Hosted by Deidre Paknad, WorkBoard CEO
3M President Steve Shafer discusses the power of his forward-facing management model and the clarity, urgency, and focus it creates in his Automotive & Aerospace Division. He avoids the reactive trap that backward facing reporting and management cause and creates the conditions for success and simplicity.
About Steve Shafer
Steve Shafer is President of the Automotive and Aerospace Solutions Division at 3M. A growth leader with a unique combination of strategic, transformation, and operational leadership experience across multiple industries around the world, his most recent experience has involved leading through the fast pace of change, disruption, and digitization across global markets. Prior to 3M he held senior executive positions at McKinsey and Ford Motor Company.
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.