THE LARGEST ANNUAL GLOBAL OPEX MEETING
WHAT IS #OPEXWEEK?
With the best speaker line-up year on year, the world’s leading brands and most innovative companies continue to place their business and professional development needs in our hands. #OPEXWeek has been the leading event for business transformation executives for the past 20 years, delivering an invaluable and unforgettable learning and networking experience for the leaders of the OPEX World. In its 20th year, 150+ inspiring senior leaders will take the stage as together you shape the future of business and process excellence. Never before has PEX Network and the opex community seen what’s coming this January at the 20th Annual OPEX Week: Business Trasformation World Summit 2019!
FIRST CLASS EVENT
“Digital transformation, operational innovations, culture and customer excellence: OPEX Week 2019 covers all of them, and I can’t wait to celebrate success and network with 800 transformation leaders in January”
“OPEX Week is the place where process excellence and business transformation leaders come together every year to learn new skills, meet like-minded peers and celebrate excellence! You see professionalism, passion and true excellence at the event! I’m glad to be part of the advisory board to shape up the 2019 agenda. Look forward to meet everyone again in January!”
"Best conference I have been to! Learned a lot and enjoyed the format tremendously."
“I look forward every year to the conference. I like to measure my organization against what the rest of the industry is doing”
“This helped us learn what other companies are doing and gave us some great ideas as we re-strategize!”
“Event was extremely valuable - I learned a lot and very much appreciated all the case studies”
“I took away several specific ideas, actions, and concepts I will apply immediately. This is true value!”
“Best conference I have been to. Learned a lot and enjoyed the format and presentations”
“Great interactions and great sessions!”
“Another success. I always get "re-invigorated" seeing these professionals!”
“Great panel of experienced speakers”
“I value attending great events such as PEX Week. the aspect i appreciate the most is hearing others talk about their challenges. there are also a number of opinions that made me "think".
“Excellent networking event - great view on how other organizations are using continuous improvement”
“Great conference I had a lot of actionable items I took back with me”
“One of the best conferences I have ever attended”
“Great Networking & many of the sessions provided actions for my business”
“The event was very informative and an excellent level of speakers with broad experience”
“Good value to validate my company's maturity and to connect with like-minded peers”
“Extremely valuable especially relating to BPM solutions and seeing trends on how process excellence is successfully applied.”
“This event was valuable by seeing how other companies are approaching PEX and getting some ideas of new/different approaches to try”
“Good training and opportunties to connect with other industry professionals.”
“The event was valuable as usual. I always take away nuggets from what other organizations are doing”
“Love the panels to get various perspectives on an issue”
“Extremely valuable in understanding state of the industry”
“Enjoyed the networking the most”
“Very knowledgeable panel members with great experiences to share”
“Very strong panel of speakers - excellent speakers throughout”
“Very interesting topics and good level of speakers”
“Good collective perspective on the progress within our industry”
“This event was very valuable as we are deploying a LEAN Strategy within my Corporation. We are in the very early stages of the process, therefore it was very positive to have all this information, insight, lessons learned, among others”
"This was a very valuable event, I would consider attending again next year and/or sending others from my team."
"I will use the information to work toward improving our Lean culture and enhance sustainability of improvements"
"PEX Week is an extraordinary opportunity to maintain current in OPEX trends and challenges."
“For the 2nd year in a row, I left with some outstanding ideas and great resources.”
"This was an outstanding event. I found many of the presentations to be inspiring and educational."
“Extremely valuable for any operational excellence practitioners or leaders.”
“Very valuable. Provided good insights into industry trends and future.”
“Very valuable event. Great opportunity to gain awareness of trends and best practices as well networking.”
“This event was extremely valuable for the workflow and automation lens. I learned so much to bring back to my immediate work.”
THE INNOVATION GAME CHANGER
Founder, Travelocity.com & Founding Chairman, Kayak.com
Best known for founding Travelocity.com and serving as founding Chairman of Kayak.com, Terry Jones has become a powerful voice in the world of entrepreneurship, business disruption and innovation in our increasingly digital world. Jones began his career as a travel agent, spent 24 years at American Airlines in marketing and information technology, capping his career as Chief Information Officer of its SABRE division.
While at SABRE he led a team of six working on a project that became Travelocity.com. Jones served as CEO of Travelocity for seven years transforming it to a public company with $3 billion in travel sales. He then became part of the founding team at Kayak.com, a company that yet again revolutionized how travel was purchased. He served as Chairman of the company from its founding until it was sold to Priceline for $1.8 billion in 2013. Today he is the Chairman of WayBlazer. He serves on the boards of Boingo, Smart Destinations and Camping and Education Foundation. He is a venture capitalist with General Catalyst and Sierra Angels.
20 REASONS THE OPEX COMMUNITYLOVES #OPEXWEEK
Get together with your peers at the largest OPEX event globally
featuring a full day COO & Chief Transformation Officer Summit
Cover the full aspects in strategy transformation, process, people, technology and customer excellence
Combining classic methodology with new concepts, technologies and approach
Join our biggest celebration at the 20th anniversary PARTY
All sessions are focused on giving you practical and actionable takeaways!
PEX Awards recognize outstanding achievements from leading transformational companies!
Don’t miss the opportunity to hear about disruptive performance from the very first disruptors, Terry Jones!
Benchmark your strategy with 150+ world class practitioners who will take our stage
Design your own agenda to tailor for your learning needs
Hear the glass ceiling crack in the Women in Leadership session
If OPEX is your thing, Join 150,000 peers who share exactly the same challenges as you.
Each speaker is hand-picked for their unique transformation story.
Dedicated to the entire transformation team. You don’t need to come alone.
Best place to meet old and new friends in the world of OPEX
30 workshops, 6 vital tracks, 60+ case studies, 4 days, ONE value packed event for you!
Multiple discussion formats are created to suit your learning and networking needs
A fantastic combination of mature OPEX leaders and disruptors!
From LSS to Kaizen to agile to design thinking to Intelligent Automation and digital transformation. A truly revolutionary agenda for your transformation
Hear from past PEX Network Keynote speakers on the past, the present and the future of the industry!
150+ WORLD CLASS OPEX & TRANSFORMATION SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
Senior Director, Business Architecture, Process Excellence,
Director, Business Process Management
Vice President, Business Transformation & Automation
Vice President - Director of Lean Management Office
Director, Rapid Continuous Improvement
Dr Pepper Snapple
Jorj Madalin Mihailovici
Chief Executive Officer
Deputy General Manager
Apa Nova Bucuresti
Manager, Business Process Improvement
CME Group Inc.
NETWORK AND LEARN WITH THE BEST
20 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE
Inspiring Talks. Real Case Studies.
No party like an #OPEXWeek party!
OPEX Week Drinks Reception: The Roaring ‘20s Prohibition Party
As OPEX Week celebrates its 20th anniversary, we are throwing a thrilling party that will transport you back in time to the dazzling era of glamour and exuberance in the 1920s. Lose yourself in a evening of jazz music and performance, find your favorite cocktail using secret passwords and enjoy an enchanting experience full of excitement, fun and perhaps a bit of nostalgia. Grab your feather boas and bow ties, let's get mingling.
Platinum Global PEX Awards Reception &
Pool Party: Celebrating 20 years of Excellence
For the past 20 years, PEX Network is proud to have witnessed and celebrated the most innovative, inspiring and the boldest OPEX best practices, teams, and transformation leaders. This year, we will celebrate this milestone of 20th anniversary with a grand platinum reception and pool party. Join our award winners, finalists and all of those who live and breathe transformation and excellence. Raise your glass and toast to the 20 years of celebrating excellence and to another 20 years to come!