San Diego, California | August 24 - 26, 2020

José Pires

Founder & President Excellence & Innovation

José Pires serves as Excellence & Innovation (E&I) executive leader and advisor for companies ranging from startups to Fortune 50, where he oversees the global identification, prioritization and execution of high value business improvements and innovations for the companies, business partners and customers in multiple markets.


Pires has held Excellence & Innovation leadership positions in large, global companies in the electronics (Sony), semiconductor (Cymer-ASML), food (Nestlé), energy/water/telecommunications infrastructure (Black & Veatch) and oil & gas/energy (Andeavor-MPC) industries. Throughout his career, Pires developed and refined E&I as an award-winning program to accelerate innovation, leadership development, strategy execution and value creation globally.


Pires is an advisory board leader and keynote speaker for organizations and global conferences on innovation, operational excellence, leadership development, strategy execution, culture and business transformation, customer engagement, exponential technologies and growth acceleration.


He is an executive Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt who holds a Bachelor in Engineering Physics from the University of Kansas and a Master in Business Administration focused in Investment Banking and Entrepreneurship from the University of San Diego.

Conference Day 2 - 08/28/2019

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

10:55 AM Building a culture of Excellence and Innovation that lasts

 Building a culture of Excellence and Innovation that lasts 
- Accelerating innovation and collaborative leadership development to create value
- Engaging all professionals, from front line employees to senior leaders 
- Innovating in real time to "make the impossible, possible"   

1:35 PM Explore change management approaches to embrace a digital future

  • Identify process of implementation - transitioning from a heavier to a lighter footprint
  • Explore incentives to get users on board, across different generations
  • How to maintain sustainable adoption and integration

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

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