Road to Reinvention Conference

We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting Road to Reinvention 2020 as a virtual event.

Road to Reinvention is unlike other conferences. We bring together experienced executives, technology leaders, and the latest academic thinking with one goal: to help you navigate the road ahead.

The pandemic has introduced unforeseen uncertainty and volatility into the business environment changing how we work and what consumers value. Some businesses are benefiting, others are struggling. But all companies are finding that digital technologies are a big piece of the solution. In fact, we observe that digital transformation is accelerating.

Through a series of conversations with accomplished executives across a range of industries, we will examine what it takes for businesses to adapt to the new reality. We will learn how to: rapidly develop enhanced offerings that customers value; build resilient operating models for uncertain times; drive both productivity and creativity with a remote workforce; leverage greater levels of automation; nurture a culture of innovation; and invest in digital capabilities as the foundation of future success.

Join us for an exciting morning of thought-provoking conversations with leaders and luminaries.

October 15, 2020
8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. PST

Experience Road to Reinvention


Sterling AndersonSterling Anderson
Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer
Aurora Innovation

Linda Jojo headshotLinda Jojo
EVP, Technology & CDO
United Airlines

Michael ZawalskyMichael Zawalsky
CPP Investments

Edmond Mesrobian Edmond Mesrobian

Cody Sanford Cody Sanford

Lisa Hammitt headshotLisa Hammitt
Board Director
Clear Channel Outdoor and Glassbox

Rakesh Tondon Rakesh Tondon
CEO and Co-Founder
Le Tote

Kyle Quinn Kyle Quinn

Diana McKenzie Diana McKenzie
Board Director
MetLife and Change Healthcare

Jim Walsh Jim Walsh

Melissa LoraMelissa Lora
Board Director
Conagra Brands, KB Home, MGIC Investment Group

Chet Kappor Chet Kapoor
Chairman and CEO

Joe De Simone Joe DeSimone
Executive Chairman and Co-Founder

Martin Giles Martin Giles
Senior Editor
CIO Network, Forbes

Vijay Gurbaxani Vijay Gurbaxani
Founding Director
Center for Digital Transformation

Greg Plante Greg Plante
Principal, R&D Advisory and Digital Transformation

Ben Taylor Ben Taylor


Virtual event. Link will be sent with registration.



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8:00 – 8:02 a.m. WELCOME
8:02 - 8:20 a.m.

Digital Transformation 2020: Accelerating Through the Turn 
Vijay Gurbaxani, Founding Director, Center for Digital Transformation

8:20 – 8:40 a.m.

Nordstrom: Old School Service on Digital Platforms 
Edmond Mesrobian, CTO, Nordstrom

8:40 – 9:00 a.m.

Le Tote: When Software is Your Key Asset 
Rakesh Tondon, CEO & Co-Founder, Le Tote

9:00 – 9:20 a.m.

What Tech-Savvy Boards are Talking About Now 
Melissa Lora, Board Director, Conagra Brands, KB Home and MGIC Investment
Diana McKenzie, Board Director, MetLife and Change Healthcare

9:20 – 9:30 a.m. BREAK
9:30 – 9:50 a.m.

How COVID-19 is Transforming Drug Development 
Greg Plante, Principal, Digital Health & Technology, IQVIA
Ben Taylor, CEO, LedgerDomain

9:50 – 10:10 a.m.

T-Mobile: When Connectivity is Essential 
Cody Sanford, EVP & CIO, T-Mobile

10:10 – 10:30 a.m.

The United Difference: Rethinking Travel 
Linda Jojo, EVP Technology & CDO, United Airlines

10:30 – 10:50 a.m.

Digital Transformation: A Private Equity Perspective
Jim Walsh, CTO, GlobalLogic
Michael Zawalsky, Principal, CPP Investments

10:50 – 11:00 a.m. BREAK
11:00 – 11:20 a.m.

Driving into the Future 
Kyle Quinn, SVP & CTO, PACCAR
Sterling Anderson, CTO, Aurora Innovation

11:20 – 11:40 a.m.

Carbon 3D: Now Printing Products for the Frontline 
Joe DeSimone, Executive Chairman & Co-Founder, Carbon

11:40 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Leading Responsibly with Technology 
Lisa Hammitt, Board Director, Clear Channel and GlassBox

12:00 – 12:20 p.m.

Data-Driven Transformation: A Leadership Vision 
Chet Kapoor, Chairman & CEO, DataStax

12:20 – 12:30 p.m.

Conference Takeaways and Closing Remarks 
Martin Giles, CDT Senior Industry Fellow & Senior Editor, CIO Network, Forbes
Vijay Gurbaxani, Founding Director, Center for Digital Transformation

Who Should Attend

  • C-level executives who develop the vision, objectives, and strategy of their organization
  • Board members and financial executives who oversee the process
  • Senior executives who are leading digital transformation
  • Business unit and functional managers who are executing the digital transformation

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