Strategy Execution

Coastal Retreat

Sep 30-Oct 2, 2024 | La Jolla - San Diego, CA

Highlights from Accelerate 2023

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Accelerate is the world's largest strategy execution & OKR conference. Accelerate 2024 will be the most exciting yet, featuring tailor-made programming aimed at uniting a vibrant community of OKR and strategy execution leaders.

Early bird tickets available now!

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Agenda at a glance

Monday, September 30

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Pre-conference WorkBoard Labs

4:30pm - 7:00pm

Check in and welcome reception
Meet, mingle and enjoy a meal with peers and the WorkBoard leadership team! Check in and receive your conference materials.

Tuesday, October 1

8:00am - 9:00pm

Full day agenda
Including optional morning activity, all meals & evening reception

Wednesday, October 2

9:00am - 2:00pm

Half-day agenda
Including breakfast and lunch

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Post-event networking

Intimate Conversations

Join very small group conversations on specific topics like tactics to improve KR integrity, creating a user group, chiefs of staff role in operating cadence, using OKR coaches, building a new-hire onramp to OKRs and WorkBoard.

Ideal for Executives & Strategy Execution Leaders

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.

“Great event, great content, great venue, great food! Awesome conversations with other attendees.”

— Duncan Hawksbee, Trimble 

“You truly know how to take care of your guests. Thank you so much!”

— Mike Limanni, IBM

“Great balance between speakers, breakouts and networking. Wouldn’t change a thing!”

— Bridget Guerrero, ViaSat

2023 Speakers

2024 speakers will be announced soon.

Deidre Paknad

Deidre Paknad

CEO & Co-Founder, WorkBoard

Darren Johnson

Darren Johnson

Expert Partner, Bain & Company

Patrick Thompson

Patrick Thompson

Chief Information & Digital Transformation Officer, Albemarle

Summers Hutchings

Summers Hutchings

Director, Product Delivery & Portfolio Strategy, CarMax

Athena Murphy

Athena Murphy

VP, Chief of Staff to the CEO and Head of Transformation, Juniper Networks

Joel Neeb

Joel Neeb

VP of Execution and Transformation in the Office of the CEO, VMware

John Glander

John Glander

Senior VP, JP Morgan Chase

Duncan Hawksbee

Duncan Hawksbee

Director of Strategic Execution, Trimble

2023 Speaker Sessions

  • Strategy Execution in the AI Era
  • Accelerating Innovation and Transformation with OKRs
  • Embracing Intelligent Enterprise: Exploring the Future of AI
  • Maximizing Strategy Execution Impact
  • Driving Efficient Strategy Execution with a Digital Operating Rhythm
  • Building a Strategy Execution Program at Scale and Speed
  • The Trifecta of High Performance, High Cadence & High Engagement
  • OKRs and the Next-Gen Management System
  • Fireside Chat with Trimble and JP Morgan Chase
  • Using OKRs to Accelerate Transformation

2023 Breakouts

  • Using AI in Strategy Execution Today
  • Personal and Team OKRs at VMware
  • OKRs and the Next-Gen Management System
  • Q&A with CarMax
  • Q&A with Juniper Networks
  • Q&A with Trimble

Typical Attendee Titles



Chief Digital Officer

Chief Operations Officer

Chief Strategy Officer

Chief Transformation Officer

SVP Strategy

SVP, Product

VP, Efficiency

VP, Execution & Transformation

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

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

Immerse yourself in the warm glow of Southern California sunshine at the newly reimagined Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, a AAA Four Diamond Hotel Centrally located in the heart of La Jolla, San Diego's premier seaside village.

We’ve arranged a special rate of $289/night for Accelerate attendees from September 29 - October 2.

Bring your team and take results to the next level!

Early-bird pricing through June 30th
$499 Individuals
$799 Bring a peer (2 tickets)

Pricing July 1st onward
$699 Individuals
$999 Bring a peer (2 tickets)

Space is limited. Fee includes light meal at reception Sep. 30, all meals Oct. 1, breakfast and lunch Oct. 2, and conference materials.


Sept 30-Oct 2, 2024 | La Jolla, San Diego, CA