Industry thought leaders will "disrupt" NEW Forum 2015
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Posted by: Barbara Francella
Three of the industry's most innovative thinkers will urge
senior leaders to rethink the way they lead at the NEW Executive Leaders Forum
2015, July 28-30 outside Los Angeles. More than 300 retail and consumer goods
executives are expected to attend the invitation-only event at Terranea Resort.
Cindy Kent, president and general manager of 3M's Drug Delivery
Systems Division; Maria Renz, technical advisor to Jeff Bezos at Amazon.com
Inc.; and Marcus Shingles, senior principal for Deloitte Consulting's
Innovation Group, will challenge industry leaders to achieve new personal and
professional heights by leading change in their organizations. The three will
present their insights during 20-minute NEWTalk presentations at the NEW Forum
2015, themed "Creative Disruption."
Kent will offer real-world advice for abandoning traditional
leadership styles to nurture a more collaborative, transparent workplace during
"Disrupting Leadership: Game On!"
Renz will have Forum attendees "Rethinking 'Customer
First," when she shares her personal story of embracing disruption and how
it led to her role at the right hand of the CEO of the world's largest online
During his NEWTalk "Riding the Wave of Exponential
Innovation," Shingles will address the vast opportunity and real threats
associated with today's rapid pace of discovery and invention and speak to new
business models that can create an endless array of new products, services and
The three featured speakers will continue the conversation
during 75-minute "Deep Dive Discussion" breakout sessions for smaller
The NEW Executive Leaders Forum is designed for senior
executives. Attendance is reserved for women and men at the vice president
level and above and is limited by company. For more information on attending
the NEW Forum 2015, contact your NEW Ambassador.