The 2019 Forum will help CEOs leverage new technologies for maximum competitive advantage
The 2019 NC CEO Forum, Leading in a World of Disruptive Technologies, is returning for its 10th annual event taking place Tuesday, Nov. 5 at the Raleigh Convention Center. Each year, the Forum hosts hundreds of CEOs, senior executives and leadership teams who are seeking to gain a competitive edge in their respective industries. This year, the Forum will focus exclusively on transformative technology and its significant impact in the competitive landscape. John Chambers, Founder and CEO of JC2 Ventures, and Former Chairman and CEO of Cisco will headline the event. The Forum is honored to host Governor Roy Cooper of North Carolina for a State leadership address as well.
The highly anticipated executive conference will feature keynote addresses by several global business leaders who will explain how they have used disruptive technologies. Speakers will share their insights and lessons learned on how artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain, 5G, Internet of Things, cyber security, data mining and data analytics, are shaping their companies to be better positioned for future success.
The NC CEO Forum 2019 Leading in a World of Disruptive Technologies speakers include:
• Headline Event Featured Keynote Speaker:
o John T. Chambers, Founder and CEO JC2 Ventures, Former Chairman and CEO of Cisco
• State Leadership Address:
o Governor Roy Cooper of North Carolina
• Keynote Speakers:
o Robbie Allen, CEO of Infinia Ml
o Grad Conn, Chief Experience and Marketing Officer of Sprinklr
o Gavin Day, Senior Vice President of Technology SAS
o David Mounts, Chairman and CEO of Inmar
o Vivek Ramaswamy, Founder and CEO of Roivant Sciences
o Andy Sharpe, President and CEO of Bühler North America
o Mona Vernon, Head of Fidelity Labs at Fidelity Investments
• Panel Keynote Speakers:
o Jenn Mann, Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of SAS
o Cynthia “Cynt” Marshall, CEO of the Dallas Mavericks, President and CEO of Marshalling Resources Consulting, Retired AT&T SVP-Human Resources and Chief Diversity Officer
o Charmaine Riggins, Chief Human Resources and Enterprise Systems Officer of Lord Corporation
“Hosting the Forum for the 10th year is a really special milestone for us,” said Brian Kinahan, CEO Coach, Vistage Chair and co-founder of the NC CEO Forum. “This year’s event is going to assist CEOs and future leaders in knowing how to steer their company in the right direction with the overwhelming amount of new technologies being developed and introduced into the market daily. To celebrate 10 years of success, we are making the Forum bigger and better than ever by welcoming our largest audience ever to the Raleigh Convention Center.”
The 10th annual NC CEO Forum title sponsors are Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Fidelity Investments and Nova Quest Capital Management. Net proceeds from the event support nonprofits, including the featured nonprofit, ATHENA International. ATHENA International develops, supports and honors female leaders and those who inspire them to reach their full potential by offering unique, impactful leadership development and award programs.
“At this year’s Forum, we are pleased to present Cynthia Marshall, CEO of the Dallas Mavericks and President and CEO of Marshalling Resources Consulting, with the ATHENA National Award, a highly prestigious honor from our featured nonprofit,” said Rick Deckelbaum, a leading retained executive search consultant and co-founder of the NC CEO Forum. “This award honors and celebrates Cynthia’s many achievements and leadership roles. In addition, Wegmans will be receiving the National ATHENA Organizational Award in recognition of all that the company does to support women leaders. We look forward to inspiring our audience with the presentation of these two significant awards.”
For more information on the 2019 NC CEO Forum: Leading in a World of Disruptive Technologies, please visit www.ncceoforum.com. To request your invitation, visit www.ncceoforum.com/request-an-invitation. And, connect with The NC CEO Forum on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter (@NCCEOForum).
Contact: Liza Deckelbaum