Fuze’s inaugural flexible work event sets the tone for future of work
conversations, featuring industry experts from leading global
the leading cloud-based communications and collaboration platform
provider for the modern global enterprise, today announced its full
speaker lineup for the inaugural future of work event, Flex
Summit. Taking place on June 5, 2019 at the Revere Hotel in Boston,
this one-day exclusive industry event will bring together the
game-changing influencers and global forward-thinking experts leading
the future of distributed and flexible work.
In addition to these newly announced speakers, Dr. Alaa Murabit from
United Nations, Michael Hopkins from The Solo Project, Elizabeth Kiehner
from IBM, and many other compelling thought leaders will be speaking at
Newly Announced Speakers:
Marcio Macedo, co-founder and vice president of product and marketing, Ava
As one of the leading experts in robotics, Marcio develops
intelligent mobile robots to better service the enterprise,
commercial and industrial industries. During his discussion he
will present Ava, a telepresence robot.
- As one of the leading experts in robotics, Marcio develops
Jenny Ahn, organization transformation leader, Deloitte Consulting
Jenny is a senior manager in Deloitte’s Human Capital Practice
where she leverages her expertise in understanding market
disruptions to guide the organization in finding sustainable
workforce solutions. She will be speaking on the “Breaking the
Barriers to Flexible Work” panel.
- Jenny is a senior manager in Deloitte’s Human Capital Practice
Taher Behbehani, senior vice president and general manager, Samsung
As a senior VP and GM for a multi-billion dollar business unit,
Taher is an expert in finding innovative technology solutions for
customers. In his session, he will explore how 5G’s step-change
will impact work, the workspace, and business.
- As a senior VP and GM for a multi-billion dollar business unit,
Martin Bodley, director of emerging business, Bose
Martin is a high-tech entrepreneur creating companies that are
industry leaders in innovation. At Bose, he is leading their
entrance into the conferencing B2B market for distributed teams
and will speak to this on the “Collaboration Tech and Trends to
Support Flexible Work” panel.
- Martin is a high-tech entrepreneur creating companies that are
Jim Lundy, CEO, founder, and lead analyst, Aragon Research
With more than 30 years in technology and analyst experience,
Jim will speak to how IT leaders can build environments that
foster trust within remote teams and challenges that can pop up
along the way.
- With more than 30 years in technology and analyst experience,
Elias Torres, founder and chief technical officer, Drift
Elias founded Drift, a conversational marketing and sales
platform, because he understood that the best way to reach buyers
is through fast, real-time conversation and messaging that
eliminates lead forms and wait times. He will join a panel of
other thought leaders using AI to shape productivity and
engagement across the workforce.
- Elias founded Drift, a conversational marketing and sales
Dr. Skyler Place, chief behavioral science officer, Cogito
As a behavioral specialist, Dr. Skyler Place is an expert in
psychological theory and has more than 15 years of experience
developing and implementing new approaches to predict and improve
human behavior. He will share his expertise in AI emotional
intelligence software during the “How is AI Augmenting the
- As a behavioral specialist, Dr. Skyler Place is an expert in
Meaghan Williams, remote work and inclusion program manager, HubSpot
Meaghan is dedicated to finding the solutions to help remote
and distributed team members stay connected and feel empowered in
meeting their professional goals. During the “Breaking the
Barriers to Flexible Work” panel she will share insights on
overcoming the challenges to flexible working.
- Meaghan is dedicated to finding the solutions to help remote
Megan Burns, CEO, Experience Enterprises
Megan is an expert in understanding customer needs and has more
than two decades of experience in helping business leaders make
their companies more empathic, trustworthy, and human-centered.
Employing what she calls, the “ah-ha” moments, she will share her
tactics during the “Breaking Barriers to Flexible Work” panel.
- Megan is an expert in understanding customer needs and has more
Panels and discussions will cover topics that include flexible work,
productivity, empathy, AI, robotics, hybrid teams, and a peek into the
workforce of 2040. A video highlighting the day’s agenda can be found here.
“Flex will convene some of the world’s most forward-thinking experts
leading the narrative on distributed work and its implications for the
future of our workforce,” said Brian Kardon, chief marketing officer at
Fuze. “I look forward to welcoming our speakers and to the discussions
on how these trends will streamline and optimize workplace efficiencies
Fuze is a global cloud communications and
collaboration software platform for the enterprise. Through an
innovative and consumer-inspired unified experience, Fuze enables
seamless transition between voice, video, messaging, and content
sharing. Fuze empowers the digital workforce anytime, anywhere, and
across any device. Headquartered in Boston, MA, Fuze has additional
locations including New York, San Francisco, San Jose, Irvine, Seattle,
Denver, Chicago, Austin, Dallas, Atlanta, Ottawa, London, Reading (UK),
Amsterdam, Aveiro (Portugal), Paris, Munich, Switzerland, and Sydney.
For more information, visit www.fuze.com.
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