June 26 Teaneck Marriott

Leadership Summit

Leadership Summit

About

Leading during Transition
Leading and maintaining a high performing enterprise before, during and after management changes is critical to the short and long term strength of the company, particularly in today’s uncompromising global business environment. This year’s Summit will include a keynote from Cognizant, Frank D’Souza. A CEO panel will follow and offer additional insights and perspectives on managing pre and post leadership changes. Discussion groups will follow to further share best practices among attendees.​

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Schedule

 
 12:00 PM

Lunch

 1:15 PM

Welcome & Keynote

Frank D'Souza, former CEO, Cognizant
 2:00 PM

CEO Panel

Marne Martin, President, IFS Service Management Business Unit | CEO of WorkWave
Ronald Kasner, President and COO, iCIMS Stephen Welby, Executive Director and COO, IEEE

 2:45 PM

Break

 3:00 PM

Roundtable Discussions

 3:45 PM

Networking

Speakers

Frank D'Souza

CEO, Cognizant

Francisco D’Souza is the former Chief Executive Officer of Cognizant and Vice Chairman of our Board of Directors. Cognizant is a leading professional services company and our mission is to help clients around the world transform their business, operating and technology models in tandem to achieve the promise of digital technology at scale. In his role as CEO, Francisco sets the strategic direction, promotes Cognizant’s values and client-first culture and focuses on ensuring the company’s sustainable growth and driving long-term stockholder value. He co-founded Cognizant in 1994 and has served as the company’s CEO since 2007, leading revenue growth from $2.1 billion that year to $14.8 billion in 2017. Cognizant is ranked 205 on the Fortune 500 and consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. In 2017, Fortune named Cognizant to its Fortune Future 50 list, a new ranking of companies best positioned for breakout growth. And in 2018, Cognizant was named to the first-ever Barron's 100 Most Sustainable Companies list, a ranking of the environmental, social and governance practices of large U.S. publicly traded companies. Francisco serves on GE’s Board of Directors, where he is a member of the Technology & Industrial Risk Committee. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of Carnegie Mellon University and as Co-Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the New York Hall of Science, a center for interactive science that serves half a million students and teachers each year. He is a member of the World Economic Forum and a member of the Science Visiting Council for the science program NOVA. Fortune magazine named Francisco a “Fortune Businessperson of the Year” for 2017, highlighting his mission to prioritize services that help clients adapt and keep pace with the digital revolution. Born in Kenya and the son of an Indian diplomat, Francisco is a global citizen who has lived in nine countries and traveled extensively to many more. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Macau and an MBA degree from Carnegie Mellon University.

Marne Martin

President, IFS Service Management Business Unit | CEO of WorkWave

As both President of IFS Service Management and CEO of WorkWave, Marne’s focus is to continue to elevate the strategic importance of service management to the success of the overall IFS business. Marne works strategically to ensure the entire portfolio of IFS’s service management solutions provide customers with the business value they expect from a global industry leader in field service management (FSM). Prior to IFS, Marne served as CEO and led the executive leadership team at ServicePower Plc., a field service management software company, where she transformed its go-to-market strategy and shifted its focus to SaaS and managed services revenue, increasing pipeline every year during her tenure. When not working, Marne enjoys competing in dressage and supporting girls and women pursuing STEM careers.

Ronald Kasner

President & COO, iCIMS

As President & COO, Ronald Kasner is responsible for centralizing all operations, including sales, marketing, customer service, talent, corporate infrastructure and product development. With 15 years of executive leadership experience, he drives iCIMS’ efforts to accelerate growth. Kasner first joined iCIMS in 2010 as the Chief Corporate Development Officer and General Counsel. He most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer at iCIMS for over three years and was responsible for the general and administrative operations of the business, including finance and accounting, infrastructure shared services, talent and legal affairs. Since Kasner arrived, he has helped grow the company’s employee base from 100 to approximately 800. iCIMS has since been named one of the Best Places to Work nationally by Glassdoor and in New Jersey by NJBIZ. At the same time, iCIMS’ annual recurring revenue (ARR) grew by more than 25 percent each year, reaching $200 million in 2018. Kasner will continue to lead the team in its next phase of growth as it aims to win the market as the largest talent acquisition software provider. Kasner holds a BS in Commerce with Distinction from McIntire School of Commerce from the University of Virginia and a Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School. He was named CFO of the Year in 2014 by the New Jersey Technology Council. As an accomplished strategic and operational leader, he also advises other executives on strategic planning, operational excellence, and scaling fast growth businesses.

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