Hosted by Deidre Paknad, WorkBoard CEO
Bryan Hope, Director of Unified Communications & Collaboration at VMware, joins Deidre Paknad to discuss the importance of harmonizing Team and Personal OKRs for greater impact, why and how VMware is doubling down on Generative AI to increase productivity and automation for both employees and customers, and how an efficient operating rhythm is the most critical, and often overlooked, component of great strategy execution.
About Bryan Hope
Originally from Vancouver Canada, Bryan is based in the San Francisco Bay Area and has been with VMware for 12 years. At VMware, Bryan leads the Unified Communications & Collaboration Team to deliver on its mission of “enabling Colleagues to do their best work with frictionless and delightful products, experiences and work practices.” For the past several years this meant shifting VMware from being 80% in-office to 95% remote or hybrid.
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.