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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Transformative Business Conversations

Your 150+ Transformation and OPEX Expert Speakers:

Joel Smith

Director, Rapid Continuous Improvement

Martijn Gribnau

Chief Transformation Officer

Stephanie Zeiler

Change Management Leader

James Dodkins

Board Advisor

Peter Malek

Director, Process Performance & Operational Excellence

Melvin Steals

Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning, Treasury Management

John Olson

VP Business Transformation

Kristen Burton

Director of Digital Enablement

Lauren Graber

Program Director

Anish Sharan

Manager, Business Process Improvement

Kishore Kandru

Senior Manager Business Process Architecture & Automation

Angel Garcia

Global Operational Excellence Leader

Liz Iversen

Senior Vice President, Chief Quality & Regulatory Officer

Roger Price

Chief Executive Officer

Rodolfo Pous

Executive Director Network Broadcast Operations

Ken Goldman

Chief Financial Officer

Pete Khanna

Chief Executive Officer

Gaurav Swarup Bhatnagar

Managing Partner

Diane Lopes

Vice President, Business Excellence

Jeff Davis

Executive Director, Operational Excellence

Eric Thompson

Global Head, Continuous Improvement COE

Josh Seeman

AVP, Automation

Dan Semmens

Managing Director Transformation

Lyle Wells

National Director Leadership Processes

Ashley Dougan

Director, Continuous Improvement

Rakesh Amerineni

Manager, Finance Business Transformation & Architecture

Bror Muller

Vice President, Business Change

Jina Jayanetti

Head of Process Optimization Center of Excellence

Renaud Fournier

Chief Business Transformation Officer

Jon Beller

Senior Vice President, Operational Excellence

Loren Bishop

Vice President - Director of Lean Management Office

Shane Wentz

Global Director Continuous Improvement

Ieasha Taitano

Vice President of Design Thinking

Bao Do

Business Architecture Manager, Innovation & Strategy

Mathy Sales

Former VP of Performance Excellence

Therese Steiner

Director, Operational Effectiveness, Global Operations

Aparna Singhal

Director, Sales Operations and Business Intelligence

Hauke Schupp

Vice President, Enterprise Change Management

Sally Toister

Senior Director, Operational Excellence – Americas Division

Chris Gelvin

Chief Operating Officer for Group COO

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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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