Press Release

Avasant to Host the Fortune 500 Disruptors that are Transforming Digital at Empowering Beyond Summit 2020

LOS ANGELES, January 30th, 2020

Avasant to host its flagship Empowering Beyond Summit at the breathtaking Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. The event will take place on March 9 and 10, 2020.

This Summit will bring together over 300 senior-level executives for a day of thought leadership, engaging discourses, and interactive experiences. Speakers from verticals across the Fortune 500 spectrum will share their stories and insights on the transforming digital landscape. Hear from innovators like:

  • Bharat Amin, EVP and CIO, Huntington Ingalls Industries
  • Ravi Ohri, VP and CFO of IT, Freddie Mac
  • Rhonda Vetere, Global CIO, Herbalife
  • Shanker Trivedi, SVP of Enterprise Business, NVIDIA
  • Nuria Simo, CIO, Inter-American Development Bank
  • Rick Gehringer, CIO, Milken Institute
  • VP and Chief Administrative Officer, European Bank of Reconstruction and Development
  • Charles Sims, Head of Technology, LA Clippers
  • Vic Verma, CIO, International Fragrances and Flavors
  • Youri Bebic, Global Head of Product & Innovation, MoneyGram
  • Sidney Madison Prescott, Managing Principal, Intelligent Automation, E*Trade
  • Ajay Jindal, Senior Director of Automation COE, LexisNexis

This year’s theme, “Transcending Digital” encourages attendees to go beyond ‘digital’ to discover how technology can be used to create both economic and social value. EBS programming will explore how digital solutions, strategic sourcing, and automation are driving real business value.

Avasant’s CEO and Senior Partner, Kevin S. Parikh shares, “As we enter this next decade, we are at the intersection of tremendous opportunities and challenges presented by the convergence of digital and technology. In this new era, we are transcending. By applying moonshot thinking and technology innovation to create an engaging and more sustainable business landscape, enterprise can continue to succeed.”

Each year, Empowering Beyond Summit’s exclusive location is designed to provide a truly immersive experience for attendees. This year’s venue, Terranea Resort, exudes California’s quintessential charm and provides guests with the opportunity to experience both Avasant’s Empowering Beyond Summit and Avasant Foundation’s Impact the Future, without ever leaving the resort.

Registration is now open and can be accessed via the Empowering Beyond Summit 2020 event page. For inquiries, please reach out to Stacey Rogers at

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About Avasant

Avasant is a leading management consulting firm focused on translating the power of technology into realizable business strategies for the world’s largest corporations. Specializing in digital and IT transformation, sourcing advisory, global strategy, and governance services, Avasant prides itself on delivering high-value engagements through industry-focused innovation and flexible client-based solutions. Our seasoned professionals have an average of 20 years of industry-honed expertise, having conducted 1000+ engagements in over 50 countries. Avasant’s next generation consulting and advisory methods have made it the top-ranked firm in its class, with recognition from numerous organizations, including: Vault, NOA, IAOP, and Wall Street Journal.

Avasant’s engagement in the global market has inspired a strong commitment to community and purpose. Avasant Foundation supports technology and skill development programs to create employment opportunities for youth across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Latin America. For more information, visit

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