Meet the amazing OPEX Week speakers

COO & Chief Transformation Officer 2020 Summit Advisory Board


Amir Farid
Amir Farid
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Transformation Officer
Westfield Insurance
Martijn Gribnau
Martijn Gribnau
Chief Operating Officer
Genworth Financial
Eric Hammes
Eric Hammes
SVP Business Transformation & Information Technology
3M
Vinay Mummigatti
Vinay Mummigatti
Chief Automation Officer
LexisNexis
Tony Saldanha
Tony Saldanha
Former Vice President, Global Business Services, Next Generation Services
Procter & Gamble
Guru Vasudeva
Guru Vasudeva
Senior Vice President and CIO
Nationwide

OPEX Week 2020: Business Transformation World Summit Advisory Board


Leslie Behnke
Leslie Behnke
Head Lean Six Sigma Business Excellence
HALO Branded Solutions
Beth Johnson
Beth Johnson
VP, Operational Excellence, Digital Finance
Goldman Sachs
Loren Bishop
Loren Bishop
Vice President - Director of Lean Management Office
State Street
Kishore Kandru
Kishore Kandru
Enterprise Business Architecture
CSAA Insurance Group
Vipul Vohra
Vipul Vohra
Head of Quality and Operational Excellence
Aon
Mia Leondakis
Mia Leondakis
Vice President, Business Transformation & Automation
VMWare
Peter Evans
Peter Evans
Global Continuous Improvement Director
LEGO
Samantha Bureau-Johnson
Samantha Bureau-Johnson
Vice President, Business Process Excellence & Project Management Offic
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
Sheila Montney
Sheila Montney
Assistant Vice President
State Farm
Cristian Matei
Cristian Matei
Head of Business Transformation
Veolia Group
Rafal Olejniczak
Rafal Olejniczak
General Manager, Board Member, Global Service Centre
3M
Brenton Harder
Brenton Harder
Head Process Excellence
BNY Mellon
David Hadd
David Hadd
Senior Vice President Corporate Continuous Improvement
Webster Bank
Ken Telfort
Ken Telfort
Director, Process and Operational Excellence
B. Braun Medical
Ýr Gunnarsdóttir
Ýr Gunnarsdóttir
Operational Excellence/Continuous Improvement Deployment Lead
Shell International

2020 Big Ideas Speaker


General Ann Dunwoody
General Ann Dunwoody
First ever Female Four-Star General, Retired Commander of U.S. Army Materiel Command
Author of A Higher Standard

COO & Chief Transformation Officer Summit


Guru Vasudeva
Guru Vasudeva
Senior Vice President and CIO
Nationwide
Martijn Gribnau
Martijn Gribnau
Chief Operating Officer
Genworth Financial
Amir Farid
Amir Farid
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Transformation Officer
Westfield Insurance
Vinay Mummigatti
Vinay Mummigatti
Chief Automation Officer
LexisNexis
Dhiraj Cherian
Dhiraj Cherian
CFO
Panasonic Automotive
David Campos
David Campos
Chief Transformation Officer
Serta Simmons Bedding
Himanshu Arora
Himanshu Arora
Chief Data and Analytics Officer
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Renaud Fournier
Renaud Fournier
Chief Transformation Officer
Wiley
Trish Fielden
Trish Fielden
Business Transformation Executive
USAA
Lisa Wardlaw
Lisa Wardlaw
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Head of Business Transformation
Munich American Reassurance Company
Michael J. Reynolds
Michael J. Reynolds
Senior Vice President Business Transformation
TIAA Bank
Nigel Leppitt
Nigel Leppitt
Chief Transformation Officer
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS)
Paul Krebs
Paul Krebs
Chief Transformation Officer
Koch Industries
Tanner Corbridge
Tanner Corbridge
Senior Partner
Partners In Leadership
Jasmine Ahmed
Jasmine Ahmed
Senior Vice President, Transformation
Dentsu Aegis

Speakers on Growth, Turnaround & Holistic Transformation


Biju Bhaskar
Biju Bhaskar
Global Head of Business Agility
Thomson Reuters
Loren Bishop
Loren Bishop
Managing Director of the Lean Management Office
State Street
Dr. Charles Brandon
Dr. Charles Brandon
Director Process Improvement Office
US Army
Ajay Dedhia
Ajay Dedhia
Director, Business Excellence
Pfizer
Ruben Del Toro
Ruben Del Toro
Director Enterprise Continuous Improvement
Southwest Airlines
Tina Dinger
Tina Dinger
Senior Vice President - Enterprise Project Management Office
Northwest Bank
Chris Glover
Chris Glover
Vice President NA Supply Chain, Walmart Performance System
Walmart
Subhro Gupta
Subhro Gupta
Vice President and Head of Business Process Transformation
Prudential
Mia Leondakis
Mia Leondakis
Vice President, Business Transformation & Automation
VM Ware
Colette Levy
Colette Levy
Senior Director, Chief of Staff and Business Transformation, Risk Management
Capital One
Angela Marano
Angela Marano
Managing Director, Business Transformation
Southwest Airlines
Cristian Matei, Ph.D, LSS, MBB
Cristian Matei, Ph.D, LSS, MBB
Founder Advanced Thinking & Acting Head of Business Transformation
Veolia
Ryan Mayer
Ryan Mayer
Vice President - Operational Excellence
BioReference Laboratories Inc
Tyler McBeth
Tyler McBeth
Pre-Sales consultant
i-nexus
Terry Roach
Terry Roach
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Capsifi
Greg Smith
Greg Smith
Executive Vice President, Supply Chain
Walmart
Ekaterina Curry
Ekaterina Curry
Global Head of Ratings Operations
S&P Global Ratings
Jorj Madalin Mihailovici
Jorj Madalin Mihailovici
Chief Executive Officer
Veolia Group
Ewerton Pavan
Ewerton Pavan
Business Transformation Leader
Philips
Piotr Pyszkowski
Piotr Pyszkowski
EVP, Digital Transformation & Quality
Alcatel-Lucent
Irina Munteanu
Irina Munteanu
CFO
Veolia Romania
Kevin Wojcikewych
Kevin Wojcikewych
Head of Business Operations & Transformation
Covance
Aaron Washburn
Aaron Washburn
Senior Director, Business Process Improvement
CME Group
Wm. Brou Gautier
Wm. Brou Gautier
Director, USAF Continuous Process Improvement & Innovation (CPI2) Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force, Management (SAF/MG)
US Air Force
Joseph F. Paris Jr.
Joseph F. Paris Jr.
Industry Thought Leader & Founder
Operational Excellence Society
Christine Halberstadt
Christine Halberstadt
Vice President Strategic Transformation
Freddie Mac
Donald Magnuson
Donald Magnuson
Vice President Business Transformation
Software AG

Speakers on Process Transformation


Beth Johnson
Beth Johnson
Vice President, Operational Excellence, Digital Services
Goldman Sachs
Vipul Vohra
Vipul Vohra
Head of Quality and Operational Excellence
Aon
David Hadd
David Hadd
Senior Vice President, Corporate Continuous Improvement
Websterbank
Michael Stober
Michael Stober
Senior Vice President Process Reengineering
Citizens Bank
Brenton Harder
Brenton Harder
Head of Process Excellence
BNY Mellon
Hauke Schupp
Hauke Schupp
Senior Vice President Quality Control
Rushmore Loan Management Services
Tavis Addison
Tavis Addison
Head of Process and Quality Management
VW Credit
Aboubacar Cissokho
Aboubacar Cissokho
Discover Management System Coach
Discover Financial Services
Christy Hartner
Christy Hartner
Senior Vice President
Commerce Bank
Rob Kenny
Rob Kenny
Senior Director Operational Excellence
Moderna
Kristen Workman
Kristen Workman
Director Lean Office Transformation
Schneider Electric
Elizabeth Dare
Elizabeth Dare
Head of Oncology TR Strategy & Operations
The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
Peter Evans
Peter Evans
Global Continuous Improvement Director
LEGO
William Olmstead
William Olmstead
Director Commercial Business Excellence
Diageo
David Haigh
David Haigh
Director of Continuous Improvement
Wolseley Canada
Vic Nanda
Vic Nanda
Head, Quality Capabilities & Consulting
Nokia
Matt Hansen
Matt Hansen
Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt
H&R Block
Ifty Khan
Ifty Khan
Senior Sourcing and Supplier Quality Leader
Baker Hughes, a GE Company
Peg Pennington
Peg Pennington
President; Instructor, Center for Operational Excellence, Ohio State University
Moresteam
Joseph Anderson
Joseph Anderson
President
Institute for Process Excellence (IpX)
Robert Hutcherson
Robert Hutcherson
Author of "Organizational Optimization", Chief Executive Officer & Founder
Optimize Consulting
Steve Towers
Steve Towers
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
BP Group
James Dodkins
James Dodkins
Principal Consultant
BP Group
Kari Moeller
Kari Moeller
SVP US Operations
Business Optix
Kirk Trachy
Kirk Trachy
Senior Solution Engineer & Evangelist
Quickbase
Anu Pujji
Anu Pujji
Principal of Operational Excellence
Amazon
Mike Faller
Mike Faller
Senior Continuous Improvement Engagement Manager
Ameren
Steven Hall
Steven Hall
Vice President, Process Excellence Leader
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Robert Salaj
Robert Salaj
Director of Operational Excellence
Lighthouse Electric

Speakers on Digital Transformation


Hemant Purkar
Hemant Purkar
Executive Director, Digital Workforce COE
JP Morgan Chase
Kishore Kandru
Kishore Kandru
Enterprise Business Architecture
CSAA Insurance Group
Adrian Terry
Adrian Terry
Vice President, Enterprise Services -- Process Excellence & RPA
GM Financial
Michelle Joliat
Michelle Joliat
Managing Director and Head, Wealth Digitization, Robotics, and Process Transformation
BMO Financial Group
Bror Muller
Bror Muller
Vice President Business Change
Renaissance Re
Nick Hoppenjans
Nick Hoppenjans
Director, Operations Process Automation, Operations Services Transformation Office (OSTO)
US Bank
Rich Benoit
Rich Benoit
Director of Automation Solutions
McKesson
Steven Remsen
Steven Remsen
Senior Technical Manager, Enterprise Process Excellence
Intel Corporation
Ashutosh Chaudhari
Ashutosh Chaudhari
Director, Center for Automation and Process Excellence
LexisNexis
Anish Sharan
Anish Sharan
Director Business Improvement
CME Group
Walker Fenton
Walker Fenton
Senior Vice President of Product
TrackVia
Robert Thacker
Robert Thacker
Director, Global Product Marketing & Enablement
iGrafx
Binoy Gosalia
Binoy Gosalia
Vice President, Global Alliances and Partnerships
Workato
Markus Zirn
Markus Zirn
Vice President, Business Development
Workato
Daniel Lee
Daniel Lee
Head of Process Engineering
Google Express
Dr. Viktors J. Muiznieks
Dr. Viktors J. Muiznieks
Director Technology Innovation and Integration
MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Philip Weinholtz
Philip Weinholtz
Engineer
Odyssey Systems Consulting Group/MIT Lincoln Laboratory
David Friedman
David Friedman
Head of Intelligent Automation CoE
Ryder System
Michael Lamendola
Michael Lamendola
Director, Operational Excellence and eProcess Solutions
Covance
Matt Hucal
Matt Hucal
Senior Manager – GBS Digital Solutions
General Motors
Marinela Zgourov
Marinela Zgourov
Program Manger, GBS Digital Solutions
General Motors
Jose Teixeira
Jose Teixeira
Director of Process Management and Center of Excellence
Ericsson
Dr. Lars Reinkemeyer
Dr. Lars Reinkemeyer
Vice President of Business Intelligence
Siemens AG

Speakers on Cultural Transformation & Transformational Leadership


Sheila Montney
Sheila Montney
Assistant Vice President
State Farm
Sameer Anand
Sameer Anand
Director, Enterprise Agile Coach
Freddie Mac
Sarah Schott
Sarah Schott
Former Chief Compliance Officer and Vice President
Northwestern Mutual
Reka Mishra
Reka Mishra
Managing Director, Transformation Office
SVB Financial Group
Brian Williams
Brian Williams
Senior Vice President Continuous Improvement and Shared Services
Voya Financial
Anne Ponton
Anne Ponton
Head of Operations Project Team
Société Générale
Beth O'Connor
Beth O'Connor
Director Process Excellence
Visa
Jarkko Vuorikoski
Jarkko Vuorikoski
Head of Customer Journey
Danske Bank (Finland)
Elke Hollmann
Elke Hollmann
Head of Global Process Development
Stratec SE
Chris Harrington
Chris Harrington
Director of Operations & General Manager
Elastic Therapy
Terry Barnhart
Terry Barnhart
Head of Process and Cultural Excellence
Sandoz
Sonia Singh
Sonia Singh
Associate Director of Strategic Engagement
Optum Health
Mohamed Saleh
Mohamed Saleh
Former Lean Director
Hartford Healthcare
Eric Pope
Eric Pope
Vice President Operations
US Synthetic
Ian Goudy
Ian Goudy
Vice President of Global Continuous Improvement
Hertz
Jim Hinderks
Jim Hinderks
Global Continuous Improvement
Hertz
Sally Toister
Sally Toister
Senior Director Operational Excellence
Marriott Hotels
Brian Kedzior
Brian Kedzior
Senior Director, Organizational Development and Change Management
Walgreens
Jasmine Yamasaki
Jasmine Yamasaki
Senior Change Manager, Enterprise Process Excellence
Intel Corporation
Yr Gunnarsdottir
Yr Gunnarsdottir
Operational Excellence/Continuous Improvement Deployment Lead
Shell International
Craig Hickman
Craig Hickman
Futurist and Senior Vice President of New Product Development
Partners in Leadership
Mary Sanders Ph.D.
Mary Sanders Ph.D.
Visiting Professor
DeVry University
Ed Jervis
Ed Jervis
Head of Global LGBT+ Network
Serco
Angie Fearn
Angie Fearn
Senior Vice President, Head of Talent Acquisition
TD Bank
Matthew Morgan
Matthew Morgan
North American Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President
Savills
Tracey Bessellieu
Tracey Bessellieu
Interim Head of Human Resources
Savills
Donna Handley
Donna Handley
President of our East Region (Backus and Windham Hospital), Senior Vice President
Hartford Healthcare
Paul Moore
Paul Moore
Senior Vice President, Director of Operations
Fifth Third Bank
Richard Jeffery
Richard Jeffery
Chief Executive Officer
ActiveOps
Lindsay Martin
Lindsay Martin
Business Process Consultant
Commerce Bank
Eileen Boster
Eileen Boster
Assistant Vice President
Commerce Bank

Speakers on Innovation & Business Agility


Samantha Bureau-Johnson
Samantha Bureau-Johnson
Vice President, Business Process Solutions & PMO
BlueCross BlueShield of NC
Ashu Malviya
Ashu Malviya
Vice President, Global Transformation Office
American Express
Mimi Brooks
Mimi Brooks
Chief Executive Officer
Logical Design Solutions
David Marlow
David Marlow
Director of Transformation & Innovation
Northwestern Mutual
Ricardo Badillo
Ricardo Badillo
Director, Business Process Management and Automation
Western Union
Joe Jordan
Joe Jordan
Director of Operational Excellence
Edward Jones
Susan Marricone
Susan Marricone
PMO Director, Business Agility and DevOps Transformation
Honeywell
Uzair Rashid
Uzair Rashid
Senior Manager Healthcare Strategy & Innovation
CVS Health
Deena John
Deena John
Senior Director Innovation
McDonald's
Nathan Hillman
Nathan Hillman
Head of Performance and Transformation, North America
Ericsson
Candace Kelley
Candace Kelley
Director - Technology, Enterprise Agile Transformation
AT&T
Dr. Cindy Young
Dr. Cindy Young
Systems Engineer
Leidos
Monica Stitt
Monica Stitt
Former Director Strategy, Planning and Program Operations
Amway
Susan Reed
Susan Reed
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
EdgeDweller
Wilmer Pereira
Wilmer Pereira
Senior Manager, Process Innovation
Salesforce
Gerald Lackey
Gerald Lackey
Vice President, Business Optimization & Agility
GAF
Mehul Mehta
Mehul Mehta
Director, Business Optimization & Agility
GAF
Stephane Deblock
Stephane Deblock
Director, Business Process Management
Kaiser Permanente
Gabriel Millien
Gabriel Millien
Head of Lean Business Transformation and Acceleration
Nestle Purina North America