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CXO Forum: Business Transformation - Creating an Agile Business Strategy
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CXO Forum: Business Transformation - Creating an Agile Business Strategy

When: 7:30 - 10:30 AM
May 28, 2014
Where: Foley Hoag LLP
155 Seaport Blvd
Boston, Massachusetts  02210
United States
Contact: Sara Fraim

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NOTE: This event is strictly for CXOs, Founders, Presidents, etc.

The shift over to a knowledge economy has brought with it an influx of emerging technologies, shorter business cycles, savvier consumers, policy and regulatory implications, along with a number of other ever-changing factors and circumstances.

With this companies are looking at new and innovative ways in which to keep up. Business transformation can come in a number of ways. And according to a recent Forbes/KPMG study, 93% of 900 respondents have completed, are planning, or are currently going through a transformation.

Please join us and three exceptional industry pioneers to explore the process of business transformation from a full on pivot to a realignment of strategic decisions. This discussion will be moderated by 
Dan Allred, Market Manager of 
Silicon Valley Bank.


 Mohamad Ali, Chief Strategy Officer, HP
  • Before joining Hewlett-Packard in 2012, Mohamad served as CEO of the workforce optimization division of Aspect, a leading global provider of customer contact and workforce optimization solutions.
  • Prior to his role at Aspect, he served as president of Avaya’s global services business and also had responsibility for the company’s strategy, corporate development and research labs.
  • Additionally, Ali has held senior positions at IBM, including vice president of strategy and business development for the information management division. In that capacity, he sourced and integrated key acquisitions, including Cognos, FileNet and Ascential Software, creating the foundation for IBM’s business analytics strategy.
  • At IBM, Ali also led business units in the areas of semiconductors, systems and software.

 Dr. Sophie Vandebroek, Chief Technology Officer, Xerox; President, Xerox Innovation Group
  • Dr. Vandebroek leads Xerox’s research centers in Europe, Asia, Canada and the U.S., including PARC Inc.
  • Vandebroek is a Fellow of the Flemish Academy for Arts & Sciences and holds 14 US patents.
  • Additionally, Vandebroek is a member of the Board of Directors of Analogic Corporation and IDEXX Laboratories and serves on the advisory council of the dean of Engineering at MIT.  

Bob Weiler, Executive VP, Global Business Units, Oracle
  • Before Oracle, Bob was Chairman & CEO of Phase Forward, a leading provider of integrated data management solutions for clinical trials and drug safety.
  • Weiler has more than 30 years of technology-industry leadership experience, including his previous tenure as Giga Information Group's Chairman, President and CEO.
  • Earlier in his career, Weiler served as President and CEO of Eastman Software (formerly Wang Software), as well as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Marketing, for Lotus Development Corporation, where he was instrumental in expanding the company's Lotus Notes business. 


7:30 AM       Networking Breakfast & Registration 

8:00 AM       Speaker Presentations

9:00 AM       Panel Discussion

10:00 AM     Q & A Period

10:30 AM     Program Concludes

Thanks to our Event Sponsors


Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received at least five business days prior to the event or a $25 cancellation fee will apply. There are no refunds for cancellations received less than five days before a program. You may exchange you registration at anytime with another employee at your company at no extra charge.

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