Strategic Growth Forum® 2020 sessions on-demand

In the never normal, is ingenuity the new currency? Watch luminaries and seasoned entrepreneurs virtually deliver the guidance and insight needed to design what’s next and beyond.  

Tuesday, November 17 on-demand

11:10am EST | Corie Barry, CEO, Best Buy: successfully transitioning from on-site to online

Corie Barry
CEO, Best Buy

Interviewed by Kelly Grier
EY US Chair and Managing Partner and Americas Managing Partner

11:40am EST | Financing growth: capital-raising trends and strategies in a tumultuous economic environment

Ann Chung
Managing Director, Blackstone

Scott Kupor
Managing Partner, Andreessen Horowitz

Andy Cantwell
Managing Partner, Carlson Private Capital Partners

Moderated by Phillip Mazzie
Managing Partner, San Francisco Office, Ernst & Young LLP

11:40am EST | Evolution of public listing alternatives: the pros, cons, and how-tos of SPACs, direct listings and other alternatives

Andrea Tarbox
CFO and Board Director, Live Oak Acquisition Corporation

Ashley MacNeill

Ashley MacNeill
Managing Director, Head of Americas Technology Capital Markets, Morgan Stanley

Moderated by Jackie Kelley
US-West IPO and Strategic Transactions Leader, EY

11:40am EST | Rethinking strategy: as businesses look beyond the pandemic crisis, what are the rules for developing effective long-term strategy?

Mike Tattersfield
CEO, Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation 

Rupa Mehta
VP, Corporate Development, Groupon

Moderated by Jeff Wray
Americas EY-Parthenon Strategy Leader

12:25pm EST | Meaning and motivation at work

Adam Grant
Organizational Psychologist, The Wharton School of Business, and Best-selling Author

Interviewed by Marna Ricker
EY Americas Vice Chair - Tax

1:00pm EST | Tapping the power of private equity

Scott Clawson
President & CEO, Culligan International

Jessie Woolley-Wilson
President & CEO, DreamBox Learning

Dagan Kasavana
Founder & CEO, Phoenix Tower International

Moderated by Bill Stoffel
EY US Private Equity Leader

1:00 p.m. EST | Realize blockchain’s value proposition: scaling business ecosystems

Chen Zur
US Blockchain Practice Leader, EY

Paul Brody
EY Global Blockchain Leader

Moderated by Audi Rowe
EY Americas Consulting Digital Strategy and Transformation Senior Manager

2:00pm EST | Eric S. Yuan, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Zoom: handling explosive growth and becoming a “verb”

Eric S. Yuan
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Zoom 

Interviewed by Carmine Di Sibio
EY Global Chairman and CEO

2:20pm EST | Future of health: how the COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating the transformation of health care and life sciences

Patty Obermaier, MBA
Vice President, US Health and Life Sciences, Microsoft

Anand Iyer, Ph.D., MBA
Chief Strategy Officer, Welldoc

Arda Ural

Moderated by Arda Ural, Ph.D.
Americas Health Sciences and Wellness Industry Markets Leader, EY

2:20pm EST | Manufacturing innovation and design amid market disruptions

John Nottingham
Co-President, Nottingham Spirk

Mitali Sharma
EY-Parthenon's Strategy Practice

Moderated by Jerry Gootee
Global Advanced Manufacturing and Industrial Products Leader, EY

3:05pm EST | Election 2020: what we've learned and where we go from here

Karl Rove
Former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush

David Axelrod
Senior Political Commentator, CNN, and Former Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama

Moderated by Mark Jeffries
Author, Host, and Moderator

4:00 p.m. EST | Re-imagine, create and run better ways of delivering value in the digital economy with EY Nexus

Kathleen Calabro
EY Nexus for Banking Global Product Lead

Mick Smothers
Chief Architect, Banking, Financial Services, EY

Ryan Battles
EY Americas Financial Services Banking & Capital Markets Principal

Moderated by Audi Rowe
EY Americas Consulting Digital Strategy and Transformation Senior Manager

Wednesday, November 18 on-demand

10:30am EST | Kauffman Foundation’s 1 Million Cups program: caffeinating an entrepreneurial nation, one cup at a time

Philip Gaskin
VP of Entrepreneurship, Kauffman Foundation

Matthew Condon
CEO, Bardavon Health Innovations

Melethia Campbell-Tuggle
Owner & President, Robin Steel LLC

AJ Jordan 
Americas Entrepreneur of the Year® Director, EY

Moderated by Laurie Brown
Program Manager of New Entrepreneurial Learning, Kauffman Foundation

11:05am EST | America’s global standing: what’s at stake for business and diplomacy

Fareed Zakaria
Host, Fareed Zakaria GPS, CNN

Sam Johnson

Interviewed by Sam Johnson
EY Americas Vice Chair - Accounts

11:35am EST | Reimagining customer experience in the digital and physical world:
rethinking the customer experience in mobility and air travel

Scott Griffith
CEO, Ford AV & Mobility Businesses, Ford Motor Company

Rob Gurney
CEO, oneworld

Moderated by Cheryl Grise
EY Americas Solutions Leader

11:35am EST | Bigger ecosystems, bigger threats: creating cyber resilience in your business

Peeyush Patel
Head of Global Cyber Risk Management, McKesson

Patricia Hinerman

Moderated by Marios Damianides
Cyber Security Leader, US-East, EY

12:20pm EST | How midmarket companies become intelligent enterprises

Jason McCann
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Vari

Craig Storey
Chief Financial Officer, Vari

Moderated by Greg Petraetis
SVP and General Manager Midmarket and Ecosystem, SAP North America

1:00 p.m. EST | Capital allocation strategies for long-term growth and profitability

Loren Garruto
EY Global and Americas Corporate Finance Leader

Nicole Sahin
CEO & Founder, Globalization Partners, Inc.

Moderated by Jeff Leach

1:00 p.m. EST | Enhance operations and workforce performance with EY Transformation Platform

Daniel Krauss
EY Global Advisory Innovation Platforms Lead

Julianne Woo
Principal, Innovation and Digital Strategy, EY

Minsoo Pak
Partner, Business Consulting, Ernst & Young LLP; EY Americas Innovation Realized Leader

Thomas Malfi
Partner, America’s Consulting Transformation Design & Execution Leader, EY

Moderated by Audi Rowe
EY Americas Consulting Digital Strategy and Transformation Senior Manager

1:00 p.m. EST | América Latina: Perspectivas de negocio y el nuevo orden geopolítico (presented in Spanish)

Moisés Naím
Author and columnist

Manuel Solano
EY Latin America North, Regional Managing Partner

2:00pm EST | Entrepreneurship for all: three transcendent founders redefining the possible

Adam C. Walker
CEO, Summit Packaging Solutions

Leen Kawas, Ph.D.
President & CEO, Athira Pharma

Carmen Castillo
President & CEO, SDI International Corp. 

Moderated by Deborah Norville
Anchor, Inside Edition

2:40pm EST | Charting a new course: the evolving role of the board

David Motley
CEO and President, MCAPS, LLC

Caretha Coleman
Director, Advisor, Executive Coach

Anne Clarke Wolff
Chairman of Global Corporate and Investment Banking, BofA Securities

Moderated by Steve Klemash
EY Americas Leader, Center for Board Matters

2:40pm EST | Impact investing: generating measurable positive social or environmental impact alongside financial return

Maya Chorengel
Co-Managing Partner, TPG, The Rise Fund

Edward Dugger III
President, Reinventure Capital

Moderated by Chris Hagler
EY Americas Climate Change and Sustainability Services Managing Director

3:25pm EST | A conversation with Trevor Noah, Comedian and Host of The Daily Show

Trevor Noah
Comedian and host of The Daily Show

Interviewed by Lee Henderson
Americas EY Private Leader

4:00 p.m. EST | Connect investment strategies to drive faster and more informed competitive decisions with EY Embryonic

John Tinsley
Managing Director, Parthenon-EY

Anshul Gupta
Associate Director, Strategy and Transactions, Global Digital & Innovation

Moderated by Audi Rowe
EY Americas Consulting Digital Strategy and Transformation Senior Manager

Thursday, November 19 on-demand

11:00 a.m. EST | Mindfulness without the beads and bells

Hosted by Clif Smith
EY Americas Mindfulness Leader

1:00pm EST | Entrepreneur Of The Year® National Awards show, hosted by Deborah Norville, Host, Inside Edition, and featuring Seth Meyers, Host, Late Night with Seth Meyers

Featuring Seth Meyers
Host, Late Night with Seth Meyers

Hosted by Deborah Norville
Anchor, Inside Edition

AJ Jordan 
Americas Entrepreneur of the Year® Director, EY

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