Transcending Digital: The role of technology in building a new world.
Go beyond ‘digital’ to discover how technology can be used to create both economic and social value. Join Avasant at the beautiful Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA to explore how digital solutions, strategic sourcing, and automation drive real business value.

The EBS Experience

25+ Executive Speakers
100+ C-Level Executives
100+ IT Executives
100+ BPO Executives
Technology Showcase
Case Studies and Sessions

MARCH 9

Avasant Foundation Impact the Future
11:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Avasant Foundation Gala Dinner Reception
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

MARCH 10

Avasant Empowering Beyond Summit
7:00 AM – 5:45 PM

EB After Dark
6:15 PM – 8:00 PM

Topic Highlights

  • Digital Innovation and Disruption across various industries

  • Success stories of digital transformation through Intelligent Automation, IoT, and Cognitive

  • Building new business models and governance mechanisms to enhance customer value

  • Sourcing Transformation strategies


The next breakthrough will be as a result of imagining a future that doesn’t exist today.

Mark Hill
CIO & SVP
Gilead Sciences


I’ve found the Empowering Beyond Summit panel discussions, curriculum and agenda to be very strong. I love the collaboration that goes on between the vendors and the CXOs driven by Avasant.

 

Sean Lennon
CIO & SVP
Allergan

Ray Barnard

Ray Barnard

EVP, Systems and Supply Chain at Fluor

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Ray Barnard

Ray Barnard

EVP, Systems and Supply Chain at Fluor

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Ray Barnard

Ray Barnard

EVP, Systems and Supply Chain at Fluor

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Ray Barnard

Ray Barnard

EVP, Systems and Supply Chain at Fluor

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Featured Speakers

Bharat Amin

Bharat Amin

Chief Information Officer, Huntington Ingalls Industries
Shanker Trivedi

Shanker Trivedi

Senior Vice President, Enterprise Business, NVIDIA
Marissa Andrada

Marissa Andrada

Chief People Officer, Chipotle Mexican Grill
Ravi Ohri

Ravi Ohri

Chief Financial Officer, IT, Freddie Mac
Fernando Pons

Fernando Pons

CAO, European Bank of Reconstruction and Development
Lance Ralls

Lance Ralls

Global Chief Information Officer, Belkin
Yuri Aguiar

Yuri Aguiar

Head of Innovation, The Ogilvy Group
Nuria Simo

Nuria Simo

CIO, Inter-American Development Bank
Rick Gehringer

Rick Gehringer

CIO, Milken Institute
Kevin S. Parikh

Kevin S. Parikh

CEO and Senior Partner, Avasant
Anupam Govil

Anupam Govil

Partner, Avasant, President, AvaSense
Mike Zill

Mike Zill

CAO and CIO, ACADIA Pharmaceuticals
Ryan Davis

Ryan Davis

SVP, Procurement, Bank of America
Cathy Schulz

Cathy Schulz

AVP of Infrastructure and Computing Services, American Family Insurance
Charles Sims

Charles Sims

Head of Technology, LA Clippers
Amit Pradhan

Amit Pradhan

Executive Chairman at Zero / AI
Rajat Wadhwani

Rajat Wadhwani

Head of Transformation, Cetera Financial Group
Vish Mishra

Vish Mishra

General Partner and Venture Director, Clearstone Ventures
Sidney Madison Prescott

Sidney Madison Prescott

Managing Principal, Intelligent Automation, E*TRADE
Howard Miller

Howard Miller

CIO, UCLA Anderson School of Management
Gene Berry

Gene Berry

Former CIO at OneAmerica
Ajay Jindal

Ajay Jindal

Senior Director, Automation CoE, LexisNexis

Agenda

  • 7:00AM - Registration & Breakfast

  • 8:15 AM - Opening Keynote: Transcending Digital

  • 9:10 AM - Keynote: Digital Transformation - Solving Complex Problems Using Disruptive Technologies

  • 9:50 AM - Fireside Chat: How the Age of AI will Change Everything

  • 10:20 AM - Coffee Break

  • 10:50 AM - Panel: How the Financial Services Industry is Driving Business Transformation

  • 11:35 AM - Panel: 10X Disruption: Enterprise Innovation at Startup Speed

  • 12:15 PM - Lunch

  • 1:20 PM - Fireside Chat: Vision 2020: Global Development in the Digital Age

  • 1:55 PM - Panel: Customer Centric Innovation: Enabling Digital Journeys to Drive Global Brands

  • 2:30PM - CIO Perspective: The Six Tenets of Digital Transformation

  • 3:00 PM - Coffee Break

  • 3:30 PM - Panel: The Agile Enterprise: Cloudy With A Chance of Cyber Breach

  • 4:15 PM - Panel: Building the Digital Workforce: How Automation, AI, and Analytics are Reshaping the Intelligent Enterprise

  • 5:00 PM - Closing Keynote: Surprise Guest Speaker

  • 5:35 PM - Break before Cocktail Reception

  • 5:45 PM - EB After Dark

Analyst Track

  • 3:30 PM - Fireside Chat: The New Age Research Organization

  • 3:50 PM - Thought Leader Panel: Global Perspectives on Digital Trends

  • 4:10 PM - Launch of Research Themes and Avasant Research Calendar 2020-2021

  • 4:20 PM - Engaging with the New Avasant Research Organization

Join us on Tuesday evening, March 10, for an exclusive ultra-lounge experience. Take in the fresh air, sights and sounds that you could only find at Empowering Beyond Summit. Welcome to…

EB After Dark

Registration

2020’s Premier Venue

Hosted at a unique Los Angeles venue each year, Avasant aims to take attendees outside their comfort zone, fostering greater creativity and more meaningful interactions.

A hidden gem on the Los Angeles coast, Terranea Resort and Spa is a 102-acre luxury resort destination exuding California’s quintessential personality and charm. Attendees will be able to experience both Avasant Foundation’s Impact the Future events and Avasant’s Empowering Beyond Summit, footsteps from their hotel rooms.

Terranea Resort & Spa
100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

BOOK YOUR STAY

Avasant is pleased to be able to provide all attendees with spacious rooms, bathed in sunlight and featuring an ocean-view. These rooms are available at the special rate of $290/night, when booked through the official Avasant room block.
We encourage attendees to reserve their stay as soon as possible, as availability is limited.

The Portofino Hotel and Marina
260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

BOOK YOUR STAY

Avasant is pleased to offer the Portofino Hotel and Marina as an alternative option for your comfort and enjoyment.
Portofino’s oceanside and marina-front guest rooms and suites are a breath of crisp, sea salty ocean air.

Courtyard Los Angeles Torrance/Palos Verdes
2633 Sepulveda Boulevard, Torrance, CA 90505

BOOK YOUR STAY

Find a balance of comfort and convenience at Courtyard Los Angeles Torrance/Palos Verdes, a lovely home base for your SoCal visit.

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Contact Us

Anupam Govil

Anupam Govil

Partner, Avasant and Chair, Empowering Beyond Summit
Stacey Rogers

Stacey Rogers

Events & Marketing Manager