EMPOWERING BEYOND SUMMIT 2022

The world as we know it is accelerating towards a new era. As entire industry value chains get re-wired, businesses have to re-invent themselves to achieve agility and hyper-velocity. Stepping into new territory has never been easy, but with the power of disruptive technologies and an ecosystem of partners, possibilities are limitless. Immersive technologies and transformational business models are paving the path to the future of sustainable and equitable growth.

Avasant remains at the forefront of this journey as the world shifts to align itself with the wave of digital regeneration. The hyper-convergence of AI, IoT, 5G, the Metaverse, NFT, digital avatars is culminating in the birth of a new era: The Imagination Age. Harmonizing all these elements together to create intrinsically richer experiences and business paradigms will spawn the next epoch of mega companies. Join us on this quantum journey to explore our collective future!

THE EMPOWERING BEYOND EXPERIENCE

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On May 9th and 10th join over 250 technology leaders from Fortune 500 companies at the breathtaking bluffs of the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. Enjoy compelling sessions surrounded by tranquil waves and stunning views of the Pacific Coast.

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FEATURED TOPICS

BEYOND THE HYPE: THE REALITY OF OMNIVERSE

RE-IMAGINING THE ENTERPRISE OPERATING MODEL

TRANSFORMING THROUGH DIGITAL CONVERGENCE

PLAYBOOK FOR INDUSTRY 4.0

CRAFTING A DIGITAL ECOSYSTEM OF PARTNERS

LEADERSHIP FOR AN EVERCHANGING WORLD

MODEL FOR SUSTAINABLE & EQUITABLE HYPER-GROWTH

THE HUNT FOR DIGITAL TALENT

WHY ATTEND


“Empowering Beyond means that we can all work together through the technological innovations that we have created, and will be creating in the future to solve problems.”

-Larry James, COO & Deputy Director, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA

PAST SPEAKERS

Justin Erbacci

Chief Executive Officer, Los Angeles World Airports

Rishad Tobaccowala

Chief Growth Officer, Publicis Groupe & Author

Larry James

COO & Deputy Director, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Kevin S. Parikh

Chairman and CEO, Avasant

Jyoti Chopra

Senior Vice President and Chief People, Inclusion and Sustainability Officer, MGM Resorts International

Bharat Amin

EVP & Chief Information Officer, Huntington Ingalls Industries

Randi Levin

CIO, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Oscar Balmore Elizondo De La Garza

Director of Business Services, Cemex

Rhonda Vetere

EVP, Chief Information Officer, Herbalife Nutrition

Sidney Madison Prescott

Global Head of Intelligent Automation, Spotify

Wasif Rasheed

EVP & Chief Revenue & Growth Officer, Providence Health

Michele Steele

VP Customer Experience, OneAmerica

Ravi Ohri

SVP & IT Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer, Freddie Mac

Steve Phillpott

Chief Information Officer, Illumina

Rashmi Kumar

SVP & Chief Information Officer, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Jayme Puu

SVP, Internal Operations, HMSA

Robert Taylor

SVP & Chief Information Officer, Fluor

Gary Hayslip

Chief Information Security Officer, SoftBank

Drew Martin

Chief Information Officer, Jack in the Box

Renée B. Lahti

Former SVP - Chief Innovation Officer & Data Officer (CIDO), Hitachi Vantara Avasant Distinguished Fellow

Kenny Cheung

Chief of Procurement, World Bank

Amy Leonard

Global Partner Alliance Director, Microsoft

Chad Covelli

Chief Operating Officer, Rockingham Insurance

Yuri Aguiar

Chief Enterprise Data Officer, The WPP Group

Jairo Quiros

Global Vice President, Shared Services, Equifax

Mary Ann Gallo

Head of Global Marketing and Communications, Moon Creative Lab

Vic Verma

EVP & Chief Information Officer, International Flavors & Fragrances

Hiten Patel

Chief Product Officer & acting Chief Information Officer, RUSH

Shawn Kingsberry

Vice President Advisory Services, Unisys

Jim Addison

Head of Distribution, Global Parts & Accessories, Bombardier Recreation Products

Ajay Bahl

Executive Vice President, HCL

Stan Kreydin

Chief Technology Officer & CISO, Travel + Leisure Co

Mark Taylor

Global Practice Lead, Digital Experience, Cognizant

Carlos Hernandez

Former Chief Executive Officer, Fluor

Brian Kernan

Vice President, Indirect Procurement & Vendor Management, Republic National Distributing Company

Chris Wong

Chief Executive Officer, Lifesite

Raj Mishra

SVP – Payer and Payer Products, Infinite

James Dewaker

Senior Vice President & Head of Insurance Practice US, Zensar Technologies

Anita Karlsson

General Manager, Cognitive Process Services, North America, IBM

Ray Barnard

Former Executive VP, Fluor Corporation

Jim Rinaldi

Chief IT Advisor and Former Chief Information Officer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Walter Yosafat

Chief Information Officer, Vibrant Emotional Health

Giorgio Vanzini

VP Strategic Alliances and Partners, DXC Technology

John Caruthers

Executive Advisor, Evotek Former Supervisory Special Agent, FBI

Fred Pond

Former Chief Information Officer, Columbia Sportswear and North Pacific

Gene Berry

Former SVP and Chief Information Officer, One America

Naresh Lachmandas

Principal & Senior Distinguished Fellow, Avasant Former Chief Information Officer, L3 Technologies CSW General Atomics

Larry Godec

TBM Council Former Chief Information Officer, First American Financial

Anupam Govil

Partner, Avasant, Head of Global Sales & Strategic Partnerships, Chair of Empowering Beyond Summit

Carlos Hernandez

Partner, Avasant, Head of Digital Transformation

Akshay Khanna

Partner, Avasant, Head of Avasant Labs and Research

Joe Frampus

Partner, Avasant, Head of Retail, CPG & Manufacturing

Matthew Barlow

Partner, Avasant, Head of Business Transformation & Healthcare


“The best thing about Empowering Beyond is the interaction with colleagues and groups. To know that you’re not alone in the steep challenges we face in our businesses.”

-Mary Gendron, CIO & SVP, Qualcomm

EMPOWERING BEYOND SUMMIT 2022 HEALTH AND SAFETY

We are thrilled host guests of Empowering Beyond Summit 2022 at Terranea Resort. Avasant deeply values the health and well-being of its guests and will adhere to all health and safety guidelines of both the CDC and the Terranea Resort. Currently, in accordance with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Terranea Resort requires face coverings for all guests while indoors. For more information regarding updates of Terranea’s COVID-19 policies please visit: https://www.terranea.com/updates.

In addition to CDC guidelines and Terranea Resort’s policies, we ask all attendees to be vaccinated upon arrival

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