Road to Reinvention 2018

Since last year’s conference, digital technologies have continued their relentless advance sustaining the imperative for business reinvention. Yet, we have also become much more aware of the challenges. While software, especially AI, continues to transform industries, many jobs are being automated.  Platform companies are dominating raising concerns about industry competitiveness.  And our reliance on the digital infrastructure has raised cybersecurity risks.

In 2018, we will focus on helping executives understand how to navigate the road ahead, investing in emerging technologies and leading game changing innovation while preparing their workforce for an automated future and managing the associated risks. Through a series of thoughtful conversations with experienced leaders, attendees will acquire a strategic agenda and actionable insights for business reinvention. REGISTER NOW.

Who Should Attend

  • C-level executives who develop the vision, objectives and strategy of their organization
  • Board members and financial executives who oversee the process
  • Senior executives who are leading digital transformation
  • Business unit and functional leaders who are executing the digital transformation

Meet Our Speakers

Kiva Allgood – Chief Commercial Development Officer, GE Ventures
Roxanne Austin – Board Director, Abbott Laboratories, AbbVie, Target, Teledyne Technologies
João Barros – Founder & CEO, Veniam
Sarah Bond – General Manager, Growth Initiatives, Microsoft
Henry Bzeih – Managing Director of Connected and Mobility Services, KIA Motors America
Rowan Chapman – PhD, Head of Innovation, Johnson & Johnson
Bryan Cunningham – Executive Director, UCI Cybersecurity Policy & Research Institute
Nick Desai – Co-founder & CEO,
Susan Doniz – CIO, Qantas
Martin Giles – CDT Senior Industry Fellow and San Francisco bureau Chief, MIT Technology Review
Oren Goldschmidt – President, Pivotus Ventures
Vijay Gurbaxani – Founding Director, Center for Digital Transformation
Robert Houlihan – Chief Product Officer, Mercury Insurance
Dr. Eugene Izhikevich – Co-founder, Chairman & CEO, Brain Corp
Shabnam Jalakian – VP & Chief Information Security Officer, First American
Peter Marx – Advisory Board Member, Office of Extraordinary Innovation, Los Angeles Metro
Jeetu Patel – Chief Product Officer, Box
Ryan Permeh – Co-founder & Chief Scientist, Cylance
Rebecca Scholl – Vice President, Digital Innovation Genpact
Susan Swenson – Board Director, First Responders Network Authority and Harmonic
Nick Tran – Head of Social Media & Brand Culture, Samsung
Andy Van Beek – VP, Applications Development, UPS
Margarethe Wiersema – Dean’s Professor, Paul Merage School of Business
Dean Yoost – Board Director, MUFG Union Bank & Pacific Life Insurance Company
Scott Zogg – Chief Security Officer & Fellow, Rockwell Collins

About the Center for Digital Transformation

The Center for Digital Transformation works to advance the competitiveness and productivity of businesses in the digital economy. Guided by a distinguished and talented external advisory board, we provide executives with a better understanding of the dynamics of the digital revolution and what these forces mean for their industries and organizations.