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7737: Be a Champion

Smarter Business

Research shows that when men actively support, advocate, and sponsor more women in the workplace, 96% of organizations see progress creating a diverse, inclusive culture that powers better business performance. Join IBM leaders and executives as they share successful tactics and strategies on how to engage men and women leaders to shift attitudes and drive workplace equality across their organization.

Featured Sessions Smarter Business
Park Theater
Thu (February 14), 3:30PM PT


Paul Papas

Global Leader, IBM Digital Strategy & iX, IBM

Paul is the Global Leader for IBM Digital Strategy & iX, a global professional services organization that helps our clients reinvent their business by design. Paul leads a team of "Renegades and Realists" who blend strategy, technology and creativity to tackle every client challenge. Strategists. Industry Experts. Researchers. Designers. Developers. Engineers. Artists. Facilitators. They imagine the businesses that will shape tomorrow's world and help our clients build them. His team provides next generation strategy and advisory consulting services helping CEOs and other C-suite executives leverage disruptive digital technologies to reinvent their businesses, by design. They also provide world-class design, creative, consulting and technology services that help our clients imagine and realize deeper customer relationships through new experiences, technologies and communications.

Jen Taylor

Head of Product, Cloudflare

Jen Taylor is head of product at Cloudflare where she leads the delivery of cloud-based performance, security, and reliability solutions. Previously she was senior vice president of product management at Salesforce and held a variety of senior product and marketing roles at Facebook and Adobe. Jen has a BA in Public Policy from Brown University and MBA from Harvard Business School.

Eric Berridge

CEO of Bluewolf, Bluewolf

Eric Berridge is the co-founder of global consulting agency Bluewolf, an IBM Company. Bluewolf is salesforce's longest standing services partner and supports thousands of Salesforce customers in every global market.

Parisa Naseralavi

Head of Finance Transformation, Cisco