Executive Dialogue Series: Innovation

Building Company Resilience Capacity

JULY 21, 2017
BAKER MCKENZIE
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD TOWER
300 E RANDOLPH ST #5000 CHICAGO, IL

AGENDA

The Skytop Strategies team is dedicated to crafting thought provoking
agendas that are diverse, not only in areas of thought and experience,
but in the broad range of attending speakers.

Time Description
8:00-8:25 Networking Breakfast
8:25-8:30 Welcome Remarks
Christopher P. Skroupa, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Skytop Strategies
8:30-9:10 Corporate Governance and Innovation: How They Impact a Company’s Ability to Stay Relevant and Competitive
Facilitator:

Debbie Halvorson, President, American Eagle Logistics
9:10-9:50 The Risk Side of Innovation: To What Extent Do Companies Fail to Innovate in the Name of Risk Mitigation?
Facilitator:

Marco Ugarte, Sustainability Manager, MillerCoors
9:50-10:20 Networking Break
10:20-11:00 Repudiating Complacency: Setting the Tone for Innovation as a Core Driver of Company Culture
Facilitator:
Dov Yoran, Senior Director, Strategy & Business Development, Security Business Group, Cisco
11:00-11:40 The Consequences of Unmanaged Risk: Highlights of Recent Cases About Company Reputation and Shareholder Value
Facilitator:

Linda Locke, Senior Vice President, Partner, Standing Partnership
11:40-12:40 PM Networking Luncheon
12:40-1:20 Building an Innovation/Risk Framework: The Anatomy of Good Reputational Risk Management
Facilitator:

Beth Rusert, Senior Vice President, Partner, Standing Partnership
1:20-2:00 The Entrenched Executive: How to Inspire Taking the Leap Away from Fear of Change
Facilitator:
Vic Anand, Director, Partnership and Innovation, Devfusion
2:00-2:30 Networking Break
2:30-3:10 Topic: TBA
Facilitator:
3:10-3:50 Innovation as a Fluid Asset: The Importance of Aligning with Key Stakeholders
Facilitator:

Samuel Freeman, Executive Director, Global Innovation, Johnson Controls (unconfirmed)
3:50-4:30 Innovation as Brand: Building on Success and Managing Against Unrealized Expectations
Facilitator:
4:30-4:35 Closing Remarks
4:35 Program Adjourns; Networking Reception Begins

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