August 19 - 21, 2019 | San Diego

Kevin Goldsmith

Chief Technology Officer

9:30 AM OPEX Power Talk Round 1: Innovation

3 speakers will give 10 min powerful TED style innovation and transformation case studies they have implemented in their organizations. Pure value delivered in the most compact and powerful way.
Build a fail-safe autonomous team culture to drive innovation and agility
·         A new way to increase innovation through the company culture
·         Improve organizational agility without losing accountability
·         Develop data-driven decision making processes
Kevin Goldsmith, Chief Technology Officer, AVVO
Innovation program case study from biotech industry
·         Outlining the innovation program from Ultragenyx
·         Kaizen principles driving innovation
William Botha, Senior Director Operational Excellence, Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical
Master the secret of sustained innovation: engage people and optimize process fast
·         Foster innovation in a large organization 
·         Real innovations are not just from the labs: Engage employees to have a fail fast mindset
Vipul Vohra, Enterprise Director, OPEX & Quality, Aon Affinity

10:40 AM A Transformation leaders panel: Spearhead your transformation from people, technology and process perspectives

Transformation is not a business advantage: It is a business imperative in 2018. Join this keynote panel session and hear transformation chiefs from leading organisations dissecting key strategies, tactics and potentially pitfalls to avoid along the transformation journey.
·         Tying strategic planning, enterprise PMO, Process excellence, digital innovations together for an end to end strategic transformation blueprint
·         Where do you allocate your resources with so many competing priorities?
·         Building the transformation backbone with the people:  what’s the right approach to lead your transformation and get your people on board?
·         How to move quicker and become more agile in decision making throughout your transformation? 

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Kevin.

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