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 SESSIONS

SECURING THE DIGITAL FRONTIER: PREPARING FOR THE CYBER WARS

THE FUTURE WORKPLACE: ENGINEERING THE OFFICE OF TOMORROW

ACCELERATING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION THROUGH AI AND HYPER AUTOMATION

THRIVING IN AN EVERCHANING WORLD: LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM THE PANDEMIC

THE POWER OF DATA: UNLOCKING VALUE THROUGH DATA MONETIZATION AND HYPER-PERSONALIZATION

DATA MONETIZATION AND VALUE CREATION : UNLOCKING THE VALUE OF YOUR DATA

BALANCING PROFITS AND PLANET: HYPER-GROWTH WITH SUSTAINABILITY

ENABLING BUSINESS AGILITY THROUGH AUTOMATION AND DIGITAL OPERATIONS

LESSONS FROM A MEGACITY: INNOVATING FOR CUSTOMER CENTRICITY AND HYPER-SCALING

POWERING UP: THE NEXT TRILLION DOLLAR ECONOMY

AGENDA

Time Session Speakers
12:00 - 1:00 PM Registration Opens
Location: Marineland Ballroom Prefunction
1:00 - 1:30 PM Welcome Remarks
Location: Marineland Ballroom
1:30 - 2:20 PM Opening Keynote:
"Lessons from a Megacity: LA's Digital Roadmap for 2028 Olympics"
Location: Marineland Ballroom
Ted Ross - CIO, City of Lost Angeles Information Agency
2:20 - 2:55 PM Fireside Chat:
"The Disruptive Potential of new Real Time Economy: Harnessing 5G, IoT and Beyond"
Location: Marineland Ballroom
Srinivasa Samudrala - SVP, Digital & IoT, Infinite Computer Solutions
Moderator: Anupam Govil - Managing Partner, Avasant
2:55 - 3:15 PM BREAK
Location: Marineland Ballroom Prefunction
3:15 - 3:55 PM Panel Session 1A:
"The Future Workplace"
Location: Marineland Ballroom
Gary Ahwah - CTO, Molina Healthcare
Howard Miller - CIO, UCLA Anderson School of Management
GL Zunker - Senior Managing Director, Accenture
Moderator: Robert Joslin - Managing Partner, Avasant
3:15 - 3:55 PM Panel Session 1B:
"From Crypto to Quantum: How Emerging Technologies Will Change The Game!"
Location: Point Vicente Ballroom
Ed Soo Hoo - Innovation & Transformation Executive, Lenovo
Kenneth Wood - Global Business Leader, Quantum Computing, IBM
Moderator: Akshay Khanna - Partner & Head of Avalabs, Avasant
3:55 - 4:35 PM Panel Session 2A:
"Innovation in Financial Services: From Digital Banks to Digital Wallets"
Location: Marineland Ballroom
Samir Ghuge - Strategy & Planning, Office of COO, Fiserv
Rajat Wadhwani - SVP, Emerging Business, Cetera
Sankar Krishnan - Executive Vice President & Head of Digital Assets, Capgemini
Moderator: Nuria Simo - Former CIO, IADB, Campofrio Food Group, Quest International, Avasant Distinguished Fellow
3:55 - 4:35 PM Panel Session 2B:
"Intelligent Sourcing: Collaborating for Success"
Location: Point Vicente Ballroom
David Elop - GVP, Head of Corporate Development, Providence Health
Rohan Ranadive - Head Third Party Risk Management, Truist
Peter Nag - Global Head Business Process Outsourcing, Shared Services & Transformation, Merck
Moderator: Joe Frampus - Managing Partner, Avasant
4:35 - 5:10 PM Closing Keynote:
"An Innovator's Story: Creating a Business for Lasting Success"
Location: Marineland Ballroom
Jamie Siminoff - CEO & Founder, Ring
5:15 - 7:00 PM OPENING NIGHT PARTY
Location: Cielo Point Pool
Time Session Speakers
7:00 - 8:05 AM BREAKFAST
Location: Marineland Ballroom Prefunction
8:00 - 8:15 AM Welcome Remarks
Location: Marineland Ballroom
8:15 - 8:50 AM Opening Keynote:
"Journey to the Imagination Age"
Location: Marineland Ballroom
Kevin Parikh - CEO & Chairman, Avasant
8:50 - 9:25 AM Fireside Chat:
"Powering Up: The Next Trillion Dollar Economy"
Location: Marineland Ballroom
Greg Goff - Board of Directors, ExxonMobil, Former CEO, Tesoro
Ray Barnard Former EVP Fluor Corporation, Avasant Distinguished Fellows Chairman
9:25 - 9:55 AM Keynote:
"Leading in Evolving Times: Preparing for Operational Excellence & Resiliency" - Bharat Amin - CIO & EVP, Huntington Ingalls Industries
Location: Marineland Ballroom
Bharat Amin - EVP & CIO, Huntington Ingalls Industries
9:55 - 10:20 AM BREAK
Location: Marineland Ballroom Prefunction
10:20 - 10:55 AM Fireside Chat:
"Securing The Digital Frontier: Preparing for the Cyber Wars"
Location: Marineland Ballroom
Trina Ford - SVP & CISO, AEG
Amir Desai - CIO, Molina Healthcare
John Caruthers - Former Supervisory Special Agent, FBI, Avasant Distinguished Fellow
10:55 - 11:35 AM Panel Discussion:
"Business Velocity Through Smart Factories & Digital Supply Chains"
Location: Marineland Ballroom
Maher Al-Haffar - CFO, CEMEX
Vic Verma - Global CIO, International Flavors & Fragrances
Frank Antonysamy - Chief Digital Solutions Officer, Hitachi Vantara
Moderator: Marie Smith - Former VP of IT, Edward Lifesciences, Eaton Corp, Avasant Distinguished Fellow
11:35 - 12:05 PM Keynote:
"Thriving in Disruption: Reshaping Your Business Through Digital (R)evolution"
Location: Marineland Ballroom
Yuri Aguiar - Chief Enterprise Data Officer, The WPP Group
12:05 - 1:15 PM LUNCH
Location: Point Terrace
1:15 - 1:50 PM Fireside Chat:
"Accelerating Digital Transformation Through AI and Hyper Automation"
Location: Marineland Ballroom
Jairo Quiros - SVP, Global Shared Services & Head Global RPA/AI COE, Equifax
Rajesh Sitaraman - SVP, Oil & Gas & Travel & Transportation Head, HCL Technologies
Moderator: Walter Yosafat - Former CIO & Regional CEO Wyndham Worldwide, Avasant Distinguished Fellow
1:50 - 2:30 PM Panel Session 1A:
"The Future Workplace: Engineering the Office of Tomorrow"
Location: Marineland Ballroom
Robert Taylor - CIO, Fluor Corporation
Joshua Zalen - Vice President IT, Independent Health
Beth Howen - Global Head of Digital Transformation, Atos
Moderator: Jim Rinaldi - Former Chief IT Advisor and CIO NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Avasant Distinguished Fellow
1:50 - 2:30 PM Panel Session 1B:
"Re-imagining Healthcare: Achieving Patient Centricity and Value Based Care"
Location: Point Vicente Ballroom
Rick Hopfer - SVP, CIO, HMSA
Chuck Podesta - CIO, Renown Health
Kyle Seiter - CIO, Elara Caring
Moderator: Nishant Verma - Partner & Head of Healthcare & Lifesciences, Avasant
2:30 - 3:10 PM Panel Session 2A:
"The Power of Data: Unlocking Value Through Predictive Analytics & Hyper Personalization"
Location: Marineland Ballroom
Soyal Momin - SVP, Chief Analytics Officer, Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Greg Geary - VP of IT, DigitalBridge
Moderator: Renee Lahti - Principal & Distinguished Fellow Avasant
2:30 - 3:10 PM Panel Session 2B:
"Balancing Profits & Planet: Hyper Growth with Sustainability"
Location: Point Vicente Ballroom
Raquel Moses - CEO, Caribbean Climate Smart Accelerator
Magdalena Coronel - Chief Investment Officer, IADB, IDB Labs
Moderator: Chitra Rajeshwari - Principal & Head of Global Development, Avasant
3:10 - 3:35 PM BREAK
Location: Marineland Ballroom Prefunction
3:30 - 4:10 PM Panel Session 3A:
"Transforming the Digital Core: Next Gen Cloud and Advanced Networks"
Location: Marineland Ballroom
Vince Gutosky - Senior Director, Enterprise Connectivity, CapitalOne Financial
Naresh Lachmandas - Former CIO General Atomics, L3 CSW & City of San Diego, Partner & Sr Fellow, Avasant
Daniel Lawson - VP Solutions Architecture, Verizon Business Group
Moderator: Henry Guapo - Managing Partner, Avasant
3:35 - 4:15 PM Panel Session 3B:
"The Future of Retail: From Omnichannel to Omniverse"
Location: Point Vicente Ballroom
Glenn Kalokira - Executive Director, Global Transformation, Applications, Project Delivery & Strategy, Estee Lauder
Drew Martin - CIO, Jenny Craig
Fred Pond - Former CIO, Columbia Sportswear, Avasant Distinguished Fellow
Moderator: Shirin Alipanah - Principal, Avasant
4:15 - 4:50 PM Fireside Chat:
"The Shift to Digital Operations: Driving Business Agility and Innovation"
Location: Marineland Ballroom
Jesus Caviedes Mondragon - VP Global Commercial Development, CEMEX
Karyn Furstman - Head of CX Strategy & Solutions, Designit (A Wipro Company)
Moderator: Matt Barlow - Partner, Avasant
4:50 - 5:15 PM Closing Fireside Chat:
"The Art of the Possible in The Imagination Age"
Location: Marineland Ballroom
Sidney Madison Prescott - Global Head of Intelligent Automation, Spotify
Sasi Pillay - CIO, Washington State University
Moderator: Anupam Govil - Managing Partner, Avasant
5:15 - 7:00 PM CLOSING RECEPTION
Location: Point Terrace

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

Empowering Beyond Speakers

Kevin S. Parikh

CEO & Chairman
Avasant

Bharat Amin

EVP & Chief Information Officer
Huntington Ingalls Industries

Jamie Siminoff

Founder & CEO
Ring

Ted Ross

Chief Information Officer
City of Los Angles, Information Technology Agency

Sidney Prescott

Global Head of Intelligent Automation
Spotify

Robert Taylor

Chief Information Officer & SVP
Fluor Corporation

Maher Al-Haffar

Chief Financial Officer
Cemex

Trina Ford

SVP & Chief Information Security Officer
AEG

Yuri Aguiar

Chief Enterprise Data Officer
The WPP Group

Greg Goff

Board Member
Exxon Mobil

David Elop

GVP, Coporate Development
Providence Health

Nuria Simo

Former Chief Information Officer
IDB, Campofrio Food Group and Quest International

Glenn Kalokira

Executive Director, Global Transformation, Applications, Project Delivery & Strategy
Estee Lauder

Vic Verma

EVP & Chief Information Officer
International Flavors and Fragrances

Drew Martin

Chief Information Officer
Jenny Craig

Magdalena Coronel

Chief Investment Officer
Inter-American Development Bank, IDB Labs

Rick Hopfer

SVP & Chief Information Officer
HMSA

Amir Desai

Chief Information Officer
Molina Health

Chuck Podesta

Chief Information Officer
Renown Health

Jesus Caviedes Mondragon

VP Global Commercial Development
CEMEX

Rajat Wadhwani

SVP, Emerging Business
Cetera

Rohan Ranadive

Head of Third Party Risk Management
Truist

Jairo Quiros

VP Global Shared Services
Equifax

Peter Nag

Global Head Business Process Outsourcing, Shared Services & Transformation
Merck

Shirin Alipanah

Principal
Avasant

Joshua Zalen

Vice President, IT
Independent Health

Renee Lahti

Principal & Distinguished Fellow
Avasant

Gary Ahwah

Chief Technology Officer
Molina Healthcare

Marie Smith

Former VP IT
Edward Lifesciences, Eaton Corp

Vince Gutosky

Senior Director, Enterprise Connectivity
Capital One Financial

Howard Miller

Chief Information Officer
UCLA Anderson School of Management

Racquel Moses

CEO
Caribbean Climate Smart Accelerator

Samir Ghuge

Strategy & Planning, Office of the COO
Fiserv

Kyle Seiter

Chief Information Officer
Elara Caring

Soyal Momin

SVP, Chief Analytics Officer
Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Greg Geary

VP of IT
DigitalBridge

Dale Pfeifer

Founder & CEO
Goodworld

David Ellington

Founder & Executive Chairman
Silicon Valley Blockchain Society

Dev Singh

Head of Autonomous Robotics, Drones and Intelligent Machines
Qualcomm Technologies Inc.

Ed Soo Hoo

Innovation & Transformation Executive
Lenovo

Ray Barnard

Former EVP
Fluor Corporation

Sankar Krishnan

EVP & Head of Digital Assets
Capgemini

Daniel Lawson

Vice President, Solutions Architecture
Verizon Business Group

Srinivas Samudrala

SVP, Digital & IoT
Infinite Computer Solutions

Rajesh Sitaraman

SVP, Oil & Gas & Travel & Transportation Head
HCL Technologies

Karyn Furstman

Head of CX Strategy Solutions
Designit, A Wipro Company

Jim Rinaldi

Former Chief IT Advisor and CIO
Nasa Jet Propulsion Laboratory

John Caruthers

Former FBI Supervisory Special Agent & Executive Advisor
Evotek

Walter Yosafat

Former CIO & Regional CEO
Wyndham Worldwide

GL Zunker

Senior Managing Director
Accenture Health & Public Service

Frank Antonysamy

Chief Digital Solutions Officer
Hitachi Vantara

Beth Howen

Global Head of Digital Transformation
Atos

Sankar Krishnan

EVP & Head of Digital Assets
Capgemini

Naresh Lachmandas

Partner & Senior Fellow
Avasant

Kenneth Wood

Global Business Leader, Quantum Computing
IBM

Fred Pond

Former Chief Information Officer
Columbia Sportswear

Chitra Rajeshwari

Executive Director & Principal
Avasant Foundation

Joe Frampus

Managing Partner
Avasant

Nishant Verma

Partner
Avasant

Frank Scavo

Partner
Avasant

Robert Joslin

Partner
Avasant

Anupam Govil

Managing Partner
Avasant

Akshay Khanna

Partner
Avasant

Matthew Barlow

Partner
Avasant


“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

Hotel Accommodations

 

 

Avasant is pleased to provide an exclusive discounted rate on hotel accommodations at the stunning Terranea Resort. Experience all that EBS22 has to offer just footsteps from your hotel room!

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EMPOWERING BEYOND SUMMIT 2022 HEALTH AND SAFETY

In accordance with CDC, Los Angeles County guidelines and Terranea Resort’s policies, at check-in, all guests are encouraged to carry proof of vaccination; although, per local rules, Avasant will not be asking to show proof of vaccine.

We are thrilled to host Empowering Beyond Summit 2022 in person 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.

For more information regarding updates of Terranea’s COVID-19 policies please visit: https://www.terranea.com/updates.

SUMMIT CHAIR

Anupam Govil

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

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