplace Experience through Automation

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Breakout

1 :00 PM

1 :00 PM - 1 :25 PM EST (25 mins)

[Breakout] Lessons Learned from Field of Dreams: What IT Needs to Watch for in 2021

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Breakout

1 :25 PM

1 :25 PM - 1 :40 PM EST (15 mins)

Networking Break

Networking Opportunity

1 :40 PM

1 :40 PM - 2 :10 PM EST (30 mins)

[Panel Discussion] A Human Workforce, Connected by Digital: Strategic Decisions on 2022 Digital Workplace Design

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Main Stage

2 :15 PM

2 :15 PM - 2 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Breakout] How Adobe is Unifying the Digital Workplace with AI-Powered Search & Knowledge

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Breakout

2 :15 PM

2 :15 PM - 2 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Breakout] Measuring Intranet ROI in the Digital Workplace

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Breakout

2 :40 PM

2 :40 PM - 3 :00 PM EST (20 mins)

Networking Break

Networking Opportunity

3 :00 PM

3 :00 PM - 3 :25 PM EST (25 mins)

[Keynote] How Top Companies Drive Customer Loyalty Through Digital Employee Experiences

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Main Stage

3 :30 PM

3 :30 PM - 4 :00 PM EST (30 mins)

[Keynote] Silver Linings & Evolutions: COVID-19’s Impact on Employee Experience

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Main Stage

4 :00 PM

4 :00 PM - 5 :00 PM EST (1 hr)

Happy Hour featuring DWX Jeopardy!

Networking Opportunity

5 :00 PM

5 :00 PM - 5 :15 PM EST (15 mins)

Bonus Time: Q&A with Dan Heath on Avoiding Time Traps

Main Stage

Thursday, May 13

11 :00 AM

11 :00 AM - 11 :45 AM EST (45 mins)

[Keynote] Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas that Win Wars and Transform Industries

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Main Stage

11 :50 AM

11 :50 AM - 12 :10 PM EST (20 mins)

[Keynote] Connecting a Global Workforce

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Main Stage

12 :15 PM

12 :15 PM - 12 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Panel] Simplifying the Digital Workplace Ecosystem

Main Stage

12 :45 PM

12 :45 PM - 1 :15 PM EST (30 mins)

Demo Derby

Main Stage

1 :15 PM

1 :15 PM - 1 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Breakout] Future of Work: Strategies for the New Work Experience from an IT Perspective

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Breakout

1 :15 PM

1 :15 PM - 1 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Breakout] Q&A: Taking Lessons Learned from 2020 to Modernize the IT Dept

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Breakout

1 :45 PM

1 :45 PM - 2 :10 PM EST (25 mins)

[Panel] Supercharging Cross-Team Collaboration

Main Stage

2 :15 PM

2 :15 PM - 2 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Breakout] Re-imagining Work: Building an Inclusive, Flexible, and Connected Workplace

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Breakout

2 :15 PM

2 :15 PM - 2 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Breakout] The Formula for Creating an Effective Digital Workplace and Transforming Employee Experience

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Breakout

2 :45 PM

2 :45 PM - 3 :15 PM EST (30 mins)

[Networking] Meet the Speakers in the Lounge

Networking Opportunity

3 :15 PM

3 :15 PM - 3 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Keynote] 5 Ways to Modernize IT to Make Your Workforce Successful in 2021 and Beyond

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Main Stage

3 :45 PM

3 :45 PM - 4 :15 PM EST (30 mins)

[Keynote] Case Study: How Northern Trust Built a Sustainable Digital Workplace - Insights & Challenges

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Main Stage

4 :15 PM

4 :15 PM - 5 :00 PM EST (45 mins)

[Happy Hour] Around the World Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Networking Opportunity

Thursday, February 11

11 :00 AM

11 :00 AM - 11 :40 AM EST (40 mins)

[Keynote] UPSTREAM: The Quest to Solve Problems Before They Happen

Sponsored By

Main Stage

11 :45 AM

11 :45 AM - 12 :10 PM EST (25 mins)

[Keynote] Building an Anywhere Workforce

Sponsored By

Main Stage

12 :10 PM

12 :10 PM - 12 :25 PM EST (15 mins)

Networking Break

Networking Opportunity

12 :25 PM

12 :25 PM - 12 :55 PM EST (30 mins)

[Panel Discussion] Digital Workplace Trajectories Post-2020:  Comparisons, Insights and Predictions

Sponsored By

Main Stage

1 :00 PM

1 :00 PM - 1 :25 PM EST (25 mins)

[Breakout] A Practical Approach to Digitizing Workplace Experience through Automation

Sponsored By

Breakout

1 :00 PM

1 :00 PM - 1 :25 PM EST (25 mins)

[Breakout] Lessons Learned from Field of Dreams: What IT Needs to Watch for in 2021

Sponsored By

Breakout

1 :25 PM

1 :25 PM - 1 :40 PM EST (15 mins)

Networking Break

Networking Opportunity

1 :40 PM

1 :40 PM - 2 :10 PM EST (30 mins)

[Panel Discussion] A Human Workforce, Connected by Digital: Strategic Decisions on 2022 Digital Workplace Design

Sponsored By

Main Stage

2 :15 PM

2 :15 PM - 2 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Breakout] How Adobe is Unifying the Digital Workplace with AI-Powered Search & Knowledge

Sponsored By

Breakout

2 :15 PM

2 :15 PM - 2 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Breakout] Measuring Intranet ROI in the Digital Workplace

Sponsored By

Breakout

2 :40 PM

2 :40 PM - 3 :00 PM EST (20 mins)

Networking Break

Networking Opportunity

3 :00 PM

3 :00 PM - 3 :25 PM EST (25 mins)

[Keynote] How Top Companies Drive Customer Loyalty Through Digital Employee Experiences

Sponsored By

Main Stage

3 :30 PM

3 :30 PM - 4 :00 PM EST (30 mins)

[Keynote] Silver Linings & Evolutions: COVID-19’s Impact on Employee Experience

Sponsored By

Main Stage

4 :00 PM

4 :00 PM - 5 :00 PM EST (1 hr)

Happy Hour featuring DWX Jeopardy!

Networking Opportunity

5 :00 PM

5 :00 PM - 5 :15 PM EST (15 mins)

Bonus Time: Q&A with Dan Heath on Avoiding Time Traps

Main Stage

Thursday, May 13

11 :00 AM

11 :00 AM - 11 :45 AM EST (45 mins)

[Keynote] Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas that Win Wars and Transform Industries

Sponsored By

Main Stage

11 :50 AM

11 :50 AM - 12 :10 PM EST (20 mins)

[Keynote] Connecting a Global Workforce

Sponsored By

Main Stage

12 :15 PM

12 :15 PM - 12 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Panel] Simplifying the Digital Workplace Ecosystem

Main Stage

12 :45 PM

12 :45 PM - 1 :15 PM EST (30 mins)

Demo Derby

Main Stage

1 :15 PM

1 :15 PM - 1 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Breakout] Future of Work: Strategies for the New Work Experience from an IT Perspective

Sponsored By

Breakout

1 :15 PM

1 :15 PM - 1 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Breakout] Q&A: Taking Lessons Learned from 2020 to Modernize the IT Dept

Sponsored By

Breakout

1 :45 PM

1 :45 PM - 2 :10 PM EST (25 mins)

[Panel] Supercharging Cross-Team Collaboration

Main Stage

2 :15 PM

2 :15 PM - 2 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Breakout] Re-imagining Work: Building an Inclusive, Flexible, and Connected Workplace

Sponsored By

Breakout

2 :15 PM

2 :15 PM - 2 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Breakout] The Formula for Creating an Effective Digital Workplace and Transforming Employee Experience

Sponsored By

Breakout

2 :45 PM

2 :45 PM - 3 :15 PM EST (30 mins)

[Networking] Meet the Speakers in the Lounge

Networking Opportunity

3 :15 PM

3 :15 PM - 3 :40 PM EST (25 mins)

[Keynote] 5 Ways to Modernize IT to Make Your Workforce Successful in 2021 and Beyond

Sponsored By

Main Stage

3 :45 PM

3 :45 PM - 4 :15 PM EST (30 mins)

[Keynote] Case Study: How Northern Trust Built a Sustainable Digital Workplace - Insights & Challenges

Sponsored By

Main Stage

4 :15 PM

4 :15 PM - 5 :00 PM EST (45 mins)

[Happy Hour] Around the World Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Networking Opportunity

Mike Prokopeak

Mike Prokopeak

Editor in Chief
Reworked / SMG
Mike Prokopeak is editor in chief at Reworked, the premier publication covering the r/evolution of work, where he leads content development focused on the transformation of the workplace. Prior to joining Reworked, Mike was editor and chief content officer for Human Capital Media, publisher of Chief Learning Officer, Talent Economy and Workforce magazines, where teams he led won more than three dozen awards for editorial excellence. A former high school teacher and U.S. Peace Corps volunteer, Mike got his start in journalism working as a reporter for Pulitzer Newspapers Inc. in northern Arizona and has also worked for leading publishing companies including Houghton Mifflin Co. and the Great Books Foundation. He lives in the Chicago area.
MIKE'S SESSIONS

Dan Heath

Dan Heath

Innovative Business Thought Leader
New York Times Best-Selling Author
Dan Heath co-wrote four of the most-loved business books of the past decade: Made to Stick, Switch, and Decisive, and their latest book, The Power of Moments, which explores why certain brief experiences can jolt, elevate and change us—and how we can learn to create these extraordinary moments in our life and work. All four were New York Times best-sellers. Together the Heath brothers' books have sold over two million copies worldwide and been translated into 33 languages. Dan is a senior fellow at Duke University’s CASE center, which supports entrepreneurs who fight for social good. He is also an entrepreneur himself, having founded Thinkwell, an innovative education company that will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2017. A former case writer for Harvard Business School, Dan was named in 2013 to the Thinkers 50, a ranking of the world’s 50 most influential management thinkers, and also to Fast Company magazine’s list of the Most Creative People in Business. He has delivered keynotes or workshops for teachers, police chiefs, U.S. senators, interior designers, Navy admirals, health care leaders, marketers, ministers, and countless executive teams, across 26 countries on 6 continents. (He’s still waiting for that invitation from Antarctica.) Dan has a Master of Business Administration degree from the Harvard Business School, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Plan II Honors Program at the University of Texas at Austin. He lives in Durham, North Carolina.
DAN'S SESSIONS

Stephen Cummings

Stephen Cummings

SVP
Fingent / Infince
Stephen is Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Fingent, a leading custom software development company, and creators of InfinCE. Stephen is responsible for setting strategy and go to market directions for Fingent and leads the overall marketing efforts for InfinCE. Stephen has worked over 30 years in the software industry with companies large and small. Prior to Fingent he held senior management positions with software product companies like IBS America (since acquired by Siemens), Connected, and Interleaf. Stephen is passionate about bringing solutions to market that effectively leverage technology to help companies achieve valuable business outcomes.
STEPHEN'S SESSIONS

Brian Madden

Brian Madden

Chief End User Computing Field Lead (Office The Technology Officer Technologist)
VMware
Brian Madden is the lead field technologist and a director in VMware’s EUC Office of the CTO. Prior to joining VMware in 2018, Brian was known world-wide as an independent EUC expert and founder of BrianMadden.com, the BriForum conference series, and author of six books and over 2000 technical articles.
BRIAN'S SESSIONS

Sarah Kimmel

Sarah Kimmel

Vice President, Research
Simpler Media Group
As Vice President of Research, Sarah holds overall responsibility for CMSwire.com and Reworked research design and implementation. She leads the internal and client-driven research practice in the areas of digital customer experience, digital workplace, learning and development, talent management and diversity & inclusion.   Sarah has 20+ years of experience designing and communicating original research across a broad range of technology, HR and L&D topics.  Prior to her current role, Sarah led the research division at Human Capital Media for 8 years, overseeing the LearningElite benchmarking program and all in-house and custom research for Chief Learning Officer and Workforce brands.
SARAH'S SESSIONS

Gregg Apirian

Gregg Apirian

Vice President of Customer Experience
Korbyt
Gregg Apirian is Korbyt’s Vice President of Customer Experience where he is responsible for driving optimal business value for the global customer base. With a passion for building successful brands and enduring customer relationships, Gregg is responsible for all aspects of the customer journey, including go to market strategy, customer acquisition, education, engagement, and success. Having spent nearly two decades operating as a leader for companies at the intersection of content, marketing and technology, Gregg also served as the Senior Director of Advisory Services at SocialChorus where he designed and delivered strategic advisory services helping Fortune 500 brands achieve platform adoption and growth. Gregg also previously served as the Managing Director at Vignette, an employee experience agency where he helped transform and grow the agency as a leader in its category. Gregg started his career in the entertainment industry after receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Consumer Studies from Syracuse University. Gregg is also a thought leader in the internal communications community. He regularly creates content for online publications, delivers webinars, writes white papers, and with great enthusiasm speaks at industry conferences.
GREGG'S SESSIONS

Dominique Gagne

Dominique Gagne

Director of Operations, Digital Media
Radio-Canada
Dominique Gagné is Director of Operations at Radio-Canada’s Digital Media, with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Holding a Hautes Études Commerciales Master’s Degree in Management, she has worked as Director, Business Intelligence, Head of Operations and Music Production at Radio-Canada’s French music radio, Web Content Manager for Radio-Canada.ca, and Head, Business Analysis and Development, prior to assuming her current position. These different responsibilities shaped her audience knowledge, management skills, and analytical abilities to identify opportunities for digital platform growth, particularly with respect to search engine optimization (SEO), accessibility, training, web analytics, change management and company culture.
DOMINIQUE'S SESSIONS

Melissa Taylor

Melissa Taylor

Partner, Strategy, Insights & Learning
Porter Novelli
“The power of your organization’s purpose lies in the potential of your employees.” Melissa helps clients unlock their organization’s potential through her unique combination of coaching, professional development and strategic planning and research expertise.  She creates inspirational programs that can be put into practice immediately based on her understanding of the L&D and PR / marketing fields, with particular expertise in health communication and behavior change. Melissa’s experience spans including leadership and team development, talent management, behavior change theory and numerous research methodologies. She earned her MA in Health Communication from the University of Maryland, College Park. She loves teaching and for 20 years has taught Social Marketing at Emory University’s Graduate School of Public Health, where she was awarded Adjunct Faculty Honoree for Excellence.
MELISSA'S SESSIONS

Bob Ruggiero

Bob Ruggiero

Director of Professional Services
Aternity
Bob Ruggiero is the Director of the Professional Services team at Aternity.  He has been working with the Aternity solution for 8 years, starting as a Technical Account Manager and then moving into Delivery and eventually managing the PS org.  In his spare time, he loves to cook and is an avid Boston sports fan (except for the Patriots).  He lives in the Boston area with his wife and two kids.
BOB'S SESSIONS

Karina Mounivong

Karina Mounivong

Vice President, Global Human Resources
Nintex
Karina has over ten years of HR experience within the technology sector. At Nintex, she works to ensure that every employee prospers within the company’s collaborative culture.
KARINA'S SESSIONS

Shirley Li

Shirley Li

Global HR Operations Partner
Nintex
An experienced HR professional, Shirley has worked across all functions of HR from employee lifecycle administration to managing related processes for a Global HR Team. Shirley’s passion for process drives her day-to-day work in identifying gaps and developing solutions to continually enhance the employee experience.
SHIRLEY'S SESSIONS

Tim Flower

Tim Flower

Global Director, Business Transformation
Nexthink
Tim Flower is an Enterprise IT leader with over 30 years of large-scale global IT experience, now helping businesses large and small all around the world understand the power of information when viewed through the lens of the end-user. As the Director of Business Transformation at Nexthink, Tim helps enterprise IT leaders understand how to make foundational changes to their operation to create and maintain a consistent, reliable, and stable IT environment.
TIM'S SESSIONS

Jessica Schaeffer

Jessica Schaeffer

Vice President
LaSalle Network
Jessica Schaeffer is Vice President at LaSalle Network, a national staffing, recruiting and culture firm honored with more than 100 culture and revenue-based awards. Since joining LaSalle Network over 9 years ago, Schaeffer supports LaSalle Network’s hiring, culture, marketing and internal/external communication efforts. She has been quoted in Fast Company, Forbes, as well as featured on FOX Good Day Chicago, ABC Chicago and WGN Morning News.
JESSICA'S SESSIONS

Anthony McGinnis

Anthony McGinnis

Senior Solutions Engineer
Powell Software
Anthony has nearly a decade of experience across IT, operations, information security, and collaboration initiatives to redefine what is possible and create what is next for organizations of all sizes. Here at Powell Software, he is committed to developing the technology products of tomorrow for the digital workforce that is now required in our future of work. As our Senior Solutions Engineer, he brings a wealth of knowledge surrounding user experience, processes, and employee enablement to drive technology adoption and growth.
ANTHONY'S SESSIONS

Toni Vanwinkle

Toni Vanwinkle

Sr. Director, Digital Workplace Experience
Adobe
Toni Vanwinkle is the Senior Director of Digital Workplace Technology and Services, focused on keeping Adobe’s diverse and global workforce innovative, collaborative and productive everywhere. She is a seasoned digital transformation leader with extensive strategy development, program execution, and organizational change management experience. The Digital Workplace Group recently named Toni the "2019 Digital Workplace Leader of the Year," recognizing the impact of her inspirational and innovative leadership leading Adobe's Digital Workplace Experience organization focused on keeping Adobe employees collaborative and productive from anywhere.  In addition to her functional role, Toni always makes time for mentoring and community service. She founded Adobe's Black Employee Network and serves as the Site Council Leader at Adobe's Headquarters in San Jose. In her Site Leader role, she is an employee ambassador leading a Site Council whose mission is to amplify Adobe's culture and connect employees to the communities where they live and work.  Toni is a lifelong learner. She holds a BSBA, is an American Leadership Forum Senior Fellow, and literally fought to earn her Black Belt in Tai Kwon Do.
TONI'S SESSIONS

Siobhan Fagan

Siobhan Fagan

Managing Editor
Reworked / SMG
A NYC-based writer and editor, Siobhan is the managing editor for Reworked. Prior to joining CMSWire she worked as a research consultant at the design consultancy, Helsinki Group, as a librarian for the Wildlife Conservation Society and worked on the International Information and Library Review. She has an MLIS, Library and Information Science, from The University of Pittsburgh.
SIOBHAN'S SESSIONS

Juanita Olguin

Juanita Olguin

Product Marketing Lead, Workplace Solutions
Coveo
Juanita Olguin is a 15-year Business Generalist with experience across a broad set of functions including Strategy, Sales & Marketing, and Operations for Fortune 500, Startup, and Nonprofit organizations.  Juanita has worked in global operations with complex, multi-functional, virtual teams for over a decade. A few noteworthy accomplishments include standing up & growing an offshore staffing program from 13 to 300+ employees. She also launched two service-based solutions while at Xerox and a new cloud-based enterprise content management software solution called DocuShare Flex. At Coveo, Juanita leads the Workplace Solutions area which brings the power of AI, analytics, and data to provide relevant search and knowledge experiences for employees.
JUANITA'S SESSIONS

Rosanna Stephens

Rosanna Stephens

Product Management Lead, Workplace Search & Knowledge
Adobe
Rosanna Stephens is a Senior Product Manager at Adobe, where she leads an enterprise-wide workplace transformation focused on delivering employee knowledge and search experiences. She believes that the secret to building exceptional employee experiences is a special balance between technological innovation and a deep empathy for human needs.   Rosanna is an Identity Excellence Award winner at Adobe for her leadership in driving a marked increase in employee productivity and customer self-service success through knowledge. Prior to Adobe, Rosanna was a Knowledge & Information Manager at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, where she won a Leading the Way Award for designing and implementing an integrated knowledge and development lifecycle to enable teams to deliver higher quality products more quickly.    As a knowledge management expert, Rosanna draws on over fifteen years of experience in knowledge management and customer experience across academic libraries and software companies, as well as certifications in Knowledge-Centered Service (KCS) and Knowledge Management (CKM) and a Masters in Library Science (MLS) from Indiana University.   When she isn't convening the San Francisco Bay Area Knowledge Management community, leading Adobe's Knowledge Management Council, or conducting market research using design thinking, she enjoys practicing her flute, immersing herself in yoga poses, and going to the beach with her husband and son.
ROSANNA'S SESSIONS

Nicole Alvino

Nicole Alvino

Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer
SocialChorus
Nicole Alvino is the Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at SocialChorus, the platform that makes the digital experience work for every worker. She guides the company's strategic growth and works with leaders across the Fortune 500 to help them transform their digital employee experience. Prior to founding SocialChorus, she was the Founder and CEO of Dermalounge. She holds degrees in Economics and Japanese from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business. She is a frequent contributor to Fast Company, Entrepreneur, Inc. and Forbes and lives in Mercer Island, WA with her husband and three young sons.
NICOLE'S SESSIONS

Rey Bouknight

Rey Bouknight

Strategic Advisor
SocialChorus
Described by others as a dynamic and forward-thinking leader, Rey has a 14-year track record of helping major business, government and nonprofit agencies redefine how they communicate with key audiences. Before joining SocialChorus as a Strategic Advisor, he led communications teams for large organizations, including MGM Resorts International and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. While holding senior leadership roles at both organizations, Rey oversaw several communications functions, including media and public relations, crisis management, marketing, social media, internal communications, and internal brand strategy.
REY'S SESSIONS

Troy Campano

Troy Campano

Head of Product
Workgrid Software
Troy Campano is Chief Product Officer at Workgrid Software, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Liberty Mutual Insurance. He has over 20 years' experience working with corporate intranets and applications and possesses a strong passion for working with Digital Workplace, HR, Employee Experience, Artificial Intelligence, and other Future of Work technologies. Troy has worked in various roles across information technology, design, and product management. Troy is excited by opportunities to find innovation at the intersection between business, technology, and user experience. Troy is a certified enterprise architect, holds a B.S. degree in Information Technology and an M.S. degree in Computer Information Sciences.
TROY'S SESSIONS

Shawnté Cox Holland

Shawnté Cox Holland

Head of Culture & Engagement
Vanguard
Shawnté Holland is a business strategist specializing in Organizational Effectiveness and human capital management.  With more than 20 years of experience, Shawnté uses innovative and research-based approaches to organization and job design, talent management, leadership development, and employee experience that enable business outcomes.   As the Head of Culture & Engagement for the Vanguard Group, Shawnté oversees the evolution of how Vanguard continuously assesses the existing employee experience, drives actions to improve it, and ensures that a healthy and authentic communication loop exists between leaders and employees.  Previously Shawnté led engagements and research for Gartner Consulting, working with private and public sector clients to define the people strategies needed to enable IT operations.  Shawnté holds a B.S. in Commerce from the University of Virginia, an M.S. in Technology Management from George Mason University, and is in the process of finalizing research toward the completion of her Doctorate at Wilmington University. Her research addresses understanding how organizational culture can be used to attract talent. She is certified in project management from PMI, change management from ProSci, and holds a Federal CIO certificate for technology leadership from the Federal CIO Council.
SHAWNTé'S SESSIONS

Mark Gindick

Mark Gindick

Actor & Commedian
Host
Mark Gindick is a professional actor, clown, physical comedian, director, teacher and writer/creator of his own theatrical shows. Wing-Man, his original theatrical piece without one spoken word, won BEST ONE-MAN SHOW in United Solo Theatre Festival, the largest solo festival of it’s kind in the world. Mark has appeared in major feature films, including the Nora Ephron comedy Julie & Julia with Meryl Streep; on televison, The Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O’Brien and was featured in The PBS mini series CIRCUS; starred Off-Broadway and at the Edinburgh Theatre Festival in the New York Times acclaimed hit The Comedy Trio Happy Hour; clowned on circuses such as Cirque Du Soleil, Ringling Brothers and the Big Apple Circus as well as teaching clowning at SUNY Purchase College and other New York City venues. Mark wrote and starred in How To Be A Man at the Palace of Variety on 42nd Street (NYC) and Mark’s unique blend of vaudeville, dance, and physical comedy earned him three Golden Nose Awards.
MARK'S SESSIONS

Safi Bahcall

Safi Bahcall

Former CEO and Author
Loonshots
In his instant Wall Street Journal bestselling book, Loonshots, Safi Bahcall reveals a surprising new way of thinking about innovation and group dynamics, challenging everything we thought we knew about radical breakthroughs. As a consultant at McKinsey & Company, and co-founder and CEO of Synta Pharmaceuticals, Safi Bahcall spent nearly two decades of his life bringing big, innovative ideas to fruition. Frequently, this meant assessing and developing loonshots—the widely dismissed ideas whose champions are often written off as crazy. Along the way, he noticed the obstacles that innovators came up against, which seemed to stem from “the mysteries of group behavior.” As he dynamically explains in his book Loonshots, small changes in the structure of a company, rather than in its culture, can transform the behavior of the distinct groups involved, allowing innovation to flourish. Bahcall is a physicist, entrepreneur, and biotech speaker who once worked with President Obama’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. After spending three years as a consultant for McKinsey, Bahcall co-founded the biotechnology company Synta Pharmaceuticals, where he helped develop new drugs for cancer treatment. He led Synta’s IPO and served as its CEO for 13 years, during which he was named the Ernst & Young New England Biotechnology/ Pharmaceutical Entrepreneur of the Year. Business Insider, Inc. Magazine, and The Washington Post all included Loonshots, his first book, in their Top 10 and Must-Read book lists of 2019.
SAFI'S SESSIONS

Dave Landa

Dave Landa

CEO
Kintone
Dave Landa is the chief executive officer of Kintone Corporation, which provides a teamwork platform with a visual application builder that empowers individuals, teams and organizations to effectively manage their data and workflow for better collaboration. Since 2004, Dave has been on the forefront of the cloud revolution, driving strategic business development on the executive teams of leading SaaS application providers. His career includes stints at Fortune 500 companies (Ball Corporation) and startups (Blue Rice, SPG Solutions, Electric Run), and he was instrumental in bringing a mid-stage company (Active Network) through to a successful IPO.
DAVE'S SESSIONS

Sonia Fiorenza

Sonia Fiorenza

VP, Communications & Engagement Strategies
SocialChorus
Sonia Fiorenza leads Strategic Advisory Services and develops communications and engagement strategies for SocialChorus. Sonia has more than 25 years experience in Corporate Communications at Fortune 500 companies across the financial services, biotechnology, and retail industries. She’s passionate about internal communications and employee engagement. Sonia joined SocialChorus in October 2015, and previously was a customer of SocialChorus when she led digital communications at Gap Inc. When not working, you can find her in the kitchen trying out new recipes or walking around her adopted city of San Francisco.
SONIA'S SESSIONS

Brittany Barhite

Brittany Barhite

Strategic Advisor - Internal Communications
SocialChorus
Brittany is an experienced communications professional with over 15 years experience in employee, leadership and external communications. Brittany specializes in creative storytelling and is skilled in well-executed communication strategies. Her approach is simple, internal communicators need to think like marketers. Prior to joining SocialChorus, Brittany handled communications at a Fortune 500 manufacturing company. She also has communications and marketing experience from her time at First Solar and Cumulus Broadcasting. Brittany has her doctorate in leadership studies with a focus in communications. Her research is on digital communication.
BRITTANY'S SESSIONS

Shaun Slattery

Shaun Slattery

Director, Customer Success
LumApps
Shaun Slattery helps organizations — from start-ups to globally-recognized brands — transform to create better employee and customer experiences. For the past decade, he's been leading strategic business and digital transformation planning, design, execution, change management, and success measurement, often through technology implementations. With a Ph.D. in Communication and specializations in usability, digital collaboration, and change management, Shaun brings a knowledgeable perspective on the cultural, technical, and business factors surrounding transformation initiatives.
SHAUN'S SESSIONS

Carrie Marshall

Carrie Marshall

CEO and Founder
Talk Social to Me
Carrie Marshall is principal and CEO of Talk Social to Me, an agency specializing in digital workplace strategies using modern technology with a human touch. She has more than 14 years of experience guiding global companies toward a more productive, collaborative, social way of working. Carrie has deep knowledge in building collaboration programs, internal communication strategies, and enterprise social networking adoption and engagement initiatives for her clients around the world. Carrie was a founding member of Socialcast (acquired by VMWare), one of the first enterprise social networking companies, leading sales, marketing, and customer management programs. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from University of California, Los Angeles, and an MBA from University of California Irvine. In her spare time, Carrie enjoys running, hiking, watching her son play soccer, and urban farming (including her flock of chickens named after the Golden Girls).
CARRIE'S SESSIONS

Tatyana Mamut

Tatyana Mamut

SVP New Products
Pendo
Tatyana Mamut is a transformative leader in Silicon Valley who drives innovation by understanding customers deeply and leading through empathy. She is a serial entre/intrapreneur, building successful products at Amazon, Salesforce, Nextdoor and IDEO. She is currently SVP of New Products at Pendo. At Amazon Web Services, Tatyana was General Manager & Director of Product, where she built a revolutionary new software product and scaled the team from 2 to 150. At Salesforce, she was Vice President of Product Experience for the IoT (Internet of Things) Cloud, where she led the vision and development for the democratization of IoT technology.
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Nate Butala

Nate Butala

Senior Corporate Communications Associate
ZS Associates
Nate Butala specializes in corporate communications, focusing on themes of people and culture, crisis communications, and change management. A ‘reformed’ external marketer and copywriter, he made the switch to corporate and employee communications in 2018. Nate has worked in – and communicated about – various fields, including: hemotherapeutics, industrial tooling, dental and surgical instrumentation, fashion retail, and professional services. In his current role as Senior Corporate Communications Associate at ZS Associates, he advises on and leads strategy for employee communications pertaining to people, culture, corporate social responsibility, and inclusion and diversity. Nate’s passion is communications in any form – verbal, visual, or otherwise.
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Clint Patterson

Clint Patterson

Senior Solution Consultant
Simpplr
Clint Patterson is a Senior Solution Consultant at Simpplr. Clint has over a decade of experience with content management systems, SaaS solutions, IOT, and web development. With a master's degree in Organizational Communication and an undergrad degree in Information Systems, Clint bridges the gap between technology and people on a daily basis.
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Erik Martel

Erik Martel

Sr. Account Executive
Workgrid
Erik is an account executive at Workgrid with a range of experience across technology disciplines including, educational technology, space and event management software, intranet and digital delivery infrastructure, cybersecurity, and his personal favorite, digital workplace technology. Today, he uses his diverse skillset to help organizations, large and small, transform their digital workplace to create an employee-centric culture that drives productivity and meets the demands of the Future of Work.
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Clay Miner

Clay Miner

Regional Vice President of Sales Engineering
Pendo.io
With over 19 years of experience in enterprise technology, Clay Miner started his career implementing Microsoft Dynamics ERP systems for global organizations where change management, process adherence, and workforce experience were major themes. Throughout his career Clay has held leadership roles focused on developing, implementing, and selling world class enterprise software. Currently, Clay acts as Regional Vice President of Sales Engineering at Pendo.io, a leading Digital Adoption platform.
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Michael Lovewell

Michael Lovewell

Solutions Consultant
Nexthink
Michael Lovewell is a Solutions Consultant at Nexthink. He is passionate about working with Digital Workplace and EUC IT teams to illustrate how Nexthink allows enterprises to create highly productive digital workplaces for their employees by delivering optimal end-user experiences. Mike creates and delivers innovative value propositions by matching technical capabilities to business outcomes. Mike is a graduate of the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst and currently lives in the Boston area.
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Michael Jose

Michael Jose

VP of IT
Talend
MJ joined Talend in December of 2018 and oversees the company information technology vision and IT roadmap, and drives priorities including business applications, data infrastructure, and enterprise tools that drive company scale and increase efficiency. MJ has a long history and proven track record leading high performance teams to rapidly scale organizations through hyper growth. Prior to Talend, MJ served as the Director of Platform Production at Smarsh, Sr. Director of IT at Yelp, and in various leadership roles with Managed Services and in IT at Milestone Technologies. MJ earned his MBA from University of Phoenix, and Bachelor’s of Science in Technology Management from Devry University.
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David Paul

David Paul

Director, IT ServiceDesk
TRC Companies, Inc
"David Paul is the Director of the IT Service Desk at TRC - a global firm providing environmentally focused and digitally powered solutions that, for more than 50 years, have set the bar in consulting, construction, engineering and management services. David has over 25 years of IT service delivery and infrastructure experience, and is one of the key individuals enabling TRC’s shift to remote work during the pandemic. With nearly 6,000 professionals serving public and private clients and guiding complex projects from conception to completion. David and his team worked to ensure a seamless transition with no client disruption."
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Danielle O'Hare

Danielle O'Hare

Director, Talent Development
Lucasfilm
As Director of Talent Development, Danielle O’Hare drives talent strategy and planning for employees across ILM's global studios in San Francisco, London, Vancouver, Singapore and Sydney. O’Hare focuses her work on all aspects of the Talent Pipeline from University Internships to Artistic and Technical Training to Professional Development programming for senior staff. O’Hare is a champion of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging and partners with leaders to drive the company’s initiatives in this space. She partners with teams across the globe as well as with counterparts at The Walt Disney Company. O’Hare joined Industrial Light & Magic in 2001 in the Technical Training Department. O’Hare is from Berkeley, California. She received a Bachelor of Arts from Macalester College. O’Hare currently resides in San Francisco, California with her husband and two children.
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Jon Hodgson

Jon Hodgson

VP of Product Management
Aternity
Jon Hodgson is the VP of Product Management at Aternity. For over a decade, Jon has helped hundreds of organizations around the world optimize the reliability and performance of their mission-critical applications. With a background in data science, application architecture, systems administration, networking and programming, Jon employs a multidisciplinary approach to troubleshooting, enabling him to analyze and solve some of the most challenging performance issues in complex modern environments. When he’s not obsessing about data visualization and making things perform faster, Jon enjoys digging things up with his tractor at his home in Missouri.
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Brandon Potyrala

Brandon Potyrala

Managing Director of Change Management, Training, and Communications
Teach for America
Brandon Potyrala is Managing Director of Change Management, Training, and Communications for Teach For America’s Talent & Operations portfolio. He has been a leader in this space for the last 9 years, creating systems and knowledge management solutions that encourage cross-team collaboration, breaking down barriers and inspiring teams to find innovative solutions to common challenges. Brandon is certified in Human Centered design by the Luma Institute and holds a master’s degree in Poetics and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science & Public Law. He is also the founder and lead innovator at REthink Consultancy, a brand and systems design startup.
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Greg Treanor

Greg Treanor

Manager Modern Workplace
Softchoice
Greg is the Manager of Modern Workplace as part of Softchoice’s Innovation Team, focused on helping customers address modern workplace and security challenges through Softchoice Professional and Managed Services. Greg has spent over 20 years in the IT industry with a primary focus on Microsoft technologies and solutions.
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Helen Kupp

Helen Kupp

Head of Product Strategy & Partnerships, Future Forum
Slack
Helen is the Director of Product Strategy & Partnerships of the Future Forum, where she leads membership program development, and strategic partnerships. Previously, Helen led the Strategy & Analytics team at Slack, where she drove various cross-functional initiatives such as international launch and strategy, building our professional services offering, and leading Slack’s fundraising and direct listing efforts. Before Slack, Helen held various bizops and product roles at Thumbtack and BloomReach, primarily focused on launching and scaling new initiatives. Prior to a career in technology, Helen was a consultant with Bain & Company. Helen received a BS from Caltech and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She’s a new mom to a spunky 1 year old baby boy, and is passionate about advocating for and creating better support for working moms.
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Rob Ryan

Rob Ryan

Director of Product Marketing
Workgrid
Rob Ryan has spent his career solving complex business challenges within Fortune 500 organizations and highly regulated environments. An expert in digital transformation and employee experience, Rob’s award-winning program strategies and organizational change plans have helped shape the intranets, extranets, digital workplaces, and digital employee experiences for some of the world's most recognized organizations and brands. As Workgrid’s Director of Product Marketing and Business Value, Rob leads product marketing direction, thought leadership, analyst relations, and industry insights.
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Susan Cummings

Susan Cummings

SVP, Manager Digital Workplace Product Management
Northern Trust Corporation
Susan Cummings is a senior vice president and manager of Digital Workplace product management at Northern Trust. In this leadership role, Susan defines the product vision, roadmap and priorities for the Digital Workplace, demonstrating how it enables ingenuity, simplicity and anytime, anywhere, any device productivity for Northern Trust partners. She has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry focusing on product management, process improvement and problem solving, employee collaboration and engagement, ecommerce, online banking services and payments. Susan earned a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts and a minor in Business Administration from Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana. She was born and raised in Spain and is fluent in Spanish (DELE Superior, Instituto Cervantes). She serves as Secretary on the not for profit board of Ensemble Español, a Spanish dance theatre company, and is co-chair of its Technology and Strategy Committees.
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David Xides

David Xides

Enterprise Account Executive
The CXApp, An Inpixon Company
David Xides is an Enterprise Account Executive based in New York with a wide range of experience delivering enterprise solutions and expertise in corporate indoor intelligence technology. A demonstrated sales leader, David can creatively drive business in greenfield markets through relentless targeted prospecting, compelling value propositions and building strong customer relationships. The CXApp, An Inpixon Company, is the first SaaS platform that offers workplace experience tools in one mobile command center, serving as a digital front door for operations across events, meetings, desk booking and the smart office. These mobile-first experiences in the enterprise are shaping the future of work.
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