Companies are just beginning to leverage powerful new technologies like 5G, AI and sensors to achieve greater efficiency, gain new insights into operations, and create new products. But to fully realize the benefits of these advances, a realignment and reassessment of a business’ workforce will be necessary –where, how by whom work gets done.

Through discussions with the most influential voices on the future of work, CNBC will explore how companies can use converging tech to find the best workers, create a new, more flexible workforce, and enhance their bottom line in this @Work Spotlight Virtual Event.

 


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WHY JOIN

Learn from game-changing organizations who are using powerful new technologies to prepare their employees for the future and enhance their bottom line.

WHO WILL BE STREAMING

CHROs, COOs, CFOs, CTOs, and other top executives who play a critical role building the teams of tomorrow that will leverage tech at scale.

WHY IT MATTERS

Companies are only just beginning to leverage technologies that we now know are the most critical to thrive in changing times. Gather insights and be at the forefront of transformative discourse about the new convergence of technology and driving better outcomes, with an unmatched audience of peers.

SPEAKERS

Pat
Gelsinger

VMware

Pat Gelsinger is Chief Executive Officer of VMware.

Pat Gelsinger

Pat Gelsinger has been serving as CEO of VMware since September 2012, doubling the size of the company during his tenure. He brings over 40 years of technology and leadership experience.

Before joining VMware, Gelsinger led EMC's Information Infrastructure Products business as president and COO. A respected IT industry veteran, he was at Intel for 30 years becoming the company’s first CTO and driving the creation of key industry technologies including USB and Wi-Fi. He led Intel to be the dominant supplier of the microprocessor – while in the significant role as the architect of the original 80486 processor.

Gelsinger earned a master's degree from Stanford University in 1985, his bachelor's degree from Santa Clara University in 1983 (magna cum laude), and an associate degree from Lincoln Technical Institute in 1979, all in electrical engineering. In 2008, he was named a Fellow of the IEEE and that same year awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from William Jessup University. He holds eight patents in the areas of VLSI design, computer architecture and communications, and currently serves as a member on the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC).

Que
Dallara

Honeywell Connected Enterprise

Que Dallara is President and CEO of Honeywell Connected Enterprise.

Que Dallara

Que Thanh Dallara is President and CEO of Honeywell Connected Enterprise (HCE).

She leads our efforts in software innovation, including IoT solutions, data analytics and new business development, leveraging Honeywell’s heritage along with IoT technologies to solve our customers’ toughest challenges.

Que joined Honeywell in 2017 and continues to be responsible for the commercial organization. In this role, she is helping Honeywell grow through the development and delivery of strategy, marketing and sales practices to consistently improve our product portfolio, pricing and salesforce effectiveness.

Before Honeywell, Que served in increasingly responsible roles at TE Connectivity, a global leader in connectivity and sensor solutions. As Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Analytics, she led the strategic growth process, performance management of business units and big data analytics.

Prior to that, Que worked at Microsoft as Senior Director, Strategy, M&A, Integration and Governance for the Consumer Software & Services divisions. She has also held positions at itv|world, Telstra Corporation and McKinsey & Company.

Que earned a B.S. in Applied Mathematics and a Bachelor of Commerce, Finance, at the University of New South Wales, Australia and an MBA at INSEAD in France.

"Tiger"
Tyagarajan

Genpact

“Tiger” Tyagarajan is Chief Executive Officer of Genpact.

"Tiger" Tyagarajan

“Tiger” Tyagarajan is Chief Executive Officer of Genpact.

He is one of the industry leaders who pioneered a new global business model and transformed a division of General Electric (GE Capital International Services) into Genpact, a global professional services firm delivering digital transformation solutions for clients. Genpact has more than 98,000 employees and annual revenues of $3.52 billion USD as of December 31, 2019. Tiger was appointed as Genpact’s Chief Executive Officer in 2011 after serving as Chief Operating Officer.

In his current role, Tiger counsels and collaborates with C-suite executives of large global corporations, helping them drive change in their companies to improve their competitiveness. He frequently writes and speaks on such topics as digital disruption, global talent issues, continuous skill development, and the importance of building a strong corporate culture.

Tiger is especially passionate about diversity, and serves on the Board of Catalyst, a global non-profit organization working with some of the world’s most powerful CEOs to help build workplaces that work for women. He also was one of the founding supporters of the U.S. chapter of the 30% Club, which is committed to gender balance on boards of directors and in senior management. He is an active member of the Fortune CEO Initiative, a forum for corporate leaders committed to addressing major social problems as part of their core business strategies.

Tiger began his career with the Unilever Group in India before moving to Citibank’s Consumer Financial Services businesses in sales, operations, and credit. He then joined GE Capital in 1994 as head of Risk in India and went on to become CEO for GE Capital's Global Consumer Finance and Auto Financial Services business in India.

Among his various roles at GE, he served as the Global Operating Leader for the GE Capital Commercial Lending businesses in the United States.

Tiger has a degree in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, and a master’s degree in business administration from the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad, where he majored in finance and marketing.

Tiger is based in New York.

Andrea
Gallego

Boston Consulting Group

Andrea Gallego is Partner and Global GAMMA CTO at Boston Consulting Group.

Andrea Gallego

Andrea Gallego is a managing director and partner and the Global GAMMA CTO at Boston Consulting Group. She founded and leads the innovation and engineering team at GAMMA (GAMMA X). Andrea focuses on AI at scale and building digital and analytics solutions across multiple industries (primarily health care and financial services), leading GAMMA’s practice and client work in technology vision and overall strategy. Andrea helps drive the firm’s Women at DigitalBCG and Women at GAMMA initiatives. She founded Source AI, GAMMA’s first AI/ML software.

Andrea works with GAMMA clients on the CIO/CTO/CEO agenda in topics such as AI at scale, digital transformation, and intrapreneurship (corporate growth through inorganic growth and corporate startup strategies). She is currently focused on leading a transformation at a major retailer, including consulting on growth strategies in the tech and analytics domain, new platform build collaboration, and digital enablement to optimize core processes that will cut costs and fund the journey to enable new revenue streams.

Prior to joining the firm, Andrea spent time at McKinsey & Company, Booz Allen, an NGO, and in investment banking. She is a member of Girls Who Code, Women Who Code, and the AnitaB.Org foundation.

Neil
Green

Otis

Neil Green is EVP and Chief Digital Officer of Otis Elevator Co.

Neil Green

As Executive Vice President & Chief Digital Officer, Neil leads the new global Digital Technology function, responsible for the development of the company’s innovative digital business models and strategic partnerships with external partners.

Prior to joining Otis in 2018, Neil spent 24 years at Intel Corporation, where he was at the forefront of Intel’s growth from a CPU and PC-centric company to a systems and data-centric company. He most recently served as President and General Manager of Intel’s business with the U.S. Government. Previously, Neil held leadership positions in operations, product strategy, and sales. His experience spans business and initiatives across North and South America, Europe and Asia. Neil’s multi-disciplinary and global experience, coupled with leadership in the rapidly changing technology sector, make him uniquely qualified to lead the acceleration of the wide-scale application of new technologies to Otis’ operations, products and services.

Neil holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Purdue University and a Master of Science in management of technology from The Wharton School of Business and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania.

Solmaz
Shahalizadeh

Shopify

Solmaz Shahalizadeh is Data Science and Engineering VP at Shopify.

Solmaz Shahalizadeh

Solmaz Shahalizadeh is Data Science and Engineering VP at Shopify.

Paul
Gaffney

Kohl's

Paul Gaffney is SEVP and Chief Technology Officer of Kohl's.

Paul Gaffney

Paul Gaffney, senior executive vice president, chief technology officer, is responsible for all technology, information and digital platforms supporting Kohl’s omnichannel business.

Gaffney joined Kohl's in 2019. Prior to Kohl's, Gaffney served in a number of technology leadership roles, including chief technology officer of Dick’s Sporting Goods where he led the company’s digital transformation, and senior vice president of information technology at The Home Depot, where he was responsible for the organization’s software engineering, user-centered design and applications. Gaffney has also held leadership roles at Keeps Inc., AAA of Northern California, Nevada & Utah, and Desktone, Inc. Gaffney has more than 25 years of technology experience.

Alexis
Wichowski

City of New York

Alexis Wichowski is Deputy CEO for Innovation for NYC's Mayor's Office of the CTO.

Alexis Wichowski

Wichowski is a public servant, teacher, and writer, recently of the book "The Information Trade: How Big Tech Conquers Countries, Challenges Our Rights, and Transforms Our World" (HarperCollins). She currently works as Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Innovation for the City of New York's Mayor's Office of the CTO. She also teaches on media, government, & technology at Columbia University's School for International and Public Affairs. Wichowski served at the US Department of State from 2010-2015.

SPEAKERS

  • PAT GELSINGER

    VMware

    Read Bio ⟶

    PAT GELSINGER

    Pat Gelsinger has been serving as CEO of VMware since September 2012, doubling the size of the company during his tenure. He brings over 40 years of technology and leadership experience.

    Before joining VMware, Gelsinger led EMC's Information Infrastructure Products business as president and COO. A respected IT industry veteran, he was at Intel for 30 years becoming the company’s first CTO and driving the creation of key industry technologies including USB and Wi-Fi. He led Intel to be the dominant supplier of the microprocessor – while in the significant role as the architect of the original 80486 processor.

    Gelsinger earned a master's degree from Stanford University in 1985, his bachelor's degree from Santa Clara University in 1983 (magna cum laude), and an associate degree from Lincoln Technical Institute in 1979, all in electrical engineering. In 2008, he was named a Fellow of the IEEE and that same year awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from William Jessup University. He holds eight patents in the areas of VLSI design, computer architecture and communications, and currently serves as a member on the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC).

  • QUE DALLARA

    Honeywell Connected Enterprise

    Read Bio ⟶

    QUE DALLARA

    Que Thanh Dallara is President and CEO of Honeywell Connected Enterprise (HCE).

    She leads our efforts in software innovation, including IoT solutions, data analytics and new business development, leveraging Honeywell’s heritage along with IoT technologies to solve our customers’ toughest challenges.

    Que joined Honeywell in 2017 and continues to be responsible for the commercial organization. In this role, she is helping Honeywell grow through the development and delivery of strategy, marketing and sales practices to consistently improve our product portfolio, pricing and salesforce effectiveness.

    Before Honeywell, Que served in increasingly responsible roles at TE Connectivity, a global leader in connectivity and sensor solutions. As Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Analytics, she led the strategic growth process, performance management of business units and big data analytics.

    Prior to that, Que worked at Microsoft as Senior Director, Strategy, M&A, Integration and Governance for the Consumer Software & Services divisions. She has also held positions at itv|world, Telstra Corporation and McKinsey & Company.

    Que earned a B.S. in Applied Mathematics and a Bachelor of Commerce, Finance, at the University of New South Wales, Australia and an MBA at INSEAD in France.

  • “TIGER” TYAGARAJAN

    Genpact

    Read Bio ⟶

    “TIGER” TYAGARAJAN

    “Tiger” Tyagarajan is Chief Executive Officer of Genpact.

    He is one of the industry leaders who pioneered a new global business model and transformed a division of General Electric (GE Capital International Services) into Genpact, a global professional services firm delivering digital transformation solutions for clients. Genpact has more than 98,000 employees and annual revenues of $3.52 billion USD as of December 31, 2019. Tiger was appointed as Genpact’s Chief Executive Officer in 2011 after serving as Chief Operating Officer.

    In his current role, Tiger counsels and collaborates with C-suite executives of large global corporations, helping them drive change in their companies to improve their competitiveness. He frequently writes and speaks on such topics as digital disruption, global talent issues, continuous skill development, and the importance of building a strong corporate culture.

    Tiger is especially passionate about diversity, and serves on the Board of Catalyst, a global non-profit organization working with some of the world’s most powerful CEOs to help build workplaces that work for women. He also was one of the founding supporters of the U.S. chapter of the 30% Club, which is committed to gender balance on boards of directors and in senior management. He is an active member of the Fortune CEO Initiative, a forum for corporate leaders committed to addressing major social problems as part of their core business strategies.

    Tiger began his career with the Unilever Group in India before moving to Citibank’s Consumer Financial Services businesses in sales, operations, and credit. He then joined GE Capital in 1994 as head of Risk in India and went on to become CEO for GE Capital's Global Consumer Finance and Auto Financial Services business in India.

    Among his various roles at GE, he served as the Global Operating Leader for the GE Capital Commercial Lending businesses in the United States.

    Tiger has a degree in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, and a master’s degree in business administration from the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad, where he majored in finance and marketing.

    Tiger is based in New York.

  • ANDREA GALLEGO

    Boston Consulting Group

    Read Bio ⟶

    ANDREA GALLEGO

    Andrea Gallego is a managing director and partner and the Global GAMMA CTO at Boston Consulting Group. She founded and leads the innovation and engineering team at GAMMA (GAMMA X). Andrea focuses on AI at scale and building digital and analytics solutions across multiple industries (primarily health care and financial services), leading GAMMA’s practice and client work in technology vision and overall strategy. Andrea helps drive the firm’s Women at DigitalBCG and Women at GAMMA initiatives. She founded Source AI, GAMMA’s first AI/ML software.

    Andrea works with GAMMA clients on the CIO/CTO/CEO agenda in topics such as AI at scale, digital transformation, and intrapreneurship (corporate growth through inorganic growth and corporate startup strategies). She is currently focused on leading a transformation at a major retailer, including consulting on growth strategies in the tech and analytics domain, new platform build collaboration, and digital enablement to optimize core processes that will cut costs and fund the journey to enable new revenue streams.

    Prior to joining the firm, Andrea spent time at McKinsey & Company, Booz Allen, an NGO, and in investment banking. She is a member of Girls Who Code, Women Who Code, and the AnitaB.Org foundation.

  • NEIL GREEN

    Otis

    Read Bio ⟶

    NEIL GREEN

    As Executive Vice President & Chief Digital Officer, Neil leads the new global Digital Technology function, responsible for the development of the company’s innovative digital business models and strategic partnerships with external partners.

    Prior to joining Otis in 2018, Neil spent 24 years at Intel Corporation, where he was at the forefront of Intel’s growth from a CPU and PC-centric company to a systems and data-centric company. He most recently served as President and General Manager of Intel’s business with the U.S. Government. Previously, Neil held leadership positions in operations, product strategy, and sales. His experience spans business and initiatives across North and South America, Europe and Asia. Neil’s multi-disciplinary and global experience, coupled with leadership in the rapidly changing technology sector, make him uniquely qualified to lead the acceleration of the wide-scale application of new technologies to Otis’ operations, products and services.

    Neil holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Purdue University and a Master of Science in management of technology from The Wharton School of Business and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • SOLMAZ SHAHALIZADEH

    Shopify

    Read Bio ⟶

    SOLMAZ SHAHALIZADEH

    Solmaz Shahalizadeh is Data Science and Engineering VP at Shopify.

  • PAUL GAFFNEY

    Kohl's

    Read Bio ⟶

    PAUL GAFFNEY

    Paul Gaffney, senior executive vice president, chief technology officer, is responsible for all technology, information and digital platforms supporting Kohl’s omnichannel business.

    Gaffney joined Kohl's in 2019. Prior to Kohl's, Gaffney served in a number of technology leadership roles, including chief technology officer of Dick’s Sporting Goods where he led the company’s digital transformation, and senior vice president of information technology at The Home Depot, where he was responsible for the organization’s software engineering, user-centered design and applications. Gaffney has also held leadership roles at Keeps Inc., AAA of Northern California, Nevada & Utah, and Desktone, Inc. Gaffney has more than 25 years of technology experience.

  • ALEXIS WICHOWSKI

    City of New York

    Read Bio ⟶

    ALEXIS WICHOWSKI

    Wichowski is a public servant, teacher, and writer, recently of the book "The Information Trade: How Big Tech Conquers Countries, Challenges Our Rights, and Transforms Our World" (HarperCollins). She currently works as Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Innovation for the City of New York's Mayor's Office of the CTO. She also teaches on media, government, & technology at Columbia University's School for International and Public Affairs. Wichowski served at the US Department of State from 2010-2015.

  • CHRIS WRIGHT

    Red Hat

    Read Bio ⟶

    CHRIS WRIGHT

    Chris Wright is senior vice president and chief technology officer (CTO) at Red Hat. Wright leads the Office of the CTO, which is responsible for incubating emerging technologies and developing forward-looking perspectives on innovations such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, distributed storage, software defined networking and network functions virtualization, containers, automation and continuous delivery, and distributed ledger.

    During his more than 20 years as a software engineer, Wright has worked in the telecommunications industry on high availability and distributed systems, and in the Linux industry on security, virtualization, and networking. He has been a Linux developer for more than 15 years, most of that time spent working deep in the Linux kernel. He is passionate about open source software serving as the foundation for next generation IT systems.

  • GEORGE BATSAKIS

    1901 Group

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    GEORGE BATSAKIS

    George leads the company’s overall corporate development and strategy planning process and provides expertise in executive management, operations, new business development, emerging technology and technology partnership to support the company continued expansion in federal and public market.

    George is an Army Veteran and brings over 25 years of industry experience with vast executive-level P&L, technology and growth-oriented general management skills. Prior to joining 1901 Group, George was in various of firms including EDS, Northrop Grumman, SRA, CSRA/General Dynamics Information Technology, and most recently Accenture Federal Services.

    He holds a master’s degree in business from Johns Hopkins University, and an undergraduate degree from Hillsdale College, as well as a program management certification in acquisition management from the Defense Systems Management College.

AGENDA

11:30am EDT

Event Start

11:40am EDT

Main Session 1

Que Dallara, President and CEO, Honeywell Connected Enterprises
“Tiger” Tyagarajan, President and CEO, Genpact
Interviewer: To be announced

12:10pm EDT

Small Group Discussions

12:35pm EDT

Main Session 2

Pat Gelsinger, CEO, VMware
Interviewer: To be announced

1:00pm EDT

Program Concludes

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