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EB Digital 2021 explored how the hyper convergence of technologies, digital solutions and humanity’s unbound creativity, are driving real business value.

Gain thought leadership from executives of the world’s most innovative companies as we take a holistic approach to examining technology, by exploring society as a whole.

The Empowering Beyond Digital Experience

2 Days
250+ C-Level Executives
1000+ Registrants
40+ Thought Leaders
18+ Key Topic Sessions
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  • ACCELERATING BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION: BALANCING OPPORTUNITY AND RISK

  • DIGITAL REDUX: REVIVING THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE

  • RE-IMAGINING THE ENTERPRISE OPERATING MODEL FOR POST-COVID WORLD

  • FUTURE OF IT: CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF CYBER BREACH

  • HARNESSING AI : POWERING TRANSFORMATIONAL BUSINESS MODELS

FEATURED TOPICS

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  • ACCELERATING BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION: BALANCING OPPORTUNITY AND RISK

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  • DIGITAL REDUX: REVIVING THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE

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  • RE-IMAGINING THE ENTERPRISE OPERATING MODEL FOR POST-COVID WORLD

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  • FUTURE OF IT: CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF CYBER BREACH

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  • HARNESSING AI : POWERING TRANSFORMATIONAL BUSINESS MODELS

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Testimonial

“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

Speakers

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Justin Erbacci

Chief Executive Officer,
Los Angeles World Airports

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Rishad Tobaccowala

Chief Growth Officer,
Publicis Groupe & Author

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Larry James

COO & Deputy Director,
Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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Kevin S. Parikh

Chairman and CEO,
Avasant

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Jyoti Chopra

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

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Bharat Amin

EVP & Chief Information Officer,
Huntington Ingalls Industries

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Randi Levin

CIO,
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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Oscar Balmore Elizondo De La Garza

Director of Business Services,
Cemex

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Rhonda Vetere

EVP, Chief Information Officer,
Herbalife Nutrition

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Sidney Madison Prescott

Global Head of Intelligent Automation,
Spotify

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Wasif Rasheed

EVP & Chief Revenue & Growth Officer,
Providence Health

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Michele Steele

VP Customer Experience,
OneAmerica

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Ravi Ohri

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

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Steve Phillpott

Chief Information Officer,
Illumina

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Rashmi Kumar

SVP & Chief Information Officer,
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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Jayme Puu

SVP, Internal Operations,
HMSA

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Robert Taylor

SVP & Chief Information Officer,
Fluor

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Gary Hayslip

Chief Information Security Officer,
SoftBank

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Drew Martin

Chief Information Officer,
Jack in the Box

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Renée B. Lahti

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

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Kenny Cheung

Chief of Procurement,
World Bank

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Amy Leonard

Global Partner Alliance Director,
Microsoft

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Chad Covelli

Chief Operating Officer,
Rockingham Insurance

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Yuri Aguiar

Chief Enterprise Data Officer,
The WPP Group

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Jairo Quiros

Global Vice President, Shared Services,
Equifax

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Mary Ann Gallo

Head of Global Marketing and Communications,
Moon Creative Lab

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Vic Verma

EVP & Chief Information Officer,
International Flavors & Fragrances

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Hiten Patel

Chief Product Officer & acting Chief Information Officer, RUSH

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Shawn Kingsberry

Vice President Advisory Services,
Unisys

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Jim Addison

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

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Ajay Bahl

Executive Vice President,
HCL

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Stan Kreydin

Chief Technology Officer & CISO,
Travel + Leisure Co

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Mark Taylor

Global Practice Lead, Digital Experience,
Cognizant

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Carlos Hernandez

Former Chief Executive Officer,
Fluor

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Brian Kernan

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

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Chris Wong

Chief Executive Officer,
Lifesite

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Raj Mishra

SVP – Payer and Payer Products,
Infinite

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James Dewaker

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

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Anita Karlsson

General Manager, Cognitive Process Services, North America,
IBM

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Ray Barnard

Former Executive VP,
Fluor Corporation

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Jim Rinaldi

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

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Walter Yosafat

Chief Information Officer,
Vibrant Emotional Health

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Giorgio Vanzini

VP Strategic Alliances and Partners,
DXC Technology

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John Caruthers

Executive Advisor,
Evotek
Former Supervisory Special Agent,
FBI

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Fred Pond

Former Chief Information Officer,
Columbia Sportswear and North Pacific

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Gene Berry

Former SVP and Chief Information Officer,
One America

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Naresh Lachmandas

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

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Larry Godec

TBM Council
Former Chief Information Officer,
First American Financial

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Anupam Govil

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

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Carlos Hernandez

Partner, Avasant,
Head of Digital Transformation,

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Akshay Khanna

Partner, Avasant,
Head of Avasant Labs and Research,

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Joe Frampus

Partner, Avasant,
Head of Retail, CPG & Manufacturing,

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Matthew Barlow

Partner, Avasant,
Head of Business Transformation & Healthcare

Session Recordings

Gain first-hand insights into the solutions and strategies that are progressing innovation forward. Take a seat and join in the collective experience that includes inspiring keynotes, interactive panels, innovative demos and solutions, and imaginative fireside chats, with the people that are pioneering the future.

OPENING KEYNOTE: INNOVATING AT SCALE: ENABLING DISRUPTIVE GROWTH FOR A MEGA CITY

Speaker: Justin Erbacci, CEO, LA World Airports

PLENARY KEYNOTE: EARTH CALLING MARS – THE ENDURING SPIRIT OF 10X INNOVATION

Speaker: Larry James, COO & Deputy Director, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA

PLENARY KEYNOTE: THE RISE OF THE IMAGINATION AGE

Speaker: Kevin Parikh, Chairman & CEO, Avasant

KEYNOTE: THE GREAT RE-INVENTION: TRANSFORMING SOCIETY, BUSINESS AND PEOPLE

Speaker: Rishad Tobaccowala, Chief Growth Officer, Publicis Groupe

FIRESIDE CHAT: RE-IMAGINING THE ENTERPRISE OPERATING MODEL FOR POST COVID WORLD

Moderator: Anupam Govil, Partner, Avasant, Head of Global Sales & Strategic Partnerships, Chair of Empowering Beyond Summit

Speakers: Vic Verma, EVP & Chief Information Officer, International Flavors & Fragrances; Hiten Patel, Chief Product Officer & acting Chief Information Officer, RUSH

FIRESIDE CHAT: INTELLIGENT SOURCING MODELS FOR THE GLOBAL ENTERPRISE

Moderator: Joe Frampus, Partner, Avasant

Speakers: Oscar Balmore Elizondo De La Garza, Director of Business Services, Cemex; Ravi Ohri, SVP & IT Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer, Freddie Mac

KEYNOTE: ACCELERATING BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION: BALANCING OPPORTUNITY AND RISK

Speaker: Bharat Amin, EVP & Chief Information Officer, Huntington Ingalls Industries

FIRESIDE CHAT: HARNESSING AI: POWERING TRANSFORMATIONAL BUSINESS MODELS

Moderator: Larry Godec, TBM Council, Former Chief Information Officer, First American Financial

Speakers: Steve Phillpott, Chief Information Officer, Illumina; Rashmi Kumar, SVP & Chief Information Officer, Hewlett Packard Enterprise; Rajendra Mishra, SVP – Payer and Payer Products, Infinite Computer Solutions

Sponsor: Infinite Computer Solutions

PANEL: THE FUTURE OF IT: CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF CYBER BREACH

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

Speakers: John Caruthers, Executive Advisor, Evotek & Former Supervisory Special Agent, FBI; Gary Hayslip, Chief Information Security Officer, SoftBank; and Drew Martin, Former Chief Information Officer, Jack in the Box

PANEL: THE HYPER AUTOMATION AGE: WIRING BUSINESS FOR AGILITY AND SPEED

Moderator: Akshay Khanna, Partner, Avasant & Head of Avasant Labs and Research

Speakers: Sidney Madison Prescott, Global Head of Intelligent Automation, Spotify; Jairo Quiros, Global Vice President, Shared Services, Equifax; Ajay Bahl, Executive Vice President, HCL Technologies

Sponsor: HCL Technologies

PANEL: DIGITAL REDUX: REVIVING THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE

Moderator: Renée B. Lahti, Former SVP – Chief Innovation Officer & Data Officer (CIDO), Hitachi Vantara, Avasant Distinguished Fellow

Speakers:  Yuri Aguiar, Chief Enterprise Data Officer, The WPP Group; Mark Taylor, Global Markets Lead, Digital Experience, Cognizant; Mary Ann Gallo, Head of Global Marketing and Communications, Moon Creative Lab

Sponsor: Cognizant

PANEL: THE RISE OF DIGITAL HEALTH: ENABLING SEAMLESS BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION

Moderator: Matt Barlow, Partner, Avasant & Head of Business Transformation & Healthcare

Speakers: Wasif Rasheed, EVP & Chief Revenue & Growth Officer, Providence Health; Jayme Puu, SVP, Internal Operations, HMSA; Anita Karlsson, General Manager, Cognitive Process Services, North America, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Sponsor: International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

PANEL: PLAYBOOK FOR INDUSTRY 4.0: DIGITALIZATION OF SUPPLY CHAINS

Moderator: Fred Pond, Former Chief Information Officer, Columbia Sportswear and North Pacific

Speakers: Robert Taylor, SVP & Chief Information Officer, Fluor; Jim Addison, Head of Distribution, Global Parts & Accessories, Bombardier Recreation Products; Rajesh Sundaram, VP, Manufacturing, LTI

Sponsor: Larsen & Toubro Infotech Limited

PANEL: BUILDING THE DIGITAL FOUNDATION THROUGH HYBRID CLOUD

Moderator: Walter Yosafat, Chief Information Officer, Vibrant Emotional Health

Speakers: Randi Levin, CIO, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA; Stan Kreydin, Chief Technology Officer & CISO, Travel + Leisure Co; Shawn Kingsberry, Vice President Advisory Services, Unisys

Sponsor: Unisys

PANEL: INSURANCE AT CROSS ROADS: DRIVING CUSTOMER-CENTRIC PRODUCT INNOVATION

Moderator: Gene Berry, Former SVP and Chief Information Officer, One America

Speakers: Chad Covelli, COO of Personal Lines and Chief Actuary, Rockingham Group; Michele Steele, VP Customer Experience, One America; James Dewaker, Senior Vice President & Head of Insurance Practice US, Zensar Technologies

Sponsor: Zensar Technologies

PANEL: THE POWER OF INNOVATION PARTNERSHIPS TO ENHANCE BUSINESS OUTCOMES

Moderator: Carlos Hernandez, Partner, Avasant, Head of Digital Transformation

Speakers: Brian Kernan, Vice President, Indirect Procurement & Vendor Management, Republic National Distributing Company; Kenny Cheung, Chief of Procurement, World Bank; Giorgio Vanzini, VP Strategic Alliances and Partners, DXC Technology; and Amy Leonard, Global Partner Alliance Director, DXC Technology, Microsoft

Sponsor: DXC Technology

FIRESIDE CHAT: NAVIGATING DURING CRISIS: LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM THE YEAR THAT WAS

Moderator: Jim Rinaldi, Chief IT Advisor and Former Chief Information Officer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory; Ray Barnard, Former Executive VP, Fluor Corporation; Carlos Hernandez, Partner, Avasant; and Chris Wong, CEO, LifeSite

CLOSING KEYNOTE: THE ECONOMIC IMPERATIVE: BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE AND INCLUSIVE FUTURE

Speaker: Jyoti Chopra, Senior Vice President & Chief People, Inclusion and Sustainability Officer, MGM Resorts International

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