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Outthinker Network Chief Strategy Officer and Innovation Executive Summit

September 24, 2024 | Dallas, TX


Time Activity
9:00am Check-in and networking
9:30am Welcome and individual introductions
10:00am Transformational leadership: leveraging inclusivity beyond DEI to drive growth and business outcomes 
11:30am Break
11:45pm The Emerging Legal Landscape: Risks and trends in governance and AI that executives need to know
1:00pm Lunch
2:00pm Challenge Forum Rapid Rounds
3:30pm Key takeaways, announcements, and close
4:00pm Networking and cocktail reception

    *Final agenda TBD, exact times subject to change

Session outlines | September 24, 2024 | Dallas, TX

Transformational leadership: leveraging inclusivity beyond DEI to drive growth and business outcomes 


Anne Chow

Former CEO of AT&T for Business
2X Fortune’s Most Powerful Women in Business

Full Bio

In this roundtable discussion with Anne Chow, Former CEO of AT&T for Business, participants will explore a reframed approach to inclusion that extends beyond traditional DEI practices, offering insights for driving growth and enhancing business outcomes. Attendees will gain practical tools from  leadership visionaries and learn how a human-centric perspective aligns with the evolving business landscape driven by technology. Anne Chow’s wisdom empowers leaders to embrace inclusivity as a catalyst for transformation and success.

  • The business case for inclusion beyond traditional DEI, ie, as a tool to increase performance, drive growth and create competitive advantage
  • Techniques to challenge limiting paradigms, embrace growth mindsets, and overcome your unconscious biases
  • Lessons from Anne’s 30 year career at AT&T and experience as the CEO of AT&T Business, a global operating unit with a workforce of 35,000 and value of $35 billion

The Emerging Legal Landscape

Risks and trends in governance that strategy executives need to know


Yvette Ostolaza

Management Committee Chair and Executive Committee member

Full Bio

In this peer insight session, we will learn from Yvette Ostolaza, Management Committee Chair and Executive Committee Member of Sidley Austin. Yvette is one of the world’s foremost business litigators with extensive experience in providing on-point guidance to boards and senior-level executives during periods of turbulence. In this session, Yvette will share insights from the emerging legal landscape and lead discussions into risks and trends concerning boards and corporate governance. Topics may include:

  • What are developing legal risks and trends executives need to think strategically about to avoid being caught off-guard
  • How board governance and management is changing – and what strategic actions executives can take to continue and enhance success

Strategy Executives and Officers

Adam Zalisk
EVP, Corporate Strategy
Alok Agrawal
Chief Strategy Officer
Chris Huff
Chief Executive Officer
(Former Chief Strategy and Growth Officer, Tungsten Automation)
Alpa Sutaria
SVP, Strategy and Sustainability
"K" Owczarek
Former CSO | COO - HPC & AI
& Hewlett Packard Labs
*CSO Fellow
Elisabeth Moore
Partner, Strategic
Growth Lead
Ed Knapp
Chief Technology Officer and Strategy Leader
Eric Goldstein
Chief Strategy Officer
Faquiry Diaz Cala
COO & Head of Strategy and M&A
Greg Johnson
SVP Strategy & Growth
*CSO Fellow
Jairo Riveros
Chief Strategy Officer and MD, Americas
Jason Ginsberg
Head of Global Strategy
Jessica Miles
VP, Head of Strategy and Investments
Kalina Nikolova
SVP, Business Strategy and Operations
Konstanty "K" Owczarek
& Hewlett Packard Labs
Michael Drexler
Chief Strategy Officer
Prasad Padman
Chief Strategy Officer
Prashant Kelker
Chief Strategy Officer
Roopa Unnikrishnan
Chief Strategy Officer
Stephen Von Oehsen
SVP, Office of Strategic Management
Sky Mangin
Chief Strategy Officer
Todd Shriber
Chief Strategy Officer
Vidur Bhandari
SVP, Strategy & Value Creation
*CSO Fellow

Innovator Executives

Chris Brunone
EVP, Talent Development and Colleague Engagement
Darcy Dement
VP, Product Management and UX
*INT Fellow
Francesca Gross
Director, Enterprise Corporate Strategy
*INT Fellow
Jeanne Schad
People Science Advisory Strategy Leader
Laura Devoni
Director, Corporate Affairs and Sustainability
Nina Edwards
VP, Emerging Technology and Innovation
Travis White
VP, Strategic Planning

Special Guests & Outthinker Team

Anne Chow
Former CEO, AT&T Business
Yvette Ostolaza
Management Committee Chair, Sidley Austin
Cori Dombroski
Head of Member Experience and Content
Claudio Garcia
*CSO Fellow
Kaihan Krippendorff
Zach Ness
Chief of Staff

Recommended Accommodations

Info coming soon!

Member Registration

There is limited capacity at this Outthinker Summit. Please confirm your attendance and reserve your seat by completing the registration form below. 

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