Patrick Counihan

Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Leader Intel
Patrick is a business process transformation and change management internal consultant.  In his role, Patrick helps customers achieve their operational excellence and business transformation goals.  As a coach and practitioner, Patrick drives continuous improvement throughout the enterprise, in both transactional and manufacturing environments, using tools like change management, project management, decision quality and others. Patrick is an Arizona State University certified six sigma master black belt, Intel certified lean six sigma black belt, and a Prosci certified change manager. Patrick has been at Intel for 22 years in various roles and is currently a member of the IT Flex Solutions - Transformation Acceleration team. 

Tuesday: Pre-Conference Workshops & Opening Keynotes

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

8:00 AM A7: Choosing change and dissolve resistance and barriers to change

April has been a change leader for the past 20 years in different organizations. Her work was recognized by Professor Kotter in 2011.  In this session, she will outline techniques you can use right away to drive your change forward effectively:
  • Driving change vs. driving people
  • Creating "change buffers"
  • Identifying and dissolving excuses and other barriers to change, including "becoming the power to create change", finding the boundaries, and exposing and challenging an array of assumptions
  • A simple way to form and articulate a goal statement for your change

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

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