Creating and Empowering Business Growth:
Ascend to the future

The 19th Annual OPEX Week: Business Transformation World Summit 2018 has arrived! This coming January, you will learn from 100+ of the most influential experts from the world's leading brands and most innovative companies. You'll have a front-row seat as they share real case-studies from the full spectrum of process, technology and people - Together you will explore the most effective strategies to help you ascend to the future of exponential growth. Your one-stop destination that covers everything you need to accelerate your business transformation:


The future state of C-suite: Achieving top line growth through business model innovation and digital transformation


A truly aligned business transformation and OPEX strategy: Building the next generation capabilities through Business architecture


Placing customer value at the center of your transformation: Adjusting your approach, process, and metrics to be customer focused


Engage and empower: Developing and sustaining a high performance culture


Transform into the future with your digital workforce and technology enablement

Look no further, join 1000+ business transformation executives this coming January in Orlando.

The LARGEST And Most INSPIRING Global Event For The Operational Excellence Ecosystem


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Past Attendees


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Transformative Business Conversations

Your 150+ Transformation and OPEX Expert Speakers:

Chris Gelvin

Chief Operating Officer for Group COO

Liz Iversen

Senior Vice President, Chief Quality & Regulatory Officer

Ken Goldman

Chief Financial Officer

Joel Smith

Director, Rapid Continuous Improvement
Dr Pepper Snapple

Diane Lopes

Vice President, Business Excellence

John Olson

VP Business Transformation
Johnson Controls

James Dodkins

Board Advisor
BP Group

Anish Sharan

Manager, Business Process Improvement
CME Group Inc.

Ieasha Taitano

Vice President of Design Thinking
LPL Financial

Renaud Fournier

Chief Business Transformation Officer
New York University

Josh Seeman

AVP, Automation

Ashley Dougan

Director, Continuous Improvement
Kellogg Company

Loren Bishop

Vice President - Director of Lean Management Office
State Street

Bror Muller

Vice President, Business Change
Tokio Millennium Re

Mathy Sales

Former VP of Performance Excellence
National Express

Aparna Singhal

Director, Sales Operations and Business Intelligence
Google Cloud

Kishore Kandru

Senior Manager Business Process Architecture & Automation
CSAA Insurance Group

Jina Jayanetti

Head of Process Optimization Center of Excellence
Fifth Third Bank

Roger Price

Chief Executive Officer

Jon Beller

Senior Vice President, Operational Excellence
First United Bank

Sally Toister

Senior Director, Operational Excellence – Americas Division
Marriott International

Pete Khanna

Chief Executive Officer

Shane Wentz

Global Director Continuous Improvement

Jeff Davis

Executive Director, Operational Excellence
JP Morgan Chase

Bao Do

Business Architecture Manager, Innovation & Strategy
Wells Fargo Advisors

Therese Steiner

Director, Operational Effectiveness, Global Operations

Martijn Gribnau

Chief Transformation Officer
Genworth Financial

Dan Semmens

Managing Director Transformation
ATB Financial

Peter Malek

Director, Process Performance & Operational Excellence

Rakesh Amerineni

Manager, Finance Business Transformation & Architecture

Hauke Schupp

Vice President, Enterprise Change Management
American Advisors Group

Kristen Burton

Director of Digital Enablement

Stephanie Zeiler

Change Management Leader

Melvin Steals

Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning, Treasury Management
The PNC Financial Services Group

Lauren Graber

Program Director
MyHealth Access Network

Gaurav Swarup Bhatnagar

Managing Partner
Co-Creation Partners

Angel Garcia

Global Operational Excellence Leader

Eric Thompson

Global Head, Continuous Improvement COE

Rodolfo Pous

Executive Director Network Broadcast Operations

Lyle Wells

National Director Leadership Processes
The Flippen Group

The application and judgement phases of the PEX Network Awards for 2018 have now been completed and we're excited share the finalists with you below! These globally recognized awards honor the process professionals who have stood out and made an impact.

To attend the awards, purchase your tickets for the 19th Annual OPEX Week: Business Transformation World Summit! Due to high demand, space is now limited.


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