Hosted by Deidre Paknad, WorkBoard CEO
Cole Wise, OKR Specialist at Pax8 (aka 'The OKR Guy'), sits down with Deidre to discuss how the company pivoted their OKR program to implement a new methodology and platform that promoted broad visibility into the organization's priorities and team ownership and accountability for their aligned results. With strong executive support, insights from a community of peer OKR practitioners, and a creative communications playbook, Cole and Pax8 have transformed their OKR program into an engine for accelerating strategy execution.
About Cole Wise
Cole Wise is an experienced coach with deep knowledge of Objectives & Key Results (OKRs) used as a tool to accelerate strategy and promote transparency, alignment, and rapid growth. As part of his current responsibilities as OKR Specialist at Pax8, he shares OKR best practices with the org in a series of videos as "The OKR Guy":
About Deidre Paknad
Deidre Paknad has founded and led three tech startups, acquired companies and been acquired, and led a high-growth business as an executive at IBM for several years; this affords her a unique perspective on using both speed and scale to drive growth. In her role as CEO at WorkBoard, she works with senior leadership teams at some of the world’s largest companies to clarify, align, and drive strategic priorities with greater speed and agility. She is a frequent speaker on Outcome Mindset™ and tapping into ambition.
Deidre has over a dozen patents and has twice been inducted into the Smithsonian Institution for innovation. Goldman Sachs named her one of the 100 most intriguing entrepreneurs of 2019. Deidre hosts The OKR Podcast, which focuses on accelerating outcomes and fostering an outcomes culture.