From Tech Transformation to Organizational Agility



World Summit

"Empowering professionals with the
emerging trends in technology, business
processes and winning strategies"

1st - 3rd November 2023



Adriana Uribe

Vice President, Transformation & PMO, IT

Tiffany & Co.

Wanda J. Harris

President and SEO

Optum Colorado

Jose Vivar

SVP - Business Process Optimization & Integration

Bank of America

Amit Mittal

Senior Vice President | Strategy and Business Transformation Executive

U.S. Bank

James Barrett

Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer

Turner Construction Company

Shefali Shah

Global Corporate Real Estate Strategy and Transformation Lead


Ken Etheredge

VP Finance, Transformation

Republic National Distributing Company

Doug Palmer

VP - Operational Excellence


Uzoa Darwichzada

Vice President - Eaton Business System Transformation


Edward West

Vice President Operational Excellence

V2X Inc

Matthew Daley



Tamara Sniffen

VP, Commercial Excellence - Trauma & Extremities



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From Frederick Taylor’s Principles on Scientific Management in early 20th century to Jim Collins’ Good to Great in early 21st century, ideas on improving organizational Operational Excellence have been evolving relentlessly. Both the theories such as Lean, Six Sigma etc. and technologies such as Digital, AI etc. have got a lot to offer to the industry and increasing the overall value of organizations.

The only thing that didn’t change over the past century is continuous improvement in operational excellence and we don’t see an end to it anytime soon. Through positive changes in performance, empowering the workers and maintaining customer satisfaction, as well as eliminating wastes and reducing risks, while completing deadlines and deliveries on time, we have a lot of ground to cover.

But why hasn’t Operational Excellence become more known to what it is today?

This Keynotion Event will provide you with a platform to learn from the World leading brands, through a comprehensive blend of practical, real-world case studies, inspiring international keynote presentations, panel discussions, networking breakout sessions and more. If you are looking to stay competitive, then you need to be here.


Building a roadmap that delivers short-term value while accelerating towards the long-term vision

Teaching the AI tool to produce the desired results with targeted questions and refined commands.

A top-down approach for business transformation

ESG is more relevant for business today than ever before. Find out what it means for your business

Discover ways to achieve business transformation through operational excellence.

Not a bunch of operations are handled manually in any business today but it’s important to digitalize them now to build end-to-end digital business.

Change management is key for any transformation program. Find out how to leverage the best practices for your journey.

1st of November

Schnebly Redland’s Winery

Our VIP Tour will take you into the enchanting world of Schnebly Redland’s Winery, where you’ll find yourself immersed in a serene combination of natural and man-made beauty.

This unique experience will include:

  • A 30–45-minute walk around the breathtaking estate, during which a representative of the winery will share the history of the Schnebly family and explain the wine-making process in its entirety
  • A tasting of 5 exquisite pre-selected Schnebly wines, and
  • A gorgeous souvenir glass to take home

Who Should attend

CEOs, COOs CSOs, CIOs, Global Heads, Heads of, EVPs, SVPs, VPs, Directors of:



As our business partner, you can leverage our event to showcase your brand and expertise through our speaking panels, booths, and exhibition opportunities. 

Our attendees attend to seek solutions for their challenges. This is your chance to show them how your solution can add value.

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PAST attendees


InterContinental at Doral Miami an IHG Hotel

Don’t miss out on this exclusive event!!!

Industry leaders know that they need to adapt to rapid changes and need to learn from their peers.
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Operational Excellence & Business Transformation – Miami
Starting on
November 1, 2023
Ending on
November 3, 2023
"Empowering professionals with the emerging trends in technology, business processes and winning strategies"



Martin Dieker

Martin belongs to the folks who believe that the shop floor is the only department in a company that generates values. It is in every leader's best interest to serve operators to execute their job in the best possible way.

Being a leader in operations is not about wearing nice suits and watches. The job is to ensure that operations are defining-, executing-, and improving standards on a daily base with respect to safety, quality, performance and cost. You work for 100 operators, not the other way around.

- Design and implement holistic production systems considering cross-functional integration (TPM, IWS, PSS, CBS, etc.)
- Bring lean/OpEx theory into daily operations
- Daily standard working processes and performance monitoring
- Improve processes, organizational structures and systems in industrial organizations
- Enable people to work together closely and to become better leaders (servant leaders)

Martin Gutberlet

Martin Gutberlet is responsible for the strategic and operative tasks of Baader's digitalization division as Managing Director of Open Innovation Holding GmbH, Trace Tomorrow Management GmbH and Early Business Development GmbH. Mr. Gutberlet reports directly to Mrs. Baader.

Martin Gutberlet has more than 25 years of experience in the field of digitalization and digital transformation and was most recently Chief Digital Officer of a global, listed packaging and paper company.  Prior he served as Head Digital Projects at a global leader in machine tools.

My passion: "Digital for me is about People, Change and Technology - empowering people while using innovative technology is my passion. "


Industry & Titles: Food, Packaging & Paper, Farming

CxO and Senior Mgmt


I am used to give keynotes to senior audience.

Waldemar Hirsch

Waldemar Hirsch is responsible for 3D printing of jigs & fixtures at Audi Sport. He coordinates the 3d printing activities within the production of Audi AG. His job also includes the responsibility for the mechanical analysis in the production of Audi Sport and the innovation management for the production.

Before the time of 3d printing he worked as a developer for process, method and technology after study automotive engineering at Cologne

Johan Beukema

Johan Beukema is Partner at BCI Global, a leading independent consultancy firm with headquarters in The Netherlands and offices in Europe (London, Frankfurt), North America (Atlanta, San Francisco, LA) and Asia (Singapore, Shanghai).

BCI Global was founded in 1985 and specializes in Manufacturing footprint optimization, supply chain optimization and location & site selection. Johan, who joined BCI in 1999, holds a university degree in (International) Business Administration of the University of Groningen in The Netherlands. Over the last 22 years Johan has supported many companies in the optimization of their manufacturing footprint strategies and end-to-end supply chains as well as in the selection of the optimal locations for new manufacturing sites, distribution centers and other business functions.

Johan’s geographical experience base includes EMEA, The Americas as well as Asia-Pacific including China and India. He works a lot for industry leaders in different industries as well as for new and fast-growing companies. Companies on his track record are for example ExxonMobil, Donaldson, Roche, Medtronic, Abbott, Amgen, Nestle, Danone, Takeda, Starkey, Hilti, Cisco, Huhtamaki, Ricoh, AMS AG, Brown Forman, Edwards, Oxea, Wabtec, and many others.

Johan regularly speaks at conferences and seminars and publishes about topics related to his area of expertise.

Jesper Toubøl

Jesper is the head of one of LEGO moulding sites and qualification factories which include both advanced mass manufacturing and maturing of new emerging technologies. Jesper has furthermore delivered organizational footprint and technology strategies within Product Design and Equipment ( Manufacturing - establishing Engineering centers in LEGO manufacturing sites in Singapore, Mexico and Denmark. During his work Jesper has profound focus on how IoT can support his visions and enable the future – a true IOT-technology evangelist.

Jesper has worked for LEGO in several roles.

1) Responsibility for R&D in Packaging and Processing (Decorations and Assembly) product line.

2) Responsibilities for product development execution for LEGO DUPLO , LEGO Games , LEGO Technic , LEGO Hero Factory  - leading development teams through design, sourcing and marketing process from concept to finished product.   

3) Establishing logistics strategy, delivered turn around results in increasing differentiated services and reducing costs by e.g. outsourcing, consolidating sites and redefining logistic service offering.

Peter Thorngren

Peter Thorngren has the the ability to combine customer demands with technical possibilities and limitations to create working commercial solutions. Peter has also had personal experience in running a successful business in the management/system development area.
Peter works especially well in projects with a combination of technical, organizational, and commercial challenges. With his technical understanding and experience in larger projects, he can perform well in the areas of technology and business development.

Specialties: Peter Thorngren also has extensive professional experience in the areas of finance, marketing, automotive, government, industry, and telecom sectors.

Christophe Strauven

Christophe Strauven is an experienced business driver with entrepreneurial instincts who has worked in the cybersecurity industry for more than 16 years gaining experience in different positions.

Driven by enthusiasm, he remains fully abreast of technological trends and business challenges to help align the two. As a Business developer manager for Europe, his goals include building a business development strategy that ensures continuous innovation and business growth.

Outside of the office, Christophe enjoys travelling, gardening and wine.

Chetna Jain

Chetna Jain is a conscientious & visionary professional, with 18 years of experience in leading Research & Engineering programmes and product development.

Strategic adviser for techno-commercial viability of programmes. Lead projects for innovative, technologically advanced vehicle and safety-critical high volume automotive products. Experienced in streamlining business processes and leveraging product profitability.

She has worked with multi-cultural cross-functional teams, ranging from start-ups to century old established company. An effective communicator, adaptive and quick decision maker with strong analytical thinking. Balancing between sustainability and growth, works to expand her horizons by staying open to novel experiences.

Matt Barber

Matt Barber is the Product Manager for Shopfloor-Online MES, responsible for shaping the product strategy and ensuring the product meets the current and future needs of the market.

Matt brings years of experience as a software engineer and a project lead, where he has helped numerous manufacturers, across a range of industries, digitise their manufacturing operations with Shopfloor-Online MES.

Matt graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2011, with a first-class honours degree in Computer Science, and recently received a certification from the London School of Economics (LSE) for successfully completing MBA Essentials.

Alain Nochimowski

Alain Nochimowski is the Chief Technology Officer at Viaccess-Orca. Alain is responsible for leading VO’s innovative initiatives and on a broader scope, fostering an innovative mindset across the company.

Prior to this position, Alain led business development activities, first at Orca Interactive, and following the merger with Viaccess, at the new entity Viaccess-Orca.

Alain was responsible for leading VO’s entry strategy into new markets and ventures, and for creating a supportive industrial ecosystem for VO’s new products and technologies.  Before joining Orca Interactive in 2009, Alain held various business development and technical strategy positions successively at Orange, Viaccess, and SanDisk, in New York, Paris, and Tel Aviv.

Throughout his career, Alain initiated and successfully lead multiple innovation projects that notably resulted in dozens of issued patents and strategic sales to large content service providers. Alain graduated from Ecole des Mines de Paris.

Kari Terho

Kari is the Vice President, Global Sales with Elisa IndustrIQ, helping manufacturing companies to leverage intelligent manufacturing opportunities.

Kari has over two decades of experience in working with manufacturing and telecommunications enterprise solutions and he is passionate about helping customers drive sustainable growth by using data insights to solve their most challenging problems.

Kari holds a master’s degree in Business Administration.


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