THE AGENDA

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CONVENED & MODERATED BY INDIA GARY-MARTIN

MAY 13-14, 2020

13

WED

MAY

: 10:00AM

LEADING IN THE NEW NORMAL

These seasoned business leaders discuss the challenges and opportunities around running significant businesses while transitioning to the new normal. They will share strategies to pivot in the current environment but also shed light on the difficult decisions that leaders are having to make - often without notice during crisis. 45 minute panel followed by 15 minutes of Q&A.

Kimberly Blackwell
CEO
PMM Agency
Columbus, OH
Betsy Miller
Partner & Co-Chair
Public Client Practice
Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll
Washington, DC
Shaka Rasheed
Managing Director & GM
Microsoft Capital Markets
New York, NY
Colin Coleman
Former CEO Goldman Sachs Africa
Senior Fellow & Lecturer
Yale University
Johannesburg, SA

13

WED

: 11:15AM

INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

MAY

So, what does the crisis mean for innovation and entrepreneurship? These industry leading experts will explore what the current environment means for entrepreneurs - both established and aspiring. Innovation is often spawned by crisis and gaps emerge that weren't immediately visible in normal operating times. This panel will explore how to identify potential innovation and act. 

45 minute panel followed by 15 minutes of Q&A.

Grace Mellis
Chair, Hyrecar
Advisor, Techstars
Pasadena, CA
Sneha Shah
Managing Director
Refinitiv Business Accelerator
New York, NY
Colin Iles
Founder
The Innovation Catalysts
Johannesburg, SA
Dr. Mave Houston
Head  of  UX Research
Disney Streaming Services
New York, NY

14

THU

: 10:00 AM

BEING A FOUNDER/CEO DURING CRISIS

MAY

These Founder/CEOs will discuss how the current crisis has impacted their businesses, the experience of rapid remote working for teams, what they would have done if they could turn back the clock and strategies for growth in the current environment. 45 minute panel followed by 15 minutes of Q&A.

Lisa Coker
CEO
Infinite Management Solutions
Dayton, OH
Farida Gibbs
CEO
Gibbs Hybrid
London UK
Mike O'Brien
CEO
Opencast Software
Newcastle, UK
Reggie Stevens
CEO
Iris Solutions
Charlotte, NC

14

THU

: 11:15 AM

PURPOSE DRIVEN LEADERSHIP

MAY

These leaders will discuss the importance of purpose driven leadership during crisis but also the importance of doubling down on corporate social responsibility, diversity, equity and inclusion strategies during the current crisis. 45 minute session with 15 minutes of Q&A.

Pamela Hutchinson
Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion
Bloomberg
London, UK
Arlene Isaacs-Lowe
Global Head of CSR
President, Moody's Foundation
New York, NY
Jude Kelly, CBE
Founder & Director
WOW Foundation
London, UK
Steven D'Souza
Global Head
Executive Development
Philip Morris International
London, UK
 
 
 
 

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