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Unlocking the value of digital
Pioneers of digital have harnessed its disruptive potential - from new ways to communicate with customers to entirely new business model opportunities. Learn how to avoid the “digital disconnect” and hear leading practices for execution of a digital strategy that ignites growth.
David N. Jensen
Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
EY Global Innovation and Digital Strategy Leader
Chairman & CEO
Jeff Arnold is chairman and CEO of Sharecare, a health and wellness engagement platform that helps people maximize their human potential by connecting them to personalized health resources, including high-quality information from experts, clinical decision support tools, interactive programs and local health care providers. In addition to founding WebMD at age 28, Arnold also served as Chairman and CEO of HowStuffWorks.com, which he sold to Discovery and became their chief digital strategy officer. Arnold has been honored by the World Economic Forum, named an EY Entrepreneur Of The YearTM and served on numerous boards.
Co-founder and CEO
David S. Kidder is an entrepreneur with a wide range of marketing and technology expertise focused on social, mobile and search advertising and product development. He is the co-founder of Bionic, an enterprise accelerator platform. Prior to Bionic, David served as the co-founder and CEO of Clickable, an online advertising software as a service (acquired by Syncapse). Prior to Clickable, Kidder co-founded SmartRay Network, a mobile advertising pioneer (acquired by LifeMinders), and Net-X, a web-authoring platform (acquired by Target Vision). He is the author of the book The Startup Playbook, released in January 2013 and published by Chronicle Books.
Imagine Communications / GatesAir
Charlie Vogt is CEO of Imagine Communications and GatesAir, market leaders in media software, video infrastructure and over-the-air wireless solutions serving more than 3,000 broadcasters, multichannel video programming distributors and enterprise customers worldwide. Vogt previously served as CEO of GENBAND, a global leader in IP networking solutions. Vogt has spent his professional career executing visionary strategies resulting in unprecedented growth, which has been recognized with honors including The Wall Street Journal’s no. 1 privately-backed company in America, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award, Global Telecoms’ Business Power 100 list and the Inc. 500 Fastest-Growing Companies list.
Director Business Development
Sharon Wong is currently Director of Business Development at Cisco, running programs to accelerate innovation in the Development organization. She was most recently director of business incubation in the Emerging Technologies Group, starting and mentoring internal start-ups. She is passionate about innovation, having run the Cisco I-Prize global competition and I-Zone, the employee innovation portal. Sharon is a veteran of multiple start-ups including Kalpana (acquired by Cisco), VXtreme (acquired by Microsoft) and Isilon Systems (acquired by EMC), holding a variety of marketing and business development roles. Sharon holds a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from Stanford University.