Learn from the best to build and execute a world class operational excellence and business transformation strategy

An increasingly competitive global market full of disruptive challenger brands together with evolving digital marketplace and workplace continue to push leading companies to reinvent and transform to achieve business excellence, only this time, with a much more aggressive goal.

Anything less than 10x improvements is no longer enough to impress your CEO and CFOs – they demand more from you, their COOs, Transformation and OPEX leaders.
They need you to lead the charge to true business excellence, and to use technology, people and process methodology to deliver cutting-edge operational excellence.

Operational Excellence Leaders from companies from across North America gathered together, all exclusively under one roof at OPEX Summer 2019. With the ability to benchmark and learn from operational leaders across industries, leading brands, market disrupters and industry gurus, OPEX Summer: Business Transformation leaders summit left attendees inspired to take their technology, people and process strategy to the next level.

Core Themes for OPEX Summer: Business Transformation Leaders Summit

2018 Speakers

Loren Bishop

Vice President – Director of the Lean Management Office
State Street

Codin Caragea

Senior Vice President, Business Process Management CoE
Riyad Bank

Vipul Vohra

Enterprise Director, OPEX & Quality
Aon Affinity

Amber Brown

Director, Strategic Initiatives
UnionBank - MUFG

Melissa Hall-Cohn

Vice President, Customer Experience Process Improvement

Beth Schmidt

Vice President Business Process & Project Management
Mutual of Omaha

Nathan Hillman

Head of Performance and Transformation
Ericsson North America

Meagan Boson

Senior Director Business Transformation

Dennis Deas

Managing Director, Enterprise Performance Improvement
Kaiser Permanente

Damon Werner

Vice President, Business Optimization & Six Sigma

Daniel Abrantes

Global Change and Communications Manager

Robin Gomez

Director Data and Analytics

Dan Jarmel

Director of Process & Quality Excellence
Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Rémi Raphael

Director Business Transformation
Duke Energy Corporation

The Summit in Numbers


C-level and Executive Speakers and Attendees




Sales Pitches  


Interactive Sessions  

Why OPEX Summer?

How is OPEX Summer: Business Transformation Leaders Summit Different?

Attendees and speakers are all the person responsible in their companies for leading transformation and operational excellence in their business – these are the decision makers.

Plus OPEX Week Summer: Transformation Leaders Summit is:



Focus on strategic value based OPEX breakthroughs to achieve 10x improvements



Putting digital at the heart of operational excellence and transformation



Learn by participating with brand new formats (TED talks, IDGs, Scribes)



The big ideas from speakers who will show you how to think differently



Party with PEX in the summer sun with drinks receptions and networking!



Generating insights from growing 140,000 community members

Sponsors & Exhibitors
Media Partners

What happened at OPEX Summer 2018?