Strategy Execution

Leaders Summit

28 September 2023 | London

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The 6th edition of the Accelerate Conference™

Meet your strategy execution peers, learn from industry experts, and participate in main stage and breakout sessions to advance your organization’s achievements and your own.

Highlights from Accelerate Conference #5


Deidre Paknad

Deidre Paknad

CEO & Co-Founder

Joel Neeb

Chris Rome

Head of Delivery Operations
Virgin Media O2

Eoghan O'Dwyer

Eoghan O'Dwyer

Director, Digital Value Creation & Commercial Growth
Virgin Media O2

Jamie Temple

Jamie Temple

Results Management Office Executive - Office of the CEO

Mihael Matošević

Mihael Matošević

Head of Strategy Development

Marin Bezić

Marin Bezić

VP Planning and Strategy Implementation

Jeff Gothelf

Jeff Gothelf

Co-author of Lean UX, OKR Expert

Myles Ogilvie

Myles Ogilvie

Leader & Coach
Sooner Safer Happier

Agenda at a glance

8:30am - 9:00am

Check in and Welcome Breakfast

9:00am - 4:30pm

Strategy Execution in the AI Era
Deidre Paknad, CEO and Co-founder, WorkBoard

Accelerating Innovation and Transformation with OKRs
Jamie Temple, Execution and Transformation - Office of the CEO, VMware

OKRs: From Grazing and Bleating to Challenging the Status Quo and Soaring
Chris Rome, Head of Delivery Operations & Eoghan O’Dwyer, Director, Digital Value Creation & Commercial Growth, Virgin Media O2

Outcome-based Product Planning
Jeff Gothelf, Author, Lean UX & Forever Employable

Increasing Business Agility with Alignment and Transparency at Infobip
Mihael Matošević, Head of Strategy Development & Marin Bezić, VP Planning and Strategy Implementation, Infobip

Connecting Strategy to Execution; Why, What & How
Myles Ogilvie, Leader & Coach, Sooner Safer Happier

Breakout Sessions

4:30pm - 7:00pm

Networking Reception

“The quality of the speakers, the organization of the event itself, and the high levels of interactivity with us as participants is simply stellar.”

— Anthony C., IBM

“Fantastic sessions and I love hearing the continuation of each company’s journey.”

— Denise K., Cisco

Past Speakers:

Former president - Google Americas

CIO: Strategy, Planning & Regulatory - National Grid

Chief Digital Officer - T-Mobile

SVP, Public Affairs - Poly, an HP company

Global Director, Cyber Threat Intelligence Operations & Product Strategy - Accenture

VP Execution and Transformation, Office of the CEO - VMware

Senior Director, Transformation, Strategy & Performance - AstraZeneca

Senior EVP and Member, Chairman’s Office - Reliance Industries Limited

VP Digital Product & Business Management - T-Mobile

CIO and SVP Operations - Zendesk

VP Strategic Initiatives, Office of the CEO - DataRobot

Director Strategy & Business Operations - VMware

Transformation Leader and OKR Guru - Cisco

GM & COO of US Cloud & Enterprise Business - Microsoft

Senior Director of Product Security - Avalara

Chief Operating Officer - Iterable

Strategic Program Manager - VMware

Chief of Staff, Sr. Director of Operations - Intel

Director of Product Management - Cisco

Vice President - IBM

Chief of Staff - IBM

Senior Director, Results Management Office - Intel

Sr. Director, Strategy and Operations - Akamai

Typical Attendee Titles:



Chief Digital Officer

Chief Operations Officer

Chief Transformation Officer


Managing Director

SVP Strategy

SVP, Product

VP, Efficiency

VP, Execution & Transformation

VP, Product

VP, Strategy

Chief of Staff

Sr, Director, Innovation & Agile

Sr. Director, Strategic Operations

Sr. Director, Business Operations

Director, Strategy Execution

Director, Corporate Strategy

Director, Results Management Office

Director, Strategy & Planning

Innovation Portfolio Director

Business Transformation & Strategy Lead

OKR Lead

PMO, Enterprise Transformation

Don’t miss this executive conference! It’s the perfect place to reflect, learn and make real connections with your peers.

The Andaz London Liverpool Street is just 1 mile from The Tower of London and St Paul's Cathedral, and borders vibrant and creative Shoreditch.

Bring your team and take results to the next level!

Whether you lead a business, drive the strategy or spearhead strategy operations, this is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn and benchmark with peers.

As you face a trifecta of imperatives — transformation, growth, and efficiency — the wisdom of this crowd can help you break through.

Thank you for your interest!

This conference took place on 28 September 2023. We hope you will join us for a future Accelerate event!