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All webconferences begin at 2 pm ET unless noted and are also both recorded and summarized for later viewing.
2020:   1/23, 2/27, 3/26, 4/23, 5/28, 6/25, 7/23, 8/27, 9/24, 10/22, 11/19, 12/17/2020.
2021:   1/28, 2/25, 3/25, 4/22, 5/27, 6/24, 7/22, 8/26, 9/23, 10/28, 11/18, 12/16/2021.

UPCOMING & RECENT SPEAKERS   (both videos & summaries available after).

Raytheon, Bill Russell, Senior Manager.
  Presenting: "Six Sigma at Its Best."

Mazda, Robert Davis, Senior Vice President, US Operations.
  Presenting: "Recovery Through Innovation."

Applebee's, Sam Rothschild, Sr. VP Operations.
  Presenting: "Shared Services: Overview of Opportunity."

SAP, Steven Birdsall, SVP and Head of Customer Operations.
  Presenting: "Mobilize and Simplify: Operationalizing New Reality - Lessons Learned."

Chili's, Kelli Valade, SVP & Chief Operating Officer.
  Presenting: "Growing Talent and Getting Leadership to Own It."

Vonage, Alistair Sloan, Vice President, Operations.
  Presenting: "Cyber Attack and Online Operations."

McGraw-Hill, John Marshall, Vice President of Global Product Development.
  Presenting: "Innovation and Execution: “Fostering a Culture of Innovation in a Traditional Business Environment."

Bank of America, Jim McComb, V.P. of Strategic Planning.
  Presenting: "Strategic Management Pitfalls: The Eight Greatest Challenges."

Cardinal Health, Bill Owad, SVP, Operational Excellence.
  Presenting: "Enterprise Improvement: Driving End to End Improvement."

Xerox, Audrey Pantas, Enterprise Program Management Office.
  Presenting: "Stop Hoping! Managing Project Delivery Risks."

Mayo Clinic, Shirley Weis, VP & Chief Administrative Officer.
  Presenting: "No Money, No Mission - No Mission, No Money."

CA, Malcolm Ryder, Senior Services Architect.
  Presenting: "How to Better Serve Your Clients Through Leveraging IT."

Kinder Morgan, Scott Kilkenny, VP Operations and EHS.
  Presenting: "Network and Services Cultural Integration."

Pier 1 Imports, Sharon Leite, Executive Vice President, Stores.
  Presenting: "Aligning Your Organization Into One."

Comerica Bank, Betty Rengifo Tucker, Executive Vice President.
  Presenting: "Growing The Business in the Midst of Economic Uncertainly."

Applebees, Sam Rothschild, Sr. VP Operations.
  Presenting: "Leaders on the Front Line."

Ingram Micro, Robert Gifford, EVP Global Logistics.
  Presenting: "Past, Present, and Future: Supply Chain Perspectives on the Global Marketplace."

Sabre, Ramji Balasubramanian, Director/Program & Release Management
  Presenting: "Continuous Delivery."

Technicolor, Sunil Gulati, Director of Operations.
  Presenting: "Cost Control in Operations."

Charles Schwab Bank, Angela Birmingham, Vice President, Controller.
  Presenting: "Influencing the Client Experience."

Waste Management, Amanda Fairley, Sustainability Manager.
  Presenting: "CNG Fleet Conversion."

Famous Brands International, (TCBY & Mrs. Fields), Belinda Oakley, Vice President of Operations.
  Presenting: "Building a Cohesive Leadership Team."

Unisys, Paul Gleeson, Vice President Global Managed Services.
  Presenting: "People Services -The role IT can play in using analytics to measure and drive productivity."

Plantronics, Renee Niemi, Senior Vice President.
  Presenting: "Working Smart(er)."

Banner Health, Rhonda Anderson, Chief Executive Officer.
  Presenting: "How the New Healthcare Reform Could Affect Your Operations."

Wendy's, Ed Martinez, VP, Shared Services.
  Presenting: "A Case Study in Operational Excellence Building and Running a Support Services Business Unit."

Arrow Electronics, Bradley Stark, General Manager.
  Presenting: "Operational Excellence."

CA Technologies, Mark Ouellette, Senior Vice President, Global Business Operations.
  Presenting: "Transformation Journey: Building Value Into the Sales Ecosystem."

Mutual of Omaha, Beth Schmidt, VP, Process & Project Mgmt.
  Presenting: "Lean PMO."

Tesla Motors, Clay Lewis, Manager, Optimization.
  Presenting: "North American Returnable Containerization Plan."

Mayo Clinic, Shirley Weis, VP & Chief Administrative Officer.
  Presenting: "o Money, No Mission - No Mission, No Money."

Clear Channel Outdoor, Hi Leva, SVP Operations.
  Presenting: "Sales Operations Best Practices."

Cardinal Health, Bill Owad, SVP, Operational Excellence.
  Presenting: "Enterprise Improvement:A Driving End to End Improvement."

EMC Corporation, Vance Checketts, Vice President, Operations.
  Presenting: "Business Intelligence & the COO."

Microsoft, Marilee Byers, Director.
  Presenting: "Risk Governance and Internal Controls."

Stanley-Bostitch, John Martino VP Supply Chain Management.
  Presenting: "Supply Management Best Practice - 4 Steps to Success."

Salesforce.com, Steve Greene, Director.
  Presenting: "Large Scale Agile Transformation in an On-Demand World."

Ariba Global Solutions and Services, Chris Haydon, Vice President.
  Presenting: "Leading Growth and Innovation."

iHOP, Janey Tarpein, Manager, Restaurant Operations.
  Presenting: "Support Leading Growth and Innovation."

Alltel Wireless, Scott Searls, Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Executive.
  Presenting: "Operationalizing Supply and Supply Chain."

Owens Corning, Kerry Desberg, Global Manager.
  Presenting: "Do you have a Green Backbone? Eight Ways to Make Sure You are a Strong Steward."

Raytheon, William Russell, Senior Manager, Performance Consulting.
  Presenting: "How Organizational Networks Create Business Value."

Marriott Hotels, Todd Milisits, Director.
  Presenting: "Property Improvement-Marriott Style!."

Compuware, Dan Hughes, VP Business Transformation.
  Presenting: "Best Practices From The War For Talent."

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