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FEBRUARY 23-24, 2021

The COVID crisis has altered behavior, consumption habits, corporate structure, competition, and the nature of innovation. What are the new imperatives, now that any successful company must by definition be digitally-savvy? How are organizations adapting to the new consumer economy, the evolving realities of work, and the urgent task of constant innovation? The Accelerate conference will highlight the leaders of this new economy and their best practices for keeping businesses relevant.


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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23RD

2:00 PM: WELCOME

2:05 PM: SETTING THE TABLE: THE STATE OF THE DIGITAL ECONOMY

John Gerzema | CEO, The Harris Poll

2:15 PM: A LEGACY OF BRAND INNOVATION: AMIT SHAH FROM 1-800-FLOWERS.COM

Amit Shah | President, 1-800-FLOWERS.COM
Drew Ianni | General Manager, CDX (Moderator)

2:45 PM: WILL THE PANDEMIC SAVE HEALTH CARE?

Cheryl Cheng | Partner, Stealth Venture Fund
Robin Roberts | COO, Novartis Biome, Head of Strategy & Innovation, Novartis
Ritesh Patel | Chief Digital Officer – Health & Wellness, Ogilvy (Moderator)

3:15 PM: WHAT KIND OF EXPERIENCE MAKES A CUSTOMER HAPPY NOW?

Kelvin Dodd | SVP EMEA Managed Services, TSYS
Simon Harrison | CMO, Avaya
Josh Kampel | CEO, Clarim Media (Moderator)

3:45 PM: INNOVATION IN THE NEW NORMAL

Julie Roscini | External Engagements, Partnerships & Programming, Ford
Shaun Stewart | CEO, Newlab
Drew Ianni | Managing Director, CDX (Moderator)

4:15 PM: HOW DATA MAKES BRANDS STRONGER

Sunil Karkera | Managing Director, DesignIt, Wipro
Matt Quint | Executive Director, Center on Brand Leadership, Columbia Business School (Moderator)
Drew Ianni | Managing Director, CDX (Moderator)

4:45 PM: THE DISRUPTOR INTERVIEW: PUTTING THE ‘HEALTH’ BACK IN HEALTH CARE

Robert Sebastian | Co-Founder & Head of Strategy, Forward
Drew Ianni | Managing Director, CDX (Moderator)

5:00 PM: CLOSE


WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24TH

2:00 PM WELCOME

2:05 PM OPENING KEYNOTE: SHAPING THE FUTURE OF HEALTH CARE WITH DIGITAL

Jim Swanson | EVP, Chief Enterprise Information Officer, Johnson & Johnson
Josh Kampel | CEO, Clarim Media (Moderator)

2:30 PM: THE STATE OF DATA SCIENCE & THE ROAD AHEAD

Anthony Scriffignano, Ph.D. | Chief Data Scientist, Dun & Bradstreet
Drew Ianni | General Manager, CDX (Moderator)

2:55 PM: AUTOMATION: A CRITICAL ELEMENT IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS TRANSFORMATION

Rob Tiffany | VP & Head of IoT Strategy, Ericsson
Sam Lakkundi | VP, Innovation & Head of BMC Labs, BMC Software
Drew Ianni | Managing Director, CDX (Moderator)

3:25 PM: TRANSFORMING THE WASHINGTON POST

Jarrod Dicker | Head of Innovation & Commercial, The Washington Post
Drew Ianni | General Manager, CDX (Moderator)

3:50 PM ET: WHY DIVERSE TEAMS MAKE YOU MORE INNOVATIVE

Tomias Davis | Sr. Project Manager, American Airlines
Phil Easter | Head of Emerging Technology, American Airlines
Drew Ianni | General Manager, CDX (Moderator)

4:15 PM: CREATING DIGITAL CULTURES: DRIVING ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE ACROSS THE ENTERPRISE

Carol Fitzgerald Tyler | Global Head, Organizational Change Management, Appirio
Drew Ianni | General Manager, CDX (Moderator)

4:40 PM ET: THE DIGITAL MANDATE: TRANSFORMING THE ENTERPRISE WITH FORRESTER’S NIGEL FENWICK

Nigel Fenwick | VP, Principal Analyst, Digital Transformation, Forrester
Drew Ianni | General Manager, CDX (Moderator)

5:00 PM CLOSE


5:15 PM: VIP RECEPTION


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Avaya BMC Johnson Johnson Accelerate