Vision 2014






Drive Growth. Manage Risk. Optimize Performance.

May 18-21, 2014 | JW Marriott Grande Lakes, Orlando, Florida

General Sessions

Monday May, 19

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Day 1: Embracing Change

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We live at a moment of enormous possibility. What will we make of it? Today, competitive advantage is being created in fundamentally different ways and business models are evolving in real time. Individuals’ expectations are changing – and rising – before our eyes. We are able to make decisions that improve performance amidst uncertainty with greater speed and conviction. We can know more about our customers and markets, our workforce and supply chains, our investments and our risks. And once we know, we are compelled to act on that knowledge. Come join us to learn how the practice of business is changing. Discover how roles are evolving, new methods are being adopted, and new leaders are emerging that are embracing this change to drive growth, manage risk, and optimize performance.

Tuesday May, 20

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Day 2: Leading the Way

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Organizations that infuse analytics across the enterprise are rapidly widening their performance advantage over their competition. But leading the way is not easy. In today’s rapidly changing world, adapting is no longer an option – it is a necessity for long term sustainability. Come join us to learn how IBM and other leading organizations are capitalizing on new opportunities today and continuously embracing change in order to better prepare for the future.

Domain Keynotes

Monday, May 19

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p,m.
Performance Management: Creating the future-ready enterprise

Speakers:

Richard Rodgers, Director, Product Management, IBM
Chad Peruba, Worldwide Product Marketing, IBM

Now is the time to create a future-ready enterprise and help your business make better decisions by anticipating what lies ahead—so you can thrive in the economic recovery, out in front and stronger than ever before. Join us for this keynote presentation, where you’ll hear how leading organizations are using analytics to deliver stronger business foresight and improve management decision-making. You’ll hear about insights from the new IBM Global C-suite Study. And, most important, you’ll learn about new analytical tools and disciplines that enable you to simplify, structure and automate sustainable performance management practices that improve visibility, foresight and control over the levers of performance, governance and risk.

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sales Performance Management: Inside the Smarter Enterprise

Speakers:

Mark Girvan, Director, Sales Performance Management, IBM
Neil Whitney, Head of SPM Product Development, IBM
Marissa Verceles, Global Sales Compensation Manager, Applied Materials
Jennifer Lewis, Head of Information Management IS, Process Solutions & BioScience, EMD Millipore
Susan R. Selim, VP, Compensation Analytics Manager, Zions Bancorporation

Revenue is the lifeblood of every company - and sales teams make sure that the blood never stops pumping. Acknowledging their critically important role, successful companies now actively manage the performance of their sales teams and help them adapt to changing times. Join this keynote session to hear how Sales Performance Management is being reshaped by data and analytics, cloud, mobility and social networks that can create new insights into sales performance. You’ll hear about changes in the way sales decisions are made and you’ll see new IBM solutions that deliver on the promise of the Smarter Enterprise. You’ll also learn from leading companies who are taking advantage of these tectonic shifts in the way businesses work.

2:10 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.
Smarter Risk Management: Building trust and value amidst uncertainty

Speakers

John Macdonald, Director, Products and Customer Solutions Group, IBM Risk Analytics
Alden Toevs, Chief Risk Officer, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Risk is everywhere. And it’s no longer just about compliance and loss mitigation. Join us at this keynote session and learn how Smarter Risk, IBM's approach to enterprise risk management, can help establish trust across your organization's value chain - trust in your data, its ability to reveal exposures before they become disruptive, and in the information that supports more risk-aware decision-making. You'll hear from Alden Toevs, Chief Risk Officer at Commonwealth Bank of Australia, about how his organization is bringing the principles of Smarter Risk to life through an enterprise approach to governance and risk management. And you'll hear from IBM Product and Development about the latest innovations in game-changing risk solutions.

 


Mark Jeffries

Mark Jeffries - Event Host

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Mark Jeffries returns as host of Vision 2014! Attendees from 2013 raved about Jeffries as conference host. Former Merrill Lynch stockbroker turned author, meeting host and keynote speaker, Mark has become a trusted adviser and communications consultant to some of the world’s largest and most successful organizations. His ideas, inspiration and guidance are sought across virtually all industries, we’re thrilled to have him back this year!

Guest Speakers

Aimee Mullins

Aimee Mullins - Olympic athlete and ground- breaking high fashion model

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Aimee Mullins - Olympic athlete and ground- breaking high fashion model

Aimee Mullins revels in the continuous exploration of what is possible—both for herself and those whose lives she touches. Aimee has developed her own unique formula for creating the “invented life,” fashioned from her undeniably unique combination of life experiences as an Olympic athlete, ground-breaking high fashion model, a beacon for design tech, dedicated advocate and avant-garde actor. She delights in the sharing what she has learned to help others shatter perceived limitations and reinvent themselves. In a warm, engaging and approachable style, Aimee offers insightful, actionable and powerful guidance to corporate and consumer audiences worldwide. Aimee is a born story-teller, Renaissance woman, and an inspirational icon for achieving the “impossible.”

Mark Broadie

Mark Broadie - Columbia University Business School professor

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Mark Broadie - Columbia University Business School professor

Mark Broadie is the Carson Family Professor of Business and Vice Dean at Columbia Business School. His research addresses issues in quantitative finance and sports analytics. He teaches courses on business analytics and financial analytics and has won several awards for his teaching. He developed the new strokes gained method to analyze the performance of amateur and professional golfers and worked with the PGA Tour on their implementation of the strokes gained putting stat. Broadie works with a number of PGA Tour coaches and pros. He is a member of the United States Golf Association’s Handicap Research Team. His book Every Shot Counts, which uses a data-analytics approach to improve golf performance and strategy, was published by Gotham Books in March 2014.


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Mark Jeffries returns as host of Vision 2014! Attendees from 2013 raved about Jeffries as conference host. Former Merrill Lynch stockbroker turned author, meeting host and keynote speaker, Mark has become a trusted adviser and communications consultant to some of the world’s largest and most successful organizations. His ideas, inspiration and guidance are sought across virtually all industries, we’re thrilled to have him back this year!

Aimee Mullins - Olympic athlete and ground- breaking high fashion model

Aimee Mullins revels in the continuous exploration of what is possible—both for herself and those whose lives she touches. Aimee has developed her own unique formula for creating the “invented life,” fashioned from her undeniably unique combination of life experiences as an Olympic athlete, ground-breaking high fashion model, a beacon for design tech, dedicated advocate and avant-garde actor. She delights in the sharing what she has learned to help others shatter perceived limitations and reinvent themselves. In a warm, engaging and approachable style, Aimee offers insightful, actionable and powerful guidance to corporate and consumer audiences worldwide. Aimee is a born story-teller, Renaissance woman, and an inspirational icon for achieving the “impossible.”

Mark Broadie - Columbia University Business School professor

Mark Broadie is the Carson Family Professor of Business and Vice Dean at Columbia Business School. His research addresses issues in quantitative finance and sports analytics. He teaches courses on business analytics and financial analytics and has won several awards for his teaching. He developed the new strokes gained method to analyze the performance of amateur and professional golfers and worked with the PGA Tour on their implementation of the strokes gained putting stat. Broadie works with a number of PGA Tour coaches and pros. He is a member of the United States Golf Association’s Handicap Research Team. His book Every Shot Counts, which uses a data-analytics approach to improve golf performance and strategy, was published by Gotham Books in March 2014.