Future-proofing now to accelerate growth

Free Virtual Event

Thursday, February 25, 2021  |  1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST

Designed for IT and business leaders looking to adapt, thrive, and deliver value to their organization, the Digital Velocity Summit is a half-day virtual event focused on accelerating innovation and protecting growth in the most restricted market conditions in modern history.

Designed for IT and business leaders looking to adapt, thrive, and deliver value to their organization, the Digital Velocity Summit is a half-day virtual event focused on accelerating innovation and protecting growth in the most restricted market conditions in modern history.

Digital Velocity Summit Speakers:

Kevin Johnston
Chief Revenue Officer
AgileThought

  • Kevin Johnson has a 25-year track record transforming technology businesses across global markets and different customer industry segments. As Chief Revenue Officer at AgileThought, Kevin leverage his decades of executive experience leading global sales and channel efforts and a customer-centric approach to drive new client relationships while strengthening existing ones. Over the last 17 years, he has held various account management and sales roles in consumer products, retail, and financial service and healthcare industries. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Iowa State University.
Dr. Jerry Smith
MD, Global Analytics & Data Sciences
AgileThought

  • In everything I do, I believe that unbridled intelligence can solve any problems faced by humankind. Bar none. I strive to unleash us from the traditional human intelligence chains by making our systems smarter with artificial intelligence, more beautiful with design intelligence, and easier to use with behavioral intelligence. I just happen to be a computer scientist with expertise in data sciences, machine learning, AI, and evolutionary computing.
Christy Erbeck
Chief People Officer
AgileThought

  • Christy Erbeck is the Chief People Officer at AgileThought. With over 20 years' experience in consulting, training, and coaching, Erbeck has worked with thousands of individuals worldwide, from nontechnical roles, to software developers, sales, and high-level executive management. She has a SPS 5, SPS, PSPO & PSM certifications, holds a Master's in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and is a Certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator.
Daniel Novelo
Managing Director, Run
AgileThought

  • Daniel Novelo is the managing director of AgileThought’s Run Practice. With over 20 years of experience in the IT Industry, he has been responsible for developing businesses by defining commercial strategies, creating long term relationships with customers and employees, and building strong partnerships. Daniel has been responsible for revenue growth, margins improvement, and managing the monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial goals of the company. He has positioned the brand of the company, products, services, and quality by establishing a culture of agility, collaboration, and excellence within the organization.
Quincy Jordan
Director, Innovate & Agile Leader AgileThought
  • Quincy Jordan is an experienced senior level strategist and consummate transformative agilest with domain expertise in agile and Waterfall. He is an adept project portfolio, project, program, process improvement and change management consulting professional with more than 20 years of experience in various industries including: IT, Telecommunications, Healthcare, Government and Real Estate Development.
Dan Neumann
Senior Agile Coach
AgileThought

  • Dan Neumann is an agile coach and trainer at AgileThought with more than 20 years in professional services, helping clients realize business objectives through process changes or custom software solutions. He has a decade of experience consulting agile and Lean methods for rapidly creating customer value. Central to Dan’s coaching is the focus on the principles and values that underlie agile methods. When people understand the principles, they gain a greater ability to respond to new situations.
Steven Granese
Managing Director, Innovate
AgileThought

  • Steven Granese has been building innovative software teams and solutions for his entire 20+ year career. His expertise lies in transforming organizations to reach new levels of effectiveness, customer satisfaction, and employee engagement by adopting agile principles and practices. He is responsible for leading the Transform Practice at AgileThought, where he serves as its managing director. He leads a team of top management consultants, agile & DevOps coaches, and trainers. Steven holds Masters degrees from Carnegie Mellon and Georgetown Universities and a Bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University.
Taylor Howard
Managing Director, Build
AgileThought

  • As the leader of the Build Line of Service at AgileThought, Taylor supports some of the best practitioners in the business. These include Data Scientists, Architects, Delivery Leaders, Engineers, and Analysts with multiple technical competencies and domain experience. We have a long history of delivering in the Accounting, Energy, Manufacturing, and Insurance verticals and have developed IP supporting these markets.
Beca Estrada
Lead Solutions Architect
AgileThought

  • Beca Estrada is an IT Professional with over 15 of experience in delivering value through managed services and project management. Committed and results oriented, she has worked in different environments in both national and international services with near shore and follow the sun models, managing multidisciplinary teams in different locations including Mexico, US, Canada, Ireland, UK, China, and India. Beca has also worked in freelance projects helping small businesses of different natures to improve their performance in core functions by automating processes.
Shana Boring
Director, Culture and Communications
AgileThought

  • Shana Boring is a strategic business partner specializing in culture and communications with a demonstrated experience working in a fast paced, high growth technology services company. She is passionate about empowering teams to create successful outcomes and what that can mean for the individuals. Boring believes transparency and communication are key to building trust and the foundation of a healthy organization. She loves witnessing how strategic culture can align with business strategy and reap exponential rewards on the company and its people.
Jose Chinchilla
Director, Data Analytics
AgileThought

  • Jose Chinchilla is the Director of Data Analytics at AgileThought, a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) and a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). He has over 20 years of experience architecting data analytics and IoT projects across many industries in large scale implementations. His experience includes architecture and development of traditional and modern data warehouses, data lakes and big data solutions for on-premises, cloud, and hybrid implementations. Jose is also an author and frequently speaks at technical community events.

Will Kinsman
CEO
Datalinks.ai

  • Will Kinsman is the CEO of Datalinks.ai, an AI firm focused on provider, payer, & pharmaceutical applications of AI. His love for audiobooks started him down the road of developing software capable of interpreting character interactions and styles of writing, resulting in a specialization in language and audio processing. After discovering the problem-sets facing the healthcare industry, he has dedicated himself to innovation in care delivery. He has been an engineer at NASA, developed software at a leading high frequency trading firm, developed software at the NSA, and has been the AI team manager for a leading healthcare technology conglomerate.
Laszlo Gyorffy
V.P., Global Services
IdeaScale

  • Laszlo Gyorffy is the V.P. of Global Services for IdeaScale, the leading cloud-based innovation software platform in the world. He brings 25 years of consulting and training expertise working in Silicon Valley and with client’s around the globe, helping them innovate faster, smarter, and with greater impact. Laszlo is an accomplished speaker and co-author of “Creating Value with CO-STAR: An Innovation Tool for Perfecting and Pitching your Brilliant Idea” and the “Global Innovation Science Handbook”.
Tami Booth
V.P., Global Presales
Dell Technologies

  • Tami Booth is the VP at Dell covering Global Alliances and Industries Technical Sales, covering the largest Global Integrators and Outsourcers across Dell along with ISV focused verticals. Tami comes from a CTO background and is very interested in emerging technologies. Her additional passion is diversity; specifically helping elevate women in technology. She is a leader within Dell for the Women in Action ERG and external speaker and advocate on diversity and animal welfare topics.
Kathy Sadden
CMO
AgileThought

  • Kathy Sadden has over 30 years’ experience as a consultant and leader of sales and marketing teams for both consulting and technology services firms. In her career, Sadden has assembled high performing teams as a managing director and leader focused on building programs that led to client value and success.
Penny Collins
President & CEO
Women in Technology (WIT)

  • Penny Collins is the President and CEO of Women in Technology (WIT), responsible for the execution of strategy while delivering program and events to promote increasing the number of women and girls in STEAM. Prior to joining WIT, Penny was the Chief Technology Control Officer for First Data Corporation, Global Lead for Disaster Recovery Application Development and Head of Global Cyber Security and Controls PMO. She was also named by Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan as one of 15 Outstanding Women in Leadership in 2020. Penny received the US Women in Payments’ award for Education in 2019 and is an active member of Kiwanis Club and Atlanta’s non-profit community.

Who Should Attend:

CIOS – COOs – CFOs – IT Leaders & Teams – Agilists – Data Science Teams

This virtual summit is for those looking to build a state of continuous adaptation, empower their teams to accelerate how they work, and break out of organizational friction.

Sessions are geared for people interested in AI, data analytics, Agile, and cultivating innovation in their organization.

Agenda

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Welcome


Kevin Johnston
Chief Revenue Officer
AgileThought
1:00 P.M.

Session #1


What’s Your Data IQ? Leveraging Causality for Data, Revenue Generation, & Defining Your Business Strategy.

Dan Neumann
Facilitator
 
Dr Jerry Smith
Panelist
1:05 P.M.

Session #2


Implementing AI: 3 Must-Knows When Using Artificial Intelligence

Jose Chinchilla
Facilitator
 
Will Kinsman
Panelist
1:30 P.M.

Break


Take a Breather! You deserve it.

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1:50 P.M.

Session #3


Fireside Chat: Agile Outside of IT

Quincy Jordan
Facilitator
2:00 P.M.

Session #4


Captivate Innovation in your Organization: 5 Key Culture Habits to Drive Innovation

Christy Erbeck
Facilitator

 

Laszlo Gyorffy
Panelist
2:30 P.M.

Break


Take a Breather! You deserve it.

☕︎

2:50 P.M.

Session #5


Fireside Chat | Practical Advice from Women in Tech

Shana Boring
Facilitator
 
Tami Booth
Panelist
 
Christy Erbeck
Panelist
 
Penny Collins
Panelist
3:00 P.M.

Session #6


Constant Evolution & Future-Proofing

Kathy Sadden
Facilitator
 
Steven Granese
Panelist
 
Daniel Novelo
Panelist
 
Taylor Howard
Panelist
3:30 P.M.

Closing Remarks


Kevin Johnston
Chief Revenue Officer
AgileThought
3:50 P.M.

1:00 P.M. Welcome


Kevin Johnston Chief Revenue Officer AgileThought

1:05 P.M. Session #1


What’s Your Data IQ? Leveraging Causality for Data, Revenue Generation, & Defining Your Business Strategy.

Dan Neumann Facilitator
 
Dr Jerry Smith Panelist

1:30 P.M. Session #2


Implementing AI: 3 Must-Knows When Using Artificial Intelligence

Jose Chinchilla
Facilitator

 

Will Kinsman
Panelist

1:50 P.M. Break


Take a Breather!
You deserve it.

☕︎

2:00 P.M. Session #3


Fireside Chat: Agile Outside of IT

Quincy Jordan Facilitator

2:30 P.M. Session #4


Captivate Innovation in your Organization: 5 Key Culture Habits to Drive Innovation

Christy Erbeck
Facilitator

 

Laszlo Gyorffy
Facilitator

2:50 P.M. Break


Take a Breather!
You deserve it.

☕︎

3:00 P.M. Session #5


Fireside Chat | Practical Advice from Women in Tech

Shana Boring
Facilitator
 
Tami Booth
Panelist
 
Christy Erbeck
Panelist
 
Penny Collins
Panelist

3:30 P.M. Session #6


Constant Evolution & Future-Proofing

Kathy Sadden
Facilitator
 
Steven Granese
Panelist
 
Daniel Novelo
Panelist
 
Taylor Howard
Panelist

3:50 P.M. Closing Remarks


Kevin Johnston
Chief Revenue Officer
AgileThought

Welcome

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1:00 P.M.

Session #1


Todd Dileo
Senior Client Partner
AgileThought
1:05 P.M.

Session #2

Fireside!

1:30 P.M.

Break

Take a Breather! You deserve it.

☕︎

1:50 P.M.

Session #3

Fireside!

2:00 P.M.

Session #4

Meet the Tech!

 
2:30 P.M.

Break

Take a Breather! You deserve it.

☕︎

2:50 P.M.

Session #5

Meet the Tech!

 
3:00 P.M.

Session #6

Fireside!

3:30 P.M.

Closing Remarks

 

 
3:50 P.M.