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Digital Transformation Workplace Live

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Chuck Dai

Head of BASF Digitalization Smart Manufacturing Greater China

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Chuck Dai

Head of BASF Digitalization Smart Manufacturing Greater China, BASF

Digital Transformation Workplace Live

Tuesday 23rd February 2021 | 09:00 - 09:45 am

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Dr. Mathias Kirchmer

Managing Director and Co-CEO

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Dr. Mathias Kirchmer

Managing Director and Co-CEO, BPM-D

RPA & Intelligent Automation Live - A Virtual Conference

Thursday 18th February 2021 | 09:00 - 09:45 am

Biography

Dr. Kirchmer is an experienced practitioner and thought leader in the field of Digital Transformation and Business Process Management (BPM). He co-founded BPM-D, a consulting company focusing on digital process transformation, operational excellence and customer experience by leveraging the discipline of BPM. Before he was Managing Director and Global Lead of BPM at Accenture, and CEO of the Americas and Japan of IDS Scheer, known for its ARIS Process Software. 

Dr. Kirchmer has led numerous transformation and process improvement initiatives and has worked with hundreds of clients in technology, financial, health, consumer goods and manufacturing industries. He has published 11 books and over 150 articles. He is affiliated faculty at the University of Pennsylvania and  received a research and teaching fellowship from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. 

Steve Sarafinovski

Machine Learning Engineer

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Steve Sarafinovski

Senior Manager, Capital Projects Group, Metrolinx

RPA & Intelligent Automation Live - A Virtual Conference

Thursday 18th February 2021 | 12:00 - 12:45 pm

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Michael Muilenburg

Operational Technology (Lean) Manager, Strategic Planner

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Michael Muilenburg

Operational Technology (Lean) Manager, Strategic Planner , 3M

Digital Transformation Workplace Live

Wednesday 24th February 2021 | 10:00 - 10:45 am

Biography

+ Manager of high performing Operational Technology (continuous improvement) team supporting $XB in SVOP produced in 13 locations worldwide.
+ Lean Six Sigma implementer, project team leader, project manager, facilitator, trainer, coach/adviser, and consultant.
+ Process Developer for various continuous manufacturing technologies (film extrusion, coating, web converting, inspection, micro-replication).
+ Primary inventor and author of 3 U.S. patents.
+ Facilitator, classroom trainer, and curriculum developer for continuous improvement methodologies (Lean, Six Sigma, Design for Six Sigma, TRIZ, statistics, simulation tools, and Marketing New Products).

Rajeev Jain

Vice President and Head of Finance Global Operations

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Rajeev Jain

Vice President and Head of Finance Global Operations, HP

RPA & Intelligent Automation Live - A Virtual Conference

Wednesday 17th February 2021 | 11:00 - 11:45 am

Biography

In his current role as the VP & global Head of Finance Global Operations at HP Inc., Rajeev currently leads HP Finance hubs across India (Bangalore, Chennai), Mexico (Guadalajara), Poland (Wroclaw) and China (Dalian), along with 44 country front offices. His organization is responsible for delivery & stakeholder management for Finance processes. Rajeev is also accountable for Site Leadership, Talent Development & Digital Transformation across these hubs.

In a career spanning 3 decades across organizations like HP, Fidelity Investments, GE, L&T and Eicher group, Rajeev has invested 12 years in manufacturing / factory management & 18 years in Shared Services. He has been a speaker / panelist at forums like PEX (Process Excellence Network) forum, SSON (Shared Services & Outsourcing Network) Singapore summit & BTOES (Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Summit) in Orlando, Florida.

Rajeev is well known for his inspirational leadership, change management skills and Business partnership. He has strong capabilities in Robotics, Process Reengineering & Digital transformation in Operations; and has achieved a unique trifecta of certifications in Business Excellence: ‘Master Trainer’ (GE), ‘Quality Leader’ (GE) & ‘Executive Belt’ (HP).

Additionally, Rajeev has a strong passion for Social Impact – with key focus on underprivileged children and women. He has worked with several NGOs and Social Innovation programs.

Rajeev has also completed certificate course on ‘Negotiation & Influence’ from MIT Sloan School of Management.

April Boyd-Noronha

President

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April Boyd-Noronha

President , Cyber XR Coalition

Digital Transformation Workplace Live

Wednesday 24th February 2021 | 12:00 - 12:45 pm

Biography

President - CyberXR Coalition
• Global D&I Advisor, Board Member - XR Safety Initiative (XRSI)
• Educator of the Year - ICMCP
• Global Keynote Speaker

XR Safety Initiative (XRSI): Advise XRSI on global diversity and inclusion policy, perspectives, and standards within the Cybersecurity and XR ecosystem. Govern strategic implementation of global initiatives on establishing baseline standards and discovery of novel cyber attacks in emerging technologies. www.xrsi.org

CyberXR Coalition: Lead the global coalition of D&I-focused leading organizations to advance diversity and inclusion within the fields of XR and Cybersecurity. www.cyberxr.org

The STEM Broker, LLC: Influence, advocate, and execute customized immersive tech and STEM initiatives, programs, and events for organizations to implement and/or further enhance their diversity and inclusion objectives. Follow @TheSTEMBroker. Visit www.thestembroker.com for more details.

Contributor:
2020 - “Immersive Technology Standards for Accessibility, Inclusion, Ethics, and Safety”
Download here: www.cyberxr.org/xr-standards

Author:
2016 - “The Top 5 Rules of Engagement for Parents Raising A Girl in STEM” (eBook)
2014 - "The Soul of a Single Parent: How to Snapback and Get Your Swag On"
2012 - "Good Bosses Gone Bad: How to Survive the Workplace When Your Boss Sucks"
 

Sean MacNiven

Head of Strategy and Research

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Sean MacNiven

Head of Strategy and Research, SAP

Digital Transformation Workplace Live

Thursday 25th February 2021 | 09:00 - 09:45 am

Biography

Digital strategy architect, manager and data scientist in the areas of human communication and organisational design with over a decade of experience leading global teams and initiatives around digitisation, PR, social media, and digital culture.

Innovative problem solver with a data-driven, empirical research-based approach, especially with regard to business intangibles (e.g. human behaviour). Current focus on the development of technologies and processes to facilitate organisational swarming (flash-teams) and a holistic approach to knowledge and expert management for SAP SE's global support organisation.

Extensive experience managing communications and innovation teams and topics, as well as around developing GDPR compliant systems and processes.

Awarded a stipend from the Social Impact Group in 2019 to support the foundation of a social startup using machine learning and behavioural science to empower social workers with contextual conversational intelligence. 

Harris D. Schwartz

Vice President, Security Advisory Services

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Harris D. Schwartz

Vice President, Security Advisory Services, AON

Digital Transformation Workplace Live

Thursday 25th February 2021 | 11:00 - 11:45 am

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A global security, risk and investigations executive, with over 25 years of private sector experience; exceptional strategic and visionary expert with experience in the design, development and implementation of comprehensive security, insider threat, data protection/privacy, and threat intelligence strategies for varying climates and organization cultures. Demonstrated experience as a problem solver in collaborating with business stakeholders in developing world class security and risk programs. Always align with business stakeholders and their objectives to ensure complete transparency and long-term partnership for success. Enjoy designing cyber security programs from the ground-floor or taking an existing program to new heights and enhancements.

Governance/Risk/Compliance - NIST, ISO, PCI, GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, FFIEC, GLBA
Incident Response Preparedness and Planning

Aditi Sinha

Global Head, Consumer Source Data Acquisition

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Aditi Sinha

Global Head, Consumer Source Data Acquisition, Nielsen

Digital Transformation Workplace Live

Thursday 25th February 2021 | 12:00 - 12:45 pm

Biography

An executive management professional leading diverse teams across the globe for the past ten years. Passionate about people, Design Thinking, innovation, transformation and culture of change management.

25 years of rich experience leading different teams from sales, customer service, operations and general management across different industries.

Demonstrated track record of success in managing complex, multi-country operations and large, culturally & ethnically diverse teams, stakeholders and clients.

Transforming lives of underprivileged women through sponsorships in education, growth acceleration coaching. Coach startups with leading edge tech colleges in India on go-to-market strategies 

Ernest Chrappah

Director, Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs

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Ernest Chrappah

Director, Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, DC Government

Digital Transformation Workplace Live

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My mission is to improve cities by striving with things perceived as impossible, applying innovation to solve complex problems, building high performing teams, and using a liberal dosage of data and tech driven strategies to improve services for consumers and businesses. 

Venugopal Chepur

Strategist

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Venugopal Chepur

Strategist, American Family Insurance

Digital Transformation Workplace Live

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A Business Strategist and Multi-Cloud Certified Practitioner. Passionate about preparing organizations for Digital / Business Transformation, Strategic Growth, and Learning & Development (L&D).

I help companies by evangelizing transformational capability development interventions across the value chain, people & leadership, L&D initiatives.

Leverage deep business & technology expertise to uncover opportunities in unique ways; shape the strategic vision, redefine competitiveness, and operationalize new Business Models for renewed growth targets, including M&A, and evolve!

Shruti Pandit

Director of Agile Transformation

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Shruti Pandit

Director of Agile Transformation, ITS

Digital Transformation Workplace Live

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An Agile professional with experience of more than 10+ years across wide spectrum of areas spanning Agile, Program Management, Devops, Process Improvement, Banking, Application Security, Risk Management and CyberSecurity. I have diverse, transferable skills in Analysis & Decision Making, Planning & Organizing, Driving Agile Transformation, Strong visioning and strategic thinking ability, Leadership & Team Building, Six Sigma, Defect Prevention and Causal Analysis.

I like to solve problems .Throughout my career I have been driven by my intellectual curiosity to find answers to the most important questions .Whether it is about fixing a process to enhance agility in organizations or tracking a program's progress towards completion, I've been able to quickly uncover a customer's pain point and identify a strategic solution.

I firmly believe that technical excellence and continuous learning are factors required to build high performing teams. I have keen interest in emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data, Cloud Computing and IOT.

With my agile skill set, combined with empathy, I bring customer-centric mindfulness that enables firms to innovate and thrive. Passion, focus, intensity, steadfastness, curiosity and being fiercely loyal are characteristics that have enabled me to deliver results inside and outside office.

My intellectual curiosity also drives me to be a life long learner.

I am a public speaker and a social worker who believes in giving back to society by educating children from under privileged section of the society to build the foundation of a better world.