Are we Innovating or Conforming?

In this provocative session, keynote speaker Robin Bienfait will offer an honest look at the State of Digital Enterprise Innovation and ‘why’ eCommerce is critical. Robin’s global senior technology executive experience will help attendees understand why innovation and the culture around it are critical to a brands’ success, with key elements including:

  • Innovation – friend or foe? Are you innovating to catch-up, to chase competitors…or lead the charge? How to assess your company’s innovation
  • Tracking innovation in and outside of your organization/ industry
  • Embracing innovation as an Enterprise – creating a culture of change

Keynote Speaker

Robin BienfaitCEO & Founder | Emnovate

Robin Bienfait is a global senior executive and board member with 30 years of leadership experience in enterprise technology, mobility, and security. Leveraging her C-level success driving transformation for AT&T, BlackBerry and Samsung. Robin is presently the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Emnovate, Chairman of Global Aviation and Partner with Valor Ventures. Emnovate is an advisory firm that delivers enterprise class services to help businesses embrace innovation. Robin has been selected to multiple public and private boards due to her collaborative, entrepreneurial approach to strategy creation, consensus building, corporate governance, and shareholder relations. Robin is a past member of the Hewlett Packard Advisory Board and the Cisco Strategic Advisory Board. Robin is also a member of the Georgia Institute of Technology Advisory Board and a Tiffany Circle Member of the American Red Cross.

Robin is a global influencer with 15 patents and is routinely tapped to present at global enterprise conferences, including the CIO Forum, Gartner and Forrester. She has received extensive exposure in Forbes, Fortune and The Wall Street Journal, and was recently named one of the Top 100 CIOs in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

Currently residing in Atlanta, Robin holds a master’s degree in management of technology from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Central Missouri State University.

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