Session: Leading Resilient Teams: Strategies for Driving Innovation and High Performance
Join us for an engaging discussion with a panel of esteemed senior leaders in the tech industry as they share their insights and strategies for leading resilient teams that drive innovation and achieve high performance.
The panelists will delve into the critical role of company culture and leadership in fostering resilience within tech teams. Drawing from their extensive backgrounds in the tech industry, they will share their insights on how to navigate through disruptions, overcome challenges, and leverage diversity and inclusion to build resilient teams that thrive in the fast-paced tech landscape.
With their deep understanding of innovation and performance, the panelists will discuss strategies for driving creativity, empowering teams, and achieving high levels of performance. They will share their perspectives on how to foster a culture of innovation, embrace change, and inspire teams to push boundaries and achieve breakthrough results, how to hire and retain the talent you need in good times and keep them motivated during times of recession and mass uncertainty across technology. The panelists will also discuss how to prioritize a people-first team and ways to develop a customer-first mindset to bring your team together around a shared purpose.
This panel is a must-attend for tech leaders, managers, and aspiring leaders who are looking to gain valuable insights from these accomplished senior leaders. Join us for this dynamic discussion and learn from the experiences and strategies of our esteemed panelists as they share their wisdom on leading resilient teams that deliver innovation and drive high performance in the tech industry.
Attendees will walk away with a renewed sense of inspiration and practical tools to drive innovation and make an impact within their teams, companies, and industry as a whole.
- How to empower team members to think outside the box and take calculated risks, leading to breakthrough solutions and increased efficiencies for stakeholders across the board
- Ways to drive innovation by creating alignment across teams, from operations and marketing to engineering
- How to leverage diversity and inclusion to drive innovation and high performance
Deirdre is a global revenue growth and solutions executive who leads with decisiveness and agility. She loves to simplify the complex and communicates clear, strong vision which results in revenue growth, employee engagement, innovation, customer and stakeholder value. She currently leads the Solutions Consulting, Operations and Enablement functions for Upland's Sales Effectiveness business.
Anaïs Lempereur holds the position of Senior Vice President, Finance at Paramount Global where she oversees the finance organization for Pluto TV, the largest Ad-Supported TV streaming service in the US, with over 68M monthly active users across ~30 global markets. Before Paramount, Anaïs held several senior strategic finance and analytics positions in the high-growth technology and entertainment industry for Spotify, sweetgreen, and Caesars Entertainment. She graduated from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, in Brussels Belgium with both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Economics, and currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
Heather Natour is the Senior Director of Engineering, Seller & Consumer Growth at Opendoor, where she leads the company’s core product experience for home sellers, along with growth initiatives and retail partnerships. Prior to joining Opendoor, she was an engineering manager at Lyft, where she led an engineering team for public transit. Prior to that, Heather was a director of engineering at Capital One, and worked at ed-tech company Blackboard for 15 years, starting as a software engineer and growing to lead various teams as Director of Engineering. She has an economics degree from Wesleyan University.
Chris Johns is executive vice president and chief information officer for
PNC Financial Services. In this capacity, she is responsible for providing all
technology services including software engineering and operations to the
asset management group, human resources, chief administrative office,
corporate responsibility group and audit business segments.